Vol. 8 - Issue 8 Sept. 2007

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Great Expectations
Door and window manufacturers explain what they expect from their glass suppliers. Hear firsthand what manufacturers really want.

Machinery Mayhem
How do software and machinery suppliers work with their customers? Read the second part of this two-part series.

Glass Walls: Wide Open Spaces
Opening and moveable wall systems have become increasingly popular. Are they taking business from conventional manufacturers?

The Art of Aging
Are manufacturers designing products that are easy for the aging population to use? See how baby boomers are affecting the industry.

Long-Term View of the Industry
According to an industry expert, itís not all doom and gloom. Learn why we are closer to the recovery than we are to the time when the downswing began.

WDMA Recap
Learn the latest news from the summer Window and Door Manufacturers Association meeting.

Product Packaging
Instructions and/or instrucciones? Find out where the law stands on providing multilingual installation instructions to your customers.

Plant Tour: Champion Window Manufacturing
See how one window manufacturer became a pioneer in the replacement industry through the development of custom-made, double-pane vinyl windows.

Product Parade in Atlanta
Itís going to be a product parade in Atlanta this year. Find out what products will be on display for door and window manufacturers.

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ON THE COVER
The owner of this Mill Valley, Calif., home uses the HSW65 NanaWall as his front door, and a segmented curve system made out of Muranti Wood with FSC ratings.

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