Posts Tagged ‘ Stiles ’

Upcoming Event Offers Industry Education to Door and Window Companies

Jul 9th, 2012

At first glance, door and window manufacturers may not automatically think it is vital to attend the biennial International Woodworking Fair (IWF) in Atlanta. But they should as the event attracts door and window companies in the wood market. In fact, due to this growing interest, show organizers have added a door and window symposium […]

WDMA Technical Conference Provides Insight into European Door and Window Manufacturing

Jun 28th, 2012

The European door and window industry, including countries such as Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Austria, has implemented new manufacturing processes in order to expand its capabilities, reduce waste and improve overall quality, according to Steve Waltman, vice president of sales and marketing for Grand Rapids, Mich.-based, Stiles Machinery. Attendees of the Window and Door Manufacturers […]

Guest Blog: Hitting the Root of the Trend in a European Door and Window Tech Tour

Mar 29th, 2012

Upon completing a group visit of one highly automated door production facility during my door and window benchmarking tour of Germany and Switzerland last week, our tour host, Doug Maat, laughed, “My first adjective is ‘wow.’” I’m going to stick with that as my overall impression of the week-long tour, hosted by machinery distributor Stiles […]