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Marco Rubio Addresses Construction, Manufacturing Industry Coalition

Nov 9th, 2015

Presidential candidate Marco Rubio addressed 7,600

With the 2016 presidential election a year away, the construction and manufacturing industries are keeping a collective eye on how the candidates’ policies will affect business. Wednesday evening, thousands of industry members had an opportunity to get into the specifics with one candidate. A coalition of building sector associations participated in the first edition of […]

Watch the DWM November Newscast for Final Coverage from Win-Door 2015

Nov 6th, 2015

The Win-door North America trade show wrapped up its three-day run in Toronto on Thursday. In this month’s newscast, attendees, exhibitors and show officials weigh in as we provide our final coverage. Click HERE to view the video in YouTube.

Win-Door Day 2: Knowledge and Networking

Nov 5th, 2015

The second day of the Win-door North America show in Toronto featured educational seminars on the fenestration industry and lots of opportunities for members of the industry to connect. DWM was on the scene with all the highlights. Click HERE to view the video in YouTube.

Win-Door Day 1: Motivation and Momentum

Nov 4th, 2015

From an inspiring speech by a football legend to informative presentations about innovative products, Win-door crammed a lot into its first day. DWM was there for all the highlights. Click HERE to view the video on YouTube.

Economist Gives Construction Industry the Lowdown

Nov 2nd, 2015


The 2016 Dodge Construction Outlook Conference got underway Friday morning, and from the beginning, it was all about the economy. Beth Ann Bovino, U.S. chief economist at Standard & Poor’s (S&P), gave attendees an update on the U.S. financial recovery from the perspective of “what matters to the Fed?” “Optimism seems to be prevailing,” she […]

What You Need to Know about the LRRP Rule

Oct 30th, 2015

On this slide, which was part of the Webinar, are recent updates made to the LRRP Rule.

A violation from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is never a good thing for a company. Luckily, their representatives know that and hosted a webinar on how to avoid one —particularly regarding the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (LRRP). Cindy Cook of the EPA laid out exactly who is affected by the rule and […]

New Database Details Health, Environmental Effects of Building Products

Oct 28th, 2015


A new open-source, online database provides detailed information about the health and environmental effects of more than 100 commonly used building products. The Quartz database, which seeks to promote greater transparency in building-product information, is the result of a year-long collaboration called The Quartz Project. Building owners, architects and sustainability specialists, as well as the general public, can now […]

AEC Files Circumvention Case Against China Zhongwang

Oct 27th, 2015

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Earlier this year, the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) made its case to the United States government on allegations of transshipment by Chinese aluminum extruder Zhongwang Holdings Ltd. Now, the organization is homing in on alleged circumvention by the company. Last week, the AEC filed a petition with the Department of Commerce accusing Zhongwang of evading […]

Congress Wants to Ease the Merger and Acquisition Process

Oct 26th, 2015


On September 30, the House Judiciary Committee approved the Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules (SMARTER) Act, which seeks to streamline the rules governing how the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) review proposed mergers and acquisitions. Currently, the FTC and the DOJ each can review planned mergers and […]

This Just In: America Still Loves the Suburbs

Oct 23rd, 2015


Here’s some surprising news for those who think millennials will transform America’s housing market into one dominated by renters in highly urbanized areas: Trulia economist Ralph McLaughlin said his company’s research indicates that most younger Americans want to own a home in the suburbs rather than rent in the cities. “Many believe that home buyers are […]