More articles by Tara Taffera

PGT to Acquire CGI Windows & Doors

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Two major manufacturers of impact-resistant doors and windows will join forces as PGT Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to buy CGI Windows & Doors Holdings Inc. (a portfolio company of Cortec Group Fund, IV LP). CGI will become … Continue reading

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Arcadia Purchases Assets of Architectural Traditions and Launches New Division

Arcadia Inc., a Los Angeles based commercial aluminum and steel window and door manufacturer, has purchased the assets of Architectural Traditions, a residential wood and steel door and window manufacturer located in Tucson, Ariz. This move marks the expansion of … Continue reading

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Cardinal CT Acquires Assets of Catalina Tempering

Cardinal CT Co., a subsidiary of Cardinal Glass Industries, has acquired the assets of Catalina Tempering Inc. and its subsidiaries. The terms of the agreement are undisclosed. Catalina operates seven regional custom tempering facilities serving the residential door and window … Continue reading

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Getting Down to Business – The Best and Worst States for Glass Industry Companies

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It’s hard enough running a business. But in certain states, it may be even harder for those in the glazing industry than others. Texas and Florida are number one and two, respectively, in terms of the best states to do … Continue reading

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FTC and DOJ to Hold Workshop on Conditional Pricing Practices

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) will hold a joint public workshop on June 23, 2014, to explore the economic and legal analysis of conditional pricing practices among firms in a supply chain. The workshop will … Continue reading

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PGT Industries Names New President

PGT Industries appointed Jeff Jackson, president and chief operations officer, effective June 1. Jackson, 48, succeeds Rod Hershberger, 57, who will remain in his roles as chairman of the PGT board of directors and CEO. “I am proud and excited … Continue reading

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Kolbe’s Brett Danke Promoted to Director of Manufacturing

Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co. Inc.  promoted Brett Danke to serve as director of manufacturing. He will work closely with Kolbe’s vice president of manufacturing, Keith Koenig, to oversee the company’s manufacturing facilities in Wausau and its continuous improvement efforts. For the past six … Continue reading

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PGT Reports Strongest First Quarter Since 2007

PGT Inc. says it started off another year with strong growth when it announced its financial results for its first quarter ended March 29, 2014. “We are starting off another year of strong top-line growth in sales, as we sold … Continue reading

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MPM Silicones Files for Chapter 11

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MPM Silicones filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on April 13, 2014 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York. The company has quite a pedigree of ownership according to court documents. “MPM Silicones is a wholly-owned … Continue reading

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Daylighting Issues Debated in IgCC Hearings

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A variety of issues related to daylighting were debated in the International Code Council’s International green Construction Code (igCC) hearings, which took place last week in Memphis. Two proposals were approved as submitted, GG260 and GG262. Their goal was to … Continue reading

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