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List of Major Manufacturers by Windowsanddoor---Alphabetic listing.  The ones whose name is in Green have a significant share of the southern California market.

Companies with Annual Sales between $500 Million and $1 Billion


Top 100 Manufacturers of 2010 - Rankings

Category 1

Companies with Annual Sales of More than $1 Billion

Andersen Corp--carried by Home Depot, including the builder’s series Silverline windows.
Headquarters: Bayport, Minn.
Employees: 10,000
Product Lines: Wood windows and patio doors. Composite replacement windows. Vinyl windows and doors.
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Formosa Plastics Group
Headquarters: Taipei, Taiwan
Employees: 90,000
Product Lines: Fiberglass entry doors and composite frames.
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Jeld-Wen Inc.*--bought out Windows Master of San Diego
Headquarters: Klamath Falls, Ore.
Employees: 20,000
Product Lines: Wood, vinyl, and aluminum windows and patio doors. Wood, steel, and composite entry doors. Interior doors. Millwork products.
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Masonite International Inc.*
Headquarters: Mississauga, Ont., Canada
Employees: 12,000
Product Lines: Steel, wood, fiberglass and composite entry and patio doors. Interior doors, French doors, and bi-fold doors.
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Pella Corp.*--carried by Loews including their builders series Starlite windows. 
Headquarters: Pella, Iowa
Employees: 8,600
Product Lines: Wood, vinyl, fiberglass window, patio door and entry door products, as well as steel entry doors. Architectural windows, curtain wall, storefronts and entrances.
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VKR Holdings A/S
Headquarters: Hoersholm, Denmark
Employees: 16,000
Product Lines: Skylights and roof windows. Wood, aluminum and vinyl windows and patio doors.
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Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan
Employees: 40,000
Product Lines: Vinyl windows and doors for the new construction, replacement and impact markets. Commercial windows, doors, curtainwall and entrances, including blast and impact products.
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Category 2

Companies with Annual Sales between $500 Million and $1 Billion

Atrium Windows & Doors--includes Superior Windows of CA
Headquarters: Dallas, Texas
Employees: 4,500
Product Lines: Aluminum and vinyl windows and patio doors. Impact resistant products including windows, patio doors, fabric and shutters. Acoustic windows. Vinyl decking/railing products and patio enclosures.
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Fortune Brands
Headquarters: Deerfield, Ill.
Employees: 4,000
Product Lines: Fiberglass and steel entry doors and patio doors. Vinyl windows and patio doors. Synthetic trim and millwork components.
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The Marvin Cos.*
Headquarters: Warroad, Minn.
Employees: 5,000
Product Lines: Wood and fiberglass windows and doors.
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Ply Gem Industries--bought out Certainteed west of the Mississippi
Headquarters: Cary, N.C.
Employees: 4,300
Product Lines: Vinyl windows and patio doors. Wood and clad-wood windows, steel entry systems, and room enclosure systems.
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Category 3

Companies with Annual Sales between $300 Million and $500 Million

Associated Materials Inc.
Headquarters: Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Employees: 3,100
Product Lines: Vinyl windows and doors. Other product lines include vinyl siding, fencing, and other products.
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Champion Window & Patio Room Co.*
Headquarters: Cincinnati, Ohio
Employees: 1,700
Product Lines: Vinyl replacement windows, vinyl siding, patio rooms and porch enclosures, steel and fiberglass prime doors, and sliding patio doors.
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Harvey Building Products*
Headquarters: Waltham, Mass.
Employees: 1,500
Product Lines: Vinyl, wood, and aluminum windows. Steel and fiberglass entry doors. Acoustical windows. Patio rooms.
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MI Windows & Doors*--carries Certainteed windows East of the Mississippi
Headquarters: Gratz, Pa.
Employees: 3,500
Product Lines: Aluminum, composite and vinyl windows and doors.
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Milgard Windows & Doors*
Headquarters: Tacoma, Wash.
Employees: 3,500
Product Lines: Aluminum, vinyl, and fiberglass windows and doors.
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The Schield Family Cos.*
Headquarters: Medford, Wis.
Employees: 5,000
Product Lines: Wood and vinyl windows and patio doors. Entry doors.
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Woodgrain Millwork Inc.*
Headquarters: Fruitland, Idaho
Employees: 5,000
Product Lines: Pine doors and mouldings. Wood and aluminum-clad windows and doors, cellular PVC windows, and vinyl windows and doors.
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Category  4

Companies with Annual Sales between $200 Million and $300 Million

The Atis Group Inc.
Headquarters: Longueuil, Que., Canada
Employees: 1,600
Product Lines: Clad wood, wood, PVC, and aluminum windows. Steel and wood doors.
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Builders’ FirstSource
Headquarters: Dallas, Texas
Employees: 6,600
Product Lines: Aluminum and vinyl windows. Prehung interior and exterior doors.
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Headquarters: Chicago, Ill.
Employees: 700
Product Lines: Interior molded doors and interior molded door facings. Exterior trim and MDF panels.
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International Aluminum Corp.--residential window division in LA
Headquarters: Monterey Park, Calif.
Employees: 1,500
Product Lines: Residential aluminum and vinyl windows and sliding glass doors. Vinyl hinged doors, multi-slide and pocket doors. Commercial storefront, curtain walls, impact, blast and ribbon wall systems.
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Starline Windows Ltd.*
Headquarters: Langley, BC
Employees: 950
Product Lines: Vinyl windows and patio doors. Thermally-broken aluminum windows and patio doors. Window wall systems and balcony doors. Eurostar swing doors.
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Category  5

Companies with Annual Sales between $100 Million and $200 Million

All Weather Windows
Headquarters: Edmonton, Alta., Canada
Employees: 700
Product Lines: Wood, metal-clad and PVC windows and doors.
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Craft-Bilt Manufacturing Co.*
Headquarters: Souderton, Pa.
Product Lines: Sunrooms, conservatories, windows and awnings.
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Four Seasons Solar Products LLC
Headquarters: Holbrook, N.Y.
Employees: 311
Product Lines: Sunrooms, conservatories, screen rooms, patio covers, pergolas, and retractable awnings. Replacement windows and doors.
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Kinro Inc.
Headquarters: Arlington, Texas
Employees: 1,500
Product Lines: Windows and doors for the manufactured housing and recreational vehicle industries.
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Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Inc.
Headquarters: Wausau, Wis.
Employees: 1,600
Product Lines: Wood windows and doors. Vinyl windows and doors. Fiberglass doors. Wood interior doors.
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Larson Manufacturing Co.*
Headquarters: Brookings, S.D.
Employees: 1,500
Product Lines: Aluminum and wood-core storm doors. Storm windows and retractable screen doors.
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Headquarters: Steinbach, Man., Canada
Employees: 1,500
Product Lines: Wood windows and doors.
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Modern Builders Supply Inc.*
Headquarters: Toledo, Ohio
Employees: 600
Product Lines: Vinyl windows, wood windows, steel and fiberglass entry doors, shutters.
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ODL Inc.*
Headquarters: Zeeland, Mich.
Employees: 1,100
Product Lines: Doorlites, decorative glass products and skylights. Entry door blinds and retractable screens.
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Patio Enclosures Inc.
Headquarters: Macedonia, Ohio
Employees: 700
Product Lines: Residential and commercial sunrooms, solariums and conservatories. Retractable and window and door awnings. Replacement windows. Solar shades.
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PGT Industries
Headquarters: N. Venice, Fla.
Employees: 1,200
Product Lines: PGT aluminum and vinyl windows and doors, WinGuard impact-resistant windows and doors, Eze-Breeze sliding panels and PGT architectural systems.
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Sierra Pacific Windows*
Headquarters: Redding, Calif.
Product Lines: Wood and aluminum-clad wood windows and doors.
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Steves & Sons
Headquarters: San Antonio, Texas
Employees: 850
Product Lines: Molded panel, flush, wood stile-and-rail and MDF interior doors. Steel, fiberglass, molded panel and flush exterior doors.
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Stock Building Supply
Headquarters: Raleigh, N.C.
Product Lines: Wood windows, pre-hung doors, and specialty millwork.
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Below smaller companies with sales in California

Category  7

Companies with Annual Sales between $50 Million and $75 Million

Amsco Windows*--carried in CA
Headquarters: Salt Lake City, Utah
Employees: 300
Product Lines: Vinyl and composite windows and doors.
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Anlin Window Systems*
Headquarters: Clovis, Calif.
Employees: 250
Product Lines: Vinyl windows and doors.
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Category  9

Companies with Annual Sales between $30 Million and $40 Million

Amerimax Building Products*
Headquarters: Plano, Texas
Employees: 145
Product Lines: Vinyl windows and doors.
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Empire Pacific Windows--builder’s series carried by Dixiline
Headquarters: Tualatin, Ore.
Employees: 250
Product Lines: Vinyl windows and doors, including Energy Star horizontal and vertical sliders, picture windows, patio doors, casements, awnings and skylights.
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Category  10

Companies with Annual Sales between $15 Million and $30 Million

Brothers Home Improvement*
Headquarters: Roseville, Calif.
Employees: 135
Product Lines: Vinyl windows and doors for the replacement market.
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Win-Dor Inc.*
Headquarters: Anaheim, Calif.
Employees: 220
Product Lines: Vinyl replacement windows and doors.
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A number of manufacturers that are carried in the San Diego market are too small to be listed including Alsides of Ohio, American Integrity of California, CDI of Oregon, Magic of Ontario Canada, Vinyl Master of San Diego, VPI of Oregon, Window Factory of San Diego.  Many of these smaller companies are in financial trouble.   Still others once featured have been gobbled up such as Superior, Window Master, Pozzi, Great Lakes,

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ANLIN WINDOW SYSTEMS One of the 5 best selling windows in metro San Diego

Headquarters: Clovis, CA
Product lines: Vinyl windows and doors.
Employees: 300
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Focusing on high-end vinyl replacement windows, Anlin recently completed a $10 million expansion project, including installation of four automated Super Spacer lines for the production of insulating glass. In 2001, it added 115,000 square feet to its plant, bringing the total to 200,000. The company, which had been a licensed manufacturer of CertainTeed Window products, now offers its own line of high-performance products designed specifically for the California market.


ANDERSON CORP.  Big on marketing, high in price

Headquarters: Bayport, MN
Product lines: Wood windows and patio doors. Composite replacement windows.
Employees: 8,500
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Andersen, which reports making over 5 million windows and doors annually, ranked 104th in Forbes Magazine’s 2004 annual listing of America’s largest private companies. Forbes estimated Andersen’s 2003 sales at $2.15 billion, up from $2 billion in 2002. In 2004, the manufacturer completed a new 150,000-square-foot extrusion facility in North Branch, MN, that produces lineal window and door components made with the company’s Fibrex wood/plastic composite material.

 ATRIUM WINDOWS & DOORS  Bought out Superior Windows of Ontario & Hayward, CA, in 05.  Superior Millworks is carried by A + Windows.  The best value in wood windows. 

Headquarters: Dallas
Product lines: Aluminum and vinyl windows and patio doors.
Employees: 7,000
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Atrium, which states it is the largest manufacturer of residential vinyl and aluminum windows in North America, now operates over 80 manufacturing and distribution centers in 23 states and Mexico. It produces about 7 million windows and patio doors per year and has annual sales of nearly $800 million, according to company officials. Atrium continues to be one of the most active consolidators in the window and door industry. It focuses on the repair and remodeling markets in California, Arizona, Nevada and Hawaii through an extensive dealer network.



Headquarters: Valley Forge, PA
Product lines: Vinyl windows and patio doors. Also supplies vinyl extrusions to independent window fabricators.
Employees: 1,400
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In an effort to tap into the high-growth markets in the western United States, CertainTeed opened a new multimillion dollar, 229,000-square-foot production facility in W. Sacramento, CA, in 2004, making it the second straight year the company has constructed a new window plant. In 2003, it added a 210,000-square-foot facility in Lebanon, IN. CertainTeed also added Marshall Vinyl Windows in 2002. CertainTeed—also a leading North American manufacturer of vinyl and fiber cement siding; vinyl and composite decking, railing and fencing; residential and HVAC insulation; residential and commercial roofing and pipe and foundation systems—celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2004.


EAGLE WINDOW & DOOR Popular with contractors building custom homes

Headquarters: Dubuque, IA
Product lines: Wood and clad-wood windows and doors.
Employees: 800
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Eagle sets itself apart by providing high-end window and door products that offer additional value, such as VisionGuard protective film, which the company launched as a standard feature at the 2004 Builders’ Show. Eagle was acquired by Linsalata Partners in 2002. Linsalata, a Cleveland-based private equity firm, also has an interest in Alenco Windows, another Top 100 manufacturer. Eagle Window & Door operates a 390,000-square-foot plant in Dubuque, IA.



Headquarters: Corona, CA
Product lines: Aluminum windows and doors. Wardrobe mirror doors.
Employees: 130
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The company produces aluminum windows and doors for luxury homes and commercial applications. It sells its products throughout the United States, as well as internationally. In 2001, it added vinyl windows and sliding doors, constructing a 35,000-square-foot expansion to its manufacturing facility to accommodate the new line. In 2003, it added an aluminum entrance door line with offerings up to 4 x 12 feet.


INTERNATIONAL ALUMINUM CORP.    Parent company of IWC which is carried by A Plus Windows

Headquarters: Monterey Park, CA
Product lines: Aluminum and vinyl window and door products.
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International Aluminum is an integrated manufacturer of a diverse line of aluminum and vinyl products. The publicly traded firm operates 14 North American subsidiaries, including International Window Corp., which produces aluminum and vinyl windows and doors. The residential window unit operates manufacturing plants in South Gate and Hayward, CA, and Phoenix. For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2004, it reported residential sales of approximately $65 million and commercial product sales of nearly $100 million.


 JELD-WEN INC. They bought out Window Master in 05, which is San Diego manufactured, and also Pozzi, an Oregon wood window company. 

Headquarters: Klamath Falls, OR
Product lines: Wood, vinyl and aluminum windows and patio doors. Wood, steel, fiberglass and composite entry doors. Interior doors. Millwork products.
Employees: 20,000
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Forbes Magazine estimated Jeld-Wen’s 2003 sales to be approximately $2.19 billion, which put the company 98th on its 2004 list of America’s largest private companies. With a full range of window and door manufacturing operations, Jeld-Wen added two more companies to its roster last year. Started in 1960, Jeld-Wen grew rapidly during the ‘90s with numerous acquisitions. In 2003, it launched a major re-branding initiative to sell all of its products under the Jeld-Wen name. Previously selling such well-known brand names as Caradco, Norco and Pozzi, its wood window manufacturing operations are based in Rantoul, IL; Hawkins, WI; and Bend, OR



Headquarters: Warroad, MN
Product lines: Wood and composite windows and doors.
Employees: 4,500
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Marvin opened its first East Coast plant in 2004. The new 200,000-square-foot facility in Roanoke, VA, produces the Integrity line of windows and doors, combining a fiberglass composite exterior with a wood interior. The facility is expected to create 150 jobs by the end of 2005 and 350 by the end of 2008. It also has a joint venture operation, Tecton Products, that manufactures fiberglass pultrusions. Marvin has a network of wholesale distribution branches and approximately 4,500 retail dealers in the United States. It also sells products in Canada, Asia, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East.



Headquarters: Mississauga, ON
Product lines: Steel, wood, fiberglass and composite entry and patio doors. Interior, French and bi-fold doors.
Employees: 12,000
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Pending approval by shareholders, the publicly traded Masonite will be owned by Kohlberg, Kravis, Roberts & Co., one of the world’s largest private equity firms, by the end of February. The world’s largest door manufacturer, Masonite reported 2003 sales of $1.78 billion. Based on the first three quarters of last year, 2004 annual sales should surpass the $2 billion mark. All together, Masonite operates over 70 manufacturing and distribution facilities in 12 countries in North and South America, Asia, Europe and Africa and employs over 12,000 people serving customers in over 50 countries.


MILGARD WINDOWS A Plus Windows carries Milgard brand which is manufactured in their Temecula plant.  It is the best selling replacement window in metro San Diego. 

Headquarters: Tacoma, WA
Product lines: Vinyl, aluminum and fiberglass windows and doors.
Employees: 4,500
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Once catering primarily to the West Coast, Milgard has expanded to the Midwest and East Coast in recent years, opening plants in Aurora, IL, and Fredericksburg, VA. Masco Corp., which acquired Milgard Windows in 2001, honored the company in 2003 for surpassing the half-billion dollar annual sales mark. In addition to Milgard, Masco owns Cambrian Windows Ltd., Premier Manufacturing Ltd. and Griffin Windows Ltd. in the UK. Each produces vinyl window, door and conservatory products.


PELLA CORP.  Big on marketing, high in price

Headquarters: Pella, IA
Product lines: Wood, vinyl and fiberglass windows and patio doors. Storm doors. Steel and fiberglass entry door systems.
Employees: 8,300
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Forbes Magazine estimated Pella’s annual sales at $1.06 billion, ranking the Iowa-based manufacturer 272nd in the publication’s 2004 list of America’s largest private companies. In 2004, Pella moved to expand its vinyl window and door capacity once again, announcing plans to open a new 150,000-square-foot ThermaStar by Pella plant in W. Columbia, SC. ThermaStar by Pella vinyl windows and patio doors, along with other products in the company line, are featured in the Pella Design Centers at Lowe’s Home Improvement Warehouse stores across the country. Pella launched the “store-within-a-store” concept with Lowe’s in 2001.



Headquarters: Redding, CA
Product lines: Wood and aluminum-clad wood windows and doors.
Employees:  3,900

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The manufacturer of wood and aluminum-clad wood windows and doors offers products in Ponderosa pine and Douglas fir. Sierra Pacific Windows services the 11 western states. Its parent company is Sierra Pacific Industries, which owns or manages about 1.5 million acres of forest land in California and employs some 3,900 people.


SIMONTON WINDOWS/SBR INC.  One of the top 5 in San Diego replacement market

Headquarters: Parkersburg, WV
Product lines: Vinyl windows and doors. Acrylic block windows. Decorative millwork products.
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Simonton Windows operates seven window manufacturing facilities in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Illinois, Florida and California. In California, it recently moved from into a new 195,000-square-foot facility designed to provide expanded space for growth. It also operates SimEx, a vinyl extrusion facility in St. Marys, WV, and a product development center in Pennsboro. One of the largest vinyl window and door manufacturers in the United States, the company’s line includes StormBreaker Plus impact-resistant products, ProFinish new construction windows and doors and the Reflections by Simonton, Prism by Simonton replacement windows and doors.


Superior Windows.  A Plus Windows carries Superior.  One of the top 5 in California.

Headquarters: Hayward & Ontario CA
Product lines: Vinyl, aluminum, and wood windows and patio doors.
Employees: 1,500
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Superior Windows has been supplying the Southwest for over 50 years with quality windows and doors.  A Plus has been installing their products for over 10 years, and Jerry has taken a tour of their Ontario facility (in metro LA).  Their wood line which comes with aluminum clad is built better than others for they use an LVL core.




Headquarters: Riverside, CA
Product lines: Wood doors and windows.
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Founded in 1935, T.M. Cobb serves California and its neighboring states through six manufacturing operations, three warehouses and eight sales offices. With total size of its locations now approaching 1 million square feet, the supplier of doors, windows and millwork products reports it has one of the largest flush door manufacturing operations in the West, located in San Bernardino, CA.


THERMOVIEW INDUSTRIES INC. A national company which relies on telemarketing and high pressure sales at inflated prices.  There is a local outlet off of Miramar Road. Filed Chapter 11 in 2005, their shares are trading on AMEX at 25 cents--December of 07. 

Headquarters: Louisville, KY
Product lines: Vinyl and composite replacement windows.
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Started in April 1998, ThermoView has acquired 14 window manufacturing, marketing and installation businesses throughout the United States. Initially focusing on the replacement window business, it has evolved to service the home improvement market. Its sales figures represent its overall business—not only windows and doors—but a variety of other home improvement products and services. In 2004, it launched a new retail approach, opening two locations that sell products under the THV: America’s Home Improvement Company banner.



Headquarters: Medford, WI
Product lines: Wood and vinyl windows and patio doors. Entry doors.
Employees: 5,400
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Founded in 1955, Weather Shield employs more than 2,700 people in facilities in Medford, Ladysmith, Park Falls, and Greenwood, WI, and Logan, UT, with over 2 million square feet of manufacturing space. The Weather Shield line is said to include products that meet residential and light-commercial building needs in any climate. It offers vinyl, composite, vinyl- and aluminum-clad and wood windows and patio doors with different features and options to appeal to its particular market segment. Peachtree, which also offers steel and fiberglass patio and entry doors, is one of a few brands to offer products for every opening in the home, officials note.

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