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Steves & Sons Expands Manufacturing Operations with Utah Location

With the expansion will come more than 200 jobs, with more than 137 being classified as new, high-paying jobs, in the next five years, according to a news release.

FGIA Updates Certification Document Around Minimum QMS Requirements

AAMA QMSUG-1-21, Recommendations for Compliance with Minimum Quality Management System Requirements for AAMA Certification Programs Licensees, walks licensees through the creation of a QMS, a formalized system that documents processes, procedures, and responsibilities for achieving quality policies…

Engineered Profiles to Expand into Lawrence County, Ohio

The company will invest $4 million to retrofit the former DOW Chemical Ethafoam plant in Ironton, Ohio, a part of the Southern Ohio Industrial District. Its investment will include purchasing new machinery and equipment to fill the 93,000-square-foot space, with plans to add 10 to 12 extrusion…

Gas Fill 101: Gas fill options for IGUs

The goal in using any of the three fill gases--xenon, krypton and argon--is to lower the thermal conductivity and lessen heat conduction through the cavity.

Connected Equipment and the Future of Manufacturing

Machinery isn’t exempt from the world’s shift to technology-based solutions. Ready or not, automation is the future of manufacturing. Companies today have no choice but to embrace Industry 4.0 in their manufacturing practices or run the risk of being left behind, according to leading industry…

Speak to the Next Generation of Manufacturers

How can manufacturers effectively reach young people and recruit them to the industry? This is a challenge the Manufacturing Institute has been working to address through Manufacturing Day, held annually on the first Friday in October. 

Pressure-sensitive Adhesives in Window and Door Manufacturing

Pressure-sensitive adhesive tapes (PSA) are playing an increasingly important role in door and window manufacturing. Not only are they a valuable assembly aid, but they are also being used in technical bonding and barrier applications that enhance the performance and lifespan of the end product. 

A Conversation with Forel 

Marco Schiavon, CEO for North America, discusses the company’s growth and industry trends.

Insulating Glass: Problems and Prevention

Understanding what material and fabrication steps lead to IG failure can help prevent problems.

Safety Matters

A plant accident investigation protocol can prevent future incidents.