Posts Tagged ‘ IG ’

Why Western Window Systems is No Longer Making its Own IG

Apr 15th, 2014

Western's bi-fold door is often used in residences such as here in a bar top window application.

It’s a question many window companies struggle with: make or buy your insulating glass? There are pros and cons associated with each technique. Western Window Systems, based in Phoenix, announced last week that it will no longer be manufacturing insulating glass, a business in which the company has been involved since it started in 1959. [...]

Financial Leverage – What Level Makes Sense?

Mar 11th, 2014

I read with great interest the recent article in DWM written by Tara Taffera entitled “To Make or to Buy – The Big IG Question.” I found this article particularly interesting because this is a question which I constantly am asked by my customers and prospects on an annual basis. Many are deciding to take [...]

IGMA Educational Seminar Kicks Off in Las Vegas Today

Sep 11th, 2012

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The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) of Ottawa, Ontario, opened its two-day educational seminar today in Las Vegas. The morning began with an introduction by Bill Lingnell, technical consultant for IGMA, who spoke about “Preventing IG Failures.” “Failure can include more things than seal failure, such as debris and a failed desiccated matrix,” said Lingnell, [...]