March 15, 2000
Implementation is still limited, but Web-based systems for business-to-business transactions are projected to be the norm within two years
Approaching the holidays, on-line shopping appeared to be the major story of the evening news every night. Amazon.com’s founder was named Time’s Man of the Year. The Super Bowl was renamed the Dot Com Bowl by many as Web-based businesses appeared to dominate this annual advertising showcase. E-commerce is the undeniable buzzword of the business world as we enter the new century and...
September 15, 1999
In a 1999 interview, Mike Gilkey of Cincinnati's Gilkey Windows discusses his firm's focus on high quality products and service, as well as the impact of big boxes, consolidation, and other industry trends.
Mike Gilkey of Cincinnati's Gilkey Windows discusses his firm's focus on high quality products and service, as well as the impact of big boxes, consolidation, and other industry trends.September 1999
Mike Gilkey started Gilkey Window Co. in 1978, selling and installing wood windows, as well as custom vinyl replacement windows. In 1986, the company began manufacturing its own vinyl windows, which...
August 15, 1999
Weather Shield's Lee Schield talks about product development, automation, and quality, as well as his reputation for doing things his own way
Lee Schield, founder of Weather Shield Mfg., Inc., is an industry legend. He has built the company, started over 35 years ago, into one of the country's largest, most respected window manufacturers. He is also known for following his own path, a quality that was evident when Weather Shield became one of the first wood window manufacturers to embrace vinyl. That same characteristic can be seen in...
Aluminum Extruders Council Web site features extensive information on aluminum production, processing and recyclability.
Forest Certification Resource Center Created by Metafore, an organization focused on enabling businesses to make better environmental choices, this site provides an overview of forestry certification and links to a variety of programs around the world...