Posts Tagged ‘ 2023 ’

New Year, New Shop: Taking Stock of Your Production Processes

Jan 26th, 2023

There’s a lot on the line for door and window manufacturers in 2023. Consistency of quality, unit performance once installed in the field and your reputation as a manufacturer all depend on successful shop floor operations. How best to achieve that success? Manufacturing reliable, quality door and window units is all about following repeatable and […]

Innovation in 2023

Jan 18th, 2023

“The best way to predict the future is to create it!” — American computer scientist Alan Kay As 2023 gets rolling, we need to take a moment to recognize and realize that the last 30 months have been bizarre for our industry. We battled against deadly viruses, shutdowns, limited start-ups, and then full-go, massive inflation, […]

The Forecast for 2023? A 50/50 Chance of Pane

Jan 5th, 2023

Forecasts are tough. Don’t you just love it when the weatherman calls for a 50% chance of rain? How can he be right? How can he be wrong? So, let’s talk about the forecast for the door and window industry. Overall, 2022 proved to be a very good year with most door and window fabricators […]

The HARD Truths for Industry Companies for 2023

Dec 9th, 2022

In preparation for 2023, Dave Yoho Associates conducted abundant research and surveyed our existing clients to drill down on current sales and marketing challenges that are impacting the industry. Here are several hard truths that we uncovered: 79% of Companies Have Trouble Following Up on Unsold Leads The word “trouble” is understandably very vague. Many […]

It’s Time to Bring Back the Showroom and the Art of Enticement

Nov 3rd, 2022

It’s November already! With the year winding down and the demand curve leveling out, many window and door fabricators are getting caught up on back orders. Before you know it, spring of 2023 will be here. Even with reports of new COVID strains in the news, it is quite apparent that public life is almost […]

Ready, Set, Go

Aug 4th, 2022

Well, here we are once again heading for a new version of Energy Star that will begin in 2023 with even tougher requirements. As I completed my travels during the first half of this year, I noticed an overall lack of concern regarding the upcoming Energy Star changes. My customers seemed focused on the present […]

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