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Masonite Names Alex Legall as Senior Vice President and Business Leader, Architectural

October 2, 2020

Masonite International Corp. appointed Alex Legall as senior vice president and business leader for the architectural segment. Legall replaces Graham Thayer, who left Masonite on Oct. 2.

National Association of Manufacturers Promotes MFG Day

October 2, 2020

Launched annually on the first Friday in October with events that continue throughout the month, MFG Day is an initiative of The Manufacturing Institute, the National Association of Manufacturers’ workforce and education partner.

NGA Extends GlassBuild Connect Through 2020

October 1, 2020

Products, webinars and demonstrations to remain available on-demand for the balance of the year.

NGA Extends GlassBuild Connect Through 2020

MI Windows and Milgard Raise Awareness, Funds for Breast Cancer Research

September 30, 2020

MI Windows and Milgard Windows & Doors will donate more than $50,000 towards breast cancer research in October, according to a press release. The companies' nonprofit affiliate, the MI Charitable Foundation is committed to donating $25,000 to both the National Breast Cancer Foundation and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. 

Window World Partners With Country Star Lee Brice for Charitable Concerts and Contests

September 29, 2020

Window World announced a partnership with country music star Lee Brice. The singer will team up with Window World for charitable projects to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, military veterans and deserving individuals. 

Veka to Host Virtual Manufacturing Day

September 28, 2020

Veka Inc. will host a Manufacturing Day experience on Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. as part of Manufacturing Day, an annual celebration of the manufacturing industry organized by the National Association of Manufacturers.

Residential Market Forecast Positive, According to FGIA Industry Market Data

September 28, 2020

FGIA has released updated industry market data in the FGIA Industry Update of the U.S. Market for Residential and Non-residential Windows, Doors and Skylights.

FGIA Updates Two Anchorage Technical Documents

September 28, 2020

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance updated two documents addressing fenestration anchorage. This is the first update to AAMA 2501-20, "Voluntary Guide for Engineering Analysis of Anchorage Systems for Fenestration Products," originally written in 2006. Its companion document, AAMA TIR-A14-20, "Fenestration Anchorage Guidelines," was created in 2010. 

NFRC Introduces Through the Glass Podcast

September 25, 2020

The National Fenestration Rating Council recently introduced a podcast, "Through the Glass: Conversations with leaders in windows, doors and skylights." 

New Home Sales at Highest Pace Since 2006

September 25, 2020

Sales of newly built, single-family homes in August topped the 1 million mark and reached their highest pace since September 2006. Sales increased 4.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.01 million units, according to data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.