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  • Avia, Mighton’s newest smart lock handle system that uses Roto North America’s hardware, will be introduced next week for the first time at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Avia is the first Apple HomeKit smart home security system to work with multipoint locking door systems.   The majority of external doors fitted to U.S. homes that are protected only by... more »
  • Roto North America attended WinDoor2018, held at the Quebec City Convention Centre earlier in December. Roto North America displayed hardware for three styles of windows; casement, tilt and turn, and single hung, and featured its new sliding patio door handles including the 9100 and 9100D. “The 2018 WinDoor show was well attended by window and door fabricators throughout Canada,” says... more »
  • The WDMA-Northeast Winter Conference will take place in Baltimore, Md. Jan. 28-29. The event starts the evening of Jan. 28 with an opening welcome reception, followed by a full day of programming Jan. 29.   Highlights include a 2019 market forecast from the National Association of Home Builders, a keynote session on builder and contractor sentiment and influencing factors from The Farnsworth... more »
  • The International Code Council announced the 39th annual Building Safety Month theme: No Code. No Confidence. Building Safety Month is an international campaign that culminates in May to raise awareness about building safety. For the event, the Code Council, its 64,000 members, and a partnership of professionals from the building construction, design and safety community come together with... more »
  • Fenestration Manitoba developed a manufacturing-focused conference to be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba March 5-7. The third annual FenCon program will continue its focus on manufacturing, automation, continuous improvement, as well as cover topics such as materials and finishes.   FenCon 19 is re-located to the RBC Convention Center and will feature an opening keynote by an economist from... more »
  •     Mike Petrullo, chief executive officer, Dodge Data &  Analytics, introduces the 80th Dodge Construction OutlookConference, held in Washington, D.C.  After several years of solid construction growth, the market will begin to ease in 2019, with the possibility of a recession in 2020, according to panelists at the 2019 Dodge Construction Outlook conference,... more »
  • The Window & Door Dealers Alliance announces it is a supporting organization of the sixth annual Design & Construction Week.    DCW’s founding partners, the National Kitchen & Bath Association and the National Association of Home Builders, will continue to drive the possibilities of home forward as the co-location of the NAHB International Builders’ Show and the... more »
  •  The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will host a webinar, “Social Media: Getting Your Message Across on Multiple Platforms,” on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Meryl Williams, AAMA communications coordinator, will present. The webinar will address how social media users can make sure important information is reaching the target audience.... more »
  • PGT Innovations recently participated in Manufacturing Day, welcoming area students inside its North Venice facility. The company hosted a total of 85 students for a three-hour field trip, where students toured the facility, participated in 3D modeling and screen building and observed a product being tested for impact resistance. “This is the fifth year that PGT Innovations has made a... more »
  • Chris Dimou, Roto Frank of America’s president and CEO, participated as a panelist in the East Coast Industry Forum in Hartford, Connecticut. The main themes of 2018’s ECIF focused on advanced manufacturing and workforce development. “Now is the right time to apply a more holistic approach in tackling the topic of shortage of skilled labor and manufacturing resources,”... more »