September 15, 2011
A quick look at window and door industry offerings in Atlanta
In additon to the following highlights, Window & Door's coverage also includes:
A report overviewing the event
A Video Gallery with demonstrations of some of the products and equipment in Atlanta
In-depth continuing coverage of new introductions in components, equipment, systems and services targeted at the window and door industry
All photos by Robb D. Cohen Photography
September 1, 2011
Window & Door has announced its 2011 Crystal Achievement Award winners. Selected by a panel of judges representing all segments of the industry, the awards recognize significant innovations and achievements in window and door technology, manufacturing, and marketing.
“This year's Crystal Achievement Award winners reflect the strength and resilience of our industry,” says John...
August 10, 2011
This week, we share with you news that a group of window restoration specialists is working to raise the profile of their unique niche within the window and door industry. They are developing standards for restoring and preserving historic fenestration products, older wood and steel windows in particular.
These specialists, who enjoy the support historic preservation groups and others, also hope...
June 16, 2011
Potential opportunity, but the industry and individual companies need to be aware of movement
Should window dealers become home performance companies? While the home performance industry is still in its infancy, indications in the marketplace and in regulatory arena point to sharp growth in this field in the near future, according to many window and door industry professionals.
“The green movement is the next frontier. If you’re not a business owner willing to change, you...
November 9, 2010
With healthy Canadian market, CWDMA expects a busy trade show in November
With more than 150 exhibitors signed up, Win-Door North America is once again expected to be busy when it opens its doors next week. Set for the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, November 16-18, the annual Canadian Window & Door Manufacturers Association event will serve as a major showcase for Canadian and U.S. industry suppliers.
Canadian extruders like P.H. Tech traditionally...
July 28, 2010
An advance look at window and door components and equipment to be featured at GlassBuild America in September
Welcome to Window & Door's special online section devoted to residential window and door industry products featured at GlassBuild America 2010 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Below are links to pages featuring products, components, software and equipment to be showcased by exhibitors at the Las Vegas event.
Attention exhibitors!Are you featuring something new that's not...
September 1, 2009
Window & Door Honors the Industry's Innovators in Products, Manufacturing and Marketing
Window & Door has announced its 2009 Crystal Achievement Award winners. Selected by a panel of judges representing all segments of the industry, the awards recognize significant innovations and achievements in window and door technology, manufacturing, and marketing.
"The weak economy has created tremendous challenges in the window and door market. Our Crystal Achievement Award...
July 29, 2009
Atlanta event looks more promising as window and door makers gear up for better times
With the light the end of the tunnel coming into view, window and door manufacturers will make their way once again to GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo this fall. More than 400 exhibitors and 9,000 attendees are expected for this year’s show, scheduled for the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, September 30 through October 2.
“While residential window and...
April 22, 2009
Oops, your co-worker just backed the ladder into the picture window you were supposed to install this afternoon. When an accident happens on the job site and window glass gets broken, take time to handle the situation–and the broken glass–safely.
Simonton Windows offer the following tips for handling broken windows:
Do not pick up broken pieces of glass with...
April 15, 2009
Last week was Window Safety Week. While that event focuses on educating the homeowner, it is also important to consider safety when transporting, installing and handling windows at the job site. Simonton Windows has prepared a list of 10 tips for workers involved in delivery, installation, and working with homeowners.
Use caution and proper lifting techniques when...