Posts Tagged ‘ BF Rich ’

When a Window Dealer Needs to Buy New Windows

Mar 21st, 2017

It is hard for an old dog to learn new tricks, but over the last few years many window-installation companies have been forced to learn a new product line because their existing suppliers have either gone out of business or been bought up by another company. Gorrell, Dove and BF Rich are just a very […]

B.F. Rich Closure Shows Great Recession’s Long Reach

Feb 15th, 2017

The recent closure of B.F. Rich Windows and Doors in Delaware tragically illustrates how the housing crash that began in 2007 was much deeper and more painful than a lot of us realized. After several rough years, the industry appears to have smoothed out, according to a column from Mike Collins of Building Industry Advisors […]

After Closure of B.F. Rich, What’s Next?

Feb 9th, 2017

Wednesday’s sudden closure of B.F. Rich Windows & Doors after 60 years in business leaves a lot of questions unanswered. The Delaware-based manufacturer of doors and windows for the replacement and remodeling market formally announced the closure in an e-mail on Wednesday, though rumors about the company going out of business had been circulating since […]

B.F. Rich to Cease Operations

Feb 8th, 2017

B.F. Rich Windows & Doors, a longtime manufacturer of vinyl replacement fenestration products headquartered in Newark, Del., has informed its employees and customers that it is closing. “Unfortunately, despite a long legacy of achievements, B.F. Rich has experienced financial setbacks dating back to the beginning of the Great Recession in 2007,” said Terry Rex, vice […]

Is Andersen a Dinosaur or an Elephant?

Aug 24th, 2012

There can be no question that Andersen Windows and Doors is very big. Andersen Corp. is one of America’s largest privately held companies with annual revenues estimated at more than $100 billion and more than 10,000 employees. The longevity, size and marketing efforts of Andersen made the company the Kleenex™ of the window business. It […]

B.F. Rich Windows & Doors Recognized as Top Seller in DOE’s R-5 program

Jan 11th, 2011

B.F. Rich, based in Newark, Del., has been recognized as a “2010 Top Seller” in the U.S. Department of Energy’s High-Performance R-5 Windows program for the third quarter of 2010 with its Cabernet Elite Green Shield triple-glazed window. The mission of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Program is to coordinate volume purchases of […]