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Construction Still Ranked in the Top Most Dangerous Jobs

Dec 3rd, 2021

Workplace injuries and fatalities can occur in any field—and those in construction are especially prone due to exposure to more dangerous situations than most jobs. A few construction jobs were recently ranked in the top 25 most dangerous jobs in the U.S. by AdvisorSmith, which analyzed the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Census of […]

Double Duty: Canadian Softwood Lumber Tariffs Rise to 17.9%

Dec 2nd, 2021

The U.S. Department of Commerce has doubled countervailing and anti-dumping duties on Canadian softwood lumber imports from 9% to 17.9%. The increase follows a decrease in December 2020 and is par for the decade’s fluctuating course. Where do The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) and the U.S. Lumber Coalition stand? “NLBMDA strongly […]

Tennessee Woman Accused of Wire Fraud, Embezzling from Employer, Millwork Company

Nov 30th, 2021

The former bookkeeper of a Tennessee millwork company was arrested earlier this month and is facing wire fraud and identity theft charges in U.S. District Court. Starting in February 2019, Kimberly Hodge, also known as Kimberly Hughen, allegedly used her role as bookkeeper at Integrity Architectural Millwork to divert money from her employer’s accounts to […]

Judge Rejects U.S. Commerce Department’s Remand Redetermination in AD/CVD Case

Nov 29th, 2021

Almost a year after the last significant change in the antidumping and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) case of Columbia Aluminum Products (Columbia) vs. U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce), Judge Timothy C. Stanceu issued an opinion and order in response to the Commerce Department’s Remand Redetermination, filed in December of 2020, and the subsequent responses and comments […]

Infrastructure Bill Provides Funding for State and Local Building Energy Codes

Nov 23rd, 2021

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act signed into law on Nov. 15, 2021, by President Joe Biden, includes an appropriation of $550 million in Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant funding and $500 million in State Energy Program funding for state and local governments to adopt and implement building energy codes. This could bring more opportunities for the increasing […]

WinDoor 2021: To Grab Attention, Go Big or Go Home

Nov 22nd, 2021

Everlast and Alumalco walked away with two awards this year: one for a 10-foot-high 6-foot-wide pivot door; another for the best overall booth. Together, they’re after high-end markets throughout Canada.

WinDoor 2021: Officials for Continental Say Manufacturers Had Their Eye On Bends

Nov 22nd, 2021

While the main products on display weren’t doors and windows, a representative for Continental says skai Woodec and Mattex were showstoppers. At the same time, attendees had their eyes on how the company’s films perform in bends.

WinDoor 2021: Companies Say Canadian Show Is Important for Business

Nov 19th, 2021

Smiles were on at WinDoor’s Main Event. Meanwhile, door and window companies say Canada is a distinct market and worthy of its own show.

Windoor 2021: Air Hockey Anyone? Quanex Shows Up With Float Table

Nov 19th, 2021

While Energy Star 7.0 isn’t a topic for Canada, it does level the playing field somewhat between U.S. and Canadian products. Quanex showed off its spacer system for thin triple insulating glass and brought a float table that can be used for assembly.

Live at WinDoor: How a Year of Virtual Made Its Mark on Products

Nov 18th, 2021

One manufacturer says virtual shows impacted more than just product debuts. Adjustments were made company wide.

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