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    Glass & IG Processing Equipment
    The AG-900+ modular dispensing applicator from Nordson is designed to apply high-performance materials in gasketing, sealing and bonding applications, including glazing operations. Ambient or heated configurations are available to support solid or formed application of material including silicones, urethanes, epoxies and butyls. It features large internal fluid passages and specialized seals, and... more »
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    Frame & Sash Equipment
    The CNC feed thru extrusion fabrication cell from Progressive Systems Inc. accommodates aluminum, vinyl, fiberglass and wood/composites and allows for vertical or horizontal fabrication. It features an automatic component loading walking beam magazine, automatic pusher grippers and a server pusher that operates at 2,000 inches per minute. The machine can trim, endmill, rout, punch and drill. It... more »
  • Computer Software & Systems
    Frontier version 2.2 features an updated user interface, and offers such additional functionality as advanced order-promising, scrap and rework processing, planned work order regeneration, order number expansion, and consolidated purchasing. From Friedman Corp., the supplier of ERP software for make-to-order manufacturers in the building industry, the new version also features improvements to the... more »
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    Frame & Sash Equipment
    The compact sash line from Stürtz Machinery Inc. can produce up to 900 welded and cleaned sash per shift with one operator in less than 1,200 square feet of space, the supplier reports. The line consists of two horizontal four-point sash welders—each automatically unloaded via a single tier belt system. Welded sash are transferred onto a twin tier buffer and transport table which... more »
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    Computer Software & Systems
    Andersen launches this week a new visualization tool for consumers to design custom wall plans using the company’s windows and doors. The WindowCentrics Wall Planner, found at, takes users through the process of computer-aided design with the simplicity of point-and-click technology. Consumers can choose a wall shape from 16 available templates, select from... more »
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    Frame & Sash Equipment
    The Profile360, which can be used in-line for vinyl window and door extrusions, provides automatic, high-speed, non-contact measurement for complex profiles. The system enables line operators to immediately observe and react to manufacturing problems, production managers to review historical run data, and quality control managers to better understand factors that cause variation, the supplier... more »