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Announcing the Marvin And SIW Partnership

It was a natural fit when Marvin and SIW partnered in December 2018, because we both share a dedication to quality, design innovation and exceptional customer service. In addition, both of the family-owned businesses operate under a set of shared values that put customers, communities and employees first. About Marvin Marvin is a fourth-generation, family-owned and operated business, headquartered in Warroad, Minn. with nearly 6,000 employees in 13 facilities across 11 cities throughout the United States and Canada. The Marvin Family of Brands represents Marvin’s fenestration portfolio, which includes Marvin Windows and Doors and its handcrafted wood and wood clad products; […]

SIW Impact Windows and Doors Urges Change In Window Manufacturing Industry

Delray Beach, FL – SIW is urging the window manufacturing industry to take heed of the negative environmental impact of vinyl window manufacturing. SIW Impact Windows and Doors, one of the largest aluminun impact resistant window manufacturers in South Florida is calling for the window manufacturing industry to be more environmentally responsible. Abe Lopez, President of SIW Impact Windows commented: “There are still vinyl windows been manufactured and it simply isn’t safe, not only for the homeowners, the manufacturing workers but also the environment.” Vinyl chloride, used in the manufacturing process of vinyl is an extremely volatile and flammable gas […]

Forward Thinking Facelifts in Coral Gables

Ah, Miami: home of spas, fine cuisine, and art exhibits. The city teems with beautiful architecture, both historic and modern. What better reason to protect Miami’s precious structures against hurricanes? SIW Impact Windows & Doors has partnered with homes in Coral Gables to provide custom impact windows. Beautiful and functional, the impact glass aims to protect the structures against vicious Florida hurricanes, which strike without warning. Residents say that the precautions have given them peace of mind that their homes in the historic city of Coral Gables will be protected against storms.


Yida Alfonso Lopez was recently featured in The Boca Raton Observer magazine for their section on Enterprising Women. Yida explained her philosophies on the company’s sustained growth and how she balances her professional and family life. Yida commented in the article: “We work hard, but I never sacrifice my family life. I make sure the weekends are for the kids. When I am at work I’m all about work, when I am home, it is all about them.” To read the full story click here: