Republic Windows Factory May Reopen Under New Owner

02/14/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Meghan Streit Crain's Chicago Business

Republic Windows & Doors Inc., whose sudden closure in December garnered national attention, may be back in business with a new owner.

California-based Serious Materials Inc. plans to purchase Republic Windows' assets and resume its manufacturing operations, according to a news release from Republic's union leaders. Serious Metals makes energy-saving building products.

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