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PRODUCTS and Architizer Recognize Integrity Red Diamond Achiever Award Winners

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 07:34

The six winners of the Integrity Red Diamond Achiever Awards received national recognition from prominent publications PRODUCTS and Architizer. Both articles highlight the variety of design styles across all of the winning projects. 

Read more at PRODUCTS.com and Architizer.com

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Professional Remodeler Names Marvin Next Generation Ultimate Double Hung Window a Top 100 Product 

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 13:10

Professional Remodeler named the Marvin Next Generation Ultimate Double Hung Window as one of its 2016 Top 100 Products. The win highlights the innovative keeperless hardware system, multi-point locking system and lockable vent mode of the Next Generation Ultimate Double Hung.

Read more about the Top 100 Products in the 2016 August issue available here.

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Convenient clinic: Marvin Windows and Doors launches onsite clinic in Warroad, Minn.

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 09:07

Alissa Partee, director of total rewards at Marvin Windows, tours one of the exam rooms in the onsite clinic at the production facility in Warroad. (Jesse Trelstad/Grand Forks Herald)

WARROAD, Minn.—The hallway behind the human resources department at Marvin Windows and Doors‘ plant here appears to be an entrance to a factory floor.

But it also leads to a door to a much different environment, one that instantly feels like the sterile waiting room at a doctor’s office. Informational pamphlets were hanging on the wall, and an office worker greeted visitors from behind a desk.

The onsite clinic at Marvin’s Warroad production facility is open to the manufacturer’s employees and spouses, and provides health care services typically found off the campus but at a more convenient location. Employees can even stay clocked in during visits.

“We don’t want any barriers for people to use it,” said Alissa Partee, director of Total Rewards for the company. The “Total Rewards” moniker represents Marvin’s efforts to focus on a broader approach to employee compensation and benefits, including the onsite clinic.

The 1,764-square-foot clinic has seen more than 1,800 visits in the first six months after it opened in January. It’s run by Healthstat, a Charlotte, N.C.,-based workplace clinic management company, and includes a lab, hearing testing room, physical therapy space and medication dispensary room.

Read the complete story at GrandForksHerald.com.

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Christine Marvin Talks Windows With Modernize

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 07:30

Christine Marvin sits down with Modernize for their latest Brand Spotlight to talk trends, environmental practices, window shopping tips and more.

“With endless customizations, exclusive innovations, high-performance energy-efficiency options, and our unmatched personal service at every point in the process, customers will be able to find beautiful windows and doors for every project,” said Christine.

Read more: Modernize.com.

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Integrity Announces Winners of 2016 Red Diamond Achiever Awards

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 13:51

FARGO, N.D. – (AUGUST 30, 2016) – Integrity Windows and Doors has announced the winners of its 2016 Red Diamond Achiever Awards. The annual awards honor the exceptional work of licensed builders, remodelers and architects who use Integrity windows and doors in their projects.

A nationally-recognized panel of industry professionals selected five Red Diamond Achiever Award winners, based on projects that demonstrated outstanding creativity, unique architecture, complexity, sustainability and solutions to construction challenges. In addition, one winner was selected as the People’s Choice winner by popular vote from all projects entered.

The 2016 judging panel included Lou Manfredini, DIY expert, “TODAY Show” contributor and host of several home-improvement TV shows, along with The Marvin Companies Director of Corporate Strategy, Christine Marvin, Frank Anton, Vice Chairman of Hanley Wood, and Shawn McCadden, a nationally-known speaker, business trainer, columnist and award-winning remodeler.

“The projects this year were nothing short of inspiring, diverse and fun applications of Integrity windows and doors,” said Christine Marvin. “From barn-style homes to lake-front getaways to beach bungalows, the use of Integrity’s tough, durable window and door products in these beautiful projects made for a winning combination in every entry. The variety of submissions showcase Integrity’s range of applications in residential and commercial projects, equipped with the all-out performance to withstand any environment.”

From a field of more than 280 entries, the judging panel named the following five winners Red Diamond Achievers:
Lake Calhoun Organic Modern by John Kraemer & Sons – a strikingly beautiful, contemporary artisan home in Minneapolis
The Bancroft by Yankee Barn Homes – an expansive, barn-style home with post and beam architecture and lofted spaces in West Lebanon, N.H.
Cape Elizabeth Home by Kevin Browne Architecture – a modern home with gable roof lines and farmhouse height to pay homage to its Cape Elizabeth, Maine heritage
Forrest Walk by Moser Construction Management LLC – an impressive remodel of a 1925-built Catholic grade school into four residential condo flats in Narberth, Pa.
Redwood Avenue by Boulder Home Builders LLC and Pocci Design Group – a contemporary, boutique home in Boulder, Colo. with panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains

Red Diamond Achiever Award winners will receive a profile on the Integrity website and its social media channels, a VIP trip for two to Minneapolis and Warroad, Minn. for a Marvin Windows and Doors facilities tour and awards ceremony, and a beautiful glass award that features a picture of their project. A cash donation will also be made on behalf of each winner’s company to a charity of their choice.

A second round of judging by the general public crowned the People’s Choice Award winner. Prairie Barn by Camenisch Company Inc. was honored for the pairing of a simple, barn-style exterior with a modern interior showcasing clean lines and an abundance of natural light flowing through the Integrity® Casement, Awning and Double Hung Windows. In addition to the standard awards package, the company will receive an iPad Air™ to help further support the success of its business.

To learn more about the Red Diamond Achiever Awards and see the winning projects, visit IntegrityWindows.com/RedDiamondAchiever.

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The Marvin Companies Promote Christine Marvin to Director of Corporate Strategy

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 15:56

New role expands corporate strategy team and vision for long-term company growth 

WARROAD, Minn. – August 16, 2016 – The Marvin Companies has promoted Christine Marvin to the position of Director of Corporate Strategy. A fourth-generation family member of the family-owned and operated fenestration company, Christine previously served as the Director of Marketing for the Marvin Windows and Doors brand.

In her new role, Christine will lead the development and implementation of strategic efforts to bring The Marvin Companies’ vision and purpose for the future to life, and will report to Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy Jim Macaulay.

“Christine’s experience and industry knowledge are incredible assets to The Marvin Companies,” said Macaulay. “During her time leading marketing for Marvin Windows and Doors, Christine demonstrated both product development and marketing communications leadership, and has her finger on the pulse of industry trends. Those skills and insights are essential to the corporate strategy team and ultimately advancing our entire organization.”

Prior to her work as the director of marketing, Christine also served as marketing communications manager and group product planning manager at Marvin Windows and Doors. She also served as the territory manager for the company’s West Coast distributor, BMD, Inc.

“I am proud to have the unique opportunity to help lead a business my great-grandfather laid the groundwork for more than 100 years ago. His ingenuity sparked an energy in the second, third and fourth generations, who have dramatically evolved the legacy of the Marvin brands,” said Christine. “In my new role, I’m fortunate to be able to stand on that heritage while marrying my passion for marketing with strategic planning for The Marvin Companies’ continued long-term growth.”

A graduate of Macalaster College, Christine also earned a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in integrated marketing strategy from the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business.

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About The Marvin Companies
The Marvin Companies is a third- and fourth-generation, family-owned and operated business, headquartered in Warroad, Minn. with more than 5,000 employees in 12 factories throughout the United States. The Marvin Family of Brand represents Marvin’s fenestration portfolio, which includes Marvin Windows and Doors and its handcrafted wood and wood clad products; Integrity Windows and Doors, which pioneered the fiberglass window category with the introduction of its patented Ultrex® Fiberglass material; and Infinity Replacement Windows, which offers homeowners a premier line of Ultrex replacement windows with distinctive design. Marvin and its Family of Brands are distributed nationally through a network of independent dealers and are also exported internationally. Visit Marvin.com to learn more.

 

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Marvin Named to Pro Builder Magazine's Top 100 Products

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 21:19

The Marvin Ultimate Multi-Slide Door was named to Professional Builder magazine’s Top 100 Products of 2016. The magazine notes:

“Homeowners can now bring the outside in with the Ultimate Multi-Slide Door from Marvin Windows and Doors. Available in multiple configurations and sizes to fit a variety of different openings, Ultimate Multi-Slide Door panels come in standard widths of 3 feet to 6 feet and heights of 7 feet to 12 feet. When opened, the panels stack in front of one another. A unidirectional configuration or the bi-parting style, which opens from the center, can be selected, and each configuration is available in both left- and right-handed styles.” – Professional Builder staff

Learn more: Marvin Ultimate Multi-Slide Door

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