Posts Tagged ‘ American Architectural Manufacturers Association ’

AAMA Closes Out Meeting with Focuses on Vinyl, Commercial and More

Feb 21st, 2014

David Maxwell, AIA, outlined the importance of daylighting.

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) concluded its meeting in Orlando on Wednesday and a focus on vinyl in the commercial market was just one of the many topics discussed. As vinyl continues to move more into the commercial marketplace, the Commercial Vinyl Products Committee met for the first time to “investigate, monitor, address and [...]

35-Year-Old Door Wins AAMA Contest

Nov 25th, 2013

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Certification Gold Label, the association hosted a contest to find the oldest in-service door, window or skylight bearing an AAMA air-water-structural certification label and recently announced the winner and runner up.

AMI Report Says PVC is Going Green

May 31st, 2012

The PVC industry met in Dusseldorf, Germany, in March 2012 at the Applied Market Information (AMI) Ltd.’s PVC Formulation 2012 conference to discuss the market trends and the latest recipes to improve the environmental performance of vinyl compounds. According to the report, VinylPlus, a European PVC industry organization, is driving many of the environmental initiatives [...]

Department of Commerce Finds Chinese Aluminum Extrusion Imports are Being Subsidized Significantly

Sep 14th, 2010

Earlier this year the U.S. Aluminum Extrusion Fair Trade Committee, a coalition of U.S. extruders, filed a petition with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) for redress from alleged unfair trade practices involving aluminum extrusions imported from China. Now, in a positive step forward for the U.S. aluminum [...]