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Case Study – Doubletree Fort Shelby Hotel

March 2014

Located in the Motor City’s downtown area, this magnificent structure was designed in the Beaux-Arts architectural style, with brick and limestone incorporated as its main materials. Originally named for an Army fort that had been built on the site years ago, the 22-story building opened in 191 6. It eventually was renamed the “Pick Fort […]

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February 2014 Keystone Award

February 2014

When Quaker built the new glass plant in Maries County a decade ago, one of the distribution concerns was getting the completed glass to the right departments in a timely manner. Norma Jean Hoffman was the solution. On an average day, Norma unloads a dozen trucks packed with full glass carts. She delivers the carts, […]

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Case Study – Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA

February 2014

Just before the Civil War’s battle of Chancellorsville, General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, who perished that day, surveyed the field and saw many men from Virginia Military Institute around him. It was at that time that he spoke the oft-quoted words:” The Institute will be heard from today.” It’s still being heard from today. Approximately 1,300 […]

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December 2013 Keystone Award

December 2013

Over the last 17 years, Clarence “Frank” Jones has driven close to two million miles and visited hundreds of customers while delivering thousands of windows, all the while being the face of Quaker Window Products. Some of the feedback Quaker received includes “he always has a smile when he comes in the door” and “it […]

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Case Study – E.C. Glass High School, Lynchburg, VA

December 2013

This historic school, named for a long-time superintendent of schools in Lynchburg, is a highly visible landmark located along a beautiful part of the city. It was designed and built in the 1950s and has remained virtually unaltered since its completion, keeping intact its conservative modern design and it’s locally familiar soft-red brick with limestone […]

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November 2013 KeyStone Award

November 2013

The Quaker Service team consists of six employees that spend all their time and considerable effort making sure that Quaker’s ultimate customers (the homeowners) are absolutely satisfied with their Windows. Under the guidance of Christina Herzing, the road crew consists of Nicholas Gruchala, Jonathan Kaesik, Robert Rahner, Paul Rosenberg and Lance Welschmeyer. The service team […]

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Case Study-Junior House Lofts, Milwaukee, WI

November 2013

Windows: Historical Series H420 Venting Tax Credits: State & Federal This structure was built in 1915 in Milwaukee’s Walkers Point neighborhood. Square D Corporation used the building initially before it became a factory and warehouse for Junior House, a ladies clothing manufacturer. Junior House saw its peak of success in the late 1950′s and 1960s […]

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October 2013 KeyStone Award

October 2013

Aaron Haller has been the “go to” person in wood for several years.  His tireless efforts to perfect the wood product and production have lead to a number of changes in the design of the product as well as the manufacturing process.   Aaron frequently displays his “whatever it takes” approach as he tackles engineering issues […]

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Modern Spins

October 2013

More than ever, the face of the modern castle is focusing on windows. Not just how they look on the outside or inside, but what they do. Today’s homeowner wants unbendable integrity and green efficiency blended with contemporary expressions for a true 21st century look and feel. Quaker Windows & Doors uniquely wraps these qualities […]

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September 2013 KeyStone Award

September 2013

Ginger Rollins has been a part of the Quaker family for over 27 years.  She always goes above and beyond in doing the right thing for her customers and Quaker Window Products.   Quaker was recently awarded a very large vinyl window job that required 5” panning.  The plan was to mechanically attach the panning.  The […]

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