Plant Tour: Vinyl
One extrusion supplier talks about challenges in the market, how it has thrived and how it helps its fabricators differentiate themselves.
Mr. (and Ms.) Independent
Learn the differences between internal salespeople and independent reps, and why there has been a rise of independent reps in the fenestration
Lock and Load
Manufacturers of side-hinged patio doors talk about challenges with hardware and how they overcome
Energy Star® Criteria:
Industry groups met with the DOE recently to convey their opinions regarding the proposed changes to Energy Star.
AAMA Conference Review:
AAMA members discuss issues related to green building and other matters affecting the industry, while also viewing a demonstration of the University of Florida’s hurricane simulator.
Check out the latest machinery that was on display in Atlanta.
ON THE COVER
Howard Ary of Deceuninck North America works in the die assembly department at the company’s plant in Monroe, Ohio. For more on the company’s extrusion operation
see article on page 30.
Be sure to check www.dwmmag.com/studio
for video clips.
These include videos of the following products introduced in Atlanta:
- EDTM’s new window energy meter
- Haeco’s Versa-Glaze 1500
- VEKA’s WISP system
- Opticut’s DaVinci Works GridLock Program
- Plus: View video of the University of Florida’s hurricane simulator that was shot by
DWM editor Tara Taffera at the AAMA meeting
(see story on page 48).
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