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  • The Association of Millwork Distributors changed its name to World Millwork Alliance (WMA). The name change reflects the association’s broader millwork commitment to strengthen the millwork community and its expertise in servicing the millwork industry, according to WMA. It reports that, after years of providing the millwork industry with a foundation for networking, education, advocacy and... more »
  • Registration for the upcoming American Architectural Manufacturers Association 2015 National Summer Conference is now open. The conference will be held June 28-July 1 at the Grand Hyatt Seattle. The AAMA Western Region Summit will immediately follow, from July 1-2, in the same location. Early bird registration ends June 4, and AAMA members receive a $50 discount by registering online. As usual,... more »
  • Frank Lowe Rubber and Gasket Co. Inc. successfully passed the renewal audit for ISO 9001:2008 standard certification. ISO 9001 is a standard defining corporate Quality Management System requirements and certification to it creates a systematic framework in which organizations drive continual improvement. The audit reconfirms Frank Lowe Rubber & Gasket’s dedication to quality and... more »
  • Kent Automation launched its new website. The site features many tools for fiberglass and vinyl window applications. The company reports it has supplied several thousand pieces of fenestration related equipment to companies in the window and door industry.  more »
  • Linetec expanded Wendy Taylor’s role as a regional sales manager. In addition to working with customers in Canada, she will now serve those in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska and Colorado. Based in Wausau, Wisconsin, Taylor draws from nearly 15 years of experience in architectural building products and services. She started with Linetec in 2001 and steadily has grown her areas... more »
  • MI Windows and Doors changed its western glass package offering which the company says will help improve product performance and increase manufacturing efficiencies. MIWD converted all LoE3-366 glass to DSB and offers DSB as a standard on the HomeMaker3 vinyl window series. These changes come on the tailwinds of adjustments made in February, which upgraded glass options on the Regal View aluminum... more »
  • Registration for the Northeast Window & Door Association’s summer meeting is now open. The event will be held June 15-16 at the Minerals at Crystal Springs Resort in Vernon, N.J. The meeting opens with the annual golf tournament and networking reception. Rick Davis, industry sales consultant and columnist will deliver the keynote address on June 16. Other speakers include Michael... more »
  • Quanex Building Products promoted Sean Hummel to director of research and development. In his new role, he will oversee R&D for the Quanex IG Systems business unit. The company’s former VP of R&D, Jim Baratuci retired. Hummel has 20 years of product development, marketing project management and leadership experience with an emphasis on R&D. Hummel has spent the last six years... more »
  • Menck Windows opened a new manufacturing facility for custom, finely crafted, energy-efficient windows and doors in Chicopee, Mass. Menck had previously supplied its custom windows, doors, window walls and facade elements to the U.S. through a distributor. With its new facility, the company will manufacture and sell directly. Read more about the opening celebration here.    more »
  • AAMA created a new web page to help homeowners understand why and how indoor condensation develops on residential windows and what can be done to mitigate it. The new page defines residential window condensation and explains the relationship between relative humidity and dew point, among other factors that contribute to indoor condensation. A chart on the page shows recommended indoor relative... more »