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USMCA is Signed, Ending the ‘NAFTA Nightmare’

The United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade deal was signed by the United States in a ceremony that took place at the White House yesterday. The USMCA replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a nearly 25-year-old trade … Continue reading

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Glass Industry Hopeful of What Phase One Trade Deal with China Means

Organizations in the glass industry are hopeful after the announcement of an agreement between the U.S. and China on what the government is calling the Phase One trade deal that may reduce current tariffs and cancelled tariffs that were set … Continue reading

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Manufacturers Brace for Impact of Tariff Increase

Despite months of negotiations, President Donald Trump announced an increase in tariffs on more than $200 billion of Chinese products Friday. Some products used by the glass and glazing industry are among the Chinese goods affected by the newly imposed … Continue reading

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Court Orders EPA to Revise Lead-Paint Rules

A federal appeals court has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revise its lead-paint standards within 90 days and write new rules within a year. The 2-1 decision last week by the San Francisco-based Court of Appeals for the … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Association Focused on Public Policy and Legislation

Legislation and regulatory codes continue to impact manufacturers of glazing and fenestration systems, but one industry organization has ensured that its voice is being heard in the law- and rule-making process. The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) is holding … Continue reading

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