Posts Tagged ‘ fenestration ’

Big Ideas Surface for Glass at BAU 2019

Jan 18th, 2019

BAU 2019 is underway at the Messe München in Munich, Germany, this week, where glass industry companies are displaying their latest technologies. The six-day trade fair features 2,250 exhibitors from 45 countries, focusing on architecture, materials and systems for commercial, residential and interior construction. Amid the exhibitors on hand, Press Glass premiered its 3D Glass […]

Mitsubishi Aims to Replace Windows

Jan 7th, 2019

“Just add a window.” To the average person, that sounds simple enough. Until they get a detailed quote from a door and window (or remodeling) contractor, including things like cutting back and refinishing the interior and exterior facades, adding jacks and headers to framing, and the multitude of other alterations that go along with adding […]

Happy New Year and a Look at the Top Five Stories From 2018

Dec 31st, 2018

From acquisitions to legal rulings, it’s been a year of big headlines for the door and window industries. Join us in the year’s final hours, as we look back at the top five stories with the most web traffic. #5: Levins are ‘Thrilled” to Join Harvey Building Products Family On November 9, Harvey Building Products […]

How to Invent Anything!

Jan 10th, 2017

“The Inventor looks upon the world and is not content with things as they are. He wants to improve whatever he sees, he wants to benefit the world, he is haunted by an idea. The spirit of Invention posses him,seeking materialization” — Alexander Graham Bell Every mechanical or electronic device you use every day is […]

Watch the DWM November Newscast for Final Coverage from Win-Door 2015

Nov 6th, 2015

The Win-door North America trade show wrapped up its three-day run in Toronto on Thursday. In this month’s newscast, attendees, exhibitors and show officials weigh in as we provide our final coverage. Click HERE to view the video in YouTube.

Win-Door Day 2: Knowledge and Networking

Nov 5th, 2015

The second day of the Win-door North America show in Toronto featured educational seminars on the fenestration industry and lots of opportunities for members of the industry to connect. DWM was on the scene with all the highlights. Click HERE to view the video in YouTube.

Thanks to Multifamily Production, Housing Starts Are Way Up

Jul 17th, 2015

  Thanks to a steep jump in multifamily production, nationwide housing starts rose 9.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.174 million units in June, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department. Multifamily production was up 29.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual […]

What Will A Glass Shortage Mean to the Fenestration Industry?

Jul 16th, 2015

In recent travels it seems that everyone is talking about an impending glass shortage. During the big downturn, many of our industry’s domestic float plants were shut down and now several more will soon need to be shut down for upgrades, which will exacerbate the situation. So what will this glass shortage mean to our […]

First Time, Repeat or Loyal Customer?

Jul 14th, 2015

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines the word “customer” as “one who buys the goods and services of a business” and “an individual with whom one must deal.”  “Loyalty” is defined as “faithfulness to obligations and to a person or thing deserving fidelity.” Without the customer, there is no business.  The customer provides a business with the […]

It’s Hurricane Season; Here’s What You Need to Know

Jun 1st, 2015

The Atlantic hurricane season begins today and runs through November 30, and the door and window industry wants to make sure its customers are ready. CGI Windows & Doors, a Florida-based manufacturer of fenestration products designed to resist the winds and water associated with these deadly storms, is among the many companies who want to […]

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