Make Plans to Attend the AMD Trade Show

Oct 7th, 2013

The Association of Millwork Distributors (AMD) 49th Annual Convention and Tradeshow is scheduled for November 3-7, 2014, at the Cobb Galleria Convention Centre in Atlanta. It is the premiere event where millwork industry professionals gather together and bring out their newest products and services. Along with the trade show, the convention offers the chance to [...]

Royal Building Products Sponsors Two Sessions During Fenestration Day

Oct 3rd, 2013

Royal Building Products, already a sponsor of the lean manufacturing session during Fenestration Day, will also sponsor the session, Made in the USA: How to Tell. Many companies may have an American flag on their website or as part of their trade show booth. But what does it really mean to be Made in the [...]

Hotel Discounts End in Less Than a Week for Fenestration Day™

Oct 3rd, 2013

Fenestration Day™ 2013 is set to take place October 31 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Chicago (Schaumburg), Ill. Now in its fourth year, the event is back in the Midwest and better than ever! DWM magazine is pleased to be sponsoring the event where all door, window and other fenestration industry leaders [...]

Book your Hotel for Fenestration Day

Oct 1st, 2013

Manufacturers and dealers planning to attend Fenestration Day October 31, 2013 in suburban Chicago, need to reserve their hotel room by October 8 on a first-come, first-served basis to take advantage of the group discount. The educational event, sponsored by DWM magazine, is being held at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel. The discounted room [...]

Attend Fenestration Day™ and Visit Glass Expo Midwest™ in Same Trip

Sep 23rd, 2013

Free admission to the Glass Expo Midwest™ (GEMS) trade show floor is just one more reason for door and window manufacturers and dealers to make plans now to attend Fenestration Day™. Fenestration Day is being held October 31 at The Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Schaumburg, Ill. Concurrent with the door and window event [...]

GANA Tackles Glass Issues in Recent Meeting

Sep 23rd, 2013

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) wrapped up its fall conference last Friday which included a variety of discussions surrounding glass products. Within the technical committee, chaired by Mike Rupert of PPG Industries, the group had a number of documents to discuss. These included the efforts of a task group chaired by Jeff Nixon [...]

Win-door Event Registration is Open

Sep 20th, 2013


Registration for Win-door North America, which will be held November 12-14 in Toronto, is now open. The event, sponsored by Fenestration Canada, offers exhibitions and seminars targeted at those in the door and window industry. Planned seminars include door pre-hanger compliance update, Ontario Green Energy Act requirements, design considerations for multiple cavity glass units (IGMA), [...]

Screenco is Latest Sponsor of Fenestration Day™

Sep 19th, 2013

Screenco has signed on as a sponsor for the fourth annual Fenestration Day™, sponsored by DWM magazine. The event will take place October 31, 2013, in Schaumburg, Ill., a suburb of Chicago. Fenestration Day brings together door and window manufacturers and dealers for joint educational sessions as well as individual sessions tailored to those groups. [...]

Conference Attendees Learn to Build a Better Building

Sep 18th, 2013

“The trouble with energy efficiency is its boring. It’s just not sexy.” It was a sentiment shared by Chris Mathis of Mathis Consulting in Asheville, N.C., during the Energy Symposium portion of the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Fall Conference underway at the Omni Hotel in Charlotte, N.C. Mathis was one of three presenters [...]

Manufacturers Go Shopping

Sep 17th, 2013

When speaking to door and window manufacturers at the GlassBuild America show last week, DWM editor Tara Taffera asked them what they were looking for at the show, whether it be new machines, hardware or components. Whatever the product, there is no doubt companies were window shopping. “We are looking for new ideas, what’s new [...]