Posts Tagged ‘ Canada ’

US Court of International Trade Remands Determination from US Department of Commerce

Nov 28th, 2022

A recent ruling from the U.S. Court of International Trade could see the U.S. Department of Commerce offer additional explanation for why it denied a request for a changed circumstances review from Canada’s GreenFirst Forest Products with respect to countervailing duties. After initially denying the request for a changed circumstances review in 2021, the department […]

The Manufacturer’s Case for Thin Triples

Oct 10th, 2022

The latest cover of Door & Window Market ([DWM]) magazine didn’t mince words regarding ENERGY STAR 7.0: “It’s go time.” The new criteria for the prestigious EPA label will hit in just about a year, and the significant changes for U-factors and solar heat gain coefficients (SHGCs) will be driving manufacturers to make major alterations […]

Nolan Day Named New Functional Fenestration Territory Sales Manager

Sep 19th, 2022

Functional Fenestration Inc. has hired Nolan Day as FFI territory sales manager for the Midwest and Eastern US and Canada. Day has 35 years experience in the building products industry including Hilti, CertainTeed, SOPREMA, and Hager Hardware. Day was also a co-founder of the Chicago Building Enclosure Council, has served as president and board member […]

Coda Products Continues Growth and Expands Across Canada

Sep 12th, 2022

High-performance weather seal manufacturer Coda Products has welcomed Ted Paetkau and Mathieu Hébert as new sales representatives covering all of Canada. Both representatives will showcase Coda’s line of closed-cell foam seals. Coda Products says its continued growth is now supported by the completion of its new, flagship manufacturing facility and in-house R&D lab in Epping, […]

Canada to Challenge US Lumber Duties

Aug 11th, 2022

The U.S. Department of Commerce has issued the final results of the third administrative review for its anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders regarding certain softwood lumber products from Canada. While the duty rates will decline by more than 9%, Mary Ng, Canada’s minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, says the […]

NLBMDA Responds to Ambassador’s Senate Testimony on Softwood Lumber Negotiations

Jun 24th, 2022

Earlier this week, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai testified at a hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations’ Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies regarding the Biden Administration’s trade priorities for fiscal year 2023. During the hearing, Ambassador Tai stated that the Biden Administration was “open and interested” in negotiating a new […]

Canada Pushes Efficiency with National Building Code

Jun 10th, 2022

The 2022 Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Virtual Summer Conference highlighted Canada’s path forward to energy efficiency on Tuesday, June 7. With Canada’s 2020 National Building Code noting a future with net-zero ready homes, panelists pointed to considerations of which the industry should be mindful. Speakers for the session included Andrew Oding, vice president […]

NAHB Urges Swift Action on Canadian Lumber Pact Following UK Deal on Steel Tariffs

Mar 28th, 2022

The National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) is calling on the Biden administration to move immediately to negotiate a new softwood agreement with Canada that will end tariffs. The push comes after the administration announced that it had reached a deal with the United Kingdom to lift steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by former President Donald […]

NAHB Chairman Calls for Ending Lumber Tariffs, Boosting Output at White House Event

Mar 22nd, 2022

National Association of Homebuilders chairman Jerry Konter urged the Biden administration to increase domestic production of timber from federal lands and to work with Canada on a new softwood lumber agreement that will eliminate tariffs during a virtual White House listening session last week on resolving the lumber and building material supply chain crisis. “Historically […]

Novatech Group Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Mar 17th, 2022

This year marks 40 years for Canada’s window and door parts manufacturer Novatech Group. Headquartered in Sainte-Julie, Novatech Group has completed a series of strategic acquisitions in recent years that have grown the company beyond Québec. Founder Raymond Ouellette says he set out to provide door manufacturers with stained doorglass on March 16, 1982. He […]

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