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  • Masonite featured several new interior doors with unique decorative glass designs. Charlotte, N.C.—The Association of Millwork Distributors’ annual convention and exhibition, which kicked off here on Monday, appears to be regaining momentum with busy educational sessions and a trade show floor that looks to be larger than last year. The trade show, which closes today, also... more »
  • Las Vegas, Nev.–Although still cautious, the industry appears to be getting more optimistic about 2011. At least that’s the perspective one could gather walking the floor of GlassBuild America here last week. The annual event enjoyed a fairly strong turn-out, with more than 7,000 glass and window industry executives making their way to the Las Vegas Convention Center. "Window and... more »
  • Las Vegas, Nev.–With a program designed to help dealers learn from experts and share ideas with each other, the Window & Door Dealers Alliance hosted its first Window & Door Dealers Forum on September 15. Held in conjunction with GlassBuild America, the day-long event attracted about 80 window and door executives and featured a variety of speakers, as well as special break... more »
  • Las Vegas, Nev.—More window and door manufacturers will be gearing up to boost energy efficiency performance numbers, judging by the activity at GlassBuild America, which kicked off yesterday. The event, which continues today and tomorrow, featured relatively busy aisles with organizers reporting more than 6,700 registered attendees after the first day. PPG was highlighting a dual-... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association has announced plans for its national fall conference, scheduled for October 10-13 in Santa Ana Pueblo (Albuquerque), N.M.  The event will feature a keynote speech by Chris Nelson of UL Environment, who will give an overview of the importance of third-party validation and certification of sustainable products. Nelson's talk will look at how... more »
  • As part of its Training Tuesdays online educational program for remodelers and building industry professionals, Atrium Cos. Inc. is offering a complimentary webinar titled, "EPA’s Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule: Myths, Realities and Clarifications." The session will be held on August 17 at 1:30 p.m. ET.  The online seminar, to be lead by Patrick Connor and Jack Anderson... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association Southeast Region fall meeting will be held August 5-6 in Orlando, and will begin with a tour of the University of Florida Wind Engineering Lab in Gainesville, Fla. The University of South Florida's Forrest Masters will provide demonstrations of the hurricane simulator, cyclic test chamber, installation testing and shingle/tile impacts. Masters... more »
  • The German organizers of fensterbau/frontale, the world's largest window and door industry trade fair, are planning an Indian version of the event for 2011. Set for February 24-26 in New Delhi, the event is being held in conjunction with Acrex India, said to be that country's largest exhibition for the refrigeration, air conditioning and building services industry. Some 80 million to 90 million... more »
  • "Virtualization" was a hot topic at the eighth annual FeneVision User Conference, being held in downtown Cleveland this week. Gathering nearly 100 people from 32 window and door manufacturers and glass fabrication companies, as well as a dozen industry vendors, the event, hosted by FeneTech Inc., featured a speaker who detailed the concept, which means separation of computer systems and... more »
  • Due to the flooding disaster and the residual effects to the city of Nashville, the Association of Millwork Distributors is moving its 46th annual convention and exhibition to Charlotte, N.C.  The event, which was scheduled to be held at the flood-damaged Gaylord Opryland Resort, is set for October 9-14. AMD leadership acted swiftly for its members and exhibitors in its decision to... more »