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    Innovations for tomorrow, on display at GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo this fall in Las Vegas
    In the last decade, the fenestration industry has been defined by its innovations, from the factory floor to the final project. New production technologies and automation solutions, from fully integrated fabrication software to robots, have increased production efficiencies and improved quality. New machinery and equipment have delivered a widening array of solutions to meet design trends. Next... more »
  • News
    Chad Hackman joined the Roto Fasco Canada team as an inside sales coordinator. Hackman’s experience spans two decades in logistics and more than 14 years in technical sales within the window and door industry.    Hackman’s experience and strong customer service background make him a tremendous asset to the Roto Fasco Canada team, as he works on a daily basis with customers...
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    In advance of the new Fair Labor Standards Act overtime rule changes that soon take effect, WDMA is again partnering with Affinity HR Group to host a complimentary webinar on the topic. This follow up to the successful spring webinar focuses on the practical application of the new FLSA overtime rule changes and how to build and implement a compliance strategy.  The webinar takes place on...
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    According to Catalina Research, U.S. window and door sales remained on an upward trend in the second quarter of 2016, however, at a more moderate rate. The slowdown reflects weaker gains in housing starts and a moderation in nonresidential building construction spending. During the second quarter of 2016, dollar window and door sales are estimated to have increased by 6.5 percent, down from an 8....
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    Over the past several years, Crystal Window & Door Systems has expanded production at its Chicago manufacturing facility. New equipment now allows the Chicago plant to produce a large portion of Crystal's broad aluminum and vinyl product line. The Crystal Series 100, 200 and 500 Vinyl windows and the Crystal Series 2000/2000A, 4000, and 5600 Aluminum windows as well as the Series...

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Funding Alternatives When Banks Say No

By Scott Simpson, BlueTarp Financial

If you’re a typical dealer of windows and doors, you need a $1.5 million line of credit for every $10 million in business. Accordingly, if your revenues are $5 million, a $750,000 LOC is what’s required. This level ... more »




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