Posts Tagged ‘ South Carolina ’

YKK AP Appoints Shane Wall as Residential Sales Rep

Jan 29th, 2024

YKK AP America (YKK AP) has announced the appointment of Shane Wall as residential sales representative for South Carolina. Wall is responsible for promoting brand awareness and building long-term customer relationships with door and window dealers and home builders throughout South Carolina, officials said. Wall comes to YKK AP with more than 25 years of […]

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 […]

NewSouth Window Solutions Enters Multiple Texas Markets

Jun 15th, 2023

PGT Innovations (PGTI) has announced that it recently expanded its presence in Texas through its NewSouth Window Solutions brand, which is now selling in five major metro areas in the state: Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio. The company also broadened its product offerings in all five markets to include garage doors from […]

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 […]

Amended Sea Turtle Act Would Require Tinted Glass in Windows

Dec 12th, 2022

To mitigate the amount of light from residential beachfront properties, South Carolina Rep. Greg Hembree introduced several amendments to the Sea Turtle Protection Act that states beachfront homeowners should use tinted glass, filmed glass or shade screens on windows facing the ocean above the first floor of a multistory structure when practical. Hembree also seeks […]

Ian Hits Florida as Hurricane, Tropical-Storm Downgrade Not Forecast to Last

Sep 29th, 2022

Wind speeds near 150 mph were recorded when the eye of Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Ian is forecast to move into the central part of the state and beyond late Thursday, Sept. 29, and door and window operations are doing what they can to prepare for and weather the […]

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 […]

FGIA Annual Conference Tackles Building, Energy Code Updates and More

Mar 11th, 2022

Numerous updates on the International Code Council (ICC) and International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) were discussed during the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) 2022 Annual Conference held last week. Addressed were proposals regarding window fall prevention, screening, thermal bridging and more. International Code Council Group B Jennifer Hatfield, FGIA code consultant and managing member […]