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  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association is still accepting registrations for the upcoming AAMA 2014 Fall Conference. It will be held Sept. 14-17 at The Westin in Westminster, Colo. Those interested in making a hotel reservation at the Westin may contact Florence Nicolici directly. Exhibitor spots for the Supplier Product Display are still available, although time is running out to... more »
  • The National Association of Home Builders officially opened online registration today for the 2015 NAHB International Builders' Show, the largest annual light construction tradeshow in the world. The 2015 show, to be held in Las Vegas, Jan. 20-22, is part of the second annual Design & Construction Week, a co-location with the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, hosted by the National Kitchen and... more »
  • Vi-Lux Building Products Inc. announced that it has become the first company to be certified under the new performance standard for plastic moulding and trim under the MMPA/NAMI Plastic Moulding and Trim Certification Program, through the Moulding & Millwork Producers Association and National Accreditation & Management Institute. The MMPA/NAMI Plastic Moulding and Trim Certification... more »
  • The architectural door market will experience continued growth through 2015, according to the Window and Door Manufacturers Association's Architectural Door 2014 U.S. Market Study. The study forecasts strong market growth in the wood flush door market of nearly 24 percent in 2014 and 22 percent in 2015. This follows market growth of 17 percent in 2013. Wood stile-and-rail doors are also forecast... more »
  •   Deceuninck North America welcomed Greg Koch as director of national fenestration sales. In this new role, Koch will help develop and manage national accounts as well as provide strategic direction in product research and development for new markets. He will also develop strategies and programs to meet customer needs. “Greg joins us with 29 years of technical, sales and... more »
  • The National Glass Association and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance are pleased to announce the appointment of Lynn Ishman as sales director. Ishman comes to NGA\WDDA as a veteran sales team leader, having served most recently as director of sales at Entertainment Publications HSP EP Acquisition. There, she created sales management systems and developed industry partnerships and client... more »
  • Soft‐Lite Windows appointed Cliff Langdon as its new vice president of Manufacturing. In his new position, Langdon will oversee several departments, including Production, Shipping and Engineering. Langdon comes to Soft‐Lite with more than 15 years experience in the window and door industry, serving as vice president of Operations for Sunrise Windows, and plant manager for Great Lakes Window. In... more »
  • Middleton, Wis.-based WTS Paradigm made the 33rd annual Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The list represents a comprehensive look at America’s independent entrepreneurs.  The 2014 Inc. 500|5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc., is the most competitive crop in the list’s history,... more »
  • LaCantina Doors’ new class of multi-slide doors was named as one of the 100 Best New Products in 2014 by Professional Builder. LaCantina was selected from the thousands of products introduced to the readers and editors of the magazine in the past 12 months. LaCantina’s new class of multi slide combines the performance, strength and symmetry of high end lift & slide doors with the... more »
  •     Seals     Rinka The American Architectural Manufacturers Association announced two new staff appointments, including Jason Seals as certification manager and Rich Rinka as technical/industry affairs manager. Seals comes to AAMA with over 15 years of experience in the fenestration industry. As AAMA’s certification manager, he will direct all... more »