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  • EuroWindoor, an umbrella organization of European industry associations, plans to host a conference in conjunction with Fensterbau/Frontale, the biennial international trade show held in Nuremberg, Germany.  Scheduled for March 21, the event is titled Climate Protection with New Windows. The conference is designed to provide a unique opportunity to get information on the latest legal and... more »
  • Expo 2012, hosted by Stiles Machinery at its facilities in High Point, N.C., is a two-day event designed to showcase the supplier's entire range of equipment technologies for finishing, sanding and solid wood applications. Scheduled for January 25 and 26, the event will feature a range of demonstrations and educational presentations covering processes from raw lumber to finished moulding, the... more »
  • Stiles Machinery will host a benchmarking tour in Switzerland and Germany to tour various window and door manufacturing facilities and also attend the Fensterbau/Frontale trade fair this coming March. The tour is designed to provide an understanding of "what's next" in the global industry, as well as knowledge to make a business more competitive, officials state. The tour runs from... more »
  • A webinar providing an update on the Lead Paint: Renovation, Repair and Painting regulation and how remodelers and other contractors are meeting compliance requirements is being offered by the National Association of Home Builders on Wednesday, December 14 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. ET. To be moderated by Therese Ford Crahan, executive director of NAHB Remodelers, the webinar will feature... more »
  • The Northeast Window & Door Manufacturers Association has announced plans for its winter educational seminar meeting, set for January 23-24 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Mount Laurel, N.J.  Speakers include Sanjay Parikh of Joseph Machine Co., who will talk about scrap reduction strategies, and Ray McGowan of the National Fenestration Rating Council, who will offer an update on that... more »
  • Integrated Automation Systems, which has worked with industrial gas giant Praxair for the past two years, is hosting a webinar next Tuesday, December 6, reviewing current challenges and new options in gas filling insulating glass units. The session, set for 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, will describe the processes used in the company’s OptiGas gas filling system, introduced earlier this... more »
  • Highlights of supplier offerings and introductions from the Toronto show.   For a more comprehensive report on the event, also see Win-Door Focus on Changing Codes   The supplier demonstrates the Quanex Optimizer, an online program for calculating window U-values for various frame and IG package combinations.   Aquasurtech OEM explains its new finishing technology for fiberglass... more »
  • Toronto–Significant changes are coming in the code requirements for doors and windows in Canada and that was topic number one as the manufacturers gathered for Win-Door North America at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre here this past week. Hosted by Fenestration Canada, previously known as the Canadian Window & Door Manufacturers Association, the event saw standing-room-only... more »
  • Toronto–Opening here last night, Win-Door North America is gathering window and door manufacturers from across Canada and beyond to see the latest supplier offerings. Continuing today and tomorrow, is organized by Fenestration Canada, previously known as the Canadian Window & Door Manufacturers Association.  The organization is also holding meetings as well as several... more »
  • Maximizing the value of each window opening and new innovative sales tools are the subject of two seminars being offered by Royal Building Products in conjunction with Win-Door North America, scheduled for November 15-17 in Toronto. The presentation on maximizing each sale will discuss interior options such as shades and shutters, window trim and paint and stain offerings.  The second... more »