Posts Tagged ‘ Connecticut ’

Corning Debuts New Glass and Production Line for Thin Triples

Jun 26th, 2023

(This article was updated June 28, 2023.) Researchers at the University of Maryland found that people remember information better when it’s presented in virtual environments. Perhaps that was the premise employed by thin-glass manufacturer Corning Inc. when it hosted its “Advanced Windows Virtual Experience” last week. The company used Spatial.io, a web-based, virtual meeting platform, […]

WindowRama Opens New Location in Branford, Conn.

Mar 15th, 2023

WindowRama, a door, window and skylight supplier for homeowners and professionals in the Northeast, has announced the opening of its newest store in Branford, Conn. The location marks the company’s 25th in the Tristate area and the fifth to open in the state of Connecticut. “We are excited to announce the opening of our newest […]

FlexScreen Ranks No. 116 on Inc. Magazine’s List of the Northeast Region’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Mar 9th, 2023

Inc. magazine recently released its third annual Inc. 5000 Regionals Northeast list, a ranking of the fastest-growing Northeast private companies, based in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. FlexScreen was ranked No. 116. “Our explosive growth is a true testament to our amazing, hard-working teams, the industry […]

Connecticut Chief Manufacturing Officer Visits Roto

Apr 11th, 2022

Paul Lavoie, Connecticut’s newly appointed Chief Manufacturing Officer, visited Roto Frank of America Inc., located in Chester, Conn., on April 6. Lavoie toured Roto’s manufacturing facilities and met with the company’s leadership team to discuss “the future of manufacturing in Connecticut,” according to a Roto press release. Rebecca Mead from the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce […]

Builders FirstSource Completes Acquisition of National Lumber

Jan 7th, 2022

Builders FirstSource Inc. recently announced that it has acquired National Lumber, the largest independent building materials supplier in New England. National Lumber operates 19 facilities and employs more than 700 people across Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. National Lumber sales are expected to be approximately $440 million in 2021. “We are thrilled to further expand […]

Connecticut Legislature Declines to Override Veto of Window Warranty Bill

Jul 27th, 2017

Earlier this week, the Connecticut General Assembly declined to override Gov. Dannel Malloy’s veto of legislation that would have forced window manufacturers to include replacement and labor costs in product warranties. The proposal was strongly opposed by the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA), which called it “unprecedented.” The bill is now dead for 2017. […]

Connecticut Governor Vetoes Warranty Bill

Jul 10th, 2017

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy vetoed a bill on Friday that would have forced window manufacturers to include replacement and labor costs in product warranties. The legislation was strongly opposed by the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA). “WDMA commends Gov. Malloy for vetoing this unprecedented and problematically vague legislation,” said Michael O’Brien, WDMA president and […]

Roto Frank Works with State Senator on Window Legislation

Feb 6th, 2015

An effort is underway to make public housing in Connecticut safer for children. Roto Frank of America and state Senator Art Linares, a Republican who represents Connecticut’s 33rd District, worked together to develop SB169: An Act Concerning Public Housing and Child Safe Windows. The bill would require the installation of child-safe windows during new construction or […]