Posts Tagged ‘ FGIA ’

FGIA Honors Industry Leaders at Annual Conference

Feb 22nd, 2024

The Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) recognized member contributions and achievements at its awards ceremony during the 2024 Annual Conference this week, held at the Omni Amelia Island Resort near Jacksonville, Florida. Awards were presented by the previous year’s winners, who honored recipients for their efforts toward progressing the work of FGIA and the […]

FGIA Updates Two Side-Hinged Door Standards

May 31st, 2022

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has released two updated specifications for the testing side-hinged doors: AAMA 920-22 “Specification for Operating Cycle Performance of Active Side-Hinged Exterior Door Slabs,” and AAMA 925-22, “Specification for Determining the Vertical Loading Resistance of Side-Hinged Door Systems.” Both FGIA documents are now available for purchase. These documents were […]

Trauma Response Training: An Investment in Your Organization

Mar 14th, 2022

Glen and Drew Stilson of Arizona-based Independence Training told attendees at the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Annual Conference, which was held the week of February 28, that proper trauma response training has numerous benefits. From saving lives and identifying leaders to preserving productivity, the more employees know, the better prepared they are to […]

TDI Explains How Windstorm Program Changes Impact Glazing, Fenestration Manufacturers

Jan 19th, 2021

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) adopted the 2018 International Building Code (IBC) and 2018 International Residential Code (IRC) effective September 1, 2020. Dr. Paul Bove, an engineer with the TDI, explained to members of the Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) what has changed and how those changes impact glazing and fenestration manufacturers in […]

Companies Get Creative with Holiday Celebrations and Still Bring Employees Together

Dec 21st, 2020

With holiday lunches or evening parties eliminated during COVID-19, companies are still finding a way to gather and celebrate their accomplishments throughout this challenging year. If you were thinking about hosting an in-person gathering at work, The Centers for Disease Control does have a page on its site designated to “COVID-19: Holiday Celebrations,” which covers […]

FGIA Gives U.S. and Canadian Codes Update at Conference

Jun 25th, 2020

The second day of the virtual Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Summer Conference included an update on window, door and glass-related codes in the U.S. and Canada, many of which have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. FGIA U.S. codes and regulatory affairs manager Kathy Krafka Harkema and glass products and Canadian industry affairs […]

Safety: Never Forget its Importance

Feb 25th, 2020

The employees at Quanex Building Products will never forget the importance of safety. Partly because it’s built into their culture, but also because they lost employee Tim Harris several years ago who was killed when visiting a window plant. Mike Burk will never forget either. Partly, because he has devoted much of his career to […]

FGIA Announces New Board of Directors

Feb 25th, 2020

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) annual conference, which was held recently in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., featured an introduction to the 2020 Board of Directors. FGIA is the result of having combined the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) as of the first of this year, the FGIA […]

FGIA Gathers Members for First Time Under New Brand

Feb 11th, 2020

A new chapter was opened this morning at the Annual Conference of the Fenestration Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA). The event marked the first gathering since the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) joined as a new entity. The meeting began with an official unveiling of a new logo by […]

FGIA Welcomes New Technical Manager

Feb 4th, 2020

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) announced its new glass products and Canadian industry affairs technical manager, Nathalie Thibault. Throughout 2020, Thibault will shadow FGIA’s glass products and Canadian industry affairs director, Marg Webb to prepare to take on her duties upon Webb’s retirement in early 2021, according to the alliance. “Nathalie comes to […]