Posts Tagged ‘ North Carolina ’

What If Yeti Made Homes?

Aug 23rd, 2023

I read an article recently in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) about Passive House-rated homes. One homeowner said the air conditioning in his new house only ran a few hours per day this summer, while keeping it at 72 to 75 degrees—despite triple-digit heat. That’s impressive. And I must admit, it made me think: “Now […]

Unicel Architectural Names Greg Kirkman Mid-Atlantic Sales Manager

Jul 12th, 2023

Greg Kirkman has joined Unicel Architectural Corp. as regional sales manager for the Mid-Atlantic region. He will cover South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, Maryland, Delaware and Washington, D.C. Kirkman was previously the director of sales and business development for Keystone Hardscapes. “Greg will lead our sales efforts and be responsible for cultivating sales […]

AkzoNobel Opens New R&D Center in North Carolina

Jul 10th, 2023

AkzoNobel has opened a new research and development (R&D) center in High Point, N.C., in a move to boost investments in science and technology. Officials say the center functions as a product development facility and customer support center for AkzoNobel’s wood coatings business. The new facility joins several other R&D centers supporting the company’s performance […]

Alside Opens Three New Supply Centers

May 22nd, 2023

Associated Materials recently opened three new Alside supply centers, including a 20,000-square-foot facility in Conway, S.C. The site, which is based in the Myrtle Beach metropolitan area, is a palletized warehouse offering manufactured Alside siding and windows, along with a variety of other products, including fiber cement siding, doors and decking. Additionally, a 63,200-square-foot building […]

CPSC Issues Recall on MI 1620 Impact Windows

Jan 13th, 2023

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a recall alert Thursday for products produced by MI Windows and Doors, warning that some of the company’s 1620 vinyl single-hung impact windows with window opening control devices (WOCDs) present fall and serious injury hazards. According to CPSC officials, the product’s tilt latches can cause its WOCD […]

Woodgrain Inc. Announces $7.5M Expansion in North Carolina

Dec 8th, 2022

Woodgrain Inc. announced a $7.5 million expansion to its door-hanging operation in Rocky Mount, N.C. The development adds 225,000 square feet, while bringing 42 jobs to Nash County. Woodgrain manufactures moulding, millwork, windows, doors, door jambs and door frames, and has been family-owned and operated since 1954. Headquartered in Idaho, the company has more than […]

YKK AP Appoints Jim Anderson as North Carolina Residential Sales Representative

Jun 17th, 2022

YKK AP has announced the appointment of Jim Anderson as residential sales representative for North Carolina. Anderson will be responsible for promoting brand awareness and building long-term customer relationships with window and door dealers and homebuilders throughout North Carolina. Drawing on more than five years of experience as a manufacturer’s sales representative for architectural products, […]

South Carolina Could be Third in the Southeast to End Subminimum Wage

May 13th, 2022

Joint resolution (S.533), a bill to end subminimum wage in South Carolina, recently went to the floor of the House of Representatives following a favorable report with amendment from the Labor, Commerce, and Industry Committee. South Carolina could become the third state in the Southeast, following North Carolina and Tennessee, and the fourteenth state in […]

JELD-WEN Answers Travelers’ Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment

Mar 18th, 2022

The court case between Travelers Casualty and Surety of America and JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. continues its journey through the court system, most recently with JELD-WEN responding to Travelers’ cross-motion for summary judgment and adding their own motion to stay Travelers’ claim for declaratory relief. In the documents, filed on Friday, March 11, JELD-WEN is requesting […]

Colonial Pipeline Restarted as Shops Assess Damage

May 13th, 2021

The 5,500-mile Colonial Pipeline began restarting its operations Wednesday evening after a ransomware attack that crippled the system for six days and led to gas shortages across the Southeast, according to CNN. Pipeline operators have cautioned that it could take time for service to return to pre-attack levels. Following the attack, for which authorities believe […]