Posts Tagged ‘ World Millwork Alliance ’

World Millwork Alliance: Next Week’s Lineup

Oct 1st, 2020

With COVID-19 hanging over the door, window and millwork industries, World Millwork Alliance aims to refresh its members’ strategies for the months ahead. Amid a juxtaposition between slow supply chains and increased demands, the Alliance’s upcoming conference is peppered with topics such as “Navigating Through the Pandemic” and “Recession-Proof Selling Skills.” It’s been a blessing […]

WMA Goes All In With Virtual Conference

Sep 21st, 2020

If you’ve ever been to a World Millwork Alliance convention, then chances are you’re familiar with the event’s ability to pack rooms with the sounds of networking. (In 2019, the event’s keynote session was wall-to-wall with standing room only.) These days, those connections will take place remotely, and the industry alliance will proceed in October—despite […]

Industry Sees 4Q M&As but Rarely Among Dealers

Oct 7th, 2019

The fenestration industry has seen its share of merger and acquisition activities heading into fourth-quarter 2019. In the opening days of September, BMC Stock Holdings and WindowMaster Control Systems unveiled acquisitions—with BMC picking up Sacramento, Calif.-based Heritage One Door and Carpentry and WindowMaster acquiring North Wales, Pa.-based Clearline Inc. In mid-September, machinery manufacturers Stürtz and […]

WMA Names 2 Recipients of Ron Taylor Award

Sep 7th, 2017

The World Millwork Alliance (WMA) has announced that Brian McIlwee and George Kessel Jr. will receive the 2017 Ron Taylor Award of Integrity and Commitment, which will be given out October 9 at the WMA 53rd Annual Convention & Tradeshow in Charlotte, N.C. Kessel is being honored posthumously. “The 2017 award recipients, Brian McIlwee and […]

WMA Welcomes New Member Companies

Aug 1st, 2017

The World Millwork Alliance (WMA) is pleased to welcome new distributor and associate members. Distributor Members Sunroc Building Materials, a member of the Clyde Companies family, is a building material supplier located in Utah and Idaho. Sunroc Building Materials supplies doors, windows, framing components, lumber, trusses, decking and hardware, as well as other products Canwel […]

World Millwork Alliance Welcomes New Members

Jul 5th, 2017

The World Millwork Alliance (WMA) recently welcomed five new members to the association. Distributor Members Oregon Wood Specialties is a wholesale millwork distributor located in Portland, Ore., featuring stock materials including moulding and millwork, handrails, columns, finish lumber, exotic species and more. Shop services include ripping, planning and sanding as well as custom moulding. SSI […]

Side Hinged Exterior Door Systems Standard Open for Public Comment

May 16th, 2017

The World Millwork Alliance’s (WMA) Voluntary Standard, ANSI/WMA 100-2016, “Standard Method of Determining Structural Performance Ratings of Side-Hinged Exterior Door Systems (SHEDS) and Procedures for Component Substitution” is undergoing a 5-year revision cycle. The draft standard, incorporating several revisions proposed by WMA’s Industry Standards and Certification Committee, is now available for public comment. ANSI/WMA 100 […]

WMA Announces 2017 Board of Directors

Mar 6th, 2017

The World Millwork Alliance (WMA), a trade association representing the millwork industry, recently announced its 2017 board of directors and ohficers. The WMA board is comprised of leading millwork industry professionals from both distributor and manufacturer member companies. “In an improving economy and housing market, it is essential to have strong leadership navigating the organization,” […]

WMA Gets Down to Business

Oct 11th, 2016

The World Millwork Alliance (WMA) opened its 52nd annual convention and trade show in Phoenix, Ariz., on Monday with a day of educational sessions that spanned technology, demographics, workplace safety and the housing market. The first panel discussion covered customer service and technology efficiencies, and  the consensus was that software advances have revolutionized the millwork […]

WMA Show Welcomes Students to Learn About the Industry

Aug 30th, 2016

Look for some younger faces to be walking the floor at October’s World Millwork Alliance (WMA) convention and trade show in Phoenix, which is set for October 9-13. The organization is offering complimentary registration to students to view the millwork exhibits and meet with industry professionals on October 12. Any student planning to attend can pre-register until September 26 by completing […]

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