July 13, 2010
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 »
July 7, 2010
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 »
June 30, 2010
"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 »
June 4, 2010
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 »
April 20, 2010
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 »
March 24, 2010
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 »
March 16, 2010
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 »
February 23, 2010
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 »
January 5, 2010
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 »
November 20, 2009
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 »