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Invest in Community

Tue, Oct 24, 2006

West Des Moines, IA – The construction of Windsor Windows & Doors’ 100,000 square foot addition is well underway. This facility will produce the company’s newly expanded line of vinyl windows and will be adjacent to Windsor’s current West Des Moines facility located on South 19th Street. Manufacturing is anticipated to begin in November 2006.

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Windsor Donates

Tue, Oct 24, 2006

West Des Moines, IA – Windsor Windows & Doors is joining millions of Americans in the spirit of helping others on the nationally recognized “Make a Difference Day,” October 28, 2006. Windsor will donate the windows for a Kernel Cottage, which will be given away to a family in need. The Kernel Cottage is an extension of the Katrina Cottage, which was designed specifically for Gulf Coast victims of Hurricane Katrina.

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Windsor Expands

Tue, Oct 24, 2006

West Des Moines, IA – Windsor Windows & Doors has recently made substantial investments in both its West Des Moines, IA and Monroe, NC production facilities. Windsor has recently installed equipment used to make Insulated Glass (I.G.), creating a new glazing system the company can proudly call its own. The exceptional quality of materials and machinery used in Windsor’s Glazing System will be used to produce some of Windsor’s existing product lines, in addition to producing a brand new vinyl window. This enlarged vinyl offering will now include a professional grade window called Next Dimension Pro.

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Hurricane Relief

Tue, Oct 24, 2006

Since the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, it became increasingly clear that FEMA trailers do not provide suitable living conditions. While FEMA provides trailers at no charge following a natural disaster, the trailers offer little in terms of hope or comfort, and they are most certainly not a long-term solution. The temporary trailers are not intended to house people for longer than 18 months, due to the risk of fire. Unfortunately, the use of these trailers is commonly extended beyond their intended application. Between August 13 and September 26, 2004, four hurricanes made landfall in Florida leaving 17,000 people without homes. One third of these people were still living in FEMA’s travel trailers after two years. In comparison, Hurricane Katrina left one million people homeless. It’s evident that past housing solutions for future hurricanes will continue to fail if something is not done differently to house those in the Gulf Coast.

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