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KASO Plastics, Inc. Acquires Vanguard Fenestration Business from VPL Enterprises, Ltd.

KASO Plastics (www.kaso.com), Inc., a long-time Vancouver, Washington plastic injection molder, announces the acquisition of the Vanguard line of molded window products from VPL Enterprises Ltd. ofÂ-  Langley, British Columbia, Canada.  The proprietary product line developed by VPL is one that no longer fits their business plan and was acquired by KASO through the acquisition of...

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Purge Solutions Now Offers Increase Safety Window Kits

Purge Solutions now offers 5 different sizes of Increase Safety Window Kits with each size available in anodized aluminum or 316 stainless steel bezel materials, which can be mounted on the side, top or bottom of an enclosure.Â-  Increase Safety Window Kits and included hardware are constructed of materials as follows: bezels are customer selected in either anodized aluminum or stainless...

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Variety of Phifer Screen Options for Your Weekend Porch or Window Projects
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Variety of Phifer Screen Options for Your Weekend Porch or Window Projects

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Looking for a couple of quick ideas for sprucing up your home in time for spring or summer? Phifer offers some tips on screening projects that will give your home an instant facelift: A screened-in porch screams outdoor relaxation and comfort and can easily become the most sought-after room" in the house. With just a few key ingredients – Phifer screen, a porch screening...

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QMI HomeSafe Security Screens Protect Homes from Break-ins
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QMI HomeSafe Security Screens Protect Homes from Break-ins

In the United States, a home is burglarized every 15 seconds. That statistic is scary, but even worse is that 70% of those break-ins will be forced entry. How do most criminals prefer to gain entry to a home? An unprotected window. QMI HomeSafe security screens can turn a normal window into a barrier. HomeSafe screens are virtually indestructible, even when up against a razor or crowbar. What QMI...

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CMAA Crane Buyer's Guide
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CMAA Crane Buyer's Guide

CMAA has organized this Buyer's Guide to promote standardization and to assist prospective buyer's of electric overhead traveling cranes in selection of equipment most suitable for their applications.

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The Hybrid (Green) Skylight/Wall System - Patented
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The Hybrid (Green) Skylight/Wall System - Patented

In the skylight industry there are two general categories...small units skylights and large (monumental) skylights. Large skylights are typically glazed with multiple pieces of glass, most often two layers of glass sealed together at the edges. These are known as IG (insulated glass) units. They have become the most common glazing material for the monumental glass industry. Building codes...

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Casement and Awning Windows offer retractable screens.
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Casement and Awning Windows offer retractable screens.

Available as factory-applied or field-installed for Ultra Series crank-out casements and awnings, GreenGuard® Certified BetterVue® fiberglass mesh screens offer smooth operation and optimized visibility.Â- Screens fit frame sizes of 20–75 in. wide and 16–96 in. high, and will not corrode, stain, rust, crease, or dent. Because they are applied within stops of...

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Wausau Provides Historically Styled, Blast-mitigating, Hurricane-resistant Window System for Renovation of Modernist Federal Buildings in Puerto Rico
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Wausau Provides Historically Styled, Blast-mitigating, Hurricane-resistant Window System for Renovation of Modernist Federal Buildings in Puerto Rico

Wausau, Wis. - Helping protect federal government offices and occupants in Puerto Rico, while preserving the Modern aesthetic, Wausau Window and Wall Systems provided high-performance systems for the Federico Degetau Federal Building and the Clement Ruiz Nazario U.S. Courthouse. Glazing contractor Koch Corporation of Louisville, Ky., installed six types of Wausau's windows to meet the various...

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Screen Enclosures Provide Opportunities for Indoor Fun - Outdoors
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Screen Enclosures Provide Opportunities for Indoor Fun - Outdoors

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Fall may be turning to winter, but there's still time to enjoy those last sunny days before the harsh chill settles in. Heat up some fun in your outdoor room, whether lounging by the fireside, watching a football game or simply relaxing and taking in nature's splendor! Phifer Incorporated offers a variety of options for screen enclosures - fiberglass, aluminum, bronze or...

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University of South Carolina's Patterson Hall Renovation Exceeds LEED Goals with High-performance Wausau Windows
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University of South Carolina's Patterson Hall Renovation Exceeds LEED Goals with High-performance Wausau Windows

In October 2012, the University of South Carolina's renovation of the Patterson Hall student residence recently earned LEED® Gold certification through the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The project team was striving to attain at least LEED Silver, and exceeded its goal. Wausau Window and Wall Systems' high-performance windows contribute to the residence hall's energy-efficiency,...

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University of California at Berkeley's New Energy Biosciences Building Seeks LEED Silver or Higher, Features Wausau's Window Systems
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University of California at Berkeley's New Energy Biosciences Building Seeks LEED Silver or Higher, Features Wausau's Window Systems

Wausau, Wis - The University of California at Berkeley's (UC Berkeley's) newly opened Energy Biosciences Building is the most energy efficient building on campus, thanks in part to window systems from Wausau Window and Wall Systems. The 112,000-square-foot Energy Biosciences Building (formerly Helios Energy Research Facility and commonly referred to as the Helios building) houses UC Berkeley's...

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