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Keymark Corp. Enters into Agreement with Berkshire Anodizing

Keymark Corp., an aluminum extrusion company headquartered in Fonda, N.Y., announced that it has entered into an agreement with Berkshire Anodizing LLC, an aluminum anodizing company, located in North Adams, Mass. Under the agreement, a newly formed company, Colonial Anodizing … Continue reading

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Selling to Architects: What You Need to Know

One of the ways companies can interact with architects is to invite them for a plant tour (Shown here is a Crystal worker during a tour the company hosted in October of last year.)

Everyone wants to drive sales up, right? Yes, but sometimes different methods need to be applied to different groups, as Vincent Grieco, New York regional sales and technical manager, Crystal Windows and Doors, explained recently when he addressed members of … Continue reading

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Codes, Standards and Energy Regs Coming Down the Pipeline

When members of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) met last week in Orlando, the Codes Action and Regulatory Affairs Committee briefed attendees on a wide variety of codes and standards that could have a far reaching effect, if put … Continue reading

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AAMA Closes Out Meeting with Focuses on Vinyl, Commercial and More

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) concluded its meeting in Orlando on Wednesday and a focus on vinyl in the commercial market was just one of the many topics discussed. As vinyl continues to move more into the commercial marketplace, … Continue reading

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AAMA Builds Membership; Tackles Many Topics at Annual Meeting

Two heads are better than one: AAMA members discuss their views on a topic assigned to them during the general session. The goal is for AAMA staff to gain member feedback on a variety of issues.

The fact that the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has 22 new members is yet another example that the industry is experiencing growth. The association is meeting this week in Orlando and this is just one of the many successes … Continue reading

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Construction Industry Urges OSHA to Withdraw Silica Rule

Some construction industry-related groups are asking the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to withdraw its proposed rule to drastically lower the permissible exposure limit (PEL) of crystalline silica for the construction industry. Input for the last comment period was … Continue reading

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Is Your Company Ready for the Affordable Care Act?

It’s here. Whether you are for it or against it, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has officially gone into effect. Does your company meet the requirements of the law? In a recent seminar, Kathryn Carlson, senior vice president of human … Continue reading

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Caldwell Hardware Acquires Cotswold Architectural Products

Caldwell Hardware (UK) Ltd. (Caldwell) announced today the acquisition of Cotswold Architectural Products Ltd (Cotswold) of Cheltenham, England, and its operable window hardware lines. Caldwell managing director Alistair MacAulay describes the acquisition as “an ideal fit for both Caldwell and … Continue reading

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Intertek Acquisition of ATI is Complete

Intertek has completed its acquisition of Architectural Testing Inc. (ATI). The acquisition recently gained regulatory approval and the transaction was finalized on December 24. “The purchase of ATI will provide a huge benefit to the industries we collectively serve and … Continue reading

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