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  • 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 »
  • There was much to see and do during this year's GlassBuild America. Watch this video wrap-up of show highlights. more »
  • The window and door and glass industries gathered in Las Vegas last week for 2018 GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo. More than 8,600 representatives from all segments of the industry participated in the event, which ran Sept. 12-14 and hosted nearly 400 exhibitors on an expanded 175,000-square-foot show floor. In addition to the exhibits, GlassBuild America 2018... more »