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December 12, 2018
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An Adaptive Industry
Each Year, Window & Door has the opportunity to learn about dealers that are an inspiration to the industry. Through the lens of this Dealer of the Year focus, we can also see the evolution of our industry and those that comprise it. Most of the nominations in 2018 pointed to a market that is adapting to the reality of a tense labor situation. Part of that undertaking certainly encourages dealers to acclimate to what is important to the next generation of candidates. In a word: technology. Read More
 
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Stürtz Welcomes New VP and Operations Manager
 
Rehau Promotes Members of Leadership Team
 
Study Finds U.S Homeowners Choose Secured Financing Options for Large-Scale Home Renovations
 
LaCantina Named as Brand Survey Winner
 
Product Spotlight
Cynergy Ergonomics

Cynergy Ergonomics offers a lift-assist designed to simplify the manufacturing of wood and steel doors while enhancing safety. The lifter allows a single operator to lift and manipulate 300-pound doors, according to the company, and is suitable for work-in-process components, finished goods, pack-out areas, raw materials stock, or items that are heavy, bulky or cumbersome to move manually. The lifter uses vacuum-based end tooling to attach to the doors. The operator can then raise, rotate and pitch the doors as needed by pressing the corresponding control levers.

 
The Talk

By Katie Gregg

The Window and Door Dealers Alliance, along with Window & Door magazine, honored its 2018 Dealer of the Year recipients at a ceremony at Window & Door Dealer Day in Las Vegas this past fall. This prestigious program honors excellence in the window and door industry, and this year’s honorees represent new and innovative programs and processes. 

While these stories provide new and important perspective, we also received a number of entries from previous winners that reminded us how our legacy Dealers of the Year continue to do great work that moves their businesses, as much as our industry, forward. In the spirit of the awards, we want to share some of the guiding mantras, philosophies, keys to success and secret sauces that have contributed to the longevity of a few of our former Dealers of the Year. Read More




 

 

 

 
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