December 15, 2011
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 »
December 8, 2011
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 »
December 8, 2011
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 »
November 28, 2011
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 »
November 21, 2011
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 »
November 18, 2011
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 »
November 16, 2011
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 »
October 31, 2011
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 »
October 26, 2011
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 »
October 26, 2011
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 »