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  • During the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 2016 National Fall Conference, volunteers filled backpacks with school supplies to benefit children at a local Title I elementary school in the Savannah, Georgia, area. A total of 500 backpacks were filled and distributed during the event at East Broad Street K-8 School on Sept. 26. This event was coordinated in partnership with World... more »
  • At the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 2016 National Fall Conference, Garrison Wynn shared the ways in which top performers harness the power of their personal and organizational influence, stressing the importance of making those around feel heard. Wynn's advice centered around ways to work with difficult people, as well as the importance of taking responsibility for one's own... more »
  • During the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 2016 National Fall Conference, Michael Collins, partner and managing director of Building Industry Advisors LLC, provided an economic overview and outlook of the window and door industry. When it comes to lending standards, loans to businesses over the last year or so have become more difficult to obtain, Collins observed. On the other... more »
  • During the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 2016 National Fall Conference, the AAMA Sustainability Steering Committee hosted speakers Lauren Wallace, Epsten Group, and Dr. Elliott Horner, UL, who stressed the importance of wellness in buildings the industry assists in creating and renovating. "When we think of sustainability, we often think of environmental impact,"... more »
  • Adler Windows was named one of the Best Places to Work in New York City by Crain's New York Business. The list recognizes and honors employers in New York City benefiting the city’s economy, workforce and businesses. Adler Windows prides itself on maintaining a workplace that is rewarding, fun and fulfilling for its employees. "Our company is built upon our phenomenal staff, we... more »
  • The House of Representatives passed a bill Sept. 28 that would delay the effective start date of the Department of Labor's new overtime regulations by six months. The new rule will require employers to pay overtime to salaried workers earning less than $47,500 a year, double the current threshold of $23,660. Five House Democrats joined 241 Republicans to support moving the rule's effective date... more »
  • Madico Inc., a fully owned subsidiary of Lintec USA Holdings Inc., entered into an agreement to market The Total Window Solution, a new daylighting/solar-control film solution for windows, with SerraLux, a global daylighting technology company with offices in the U.S. and Europe. The Total Window Solution leverages SerraGlaze Daylight Redirecting Film, SerraLux's flagship product, with Madico's... more »
  • St. Cloud Window Inc. hired Pam Maurus as marketing manager. Maurus is responsible for all functions relating to market research and development, advertising, internet and media placement, internal and external communications, and tactical support for St. Cloud Window. Maurus brings many years of marketing and communication experience from building and architectural products at Schaefer... more »
  • Window World marked Childhood Cancer Awareness Month nationwide by participating in the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer. This event helped Window World’s charitable arm, Window World Cares, contribute to the more than $7 million in funds raised for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. This year, 15 Window World teams have raised nearly $100,000 thus far. Continuing its... more »
  •     From humble beginnings in 1883 as the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company, PPG (now Vitro Architectural Glass) became a world leader in glass manufacturing, shipping glass to more than 80 countries and producing some of the industry’s most advanced glasses.     The Vitro Glass Technology Center in Harmar Township, Pennsylvania, formerly the PPG Glass Business... more »