Posts Tagged ‘ Soft-Lite ’

Soft-Lite Selects Sweepstakes Winner

Aug 2nd, 2018

Susanne Killion of Bedford, Va., was recently named the grand prize winner in Soft-Lite Windows’ “$10K Energy Star-Certified Products Sweepstakes.” Killion received 12 Energy Star-certified Soft-Lite Pro Series replacement windows for her home, including installation by an accredited Soft-Lite dealer (up to a maximum of $10,000 retail value). Soft-Lite’s Charlotte, N.C.-based Measure & Installation Division installed […]

Soft-Lite Partners with Fortiva Retail Credit

Jul 9th, 2018

Soft-Lite, a vinyl replacement window and door manufacturer headquartered in Streetsboro, Ohio, has launched a partnership with Fortiva Retail Credit, which provides credit-challenged consumers with second-look revolving lines of credit to finance home improvements. Fortiva Retail Credit approves customers that other financing programs have declined, allowing remodeling companies to offer their customers a line of […]

Soft-Lite Partners with Leap Software

Jun 18th, 2018

Soft-Lite has entered into a partnership with Leap, a mobile application for home improvement business owners that lets them create estimates, secure financing and execute contracts in real-time for homeowners via tablets when selling in the home. According to Leap, the app can cut costs for home improvement companies by converting the all-paper sales process […]

Happy New Year: A Look at the Top Stories of 2017

Dec 27th, 2017

It’s been another busy year in the door and window industry, with legislation, company closings and more generating headlines. With that in mind, here are the stories that saw the most web traffic on DWM in 2017. 1. After Closure of B.F. Rich, What’s Next? In February, the sudden closure of window maker B.F. Rich […]

Harvey Building Products, Soft-Lite Make Management Moves

Sep 15th, 2017

Don Fisher was recently promoted to the position of senior vice president of manufacturing for Harvey Building Products. In his new position, he will oversee manufacturing operations for Harvey window and door plants in Londonderry, N.H., and Dartmouth, Mass., as well as the Soft-Lite manufacturing facility in Streetsboro, Ohio. Previously, Fisher held senior level leadership […]

Talking with Tyson, Part I

Jul 31st, 2017

DWM blogger Mike Collins talked with fellow blogger Tyson Schwartz about Schwartz’s recent promotion to president of Soft-Lite Windows. Part I is running today; Look for Part II at the end of August. Fellow DWM blogger Tyson Schwartz was recently named president of Soft-Lite Windows. Schwartz’s 25-year climb from the sales ranks to the senior […]

Tyson Schwartz Named President of Soft-Lite

Jun 30th, 2017

Tyson Schwartz has been appointed the new president of Soft-Lite Windows in Streetsboro, Ohio. Jim Barreira, CEO of Soft-Lite’s parent company, Harvey Building Products, made the announcement on Friday. Schwartz had previously served as Soft-Lite’s chief sales and marketing officer. “Tyson has an incredible wealth of industry knowledge and is highly regarded in the window […]

Soft-Lite Appoints New Vice President of Operations

Apr 24th, 2017

Soft-Lite Windows has appointed Don Fisher as its new vice president of operations. According to the company, Fisher will install additional tools and implement process changes to allow the company to expand for future growth and to train the managers and employees in servant leadership. Fisher has spent the majority of his career as a […]

Three Industry Companies Earn Top Energy Star Accolades

Apr 6th, 2017

Andersen Corp., ProVia and Soft-Lite have been named 2017 Energy Star Award winners in the Partner of the Year  –  Sustained Excellence in the Product Brand Owner category. Sustained Excellence winners have demonstrated continued leadership over several years in the Energy Star program and in achieving environmental protection through superior energy efficiency. Andersen Corp. was […]

Soft-Lite Announces Management Appointments

Mar 28th, 2017

Soft-Lite Windows has appointed Tyson Schwartz as its new executive vice president and chief sales and marketing officer, and Greg Sanker as its chief financial officer. Schwartz has been with Soft-Lite since 2013, first serving as vice president of sales and marketing and more recently as chief sales and marketing officer. In his new position, […]