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 […]

Grand Opening of Eldon: Phase II for Quaker Windows & Doors

October 24, 2022 — It may have been rainy and overcast outside on Monday, October 24th, but it was a great day to be inside at Quaker’s commercial window & door campus in Eldon, MO. More than 100 people were on hand for the grand opening of Phase II, a quarter million sq. ft addition […]

Quaker Windows and Doors to Display at BEC in Nashville

Freeburg, MO –– Quaker Windows and Doors is please to announce that it will be displaying at the National Glass Association’s  Building Envelope Conference (BEC) on March 27-29th, 2022 in Nashville, TN . In its 24th year, the Building Envelope Conference is one of the top educational and networking events targeted towards glazing contractors, fabricators, […]

Quaker Products Now Listed in SpecLink

Quaker Windows & Doors, a leading manufacturer of aluminum, vinyl & wood windows & doors, has announced that its products are now listed in SpecLink, a software platform that has helped thousands of architects, engineers, and specifiers simplify and improve their process for creating and collaborating on building project specifications. SpecLink offers a comprehensive library […]

Quaker Windows Publishes BIM Models on ARCAT

Quaker Windows and Doors is excited to announce the publication of BIM models for Quaker’s C600 and M600 commercial windows on ARCAT, the leading Web platform for architects, engineers, and other design professionals. To make these models more widely available, ARCAT has created the BIM models in the four most recent versions of the Revit […]

Quaker Windows & Doors Joins the National Glass Association

Quaker Windows & Doors Joins the National Glass Association Quaker Windows and Doors is please to announce that it has joined the National Glass Association (NGA) to better serve and support the commercial fenestration market. NGA’s member community is 1,700 companies strong and represents all aspects of the glazing and glass building products industry. NGA […]

Quaker Launches New Commercial Windows & Doors Website

Freeburg, MO –– Quaker Windows and Doors is thrilled to announce the launch of its new Commercial/Architectural window and door website, www.QuakerCommercialWindows.com on Monday, November 1, 2021. With Architects and Specifiers in mind, Quaker has developed this next generation website that features an interactive learning experience focusing on cutting-edge fenestration technologies, as well as innovative […]

Continuing to Grow: Eldon Expansion Phase III has begun

Eldon, MO –– This month marks the 1-year anniversary of Quaker Windows and Doors opening of their Eldon (MO) Manufacturing facility and Offices. The manufacturing plant and office build-out in Eldon were Phases 1 and 2 of Quaker’s multi-phase Eldon expansion plan for the 130-acre campus. Yesterday, Thursday, May 6th, Missouri Governor Mike Parson visited […]

Quaker’s Historical Windows recognized as part of Metamorphosis Award Winning Projects

Retrofit Magazine’s annual Metamorphosis Awards recognizes historical development and redevelopment projects in a variety of categories each year, ranging from overall Transformations, to Mixed Use, and Multi-Family projects. In 2020, Quaker Windows & Doors was recognized as part of three astounding renovation projects across the country who received Metamorphosis Awards this year. photo credit: Orion […]

Product of the Year: FlexScreen available on Quaker Windows

Congratulations to our valued business partner, FlexScreen, who was recently announced as BIG (Business Intelligence Group) Awards Product of the Year 2020!  FlexScreen’s sleek, easy to install, and nearly indestructible flexible window screens are a product of the future, available now as part of your Quaker Windows! Check out all of the amazing Quaker Windows […]

Fully Remote HSW-CEU Presentations Available Now

Fully Remote AIA-Continuing Education Courses Available Quaker Windows & Doors is recognized by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) as a Continuing Education Units (CEU) provider for more than a decade, and committed to providing ongoing education opportunities to design professionals in the fenestration industry. As a registered AIA/CES provider, Quaker is now offering a […]

National Historic Preservation Month: The Gasconade County Courthouse

May is National Historic Preservation month. A month dedicated to our history, our heritage, and to the historic buildings that have stood the “test of time” in our nation, region, and even our own hometowns. In honor of our this, Quaker Windows & Doors would like to remember many of the amazing historical renovation and […]

OptiCore Named Best New Design/Feature 2019 by DWM Magazine

In a category filled with ideas and innovations from throughout the industry, Quaker Windows & Doors is excited to announce we are the winner of DWM Magazine’s Reader’s Choice Award for best New Design/Feature in Windows & Doors 2019 with our patented OptiCore Technology. OptiCore Technology is changing the face of architectural window design with structural, thermal, and […]

Quaker Awarded Missouri’s BEST Window Company & Large Employer 2020

  The new year has brought new opportunities for Quaker Windows & Doors, and also new awards. On January 6th, Missouri Magazine announced that Quaker Windows & Doors has won Missouri’s Best Window Company for the second year in a row AND Missouri’s Best Large Employer in 2020 (see our current career opportunities)! We are […]

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 […]

Eldon Update | Sept. 30, 2019

Windows are in, and roofing has begun. The site area around the building is also being prepped for future additions to come. #buildingforthefuture #eldonupdate   

Quaker Awarded Place on Inc. 5000 list for 2019

Quaker Windows and Doors Joins 2019 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies Inc. Magazine announced that Quaker Window Products has been named to the 2019 Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing privately held companies in America. Quaker has experienced sixty percent growth over the past three years focusing on a strategic growth plan […]

Book Tower Restoration – Detroit, MI

Restoration of the magnificent 38-story Book Tower Building in Detroit, Michigan is underway, and Quaker Windows & Doors is excited to be a part of it.   This historic building, was originally thought to be a library or document archive due to it’s name, however, the Book building received its name due to the original […]

The Future of Quaker is Growing | Eldon 2020

Progress is moving right along with the newest Quaker Windows & Doors location in Eldon, Missouri. Steel is up and completed along one whole edge of the upcoming building, and soon the skeleton of our future plant will have risen gracefully along the Eldon skyline. The future of Quaker is growing…Eldon 2020. #eldonupdate 

Quaker’s 70th Anniversary: TMK Golf Tournament & Scholarship Fundraiser

Quaker Windows & Doors annual TMK Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser and Golf Tournament is always an exciting time of year. Representatives from Quaker’s authorized dealerships, vendors, suppliers, outside sales reps, and Quaker team members converge for the annual  events, which include tours of Quaker’s plant & facilities, a Meet & Greet dinner, and culminates in a […]

Quaker Windows & Doors Announces New Window Products Featuring Patented OPTICORE TECHNOLOGY

Freeburg, MO — In celebration of 70 years in business, Quaker Windows & Doors has announced the introduction of its newly patented window products featuring OPTICORE TECHNOLOGY. OPTICORE products have been engineered to create a superior Architecturally Enhanced Aluminum window system that defines the next evolution in thermal, structural and sound transmission performance, while allowing […]

Quaker Adds New Architectural Terrace Doors To Its M600 Series of Products

Freeburg, Mo.–– Quaker has added two new high performance architecturally rated Terrace Doors to its M600 Series of products to satisfy the industry demand for superior quality . The M603 Out-swing (AW70) and M602 In-swing (AW50) Terrace Doors feature a 4-1/2” Framing system, 1” insulating glass pocket, out-swing low profile sill, out-swing and in-swing French doors […]

Breaking Ground in Eldon, MO | Quaker Windows & Doors

November 1, 2018 – It may have been a cold and rainy morning, but that didn’t stop more than 100 people from gathering in a open field in Eldon, MO to break ground on Quaker Windows & Doors newest plant location. Quaker CEO  Kevin Blansett & QWP board members Judy Stone, Carlotta Kaesik, Mary Knoll, […]

Quaker Continues Strategic Growth with Land Purchase for New Manufacturing Plant in Eldon, MO

Freeburg, Mo.–– Quaker Windows and Doors continues its strategic growth and expansion with the purchase of 127 acres in Eldon, Missouri, where construction has begun on a new 200,000 square foot commercial and architectural products production facility. The land purchased will also allow for the construction of additional manufacturing facilities in the future. “We love it […]

Made in Missouri – Buy Local

Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe Prepares for First Annual Buy Missouri Week. (JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe is pleased to announce he will be traveling throughout the state and promoting the Buy Missouri Program during the first annual Buy Missouri Week, October 13th through October 20th. As designated by the legislature, Buy Missouri […]

Quaker Window Products announces expansion in Eldon, Missouri

Eldon, Mo. – Quaker Window Products, Co. announced plans today to expand their current operations to a new location in Eldon, Missouri.  This phased plan is also expected to create 300 new full-time jobs for the region. “We love it when homegrown Missouri businesses choose to continue growing in our state,” Missouri Governor Mike Parson said. […]

15th Annual TMK Golf Tournament & Scholarship Fundraiser

Spring Fling 2018 On June 14th,  28 teams of golfers teed off at Oak Ridge Golf Center in Jefferson City, MO for the 15th annual TMK Memorial Golf Tournament & Scholarship Fundraiser sponsored by Quaker Windows & Doors. This annual event raises money to assist local high school seniors via scholarships in their continued pursuit of education in college. […]

Quaker Opens New Wood Window & Door Facility

Quaker Windows and Doors has opened a new manufacturing facility to produce windows and wood doors for the commercial and residential markets. The 185,000-square-foot facility in Vienna, Mo., which became operational at the end of January, allows for greater production capacity and features new automation equipment, conveyor systems and an expanded area for paint and […]

14th Annual TMK Golf Tournament & Scholarship Fundraiser

On June 15th, over 30 teams of golfers teed off at Oak Ridge Golf Center in Jefferson City, MO for the 14th annual TMK Memorial Golf Tournament & Scholarship Fundraiser sponsored by Quaker Windows & Doors. This annual event raises money to assist local high school seniors via scholarships in their continued pursuit of education in […]

Egress Windows: The best escape in an emergency is to plan ahead

Egress windows and the building code You may have installed smoke detectors in your home, but having a way to escape when or if they go off is just as important. This is especially true for upstairs bedrooms or basements, where the stairway is often the only escape route. If that stairway were to be […]

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 […]

Quaker 2016: Review & Thank You

  2016 was another big year for Quaker Windows & Doors, with many milestones achieved. We wanted to take a moment to share it with everyone who has helped us long the way. Enjoy this short review of our annual highlights and a heartfelt thank you to everyone who helped make it happen.