Posts Tagged ‘ coronavirus ’

Dealers Report Upward Success Despite COVID-19

Jul 14th, 2020

As some states register record numbers of hospitalizations and the threat of additional shutdowns looms, anecdotal evidence suggests that door and window dealers’ best tools might be nimbleness and proactivity. Amid the virus’s first round of impacts, rather than waiting things out, “We immediately pivoted,” says Jeff Weaver, CEO and owner of Clarkston Window and Door in Pontiac, […]

Why Door and Window Companies are Suited for COVID-19

May 4th, 2020

It feels like a risky time for pep talks. And who can fault anyone for wanting to hurl something at someone trying to shed any positive light in the current situation. But anyone who knows me will tell you I’m a pragmatic optimist. I can understand why some folks are reluctant to receive a pat […]

Therma-Tru to 3D Print Face Shields for Hospitals

Apr 21st, 2020

Officials for Therma-Tru announced today that the company has found a way to utilize 3D printing at its Maumee and Edgerton, Ohio-based facilities to produce protective face shields. While technicians typically use 3D printing to develop prototypes for exterior door technologies, the company obtained a template from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for products […]

What Building 1,000 Homes Means for the U.S. Economy

Apr 2nd, 2020

A new study from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) shows that housing stands poised to lead the economic rebound once social distancing and other virus mitigation efforts show success in containing the coronavirus pandemic. Building 1,000 average single-family homes creates 2,900 full-time jobs and generates $110.96 million in taxes and fees for all […]

Door and Window Companies Anxious Over Stimulus Package

Apr 2nd, 2020

The federal government sent a message to America’s corporations and small businesses last week by enacting a $2 trillion stimulus package. As companies and employees are held up by the effects of the coronavirus, lawmakers assured that help is on the way. After days of deliberation between political parties, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, […]

Despite Repercussions, Companies Applaud Decision to Postpone Fensterbau

Mar 2nd, 2020

Companies planning to attend and exhibit at Fensterbau Frontale were confronted with a harsh reality Friday, when show officials announced they were postponing the event due to the current outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The news came as a shock to some, while others said they were expecting the decision any time. Show officials said the […]

Fensterbau Postponed Over Concerns for Coronavirus

Feb 28th, 2020

Officials for NürnbergMesse announced this morning the postponement of Fensterbau Frontale, citing concerns over the current outbreak of the coronavirus. The decision follows feedback from customers and industry representatives, a press release explained. As a result, the event will not take place as planned, from March 18-21, in Nuremberg, Germany, instead postponed to “a date […]