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  • The National Glass Association is now offering convenient access to the OSHA 10-Hour and OSHA 30-Hour online training courses hosted by the UL, a trusted source for OSHA-authorized training.  Upon successful course completion, trainees will receive a printable diploma and their OSHA card provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.  The OSHA courses hosted by UL are available for U.S.-... more »
  • Online registration for the upcoming Southeast Region Summer Meeting, June 15-16, is now open for AAMA members. The event will be held at The Westin Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas. Register online at a reduced rate of $250 until May 18. Non-members must register by mail. more »
  • Simpson Door Co.'s 2015 Ideabook, produced in both print and interactive online formats, was honored as the Best Manufacturing Interactive application in the 2016 Internet Advertising Competition Awards.The online version of the Inspiration at Your Door Ideabook enables viewing of product videos and web content for multiple platforms, including mobile devices, for an immersive door... more »
  • Our industry's trade press has carried the news of some noteworthy fatalities due to accidents over the past year, and the industry has responded with increased emphasis on safety. The AAMA Western Region Winter Summit featured an outstanding presentation on this subject by a recognized expert, who has agreed to make his study available to a wider audience. Join us for a 45 minute session at 12:... more »
  • The U.S. Senate voted yesterday to pass the Energy Policy Modernization Act (S. 2012) by a vote of 85-12. This vote comes after the House of Representatives passed its energy bill last December (H.R. 8). The legislation makes several updates to the nation's energy policy. An amendment backed by the Window and Door Manufacturers Association was agreed to before the final vote. The inclusion of... more »
  • AmesburyTruth announces it will construct a “Center of Excellence” facility in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The new building will enable the design, development, testing and manufacturing of window and door components. “Building construction continues to see sustained recovery while the demand for windows and doors will likely accelerate over the next five years,” says Mike... more »
  • Houzz Inc. released its Q1 2016 Houzz Renovation Barometer, which tracks confidence in the home renovation market among industry professionals. The Q1 2016 Barometer readings reflect strong quarter-over-quarter confidence for all industry groups and indicate a seasonal uptick in market activity. “While Barometer readings continue to reflect year-over-year market improvements across... more »
  • DSA Doors opened a new service center in Mooresville, North Carolina as a value-added resource for its distributors. DSA’s main service center is located in Raleigh and an additional satellite showroom is in Wilmington, North Carolina. DSA plans to open a new location June 1 in Franklin, Tennessee with future plans for locations in Florida. Localizing DSA products and services in core... more »
  • Innovative Chemical Products Group acquired Fomo Products Inc., which it will integrate into its ICP Adhesives and Sealants Inc. division. “We are enthusiastic to join the ICP Adhesives team,” says Stefan Gantenbein, president and COO of Fomo Products. “The opportunity for continued growth and our complementary cultures make this an ideal fit.” Gantenbein was named... more »
  • Quaker Windows and Doors opened a new vinyl window and door manufacturing facility in Vienna, Missouri. The new 185,000 square foot facility will allow Quaker to significantly increase production capacity of its residential and light commercial vinyl products, the company reports, and says it has experienced considerable growth across the U.S. in all its sales divisions. “This new... more »