Officials for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) announced that the two associations have officially combined into one, forming the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA). After a vote by both bodies in July 2019, the two organizations came together January 1, 2020.

The goal of the alliance, officials said, is to focus on improving home and building performance through better glass, window, door and skylight technologies and standards. FGIA plans to lead the glass, glazing and fenestration industries through research, consensus-based standards, product certification, advocacy, education and professional development.

Social media platforms have been established for the new organization, including:

Alliance officials also announced that a new logo and branding will be revealed at an inaugural FGIA Annual Conference, to be held February 10-13. Registration for the conference is now open.

Other upcoming FGIA events include:

  • FGIA Summer Conference: June 22-25 – Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park – Chicago
  • FGIA Fall Conference: Oct. 5-8 – Le Westin Montreal – Montreal, Quebec
  • FGIA IG Fabricator Workshop: Nov. 10-12 – Intertek – Plano, Texas (tentative)

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