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November 21, 2013

Horizon Distribution, recognized by Denver-based PRO Group as the “Farm Mart Distributor of the Year,” says one of the keys to high performance is constant vigilance. 

“I think we just listen to our customers and try to fill their needs,” said Mike Dawson, retail division manager for Yakima, Wash.-based Horizon. “We try to provide them with ideas on how to move forward, whether its marketing, inventory control or new products.”

March 3, 2011

Jeld-Wen has sold part of its Yakima, Wash., vinyl extrusion plant to Quanex Building Products, according to an article in the Portland Business Journal. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

Quanex is a longtime business partner of Jeld-Wen. Quanex’s Mikron operation will purchase equipment and other assets from Jeld-Wen’s extrusion operation.