Posts Tagged ‘ Canada ’

U.S. Reverses Course on Aluminum Tariffs

Sep 17th, 2020

Just weeks after reinstating a 10% tariff on aluminum imported from Canada, the U.S. backed off of those measures Tuesday, declaring that trade in non-alloyed, unwrought aluminum is likely to normalize in the last four months of the year. After citing a substantial increase in imports over the period from June 2019 through May 2020, […]

U.S. to Reimpose 10% Tariff on Canadian Aluminum

Aug 10th, 2020

The U.S. has reimposed a 10% tariff on non-alloyed unwrought aluminum imported from Canada, citing a substantial increase in imports over the period from June 2019 through May 2020. The tariff will take effect August 16, 2020. The U.S. originally imposed a 10% tariff on Canadian aluminum in March 2018 as part of Proclamation 9704, […]

Carl Lafreniere Appointed Sales Manager for Ensinger Building Products

Aug 4th, 2020

Ensinger Building Products, a division of Germany’s Ensinger Group, has announced the appointment of Carl Lafreniere to sales manager for Eastern Canada and Northeastern United States. Lafreniere joins Ensinger with more than 10 years of experience providing technical solutions and components to the fenestration industry. “Carl’s diverse background – in addition to his broad experience […]

GEM Windows Launches Rebate Program for Canadian-Made Products

Jul 1st, 2020

Toronto-based Gem Windows and Doors says it has been able to keep 95% of its staff employed through the COVID-19 global pandemic and subsequent economic upheaval, and continued to serve customers electronically and by phone, while maintaining prescribed safety protocols and procedures. As part of the company’s Canada Day celebration, Gem wants to continue to […]

U.S. Deal with Canada and Mexico Lifts Aluminum and Steel Tariffs

May 20th, 2019

A week after announcing increases to tariffs levied against China, U.S. officials eased the pain for door and window manufacturers drawing on North American markets by lifting steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico. That relief comes via an amended North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which manufacturers suggest will lessen the burdens on […]

All Weather Windows Ranks High for Canada’s Best Managed Company

Apr 3rd, 2019

For the fifth year in a row, All Weather Windows was named a Platinum Club member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, as determined by Deloitte, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith’s School of Business and TMX Group. All Weather has made the Best Managed Companies list for 11 years running, and companies that make the list for […]

Canadian Fenestration Organizations Ask Government to Negotiate Trade

Sep 5th, 2018

It is a critical time for the fenestration industry as trade negotiations continue between the U.S. and Canada. The tariffs imposed by both the American Government and the Canadian Government have increased the cost of building supplies, and Canadian industries are feeling the effects. In a recent letter to Chrystia Freeland, Canadian Minister of Foreign […]

WDMA Speaks Out On The Trade Deal Between The U.S. And Mexico

Aug 29th, 2018

On Monday the President announced that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will be updated to reflect a modernized trade agreement. This comes in the form of a new agreement between the United States and Mexico. This new agreement is a sigh of relief for many small and medium sized businesses, and the updated […]

Canada Suspends Lawsuit Provision in Anti-Spam Legislation

Aug 10th, 2017

The government of Canada has suspended the implementation of certain provisions in Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL) in response to broad-based concerns raised by businesses, charities and the not-for-profit sector. The provisions, known as private right of action, would have allowed lawsuits to be filed against individuals and organizations for violations of the legislation. The provisions […]

Canadian Window Companies Win Energy Star Awards

Dec 9th, 2014

Centennial Windows & Doors of London, Ontario, was named manufacturer of the year of fenestration products, and Vinyl Window Designs of Woodbridge, Ontario, won two awards — promoter of the year and the award for sustained excellence.

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