Posts Tagged ‘ NWDA ’

Selling to Architects: What You Need to Know

Feb 27th, 2014

One of the ways companies can interact with architects is to invite them for a plant tour (Shown here is a Crystal worker during a tour the company hosted in October of last year.)

  Everyone wants to drive sales up right? Yes, but sometimes different methods need to be applied to different groups, as Vincent Grieco, New York regional sales and technical manager, Crystal Windows and Doors, explained recently when he addressed members of the Northeast Window and Door Association regarding, “Selling to Architects and Engineers.” You need [...]

Northeast Window & Door Association Winter Conference a Success

Feb 10th, 2014

Almost 80 key executives from door and window manufacturers and suppliers enjoyed two days of education, industry information, collective brainstorming and business networking at the recent Northeast Window & Door Association (NWDA) Winter Conference. Held at Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, Ct., January 27-28, 2014, the annual conference included an agenda of industry expert [...]

NWDA Members Discuss Industry Challenges at Winter Meeting

Jan 28th, 2014

Glass, it seems is the biggest problem door and window manufacturers in the Northeast have. Not glass per se, of course, but the rising cost of glass and its transportation. The Northeast Window and Door Association (NWDA) begin its meeting at the Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Ledyard, Conn., this morning with a roundtable about [...]

NWDA Winter Meeting Registration Now Open

Nov 22nd, 2013

Registration is now open for the Northeast Window & Door Association 2014 Winter Meeting, to be held January 27-28 at the Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. Speakers and topics at the meeting will include: • Jim Reeb, CEO of CR Manufacturing: Made in America and the Skills Shortage; • Doug Anderson, U.S. EPA [...]

Witnessing Glass in Motion and Gaining Industry Education

Jul 25th, 2013

NWDA president Steve Chen (left) visits with Screenco during the tabletop exhibits.

When members of the Northeast Window and Door Association (NWDA) wrapped up its two-day summer conference in Harrisburg, Pa., last week, they were treated to a packed agenda of industry speakers, tours of a PPG glass factory, golf outing, supplier tabletop exhibits, and networking reception. The tabletops were new this year and NWDA executive director [...]

Steve Chen Elected NWDA President

Feb 11th, 2013

Steve Chen (left) with past NWDA president Chuck Scalzott.

ray ban sunglasses discount hollister pas chere Steve Chen, executive vice president of Crystal Window & Door Systems, has become the new president of the Northeast Window and Door Association (NWDA). Elected by the association’s board of directors, Chen took over the reins of the regional trade group at the organization’s winter meeting held at [...]

NWDA Plus One

Jul 19th, 2012

After covering the window and glass industries for going on 15 years, I have attended a variety of conferences and have met not only people in the industry but at times I have been fortunate enough to meet their better halves as well. Many spouses travel to sometimes “exotic” locations to accompany their spouses to [...]

Codes, Energy, Economics and More Take the Stage During NWDA Event

Jul 17th, 2012

Members of the Northeast Window and Door Association (NWDA) met this week in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., to network over a few rounds of golf and cocktail reception yesterday, and educational sessions this morning. Joe Reed with Architectural Testing Inc. provided a codes report and gave some updates on the International Building Code/International Residential Code (I-Codes). Reed [...]

NWDA Announces New Webinar Program Starting this Week

Jun 11th, 2012

The Northeast Window and Door Association (NWDA) announced it is introducing new virtual content via webinars. The first webinar, “Design Wind Loads for Windows and Doors using ASCE 7,” will take place Thursday, June 14 at 1 p.m. EST ASCE 7 Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures is a reference standard for all [...]