This is a formal public apology to AndersenTM Corporation. Just before Christmas we sent out a company newsletter that asked the question: “is it Andersen or is it MGM” and then went on to talk about the great features and benefits of our new Southern Rose 8017 series contemporary look vinyl window.
4th Quarter 2010 Newsletter
The window has a 4 9/16 jamb, has an aluminum nail fin, an integral corner key which will allow the window to be installed easier and will help eliminate “crowning” of the sill. It can be painted our Earthtone to give it a richness and can also be painted a Bronze color (as well as custom color matching).
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Anyway, as stated we would like to publicly apologize to Andersen because we apparently offended them. They seem to feel that we are claiming that our window is completely identical to the Andersen product line. Their lawyers have asked that we “cease and desist” from allegedly claiming that our Southern Rose 8017 is identical in our newsletters.
We would like to say publicly that our window is not completely identical and furthermore, we think it is better than the Andersen product: we admit that our window is not identical. It has no wood it in, so ipso facto it is not identical: i.e., it’s not going to rot.
To quote Dom Irrera’s catch phrase: “But I don’t mean that in a bad way.” It’s just a fact that wood rots. Especially in humid, coastal climates. This is an all vinyl product that will be positioned in the generic clad-wood market, but will have a more competitive price. And in the best intention to comply with Andersen’s wishes, this alleged claim to be the same, only appeared in our company newsletter. Take a close gander at the rendering of our window, is this a window to complete in the “clad” market segment?
AndersenTM is a registered trademark of Andersen Corporation. MGM is not affiliated with Andersen in any way.
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