Today’s News

Numbers up All Around at Association Meeting; European Standards Topic of Discussion

Frank Koos, general secretary at EuroWindoor, gives a presentation Tuesday at the AAMA annual conference.

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) wrapped up its annual conference on Wednesday, and the consensus seems to be that the numbers are up on a variety of fronts. In its opening general session earlier in the week, the association … Continue reading

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Glass Expo West™ ’15 Welcomes Mudge Fasteners Inc. as an Exhibitor

Mudge Fasteners Inc. is set to exhibit at Glass Expo West™ ’15, a two-day architectural glass event to be held March 19-20, 2015 at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in Irvine, Calif. Mudge Fasteners Inc. of Corona, Calif., will display … Continue reading

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Show Floor Expands at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 with Degorter Inc.

Degorter Inc. is set to exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15, a two-day architectural glass event to be held April 23-24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. Degorter Inc. of Monroe, N.C., will have brochures, … Continue reading

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Construction Materials Prices Dip to Start New Year

Construction input prices failed to increase in January for the sixth consecutive month, according to a Producer Price Index analysis by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Prices dipped 2 percent in January, and on a year-over-year basis are down … Continue reading

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AAMA Assesses LCAs

Kerry Haglund of the Efficient Windows Collaborative said the LCA task group has a “pretty aggressive timeline” to get it done.

Discussion of life cycle assessment (LCA), a complex and increasingly important issue in the fenestration industry, opened Day 2 of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s (AAMA) annual conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. LCA looks to catalog the environmental effects related … Continue reading

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Websites and Windows get Attention at Industry Conference

The second day of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., featured a wide range of meetings and discussions about the fenestration industry. The AAMA marketing forum allowed members to discuss various ways to get more … Continue reading

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Southern Stretch Forming Returns to Exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15

The Glass Expo Northeast ™ ’15 show floor will once again include Southern Stretch Forming as an exhibitor. The two-day architectural glass event will take place at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y., on April 23-24, 2015. … Continue reading

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ABI Sees Modest Decrease in January

The Architecture Billing Index (ABI) eased back in January, showing no increase in design activity after a nine-month stretch of positive billings. An economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine- to 12-month lead time between architecture … Continue reading

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Firestone Building Products Appoints Brian O’Neil CEO

Firestone Building Products Company announced Brian O’Neil as its new chief operating officer. The Massachusetts native brings more than 26 years of operations experience to Firestone. Most recently, he served as senior vice president of operations at Ply Gem Holdings … Continue reading

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Synon Named President of HHH Tempering Resources

HHH Tempering Resources Inc. (HHH) announced the appointment of Mike Synon as the company’s new president. Synon has spent the past two years as the company’s vice president of sales and marketing. Previous majority owners, Leon and Rick Silverstein, have … Continue reading

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