Posts Tagged ‘ Canada ’

America is Accepting the Backseat

Apr 1st, 2024

A common thread in my recent blogs has been the need for the U.S. fenestration industry to work together to demonstrate and educate the masses on the importance of our products for comfort, efficiency, safety, and sustainability—from homeowners to builders and remodelers, and all the way up to those affecting public policy. There is another […]

Clash Between AEC and AA Over Dumping Lawsuit Dubbed a ‘Misunderstanding’

Nov 27th, 2023

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) countered claims by the Aluminum Association (AA) that an investigation into 14 countries regarding illegal and unfair dumping practices will harm trade relations between Canada, Mexico and the U.S. In an email, Matt Meenan, AA’s vice president of external affairs, said the incident was a “misunderstanding.” The situation has since […]

ASSA ABLOY Receives Clearance from Mexico for the Acquisition of HHI

Jun 7th, 2023

ASSA ABLOY announced that it received clearance from the Mexican competition authority to acquire Spectrum Brands’ Hardware and Home Improvement division. Following the clearance from the Mexican competition authority, the HHI acquisition remains subject to customary closing conditions. In September 2021, ASSA ABLOY announced it had signed an agreement to acquire the HHI division of […]

Jaclyn Harrison Joins ODL as EVP of HR

Mar 9th, 2023

ODL Inc. recently announced the appointment of Jaclyn Harrison as executive vice president of human resources. Harrison reports to ODL’s president and chief operating officer, David Klein, and manages a team in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, UK and China. Harrison joins ODL from BISSELL Homecare Inc. where she was the global vice president of human […]

ASSA ABLOY Sells Emtek, Smart Residential Business in US and Canada

Dec 2nd, 2022

ASSA ABLOY says it has entered into binding agreements with Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. to sell Emtek and the Smart Residential business in the U.S. and Canada. The transaction is ASSA ABLOY’s bid to fully resolve alleged competitive concerns surrounding its proposed acquisition of the Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum […]

US Court of International Trade Remands Determination from US Department of Commerce

Nov 28th, 2022

A recent ruling from the U.S. Court of International Trade could see the U.S. Department of Commerce offer additional explanation for why it denied a request for a changed circumstances review from Canada’s GreenFirst Forest Products with respect to countervailing duties. After initially denying the request for a changed circumstances review in 2021, the department […]

The Manufacturer’s Case for Thin Triples

Oct 10th, 2022

The latest cover of Door & Window Market ([DWM]) magazine didn’t mince words regarding ENERGY STAR 7.0: “It’s go time.” The new criteria for the prestigious EPA label will hit in just about a year, and the significant changes for U-factors and solar heat gain coefficients (SHGCs) will be driving manufacturers to make major alterations […]

Nolan Day Named New Functional Fenestration Territory Sales Manager

Sep 19th, 2022

Functional Fenestration Inc. has hired Nolan Day as FFI territory sales manager for the Midwest and Eastern US and Canada. Day has 35 years experience in the building products industry including Hilti, CertainTeed, SOPREMA, and Hager Hardware. Day was also a co-founder of the Chicago Building Enclosure Council, has served as president and board member […]

Coda Products Continues Growth and Expands Across Canada

Sep 12th, 2022

High-performance weather seal manufacturer Coda Products has welcomed Ted Paetkau and Mathieu Hébert as new sales representatives covering all of Canada. Both representatives will showcase Coda’s line of closed-cell foam seals. Coda Products says its continued growth is now supported by the completion of its new, flagship manufacturing facility and in-house R&D lab in Epping, […]

Canada to Challenge US Lumber Duties

Aug 11th, 2022

The U.S. Department of Commerce has issued the final results of the third administrative review for its anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders regarding certain softwood lumber products from Canada. While the duty rates will decline by more than 9%, Mary Ng, Canada’s minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, says the […]