Posts Tagged ‘ initiatives ’

FGIA Sessions Alert Members About the Possible Impacts of Programs Targeting Plastics Pollution

Jun 15th, 2023

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance’s (FGIA) Summer Conference took place this week in Vancouver, B.C., where numerous sessions raised the alarm for initiatives that have the potential to impact door and window manufacturers. A renewed focus on reducing global plastics pollution in the U.S. and abroad could carry ramifications for PVC products. In a […]

Initiatives Seek to Give Women and Minorities a Safe Landing in Construction

Jun 5th, 2023

In May, employers introduced 339,000 jobs in the U.S., bringing the total number of positions added to nearly 1.6 million for the year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Meanwhile, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) aim to ensure that more women and minorities have […]

Getting Ready for the Future Is a Process

May 24th, 2023

Today, there are more ways than ever to optimize your manufacturing processes. And there are more reasons than ever why such changes are necessary. In an environment where you’re continuously challenged to do more with less, no one can afford to sit around without being proactive. This can seem daunting. But tackling today’s challenges doesn’t […]

With COVID Out of the Way, FGIA Regains Laser Focus on Initiatives

Feb 16th, 2023

A professional crowd moves through a hotel lobby.

The Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance’s (FGIA) annual conference took place this week in San Diego, where officials provided updates for various initiatives and collaborations. After progress slowed amid the COVID-19 pandemic, most efforts have since regained their momentum, officials said, including several impacting the environment and building codes, and one that’s set to change […]

ASTM, NFRC Working Through Numerous Updates and Initiatives

Jun 9th, 2022

The Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) 2022 Virtual Summer Conference on Tuesday, June 7, highlighted updates to industry organizations and standards, including upcoming initiatives for ASTM International and the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC). Amy Roberts, director of Canadian and Technical Glass Operations, discussed ASTM International’s recent C14 committee on glass and glass products […]