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  • More than 70,000 housing industry professionals are expected to descend upon Orlando, Florida for the 2018 National Association of Home Builders International Builders' Show. IBS will take place at the Orange County Convention Center Jan. 9-11, and features more than 1,500 exhibitors spanning over 580,000 square feet of exhibit space. The event features two show homes, the New American Home 2018... more »
  • ProVia promoted Lonnie Hershberger to the newly-created position of vice president of customer experience. Hershberger became a member of the corporate leadership team and began his new role Jan. 1. In a release, the company reports that the position is being created to ensure that the ProVia customer experience is being continually improved. Hershberger will lead the customer service, installer... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association opened registration for the AAMA 81st Annual Conference, to be held Feb. 19-22 in Orlando, Florida, at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel. This is the first-ever conference AAMA is hosting with the association’s new Monday-Thursday schedule; AAMA encourages guests to confirm travel dates. A special rate is guaranteed through Jan. 26, and... more »
  • According to a Yahoo! Finance analysis of Commerce Department data, U.S. construction spending saw a month-over-month rise of 0.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.26 trillion in November. This marks the fourth straight month of increases and sets a new high. The uptick in spending was due in part to a rise in single-family balancing out a slowdown in... more »
  • GED Integrated Solutions appointed Laura Fiegelist to the role of marketing communications coordinator. In this position, Fiegelist will assist with internal and external communications, graphic design, social media and website content, and manage the company’s branding identity. Fiegelist is a graduate of Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pennsylvania where she earned a bachelor's degree in... more »
  • Market researchers forecast a global rise in demand for windows and doors of all types, including residential and commercial construction, according to a study from Freedonia Group, “Global Windows & Doors by Product, Material, Market and Region.” Yearly growth is estimated at 4.5 percent to $214 billion in 2021 for the overall market. The study also finds that the U.S. and China... more »
  • Milgard Windows & Doors celebrates its 50-year anniversary in 2018. Founded in 1968, the company began by manufacturing its own sliding aluminum patio doors and now offers a full line of vinyl, wood, fiberglass and aluminum windows and patio doors, along with moving glass wall systems in bi-fold, pocket and stacking operating styles. The company is commemorating its anniversary with a... more »
  • NuCoat North America LLC appointed two new organizations to represent manufacturers. Stern & Co., based in Cleveland, will cover Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan and Kentucky. World Resources Midwest will handle Missouri, Kansas and Colorado. “Both companies bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise in their respective regions and will be instrumental in growing sales and... more »
  • Early bird registration ends Jan. 5 for the Window & Door Manufacturers Association-Northeast Winter Conference, which will be held in Philadelphia on Jan. 22-23. The event will begin with an opening reception the evening of Jan. 22, with the conference—to include updates on legislative, regulatory and code issues, as well as exhibitors and networking opportunities for manufacturers and... more »
  • LaCantina Doors will launch two new interactive videos. Dubbed “LaCantina Interactive,” the company reports that the videos are aimed at allowing builders, architects and consumers to better understand the company’s open space products design considerations and material options. The Design Consideration video helps with design choices, while the Material Options video... more »