Technology

Oct. 19, 2016 - Stephane Labelle has left the role of vice-president of business development for Eugenie, a Terrebonne, Que.,-based manufacturer of automated door-cutting machinery. The departure message references "other opportunities." Jonathan Chauvette, vice-president, will assume Labelle's duties for now.
June 23, 2016 - Minimalism is the word in contemporary architecture and RENSON responds to this trend with Panovista.
Aug. 24, 2015 - Sunrise Windows & Doors has introduced Sunrise Entry Doors. Featuring premium fiberglass and steel entry doors with a wide selection of customizable decorative art glass and wrought iron designs, Sunrise Doors combine premium aesthetics with superior performance. “You can now use Sunrise products to coordinate the decor across the entire home, including windows, doors and interior trim,” said Joe Guarino, President & CEO.
Hardware makes fenestration innovation possible. Here’s our look at some great new offerings.
Andrei Aderca has joined the Roto North America team as a Senior Product Engineer. Andrei has a strong background in engineering and manufacturing design, with more than 20 years’ experience, and has earned a master’s degree in mechanical engineering.
July 7, 2016 - Weiser has unveiled its first keyway-less touchscreen deadbolt.
Mar. 30, 2017 - ODL has introduced a new line, Destination Doorglass, which will be debuting at the 2017 International Builders’ Show in Orlando. 
Sept. 1, 2016 - Engineers at the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland (UMD) demonstrate in a new study that windows made of transparent wood could provide more even and consistent natural lighting and better energy efficiency than glass.
June 23, 2016 - The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is pleased to announce that LiteZone Glass Inc. has been named the winner of the 2016 CaGBC Green Building Product of the Year Award for their LiteZone Glass Units. The company was on-hand to receive the award at the Building Lasting Change 2016 Gala Dinner on June 8, which was presented by Shyam Ramrekha, Product Manager, UL Environment, who sponsored the Award this year.
May 27, 2015 - Fenzi North America has added Fenzi Poliver Polyurethane, to its list of IG sealants. Fenzi Poliver is a two-part polyurethane especially formulated for sealing insulated glass, for use in commercial and residential window application. Available in 55US gallon drum & pail kits, Poliver is available for manual and robotic line sealing in traditional polyurethane viscosities and varying curing times to meet customers needs.
May 24, 2017 - The University of Waterloo is building one of the largest university-based facilities in the world to advance additive manufacturing (AM) and help companies adopt AM processes for innovative and customized products.
May 11, 2017 - WTS Paradigm is proud to announce the launch of its Web CenterPoint product.
Mar. 16, 2017 -  Robotics continues to make great strides in automating production of windows and doors. Here, PMC Automation’s robotic hinge installer works at a major Quebec door manufacturer. 
The Canadian Truck King Challenge has concerned itself with real-world pickup truck testing since 2006 – and still does. However,over the past few years a one-of-a-kind metamorphosis has taken place in the commercial van market in Canada; one that simply had to be investigated more closely.
May 27, 2015 - Ergo Robotic Solutions, a manufacturer of glass handling and installation machines in Queensbury, NY, has added two new models to their product line-up: the GM 800 and the GM 1200. Built upon the popular workhorse design, the GM 2000-12, the new smaller machines deliver the same reliability, maneuverability and versatility of their larger counterpart in a smaller form factor with more affordable pricing.
For decades, commercial buildings across the globe have benefited from maximum use of glass windows, supported by high-strength, low-weight aluminum frames.
May 27, 2015 - Here’s a radical door design. Full points for cool factor, but not sure people would want to wait the time it takes to open. Thanks to Clera Windows and Doors for sharing this video on Twitter.
May 27, 2015 - Royal Building Products is pleased to introduce the Altitude Window Series, the newest generation of windows for Commercial and High-Rise Multi-family applications.

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