Doors & Windows

Primarily doors and windows for non-residential, low-rise construction.

Schweiss Doors breaks out latest innovations

HECTOR, Minn. – The engineering team at Schweiss Doors has developed an easy-to-grease hinge for its hydraulic doors. The new hinge design with grease zerks on every hinge allows users to easily grease hinges from the underside of the doorframe without having to remove the top rubber weatherseal. The wrap-around hinge brackets connect directly...

AJ Manufacturing receives patent for EZ-v post-frame window system

A.J. Manufacturing, Inc. (AJ) a manufacturer of doors and windows for the post frame construction industry has been awarded U.S. Patent Nos. 8776460, 8776461 and 9057220 for its vinyl window trim and flashing system – EZ-v®. The AJ trim and flashing system provides the best assurance of leak free window installation in corrugated steel...

Innovative straps from Schweiss now latch bi-fold doors as well as lift

HECTOR, Minnesota – Schwiess Doors has introduced what the company considers a major breakthrough in the bi-fold door industry with its new Automatic Strap Latch. The Automatic Strap Latch is a totally functional and simple strap latch system that provides an “all-strap” and “only-strap” bi-fold door. Innovators at Schweiss recognized that straps used for...

MFM announces extended WindowWrap warranties

 Coshocton, OH: MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, is pleased to announce that the company has extended the warranties on all of its WindowWrap® product lines. The MFM warranties on WindowWrap PSX-20, WindowWrap Flex and WindowWrap White have been extended from...

Big and beautiful doors

Farmers need them, pilots need them, and lots of other consumers just want them: big doors – bigger than ever before. But big is only half the story. The days of the big ugly door is fading fast and in its place are doors that are both really big and really beautiful. Size In...

DBCI receives Texas insurance approval for wind-rated doors

Douglasville, GA – The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) has officially approved every wind-rated DBCI door for use in high wind regions of that state. The agency regulates companies that conduct insurance business in Texas. The approval concludes more than three years of extensive testing and review, and covers DBCI’s standard sheet door as...

Download the 2015 Rural Builder Source Book

The annual Rural Builder Source Book is now published and available for free download. Some of the project features in this special issue are intriguing and inspiring, while others are simple but solid. Also included is a list of popular products that are noteworthy in the metal and post-frame industries. Use the information provided...

‘Grand opening’ for new family farm shop

New building also serves as informal community gathering place HECTOR, Minn. – The best customers are the customers that feel good about what they have purchased. Dean Schneider, a crops and livestock farmer in New Ulm, Minn., opened up his new farm shop for a community fundraiser. Schweiss Doors made it an opening everyone...

MFM Building Products receives ICC Approval for window flashing tapes

Coshocton, OH: MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, is proud to announce that three of the company’s window flashing tapes now have ICC Approval, Evaluation Report ESR-2783. WindowWrap® PSX-20, WindowWrap® PowerBond™ and WindowWrap® White meet the ICC-ES Acceptance Criteria for Flexible...

National Hardware Launches Decorative Interior Sliding Door Hardware

LAKE FOREST, Calif. – High-quality interior sliding door kits are being offered by National Hardware beginning in August 2015. National Hardware, offers the interior sliding door hardware kits in two unique styles, rustic and contemporary, to fit the popular design aesthetics of today’s homes. “Interior sliding doors are no longer just a trend,” says...