Posts Tagged ‘ Michael O’Brien ’

WDMA Evaluates, Sets 2022 Goals for Open Up To Performance

Mar 31st, 2022

Open Up To Performance, the Window & Door Manufacturers Association’s (WDMA) primary website supporting its public relations initiative approved in 2019 continues to gain traction by connecting builders and architects to industry information and resources. The virtual WDMA Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference kicked off on Wednesday, March 30, and runs through Thursday, March 31. […]

WDMA Recognizes Mark Mikkelson with the James Krahn Lifetime Achievement Award

Jun 17th, 2021

Mark Mikkelson, director of corporate regulatory affairs for the Andersen Corp., received the James Krahn Lifetime Achievement Award at the WDMA Technical and Manufacturing Conference last week. First given to James Krahn from Marvin, the award is given to recognize individuals who have devoted significant time, energy and effort toward creating and achieving the strategic […]

WDMA Announces New Leadership Team

Mar 2nd, 2021

A new leadership team was installed at the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) Board of Directors meeting on February 26. The Board elected Steve Tourek of Marvin as the association’s 2021-2023 chair. Tourek replaces outgoing Chair Bob Lewis of Masonite International Corporation. “When I was last elected to serve as Board Chair, our industry […]

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, […]

WDMA Conference Goes Digital

Apr 27th, 2020

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) recently announced it is making its 2020 Technical and Manufacturing Conference virtual due to the ongoing COVID-19 related travel restrictions. WDMA is teaming up with Blue Sky e-LEARN, one of the premier companies in providing virtual online events, to hold the conference on Tuesday, June 9, and Wednesday, June […]

Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Reinstated on Brazil and Argentina

Dec 2nd, 2019

President Trump announced Monday morning that tariffs would be restored immediately on steel and aluminum from Brazil and Argentina in response to the countries devaluing their currencies. Both Brazil and Argentina were exempt from the original Section 232 tariffs imposed in March 2018, which placed a 25% tariff on steel and 10% tariff on aluminum. […]

Tariff Increase Threatened Ahead of Talks with China

May 7th, 2019

President Donald Trump is putting the pressure on China leading up to trade talks in Washington, D.C., Wednesday—returning to prior threats for increased tariffs. In a Twitter post made Sunday, May 5, the president said that tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese products would increase from 10% to 25% as soon as the following […]

OSHA’s Controversial Silica Rule Set in Motion

Mar 24th, 2016

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its final “Silica Rule,” intended to limit construction and general industry workers’ exposure to respirable crystalline silica. The rule, which has been in the works since 2013, reduces the permissible exposure limit (PEL) for workers. It also requires employers to implement engineering controls, offer medical exams and […]

WDMA Aims to Amplify Industry’s Voice in Washington

Mar 23rd, 2015

Codes and advocacy were the focus on Monday as the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) opened its spring meeting and legislative conference at the Renaissance Dupont Hotel in Washington, D.C. The annual gathering is held in conjunction with the National Lumber and Building Materials Dealers Association (NLBMDA) and the Northeast Window & Door Association […]

WDMA Reveals 2015 National Policy Agenda

Jan 16th, 2015

The Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) is starting 2015 with a revamped policy agenda aimed at conserving energy and ensuring safety, among other things. The association has outlined a number of policies that are top priorities for the window, door and skylight industries that will “aid in the recovery of the housing and construction […]

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