Posts Tagged ‘ Janice Yglesias ’

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 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 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 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 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 […]

Amy Roberts Joins FGIA Staff as Director of Canadian and Technical Glass Operations

Feb 2nd, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has hired Amy Roberts as its new director of Canadian and technical glass operations. Roberts will be training with Marg Webb, FGIA glass products and Canadian industry affairs director, prior to Webb’s retirement later in 2021. Roberts has more than 20 years of industry experience in both residential […]

New Administration to Bolster American Manufacturing

Jan 26th, 2021

President Biden has signed a “Buy American” executive order intended to bolster American manufacturing. According to the White House, the order will ensure that when the federal government spends taxpayer dollars, they will be spent on goods made in America by American workers and with American-made components. Contracting alone accounts for approximately $600 billion in […]

Carl Wagus Passes at Age 75

Jan 19th, 2021

Industry expert Carl Wagus recently passed away. According to the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) officials, Wagus served as technical director of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (a predecessor to FGIA) from 1994-2005. “Carl was the consummate expert on all things fenestration, retaining more knowledge about our industry products and standards than several of […]

December FGIA Industry Update to Market Studies Now Available

Dec 21st, 2020

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has released a second updated industry market study in the FGIA Industry Update of the U.S. Market for Residential and Non-residential Windows, Doors and Skylights. This report is an updated overview of the reports released by the association in May and a prior update released in September. New […]

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