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FGIA Webinar Provides Financial Tips Amid COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on the economy and many glass and glazing companies are looking for ways to strengthen their businesses during this time. To address this issue, the Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) hosted … Continue reading

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Architectural Glass Company Owners Grapple with Employees Who Don’t Want to Come Back

A recent report in FORBES magazine discussed a situation that a number of business owners have found themselves in, and architectural glass company owners are no exception. The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides an additional … Continue reading

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AAMA Navigates Recent Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Since steel and aluminum tariffs were issued against China in March, many uncertainties have clouded the glass and glazing industry’s discussions of the future. The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) held a webinar led by Michael Collins, managing director of … Continue reading

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Industry Reacts to Aluminum, Steel Tariffs

The administration on Thursday enacted tariffs of 25 percent on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum imports, however imports from Canada and Mexico were exempted from trade sanctions, which could lessen the tariffs’ effects on the door and window … Continue reading

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AAMA Keynote Speaker Talks Trump, More

Michael Collins of Building Industry Advisors, the keynote speaker at last week’s American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Summer Conference in Newport, R.I., addressed both the challenges and opportunities facing the industry as the Trump administration settles into Washington. Collins predicted … Continue reading

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