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  • The FeneTech User Conference was a two and a half day event comprising educational sessions and networking opportunities. It drew a record attendance of 127 users from 60 different window and door manufacturers and glass fabrication companies. Attendees could choose from over 80 different sessions ranging from FeneVision Basics to Ask the Experts. Also included among attendees were... more »
  • Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes fell two points in June, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. Sentiment levels have held at a solid range for the past five months. "While demand for single-family homes remains sound, builders continue to report rising development and construction costs, with some... more »
  •     From left to right: Brent Boydston, Sherri Baker, Jeff Jackson, Debbie LaPinska and Bob Keller PGT Innovations unveiled its new 1,920-square-foot multi-brand showroom during a ribbon-cutting ceremony earlier this month. Housed in the company’s 330,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Hialeah, Florida, the showroom features more than 20 products from PGT... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association released an updated specification establishing minimum performance requirements for liquid-applied flashing used to provide water-resistive seals around exterior wall openings in buildings that includes fenestration products, such as windows and doors, as well as other through-wall penetrations. AAMA 714-19, "Voluntary Specification for... more »
  • GED Integrated Solutions Inc. acquired Elite Manufacturing Solutions, which adds machining capacity, manufacturing engineering support and operations leadership expertise to GED, according to officials.  “We are pleased to be adding Elite to the GED family,” says Bill Weaver, president and CEO of GED. “The acquisition allows us to expand our capabilities and services to the... more »
  • Aurora, Ohio, software company FeneTech Inc.’s 17th annual conference was designed to educate users about the latest enhancements in the company’s FeneVision software and to collect ideas for future development from the users. The conference, held in downtown Cleveland, drew 127 attendees from 60 different window and door manufacturers and glass fabrication companies, in addition to... more »
  • The Trade Show News Network listed GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo as 117th largest in the U.S. for 2018. he TSNN list represents the top 250 trade shows held last year in the U.S., ranked by net square footage. In 2018, GlassBuild America had a net square footage of 156,800 and 395 exhibitors. This represents significant growth, with GlassBuild advancing 28 spots compared... more »
  • MI Windows and Doors raised more than $1 million for its philanthropic organization, the MI Charitable Foundation, at its 21st annual golf tournament and charity auction. The event, held June 3-5 in Hershey, Pennsylvania, is the largest fundraiser for the MI Foundation, which supports causes such as veterans affairs, local outreach, children’s wellbeing and the fight against cancer,... more »
  • The National Association of Home Builders rolled out new resources, "Opioids in the Home Building Industry: Making it Your Business," to help residential construction companies address the opioid crisis. People who work in construction are significantly more likely to become addicted to opioids, like prescription painkillers, than other workers in the general population and are six... more »
  • Quanex Building Products Corp. named Scott M. Zuehlke, the company’s current vice president - investor relations and treasurer, as interim chief financial officer, replacing Brent L. Korb, effective immediately. An executive search is underway by the company to identify a permanent CFO, until which time Zuehlke will remain as interim CFO. “We are grateful to Brent for his many... more »