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

Window and Door Companies Weigh in on Supreme Court Decision Regarding Vaccine Mandate

Jan 14th, 2022

Some companies and organizations in the glass and fenestration industry may have breathed a collective sigh of relief yesterday when the Supreme Court ruled to block an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rule mandating businesses with at least 100 employees require workers to be vaccinated or get tested weekly and wear a mask. In Minnesota, […]

FGIA Webinar to Offer Glass Cutting, Washing Demonstration, Q&A

Nov 11th, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) will host a webinar, “Glass Cutting & Washing Video Demonstration and Live Q&A with industry expert, Bill Lingnell” on November 16 at 11:30 a.m. The webinar will cover the proper techniques and safety requirements associated with glass cutting and washing. It will present a video demonstration of these […]

FGIA Welcomes New Technical Training Specialist

Nov 4th, 2021

Aaron Blom has joined the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) as a new technical training specialist. Blom is responsible for conducting and developing FGIA’s professional education and technical training programs. “Aaron’s strengths as an industrial engineer, a skilled trainer, versatile communicator and a commercial industry sales representative will serve him well and directly align […]

When Bill Lingnell Speaks, People Listen

Nov 1st, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance’s (FGIA) Hybrid Fall Conference played host to several insightful sessions recently, including code updates from the International Code Council (ICC) revealed and safety tips from Sentinel Security Group founders. During a bonus session, FGIA technical consultant of glass products Bill Lingnell answered questions surrounding quality, compatibility and performance requirements […]

FGIA Marks Return to In-Person Gatherings with a Special Celebration

Oct 21st, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) is once again together in person. The group’s Fall Conference is taking place this week at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass in Phoenix. In addition to the in-person gathering, the event also includes a virtual option. The conference began yesterday with an opening address from Janice […]

FGIA Updates Methods of Test for Multi-Bar Hinges in Windows

Oct 14th, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has released an updated document with new test methods for multi-bar hinges in windows. AAMA 904-21, Specification for Multi-Bar Hinges in Window Applications, an FGIA document, is now available for purchase. It was last updated in 2014. “This document is one of the few of our organization’s standards […]

FGIA Releases 2020/2021 Market Studies Update; Offers Adjusted Forecast of Fenestration Industry Trends

Oct 1st, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has released updated industry market data in the FGIA Industry Update of the U.S. Market for Residential and Non-residential Windows, Doors and Skylights. The report updates the reports the association released this past spring. New forecasts included in this update are based on projections of construction activity as […]

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 […]

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