Posts Tagged ‘ Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) ’

Andersen Appoints Nordaune Senior VP, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Jul 26th, 2023

Andersen Corp. has appointed Andrea Nordaune as the company’s senior vice president, chief legal officer, and corporate secretary. The decision follows the retirement of Alan Bernick, who served the company for 23 years. A company press release noted that Nordaune began working with Andersen in 2000, quickly established herself as a senior attorney and steadily […]

WDMA Hosts Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference

Apr 10th, 2023

The Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) held its annual Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference recently, where it hosted key government officials and elected new leadership for its board of directors. The conference featured members of Congress and representatives from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Migrant Policy Institute and the National Association of Homebuilders […]

WDMA and Fenestration Canada Agree to Work Together On Cross-Border Issues

Mar 1st, 2023

Officials for the Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) and Fenestration Canada (FenCan) announced a formal agreement this week to collaborate. By teaming up on cross-border policy issues, officials say they believe both associations can achieve better and greater results for their members, while promoting, protecting and advancing the door, window and skylight industries in […]

NAFS 2022 Arrives (a Year After Its Namesake)

Feb 27th, 2023

A new 2022 edition of the North American Fenestration Standard/Specification (NAFS) arrived last week, closing out what officials for the Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) labeled a “multi-year” process. Developed in collaboration with CSA Group and the Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA), AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440 defines basic performance requirements for door, window and skylight […]

WDMA Releases 2023 National Policy Agenda

Feb 9th, 2023

The Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) released its 2023 National Policy Agenda, in which it calls on the federal government to pursue policy “conducive to sustainable economic growth.” The association also calls attention to energy conservation goals, immigration reform and more. WDMA officials say they’ve worked with Congress and the White House over the […]

WDMA Releases 2022 U.S. Industry Market Study

Jun 28th, 2022

The Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) has released the WDMA 2022 U.S. Market Study for Window & Patio Door, Entry Doors and Architectural Doors. The association says the study is designed to define the historical, current and forecasted size of the industry market. The report is based on direct industry input for product shipments […]

Window Safety Week Observed April 3-9: How Will you Spread the Word?

Apr 4th, 2022

In partnership with the National Safety Council, the Window Safety Task Force encourages parents and caregivers to recognize the importance of practicing window safety during Window Safety Week, being observed April 3-9. Though spring is arriving in most of North America, open windows any time of year can be dangerous for young children who are […]

WDMA Evaluates, Sets 2022 Goals for Open Up To Performance

Mar 31st, 2022

Open Up To Performance, the Window & Door Manufacturers Association’s (WDMA) primary website supporting its public relations initiative approved in 2019 continues to gain traction by connecting builders and architects to industry information and resources. The virtual WDMA Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference kicked off on Wednesday, March 30, and runs through Thursday, March 31. […]

Craig Drumheller Named WDMA VP of Technical Activities

Dec 7th, 2021

The Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) recently announced that Craig Drumheller has been named the association’s new vice president of technical activities. In his new role, Drumheller will be responsible for management and oversight of WDMA’s technical, codes and standards activities. Drumheller comes to WDMA from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), where […]

The Fragility of the Supply Chain

Jun 15th, 2021

In one of the last presentations for the Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) virtual conference, Brent Neal, regional technical manager at AkzoNobel Wood Coatings, discussed recent disruptions in chemical markets and their impact on the fragile supply chain for coatings and resins. As in any industry, if one area of production is disrupted, it […]