PAHOA, Hi. - Milgard Windows & Doors, a Masco-owned manufacturer of wood and vinyl windows and patio doors, partnered with a Hawaii building firm to quickly manufacture 200 windows for a micro-shelter project. The project was for Hawaiian residents forced to evacuate their homes due to a volcanic eruption.
The eruption of the Kilauea volcano that began in May 2018 on the Big Island of Hawaii destroyed 706 homes in total and forced more than 2,000 people to evacuate the area. Temporary structures were needed to provide housing for those displaced from their homes.
“HPM Building Supply reached out to us for help in expediting the production of over 200 Style Line Series vinyl windows,” said Jeff Cain, regional sales manager at Milgard Windows & Doors. “Our manufacturing team worked quickly to build the windows and deliver them to the Big Island in time to create micro-shelters for those in need.”
Twenty micro-shelters were quickly constructed with the support of many business partners and building volunteers.
Milgard Windows & Doors, a Masco company based in Tacoma, Washington, offers a full line of vinyl, wood, fiberglass and aluminum windows and patio doors for builders, dealers and homeowners.
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