Posts Tagged ‘ Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) ’

FGIA Launches IG Fabricators Workshop Video Series

Sep 14th, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has launched a new, online video series documenting the association’s in-person Insulating Glass (IG) Fabricators Workshop. The series has been under development throughout 2021 and the organization says it offers a condensed version of the workshop in ten 20- to 30-minute segments. It is now available for purchase […]

FGIA and World Vision Partner for Hygiene Kit Build at 2021 FGIA Hybrid Fall Conference

Aug 3rd, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) recently announced that during the 2021 FGIA Hybrid Fall Conference (Oct.18-21) it will partner with World Vision, a humanitarian organization helping children, families and their communities overcome poverty and injustice, to build and donate hygiene kits to a shelter in Phoenix, where the conference will be held. FGIA […]

FGIA Restructures Staff with Promotions and Added Positions

Jul 22nd, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) announced a restructuring of several staff positions to accommodate a growing organization focused on multiple facets of the industry, according to a press release. This restructuring includes the promotion of Kathy Krafka Harkema from U.S. codes and regulatory affairs manager to the newly created position of U.S. technical […]

FGIA Releases New Technical Manual for IG Units

Jul 2nd, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has released IGMA TM 3200-21, Design Considerations for IG Unit Cavity Pressure Compensation, the organization’s newest technical manual, which provides generic design considerations for cavity compensation in insulating glass (IG) units and determining conditions which impact the pressure in the IG unit cavity. “The TM-3200 document is helpful […]

OSHA Official Says Voluntary Protection Program is About More Than Just Safety

Jun 29th, 2021

You might not associate the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) with general operational improvements, but that’s the angle one of the Administration’s representatives pitched as a key benefit of the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) last week. Brad Baptiste, manager for OSHA Region VIII, told attendees of the Fenestration and Glazing […]

FGIA Session Addresses How to Inspire the Future of the Manufacturing Workforce

Jun 24th, 2021

There have been increased reports of nationwide labor shortages in recent weeks. From airline companies to hotels, it seems like every sector and industry is set to experience the consequences. However, the manufacturing industry is looking to get ahead of the curve. During the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) 2021 Virtual Summer Conference, taking […]

New Training Materials and Classes Now Available for FGIA InstallationMasters Combined Program

Jun 17th, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has announced the availability of new training materials and classes for the InstallationMasters Combined Training and Certification Program, which addresses proper installation of doors and windows for new construction and replacement/remodeling. This program was launched June 1 and will replace the original training materials, which will be discontinued […]

FGIA to Host Hybrid Fall Conference

Jun 4th, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has announced that its 2021 Fall Conference will offer an in-person event option. The conference will take place with a hybrid format in which participants may choose to either attend physically at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass in Phoenix, or connect virtually. The conference will be […]

FGIA Statistical Review and Forecast: A Tale of Two Markets

May 17th, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) released the FGIA 2020/2021 U.S. Industry Statistical Review and Forecast recently, and the results back current perspectives for the residential market—growth that will continue through 2021. Meanwhile, the report points to decreases in the commercial sector. Residential Growth Total housing starts rebounded strongly after an initial COVID-19 slowdown and […]

FGIA Meetings Manager Florence Nicolici to retire in May

May 6th, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has announced the forthcoming retirement of FGIA Meetings Manager, Florence Nicolici, who will retire on May 31, 2021, after 36 years of service. “I am in awe of Florence’s expansive career,” said Janice Yglesias, FGIA executive director. “Her work ethic and commitment have consistently been an inspiration to […]

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