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May 26, 2016 - Municipalities issued building permits worth $7.4 billion in February, up 15.5% from January. This growth followed a 9.5% decline the previous month and was largely the result of higher construction intentions for commercial buildings in Alberta, single-family dwellings in Ontario and institutional structures in Quebec.
May 12, 2016 - Groupe Eugenie has announced that it has been nominated for the Chambre de commerce et d'industries Les Moulins,  Gala Vision 2016.  An official press conference was held on May 2, to announce the finalists Groupe Eugénie is nominated for  ''Business of the year'' and Mr. Jonathan Chauvette, Vice President, is nominated as ''Young entrepreneur of the year'' This year's edition of Gala Vision will take place on May 27th.
May 12, 2016 - It was an act of kindness that will make a big difference for those in need. NOW Canada Society, a non-profit organization that provides housing and programs for women, youth and children who are at-risk, needed windows replaced in one of their safe homes in Kelowna.
April 28, 2016 - All Weather Windows has been named one of Canada'sBest Managed Companies for the eighth consecutive year.
April 21, 2016 - Tiltco has announced that Hansa Madha, CFO and wife of Tiltco president, Jay Madha, passed away on Feb. 24.
April 14, 2016 - OpenGate Capital has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Window & Door division of Royal Building Products, a manufacturer of vinyl window profiles and patio doors, from Axiall Corporation. The division has been renamed ENERGI Fenestration Solutions (“ENERGI”), as part of OpenGate’s investment strategy to transition the business into a stand-alone entity. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. ENERGI was founded more than 40 years ago and is a leading manufacturer of rigid and cellular vinyl window and patio door profiles, as well as interior vinyl shutters and other extruded vinyl products for a variety of applications. ENERGI is headquartered in Ontario, Canada, has seven manufacturing sites in the United States and Canada, and employs more than 900 people.
April 14, 2016 - It is with a deep sense of loss and sadness that we announce the passing of Ray Caravaggio on March 22, 2016.
April 14, 2016 - As spring arrives, the Window Safety Task Force of the National Safety Council encourages parents and caregivers to recognize the importance of practicing window safety year-round. Window Safety Week is observed April 3-9. However, open windows can be dangerous any time of year for young children who are not properly supervised.
April 14, 2016 - The Fenestra Purchasing Co-op is pleased to welcome Les Fenêtres Québécoises Inc. of St-Hyacinthe, Quebec, PF Expert Inc. of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, and Huron Window Corporation of Morden, Manitoba as the most recent Member-Owners to join the group.
April 14, 2016 - Now that spring has arrived, Roto Frank of North America is joining the Window Safety Task Force (WSTF) of the National Safety Council to remind homeowners of the importance of practicing window safety. Although National Window Safety Week is observed April 3-9 this year, open windows can be dangerous any time of year for young children. Falls from a window can result in serious injury or death, and pose an especially dangerous threat for children. Every year, about eight children under age five die from falling out of a window, and more than 3,300 are injured seriously enough to go to the hospital.
March 17, 2016 - The total value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities rose 11.3% to $6.9 billion in December, following a 19.9% decline the previous month. Higher construction intentions for multi-family dwellings in Quebec, Ontario, British Columbia and Alberta explained the advance.
March 17, 2016 - The chairmanship of JRC Machinery Inc. is pleased to officially announce the appointment of Guillaume Cloutier as general manager. Having earned a bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of Quebec in Montreal, Cloutier has 11 years of experience in management in service companies, including three years as general manager and two years as president. Guillaume is known for his leadership and is particularly appreciated for his social skills.
March 17, 2016 - Brian Hermiston, General Manager of The Fenestra Purchasing Co-op, is pleased to announce the addition of Southern Glass Works Ltd. of Weyburn, Saskatchewan and Supreme Windows (Calgary) Inc. of Calgary, Alberta as Member-Owners to the Co-op.
Mar. 3, 2016 - Roto North America has received the award for “Best Performing Market” of the Roto Group's Window and Door division in 2015.
Mar. 3, 2016 - Protomach GML Machinery is pleased to announce that Volker Lamprecht has joined their organization as director of business development.

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