Posts Tagged ‘ MI Windows and Door Inc. ’

MI Announces Plans to Buy Milgard

Oct 1st, 2019

Officials for MI Windows and Doors (MI) announced today a definitive agreement to purchase Milgard Windows and Doors (Milgard) from parent company Masco Corp. in a deal that’s expected to close by the end of the year. Founded in 1947 as an insect screen fabricator, MI is a nationwide manufacturer of vinyl and aluminum windows […]

Richard Sitlinger Retires from MI Windows & Doors

Sep 5th, 2019

Richard “Sitch” Sitlinger retired from MI Windows and Doors last month, just before the 52nd anniversary of his initial employment day. Sitlinger started with MI Windows on September 1, 1957, after meeting then-CEO Pete DeSoto while getting a sandwich in Elizabethville, Pa. DeSoto had opened an MI factory in the area a few months previously […]

Yay for Signing Day

Aug 22nd, 2019

It’s not often I would give a particular plug for a company but I just can’t help myself this time. So this will be a relatively short blog, but I just wanted to say kudos to MI Windows and Doors for hosting a recent “signing day,” and for participating in a local co-op program. You […]

Two MI Windows Facilities Achieve OSHA VPP Star Status

Oct 17th, 2017

For the second time in just under two months, an MI Windows and Doors facility has achieved the highest possible honor for employee safety – the OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star. The Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH) has awarded MI’s facility in Prescott Valley, Ariz., with the VPP Star distinction. Prescott […]

MI Windows and Doors’ Website Wins Award

Mar 7th, 2017

MI Windows and Doors has been named a 2016 Progress Sitefinity Website of the Year winner in the construction category. MI’s new website was part of a recent re-branding campaign with a renewed focus on the remodeling and replacement markets, providing an enhanced user experience with access to updated collateral, technical data and product information. […]

MI Windows and Doors Launches New Website, Fresh Logo

Jun 27th, 2016

MI Windows and Doors recently unveiled a redefined brand platform, highlighted by a new website (, logo, and tagline. The new website provides an enhanced user experience with access to updated collateral, technical data, and product information. Visitors to MI’s website no longer have to select their location before entering, as the new site utilizes […]

MIWD to Manufacture its 1650 Window in Texas

May 23rd, 2016

Beginning in June, MI Windows and Doors (MIWD) will manufacture its 1650 double-hung window at the company’s facility in Flower Mound, Texas. The company says the move will enable it to offer MIWD’s most popular renovation and replacement product to more customers. Previously produced only in MIWD’s Hegins, Pa., manufacturing facility, the 1650 is a vinyl replacement window that can obtain a standard […]

Pennsylvania Firms Honored for Achievements

May 4th, 2016

Three companies that are part of the door and window industry were honored this week by the Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers Association (MAEA). MI Windows and Doors (MIWD) was recognized for community involvement,  Solar Innovations Inc. was recognized for expansion, and Sapa Extrusions was honored for process improvement/product innovations, according to a report from the Pottsville (Pa.) Republican. […]

MI Windows and Doors Reports New STC High

Feb 8th, 2016

In its most recent round of acoustical performance testing, MI Windows and Doors says it achieved a sound transmission class (STC) rating of 29 for its 1685 double-sliding window. The STC rating of a window determines how much sound is transmitted through the window and into the home; a higher rating means less noise will transfer into […]

MI Windows Gets Word Out on Lawsuit Settlement

Sep 29th, 2015

MI Windows is working to satisfy a class-action lawsuit settlement regarding allegations that windows manufactured by the company contain a defect in the glazing tape that cause the windows to prematurely fail, resulting in water intruding into homes. After extensive negotiations spanning nearly two years, a settlement was reached earlier this year. The class action […]