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  • "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 »
  • Registration is now open for GlassBuild America, the annual trade show to be held September 14-16 in Las Vegas, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  In addition, the Window & Door Dealers Alliance has announced that registration to its first annual Window & Door Dealers Forum, happening in conjunction with that event, is open now as well. The GlassBuild America exhibit hall will... more »
  • Nuremberg, Germany—Window and door executives from around the world have gathered to see the latest in equipment and components as Fensterbau/Frontale opens here today. More than 760 exhibitors, introducing new machines, hardware, profiles, fill more 10 halls at the Nürnberg Messe. Veka's display includes a window incorporating vacuum glazing. A walk... more »
  • Washington, D.C.—Members of the Window & Door Manufacturers made their way to the U.S. Capitol yesterday to meet their representatives in Congress as part of the organization’s first legislative conference and spring meeting held here this week. High on the WDMA agenda were the Environmental Protection Agency’s new rules on lead safe work practices in remodeling, the new... more »
  • Drawing more exhibitors from around the world, as well as a broader product range, Fensterbau/Frontale set new records for size and attendance in 2008.  Despite the global economic crisis, organizers expect the world's largest window and door show to maintain its momentum when it opens at the end of March. A growing number of architectural product manufacturers have featured their... more »
  • The new Window & Door Dealers Alliance is planning a February 9 educational webinar focusing on pending Environmental Protection Agency rules related to containment of lead paint dust during remodeling projects in pre-1978 homes. Paul Toub from Kachina Lead Paint Solutions is the featured speaker for the session, which will address the EPA rules that go into effect in April this year. ... more »
  • Toronto, Ont–Win-Door North America celebrated its 15th anniversary this week by honoring 45 Industry Pioneers  who "helped to build our great Canadian window and door industry," according to show officials. More than 20 honorees were on hand to be recognized at the annual event, which ran from November 17-19 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. New door products on... more »
  • Following up on a successful event co-hosted by Biesse America and Stiles Machinery, more suppliers  have signed on to participate in the 2010 NexGen Event, a week-long showcase of woodworking equipment scheduled for February.  Targeted at manufacturers of all types of wood products, the event will feature open houses and educational programs at numerous facilities located in the... more »
  • San Antonio, Texas—A relatively busy trade show floor at the Association of Millwork Distributors annual convention and exhibition held here last week provided another signal of better times ahead. More than 800 door and millwork industry professionals gathered for the annual event, which followed on the heels of a successful GlassBuild America, suggesting that the industry is poised for... more »