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NFRC Elects Four First-Timers to Board

Four of the five newly-elected members to the National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) board of directors are first-timers, the NFRC announced. While Kerry Haglund of Efficient Windows Collaborative is a returning board member, Catherine Best of Benson Industries, Kevin Vilhauer … Continue reading

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Niles to Retire from Benson Industries, Aholt to be Promoted

MiTek Industries (MiTek), a Berkshire Hathaway company announced that after 35 years of distinguished leadership, Lou Niles will retire as CEO on January 2, 2015 from Benson Industries. Long-time Benson veteran Joseph Aholt, currently chief operating officer, will be promoted … Continue reading

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Glass Industry and Related Companies Make Fortune’s Most Admired List

At first glance you might not think about glass when you see the name “Berkshire Hathaway,” but the company, led by Warren Buffet, does in fact have a place in the industry. MiTek Industries, a Berkshire-Hathaway company, acquired Portland, Ore.-based … Continue reading

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MiTek Acquires Benson Industries LLC

MiTek Industries (MiTek), a Berkshire Hathaway company, and a supplier of advanced engineered structural connector systems, equipment, software and services for the building components industry, announced today that it has acquired Portland, Ore.-based Benson Industries, LLC. Benson is a company … Continue reading

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Glazing Installation Nears Completion on WTC Tower 1

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With the spire now installed on Tower One of the World Trade Center (WTC), construction progress is nearing completion. The spire brings the tower to its full height, 1,776 feet, and makes the structure the tallest building in the Western … Continue reading

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