Volume 7 - Issue 2
February 2006



East Meets West 
DWM investigates the differences between the West and East Coast window markets and how manufacturers may have to adapt to meet the differing needs of customers in those areas. 

The Case for Casements
Hardware manufacturers agree that casement windows are second to double-hung in their control of the market, but the market for casements may be ready to expand.

Hardware Heaven
Take a look at the latest in door and window hardware. 

Paying the Price For Automation
Door and window manufacturers reveal that sometimes when considering automation the equipment price tag isn’t the only cost that is high. There are a variety of factors that have to be weighed when making equipment purchases.

Plant Tour
Find out how Silver Line Windows has found much success through vertical integration.

No Match For Fiberglass 
Though fiberglass comprises a very small portion of the window market, it is poised for tremendous growth and manufacturers of these products say it offers tremendous advantages as compared to competing materials.


Lit Bits

Industry Indices 

What’s News 

Browse and Bookmark 


Ones to Watch 


AAMA Analysis

Code Concerns

IG Instruction

WDMA Opens Up

Software Savvy

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