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  •       A self-confessed "Greenpeace dropout" spoke about why he chose to leave the organization to find alternate routes toward protecting the environment during the 2019 Joint American Architectural Manufacturers Association and Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance Summer Conferences. Dr. Patrick Moore has been a leader in the international environmental field... more »
  • Roto North America introduced an opening restrictor that is designed to ensure the sashes stop at a defined opening width and are locked in an end-stop position using the handle. It is suitable for inward and outward opening aluminum windows. The opening restrictor is controlled by the handle only. Using the “Roto TiltFirst” window handle technology means that users only have the 0-... more »
  • Masco Corp. concluded its strategic review of its cabinetry and windows businesses and will pursue the sale of these businesses, which includes Milgard Windows and Doors. “Since we announced the strategic review of our cabinetry and windows businesses in March, we have worked with our external advisors, our cabinetry and windows business units, and our board of directors to evaluate... more »
  • RSL joined Novatech Group, says Harold Savard, president of Novatech Group, and Ron Lewkowitz, president of RSL. RSL has been specializing in door glass for over 55 years and has its corporate headquarters in New Jersey. “The U.S. market is a highly strategic growth area for Novatech and the addition of RSL’s people, knowledge and facilities is an excellent and complementary addition... more »
  •       LaCantina Doors and Architizer invite architects and designers to share their work with colleagues and peers around the world in the third annual 2019 Best of LaCantina. The design competition recognizes architectural excellence, creativity and innovation for the best use of LaCantina’s lifestyle changing open space products and solutions.   Open to... more »
  • Members of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance are gathered in Victoria, British Columbia, this week for the 2019 Joint AAMA and IGMA Summer Conference. It is the first joint conference for the two organizations, which are currently pursuing unification. Work on the unification proposal has been ongoing for about two years, which... more »
  • Winpro will return to GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, Sept. 17-19 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Winpro last exhibited at this show in 2008. Winpro will exhibit at GlassBuild America in booth #3569. Demonstrations of the recently upgraded Screen Express will be available during the show. Screen Express is designed to automate the manual process of spline... more »
  • 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 »