Vol. 12 - Issue 2
March 2011

features

Industry Reacts to Quanex Purchase of Edgetech
Find out what customers, as well as competitors, think about the Quanex purchase of Edgetech.

Tablet Technology
Representatives from all sectors of the industry say tablets are changing the way windows are sold. Learn what you need to do to stay competitive when it comes to this technology and how to use it as a competitive advantage.

Listen to Your Colleagues
Fenestration Day, sponsored by DWM magazine, will be held April 7 in Indianapolis and once again includes an impressive line-up of educational seminars devoted to door and window manufacturers.

Four Tips for Buying Used
While pre-owned machinery often may appear economical, there are certain items to watch for to ensure a used machine is what it seems. Learn more about what to look for when buying used.

Builders’ Show Review
The International Builders’ Show is still the place to see and be seen, and this year didn’t disappoint. If you missed the event, learn about the latest products unveiled in Orlando, Fla.

columns
From the Publisher
Trend Tracker
AAMA Analysis
WDMA Update
Guest Column
AMD Headlines

departments
What’s News
Energy and Environmental News
Introducing
Ones to Watch

ON THE COVER
Kevin Gray, CEO of Lauren International, and David Petratis, chairperson and chief executive officer of Quanex Corp., sign the papers signifying the Quanex purchase of Edgetech. The two companies made the announcement on January 31. For all the details, see page 26.

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