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  • Keep up with the growing industry at GlassBuild America 2018
    Attendees to GlassBuild America can anticipate seeing the latest in manufacturing technology, as well as innovations in components and supplies. (All images by Robb Cohen Photography & Video.) Exhibit Hall Days & Hours Wednesday, Sept. 1210 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1310 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1410 a.m. – 2 p.m. Fall Conference Sept. 11–14... more »
  • The 2018 International Builders' Show opened Jan. 9 in Orlando, and will run through Jan. 11. Window & Door is covering the event, bringing you live updates from the show floor. To see photos and videos from IBS Orlando 2018, check out the gallery below. For additional coverage, follow Window & Door on Twitter, @WindowDoorMag. And follow @WindowDoorMag on Instagram. more »
  • In the wake of Irma, innovation and investment take center stage in Atlanta
    Image courtesy of Robb Cohen Photography & Video. Best in Show Exhibitor Awards Congratulations to the following companies that were awarded "Best in Show" in recognition of their overall exhibit presence:  Glass Expanse (small booth); Vesuvius (medium booth); Guardian Glass (large booth); Lisec America Inc. (machinery booth); Horst Klaes GmbH & Co. (software booth);... more »
  • GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo and the second annual Window & Door Dealer Days were a hit in Las Vegas last week, drawing nearly 9,000 visitors to the Las Vegas Convention Center. The trade show occupied four large halls with exhibits from more than 430 of the industry's leading suppliers. For photo and video coverage from the floor, view the galleries below. And, to... more »
  • 39 Countries in Attendance at the Messe
    Nearly 1,300 exhibitors from 39 countries prepared to welcome an estimated 100,000 professionals this week during Fensterbau and colocated Holz-Handwerk shows, according to show authorities from Fensterbau Frontale. Every two years, Fensterbau showcases trends and innovations in window, door and facade construction. The show opened today in Nuremberg. “Industry professionals from all... more »
  • In my visits to member businesses, I ask a lot of “why?” questions as I observe the setup. In factories, I notice the workflow, tidiness, safety precautions, machinery in use, inventory capacity, and whether or not the owner or manager taking me on the tour greets workers by name. I ask why they chose this or that and I ask myself, would I want to work here if I weren’t so... more »
  • AMD and Remodeling Shows coming this October
    It is show season for the window and door industry, with both the AMD Annual Convention & Tradeshow and the Remodeling Show on the calendar this October. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the AMD event, sponsored by the Association of Millwork Distributors. Scheduled for October 19-23, the show will take place at Florida’s Tampa Bay Convention Center. Doors and related components... more »
  • Energy efficiency, color and size options dominate product introductions at fensterbau
    Energy and environmental performance continue to dominate the European fenestration market, and in the past five to 10 years, green performance expectations have expanded beyond thermal performance to also include recyclability, sustainability and durability. Moves to develop life cycle assessments and environmental product declarations are driving this trend in North America as well, said... more »
  • The 2014 fensterbau/frontale trade show took place in Nuremberg, Germany, March 26-29. Nearly 800 exhibitors, 40 percent of which were international, gathered to show their products and machinery for windows, doors and facades. Following are snapshots from the show floor. Machinery, equipment and software Windows, doors and skylights Colors and cladding  Machinery, equipment and software... more »
  • The 2014 International Builders' Show took place Feb. 4-6 in Las Vegas, where a number of window and door companies introduced new products. For additional information on the products on display, please also see the IBS 2014 Product Showcase.      Royal Building Products introduced the Slide and Stack Patio Door System at IBS 2014. Glass panels slide on a single track... more »