Posts Tagged ‘ Roto ’

Roto Ranked as World Market Leader in Hardware

Feb 14th, 2018

German business magazine WirtschaftsWoche has named Roto Frank a 2018 global market leader among German companies for door and window hardware systems. The ranking is a result of an independent analysis performed by Switzerland’s University of St. Gallen. Christoph Müller of the HBM Entrepreneurship School of the University of St. Gallen told the magazine that […]

Roto North America Receives Customer Value Award

Jan 19th, 2017

Roto North America has received the 2016 Customer Value Champion award from the international Roto Group. The prestigious award was presented by Dr. Eckhard Keill, CEO and chair for Roto Frank AG, at the January Roto Group Leadership Conference held in Munich, Germany. The Customer Value Champion award measures the long term performance and development […]

WinDoor Opens a New Door

Nov 16th, 2016

A revitalized WinDoor opened its three-day run in Montreal with a lively networking event and a host of exciting new products. DWM was there for all the highlights. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

New Products and a Night on the Town

Nov 16th, 2016

On Tuesday, the WinDoor show opened its 2016 run in a new location for the first time in 20 years with booming attendance and a lively social event that criss-crossed the cobblestone streets of Old Montreal. During a packed kick-off social hour at the Palais des Congres, Fenestration Canada president Allan Doyle of Global Window […]

Fensterbau Exhibitors Speak to Growth of U.S. Market

Mar 16th, 2016

The Fensterbau show kicked off in Nuremburg, Germany, today and the message is clear: exhibitors report strong growth in the U.S. market across the board. They also say they expect a strong contingent of U.S and Canadian exhibitors to their booths, much higher than in past years. Take the hardware companies, for example: “In 2015, […]

Win-door Celebrates 20 Years

Nov 19th, 2014

In today’s video newscast see how Win-door North America is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The show kicked off last night with networking and a variety of products on display. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

Roto Frank of America Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Jul 8th, 2014

This year will mark 35 years of business for Roto Frank of America. The company, based in Chester, Ct., houses Roto’s administration, engineering, manufacturing and distribution departments for its North American and European hardware. The company notes that it has underwent some changes in the past few years, namely the fact that Roto Frank of […]

BAU 2013 Draws Fenestration Industry to Munich

Jan 17th, 2013

BAU 2013 currently is being held at the Messe Munchen GmbH in Munich, Germany, drawing glass and fenestration exhibitors from around the world. Among those exhibiting is Guardian Industries of Auburn Hills, Mich., which is displaying its commercial, residential and interior products at the event, including its InGlass line of high-performance glass products; SunGuard Advanced […]

Roto President Divulges Further Details of Fasco Purchase

Jun 8th, 2012

Roto AG, the parent company of Roto Frank of America Inc. announced the acquisition of Fasco Die Cast Inc., a Canadian-based manufacturer of window and patio door hardware earlier this week and DWM interviewed Roto Frank president Chris Dimou to gain further details into the acquisition. DWM: Why were you interested in Fasco? Did their […]

EU Commission Fines Nine Hardware Companies €86 Million for Price-Fixing

Apr 5th, 2012

The European (EU) Commission has fined nine European producers of mountings for windows a total of € 85 876 000 (more than $112 million USD) for operating a cartel by which they agreed on common price increases, in breach of EU antitrust rules. The collusion lasted from November 1999 to July 2007 and affected European […]