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  • Dr. Fiona Solomon, CEO of the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative, spoke on the topic of sustainability standards and certification in raw materials supply chains during the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 2018 Annual Conference in Orlando. Solomon focused on the role sustainability standards play in impacting sourcing and production across a range of natural resources sectors and... more »
  • The National Fenestration Rating Council’s 2018 executive committee will remain comprised of its 2017 members, and Deb Callahan, the organization’s CEO, sees this as an opportunity to increase momentum. “The advantage to retaining last year’s members is that they already have a sense of shared purpose,” says Callahan. “This will allow us to generate new ideas... more »
  • Ply Gem launched its inaugural Innovation Challenge, an extension of the company’s Foundation Labs division, which, according to the company, “serves as a new approach to making innovation a sustainable business model.” The division also explores opportunities for researching, prototyping, testing and launching new products and methodologies into the industry.   Following a... more »
  • Vitrocsa recently celebrated 25 years of innovation with the grand opening of a new showroom at its Los Angeles factory and headquarters. Vitrocsa welcomed more than 300 architects, general contractors and business insiders as its first official showroom guests.   The new showroom features a selection of its dual-glazed and flush mounted floor-to-ceiling sliding door systems, the patented... more »
  • For the first time ever, WTS Paradigm reports it will open its annual conference to an even broader audience within the building products industry. Manufacturers, suppliers, retailers and vendors are all invited to participate in what has historically been a manufacturer-only conference.   Held September 24-27 in Madison, Wisconsin, the conference will feature a range of topics to attract... more »
  • Meryl Williams, communications coordinator for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, led a Twitter workshop at the AAMA 2018 Annual Conference that showed social media users and novices how to utilize the networking platform to reach current and future customers. The workshop included two sessions of “The Who, What and Why of Twitter, and How You Can Better... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association promoted Janice Yglesias to executive vice president. Yglesias previously served as AAMA’s association services director. "During her 18 years with AAMA, Janice strived to learn and understand all AAMA operations, programs and services. That knowledge has been transferred into countless improvements in AAMA procedures and... more »
  • Energi Fenestration Solutions appointed Christopher Koscho as Chief Executive Officer. Koscho has a background in global operations management and a demonstrated track record in operational excellence and strategy that have led to improved customer experiences and business growth, according to a company release. “We are excited to have Koscho join Energi as our new CEO,” says... more »
  • Masonite International Corp. appointed Bob Paxton as senior vice president of human resources. Paxton will be responsible for all human resource-related activities at the company and will report directly to Fred Lynch, president and CEO. Paxton joins Masonite from Owens Corning where he served in various human resource and operational roles.  “Bob is a seasoned human resource... more »
  • Green Tech Lighting LLC of Clinton Township, Michigan, awarded Quanex Building Products with an Environmental Stewardship Award for reducing energy consumption through the use of advanced energy efficient technology. Quanex Building Products is expected to cut its light-related electricity consumption by 60 percent. Green Tech Lighting’s technology is expected to decrease the... more »