Posts Tagged ‘ invest ’

$130 Billion Plan Could Bring New Doors and Windows to U.S. Schools

Dec 6th, 2023

New legislation could mean better doors and windows for many U.S. schools and more business for dealers servicing the light commercial sector. Introduced by Rep. Robert Scott (D-Va.) and Rep. Donald Norcross (D-N.J.), the Rebuild America’s Schools Act of 2023 (RASA) would invest more than $130 billion to upgrade the digital and physical infrastructure of […]

NSG Group to Upgrade Rossford Float Line for TCO Supply

Dec 4th, 2023

NSG Group announced plans to invest in additional production capacity for transparent conductive oxide (TCO) glass in the U.S., including an upgraded float line at its Pilkington North America Inc. plant in Rossford, Ohio. Pilkington is a member of NSG. Officials say the float will install online coating capacity and start shipping TCO glass for […]

Press Glass Announces Expansion of Virginia Facility

Sep 7th, 2023

Glass fabricator Press Glass Inc. will invest $155 million to expand its existing facility in Ridgeway, Va. Officials say the expansion includes a 360,000-square-foot addition, which will create 335 new jobs. Press Glass opened its Virginia facility in 2020, employing more than 300 workers. Founded in 1991, the company has 15 factories in the U.S. […]

Quaker, Pella and M&M Announce Expansions

May 10th, 2023

The door and window industry saw a number of expansions announced last week, including two leading manufacturers and an Illinois-based dealer. Quaker Windows and Doors is set to invest $10 million to boost production capabilities and add to its facility in Missouri. Pella Corp. is acquiring Lawson Industries Inc., a Florida-based manufacturer of aluminum doors […]

Vinyl Kraft To Invest $2.25M in Facility and 73 Jobs Into Restoring Local Citizens

Apr 6th, 2023

Legislators and economic development experts in Ohio are applauding an announcement by Vinyl Kraft Inc. that it will invest $2.25 million in its Scioto County facility. Ryan Rolfe, the company’s executive vice president, says the investment will double throughput at the facility with modifications to the way insulating glass units (IGUs) are manufactured, as well […]

Amp up Your Demand Curve

Mar 16th, 2023

With a depressed housing market and high interest rates, most door and window fabricators are seeing softer demand these days. But with the first day of spring less than a week away, window fabricators are hopeful that the market for doors and windows will pick up as it usually does this time of year. During […]

Enhance Your Demand Curve

Oct 20th, 2022

Many window manufacturers are reporting that sales are slowing down. The last few years we really didn’t have to worry about demand. We had other things to deal with like supply chain. Now, many fabricators are finally seeing a slowdown and are feeling uncertain about 2023. Well, when it comes to demand, it would be […]

Home Depot Announces $150 Million Venture Capital Fund

May 5th, 2022

The Home Depot Inc. announced a $150 million venture capital fund, dubbed Home Depot Ventures, earlier this week. The fund will target and see partnerships with early-stage companies to accelerate emerging technologies and foster innovation. According to a company news release, the fund will invest in companies that advance Home Depot’s ability to provide a […]

Woodgrain Expands Operations and Acquires Door Shop

Jul 6th, 2021

The industry expansions continue thanks to the continued health of housing and remodeling markets. The latest company to make the news is Woodgrain, a supplier of doors, windows and moldings. Woodgrain made two major announcements last week. The company is expanding its operations in Georgia, and it acquired Lowe’s Millwork, a door shop in White […]

Masonite International Corp. Announces Plan for New S.C. Manufacturing Facility

Jun 25th, 2021

Masonite International Corp. announced plans to invest in a new door manufacturing facility in Fort Mill, SC. “We’re excited about this opportunity to better serve our customers by expanding our capacity with an additional facility in the Southeast,” said Howard Heckes, Masonite president and CEO. “The new plant’s location is ideally suited from a logistics […]