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  • 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 »
  • Nashville, Tenn.—“Don’t worry about those forecasts that say we may get a double-dip recession,” said McCoy Building Supply’s John N. Meeks, speaking to Association of Millwork Distributors members on Monday. “Those of us in building products aren’t out of the first dip yet.”     McCoy Building Products' John Meeks With a... more »
  • Nashville, Tenn.—Busy aisles and an influx of new exhibitors marked the opening of the Association of Millwork Distributors annual exhibition here yesterday. Once again, AMD's trade show is featuring more options in doors, but a variety of other new products are being featured this year as well.     AMD always provides a showcase for new doors from manufacturers such as Tru... more »
  • Chicago—With the appearance of more window and door industry exhibitors than in recent years and respectable traffic in the aisles, the Remodeling Show provided hints of optimism for a stronger remodeling market in the coming year. Last week's show at McCormick Place also featured a healthy dose of new products.     Lincoln Windows and Marvin were part of what appeared to be... more »
  • MI Windows & Doors is releasing a new version of the the its MI EnergyCore iPad sales application in conjuction with the launch of Phase II of its product launch for the new window line.  The company has gathered dealers and vendors for an event being held near its manufacturing facilities in Prescott Valley, Ariz., this week.  Dealers will receive two days of intensive training on... more »