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  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association updated information about avoiding skylight falls and posted it as a safety-focused webpage that provides statistics about falls and offers helpful tips for avoiding them. The information was previously included as a fact sheet. "The issue of fall protection is not a new one, and every fall fatality is avoidable," says John... more »
  • TEDnovo Building Products opened its newest location in Dallas, Texas. According to the company, the TEDnovo BBG product has grown worldwide, and it is now focused on customer service in North America. TEDnovo manufactures high-performance, third-party-certified insulating glass units with the blinds between glass. “We are excited to be in this market with the field-proven BBG quality and... more »
  • Andersen Corp. broke ground on a 60,000-square-foot expansion of its manufacturing campus in Bayport, Minnesota. According to the company, the $40-million expansion is expected to create at least 40 full-time production jobs to support growing demand for Andersen’s Fibrex products. “We reviewed several locations and selected to expand in Bayport because of the experienced workforce,... more »
  • Andersen Windows Inc. launched its new Easy Connect Joining System andersenwindows.com/joining for Andersen A-Series windows, intended to help builders install large window combinations.   The patented Easy Connect Joining System utilizes interlocking fiberglass joining plates that are pre-applied to the window frames at the factory. Large window combinations are factory assembled in smaller... more »
  •      Alvarez On Sept. 25, WTS Paradigm will host Barry Alvarez, the longtime director of athletics at the University of Wisconsin, as the keynote speaker at its 2018 Annual Conference. Alvarez will share some of his insights and stories as outlined in his book "Don't Flinch - Barry Alvarez: The Autobiography," including his formula for leadership and building... more »
  • Registration for Window & Door Dealer Day is now open. Hosted by the Window & Door Dealers Alliance, the event is scheduled for September 13, 2018 at the Encore at Wynn in Las Vegas. It provides an opportunity for owners and top management of retail window and door businesses to learn about current market conditions and best business practices specific to the residential window... more »
  • The General Data Protection Regulation, a regulation in European Union law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union and the European Economic Area, went into effect on May 25. The new ruling affects how companies can use the data of people who live in the EU.   Click here to read more.   more »
  • Karen Boback, the Representative from the Pennsylvania House for the 117th District, recently toured the new Crystal Window & Door Systems production facility in Benton Township, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania. The 336,000 square foot factory, a little over two years old, is one of the newest and fastest growing industrial facilities in State Representative Boback’s district, according... more »
  • The Window & Door Manufacturers Association added a new session to its Technical and Manufacturing Conference, held June 19-21 in Bloomington, Minnesota. “Changes to California’s Prop 65: Technical and Legal Compliance Requirements Manufacturers Need to Know” will be presented by Kevin Mayer, Esq. of the law firm of Crowell and Moring.   In August of 2016, the... more »
  • Inc. magazine named Western Window Systems one of its Best Workplaces for 2018. The award is the result of a wide-ranging and comprehensive measurement of private American companies that have created exceptional workplaces through vibrant cultures, deep employee engagement, and stellar benefits, according to a release from Western Window Systems. “As long as I’ve been at Western... more »