Posts Tagged ‘ automation ’

ProVia Highlights Two Years of Add-Ons

Jan 24th, 2024

ProVia wrapped up 2023 by highlighting numerous company expansions. Completed over the course of 2022-23, the company improved a total of six facilities across Ohio. At the company’s Strasburg facility, a 425,000-square-foot space was added, doubling the footprint for glass production. The facility went from three to nine production lines. Automation has also been added […]

2022’s Top Tips From Shop Talk

Dec 29th, 2022

Since the Quanex Technical Services team started writing this blog, our goal has always been a simple one: To provide you with practical advice you can use and apply on your shop floor today. We write these posts based on challenges our customers encounter on a regular basis. Oftentimes, our tips come directly from a […]

Weighing Plant Floor Purchases

Aug 8th, 2022

The fall trade show season will kick off in the next few months and continue through November. Any fenestration professional reading this likely has a few of these dates circled on their calendar. And for good reason—it’s a prime opportunity to see some of today’s most advanced window and door technology, and to consider the […]

Research Firm Takes Stock of COVID-19 in Key Areas

Apr 22nd, 2020

Analysts at ABI Research published a white paper analyzing various industries and the potential impacts of COVID-19. [DWM] breaks it down in a few key areas including transportation and logistics, manufacturing and smart automation, including technology used in homes. First, on the manufacturing side, the report says, “the impact is both global and unpredictable, and […]

Closing the Door on the Decade and Opening a Window to the Next

Jan 13th, 2020

The new year is officially here and as the door and window industry ramps up for a brand new decade, [DWM] took the time to grab the top stories from the past ten years and learn what those in the industry predict for the next ten. Reflecting on the past and looking to the future, […]

United Window & Door Adds Space for Automation and to Meet Demand

Aug 21st, 2019

United Window & Door (United) recently announced the purchase of 75,000 square feet of manufacturing space right across the road from its current base in Springfield, N.J. Gregg Proscia, vice president of sales and marketing, says the company has seen considerable growth in the past few years and needs the additional space to keep up […]

CMS North America Highlights Automation, New Showroom at Open House

Aug 14th, 2019

Customers, dealers and other guests were able to see and experience new technology firsthand during CMS North America’s open house to highlight the new showroom at its Caledonia, Mich., facility. The open house included software and machinery demonstrations as well as presentations about return on investment, production needs and more. CMS’s $3.5 million investment converted […]

Construction Robotics on the Rise

Jul 25th, 2019

As labor shortages continue, two recent studies indicate that the global construction robotics industry is set to fill in. With promises for increased efficiency, safety and productivity, robotic technologies also reduce expenses, data suggests. According to a report by Transparency Market Research (TMR), the global market for construction-related robotics is projected to reach a value […]

EDTM Celebrates 25 Years in the Industry

Sep 26th, 2018

When Mark Imbrock and Jeff Simpson started Electronic Design to Market Inc. (EDTM) in 1993, they were beginning to fill a void within the glass industry. EDTM makes glass testing meters that measure glass thickness, low-E coatings and more. The company launched one of its first glass check meters around 1996. “It was quite a […]

July Newscast: Robotics and Automation

Jul 12th, 2018

Robotics has been a major industry buzzword for the past few years, but to what extent is it being used? DWM’s July newscast examines this topic with raw numbers and concrete examples. Youtube Link