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The Fragility of the Supply Chain

In one of the last presentations for the Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) virtual conference, Brent Neal, regional technical manager at AkzoNobel Wood Coatings, discussed recent disruptions in chemical markets and their impact on the fragile supply chain for … Continue reading

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WDMA Virtual Session Covers Fenestration’s Place in the New WELL Building Standard

A new building standard has been introduced to the industry. Building off of the work done by its predecessor, the WELL Building Standard – Version 2 (v2) has passed in a unanimous vote from the International WELL Building Institute Governance … Continue reading

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IECC Slated for More Input by Government Officials

The International Code Council (ICC) released a new framework last week, changing the means by which it updates the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) from government consensus to an American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-approved standards process. Adopted by ICC’s board … Continue reading

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Political Outcomes Not Expected to Sway Demands for Housing

Manufacturers were assured this week that the result of a presidential election should have minimal impact on demands stemming from housing. But that didn’t stop the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) from delving into the election as part of … Continue reading

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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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