Posts Tagged ‘ Janice Yglesias ’

Industry Mourns Larry Johnson of Quanex

Mar 25th, 2024

The industry is mourning the loss of Larry Johnson, vice president of sales, North American Fenestration for Quanex, who passed away on Friday, March 22, 2024. “More than a colleague, Larry was my friend for over 30 years,” said Bob Daniels, Quanex president, North American Fenestration. “There was never a shortage of laughs or people […]

Industry Leaders Share Insights on Innovation at FGIA Annual Conference

Feb 21st, 2024

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) 2024 Annual Conference kicked off Monday at the Omni Amelia Island Resort near Jacksonville, Florida. The three-day event brings together industry experts to discuss various glass- and glazing-specific topics. These include innovations in the window industry, diversity, sealants, sustainability, technology, weathering, insulating glass, and more. The conference aims […]

Amy Becker Joins FGIA Staff as Glass Products Specialist

May 18th, 2023

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has announced the hiring of Amy Becker as glass products specialist. In her new role, Becker oversees the operation of the IGCC/IGMA and IGMAC insulating glass certification programs, as well as serves as the internal auditor for FGIA fenestration certification programs. She also provides member support as a […]

FGIA Returns to Pre-COVID Strength

Feb 15th, 2023

A conference room filled with attendees and a speaker at a podium.

It’s cool and cloudy in San Diego this week—not the conditions that officials for the Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) had hoped for when they chose the location for this year’s annual conference. But inside, “So far, the event looks great,” said Florica Vlad, FGIA’s meetings manager, adding, “Everything but the weather. But I’m […]

Economy Has Builders Decreasing Prices, Increasing Incentives

Dec 13th, 2022

Earlier this month the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) confirmed what some commercial media outlets have reported recently: builders are increasingly reducing prices and offering special sales incentives. It’s not a new tactic, and while it’s been used before, the NAHB reports that those measures currently are not being used at the same rate at […]

New Focus Areas Identified at 2022 FGIA Summer Conference

Jun 7th, 2022

The Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) kicked off its 2022 Virtual Summer Conference this week by addressing goals for the future and how to achieve them. Janice Yglesias, FGIA executive director, said four focus areas will bring changes for alliance events and efforts in the future. The board, using input from the past year, […]

FGIA Summer Conference to be Held Virtually

Apr 14th, 2022

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) announced that its 2022 Summer Conference will be held virtually instead of a hybrid event with options for participation both in-person in Montreal, Quebec, and online. The event dates remain unchanged, with the conference taking place Monday, June 6, through Thursday, June 9. The FGIA board of directors […]

Marg Webb Retires After 22 Years of Service in the Glass Industry

Feb 1st, 2022

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has announced the retirement of stalwart industry leader Marg Webb, after 22 years in the glass industry. Webb began her time at the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Association of Canada (IGMAC) in 2000, prior to that organization’s transition into the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA), where Webb led as […]

FGIA Marks Return to In-Person Gatherings with a Special Celebration

Oct 21st, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) is once again together in person. The group’s Fall Conference is taking place this week at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass in Phoenix. In addition to the in-person gathering, the event also includes a virtual option. The conference began yesterday with an opening address from Janice […]

FGIA Releases 2020/2021 Market Studies Update; Offers Adjusted Forecast of Fenestration Industry Trends

Oct 1st, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (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. The report updates the reports the association released this past spring. New forecasts included in this update are based on projections of construction activity as […]