Bird-Safe Glass: Ordinances, Mandates, & Protecting the Feathered

Studies documenting bird mortality from collisions with glass on buildings estimate hundreds of millions of birds die each year in North America from this cause alone.  www.ScienceDirect.com Bird-friendly design is a growing entity within the construction industry, and Quaker Windows & Doors is proud to be a part of these progressive efforts.  We offer special […]

An Updated View at MO Governor’s Mansion

Built in 1871, the Missouri Governor’s Mansion in Jefferson City sits proudly near the state’s capitol building and on the bluff overlooking the Missouri River. Despite various renovations in the 1980s, the 2-story sun porch of the mansion still contained age-old, inefficient windows. In 2019, Gov. Mike Parson decided to change that by replacing the […]

Quaker Glass Plant Expansion

As part of Quaker Windows and Doors ongoing efforts to bring new innovation and automation to our manufacturing  facilities, Quaker has completed an expansion and modernization project at its insulated glass and tempering production facility. Quaker processes over 50,000 pounds of glass on average each day and this new expansion and automation project allows Quaker […]