Posts Tagged ‘ AAMA ’

FGIA Announces New Board of Directors

Feb 25th, 2020

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) annual conference, which was held recently in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., featured an introduction to the 2020 Board of Directors. FGIA is the result of having combined the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) as of the first of this year, the FGIA […]

FGIA Gathers Members for First Time Under New Brand

Feb 11th, 2020

A new chapter was opened this morning at the Annual Conference of the Fenestration Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA). The event marked the first gathering since the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) joined as a new entity. The meeting began with an official unveiling of a new logo by […]

Speaker Sheds Light on Door and Window Design

Oct 7th, 2019

Builder and YouTube personality Matt Risinger spoke about the future of door and window design and installation at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Fall Conference held last week. Risinger, a builder for nearly 25 years, talked about design and installation from the builder perspective. “What I was building in 1995 is pretty darn similar […]

Door and Window Comparative Analysis Procedure Updated by AAMA

Sep 17th, 2019

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) announced yesterday an update to AAMA 2502-19, its standardized comparative analysis procedure for determining the structural integrity of door and window products. The document, titled Comparative Analysis Procedure for Window and Door Products, was last updated in 2007. “New content in the 2019 version of this standard includes guidance […]

AAMA Releases Aluminum Costs/Attributes Web Page and Infographic

Aug 30th, 2019

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s (AAMA’s) Aluminum Material Council (AMC) has developed a new web page and infographic, providing information about the strength, recyclability and versatility of aluminum, as well as its costs. “Aluminum’s inherent strength, recyclability and versatility combined with the extrusion process make aluminum a popular and economical material for the building and […]

AAMA Webinar to Review State of the Construction Defect Industry

Aug 21st, 2019

A webinar hosted by The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) on September 17, will serve as an introduction to Construction Defects (CD) and will discuss developments in the CD industry and explore where the industry is headed. The webinar, entitled “State of the Construction Defect Industry: What’s the Same and What’s New,” will be led […]

How to Attract Skilled Workers During a Labor Shortage

Aug 13th, 2019

Many door and window companies have been impacted by the ongoing labor shortage as skilled workers become increasingly difficult to find. John Manzella, global business and economic analysis expert, gave insight into how companies can attract and keep skilled workers in a webinar titled “U.S. Labor Shortage and Retention,” hosted by the American Architectural Manufacturers […]

AAMA Announces Fall Conference Keynote Speakers

Aug 13th, 2019

Richard Hawk, motivational safety speaker and trainer for Make Safety Fun will keynote the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Fall Conference on October 31, sharing what is on the horizon for the safety and health field and how individuals and their companies can take advantage of emerging trends in a presentation titled “The Future of […]

AAMA and IGMA Members Vote in Favor of Unification, New Name

Aug 1st, 2019

After more than a year of working through the details of a potential combination of the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) and the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), members of both organizations have voted to proceed with the unification process. The organization’s new name will be the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA). Beginning this […]

Discussions Focus on Codes During Joint AAMA/IGMA Conference

Jun 21st, 2019

The Joint American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) Summer Conference continued Wednesday with a focus on regulatory affairs and codes in both the U.S. and Canada. Regulatory Affairs AAMA codes and regulatory affairs manager Kathy Krafka Harkema led this update. She gave members an overview of relevant news in the […]

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