Posts Tagged ‘ window opening control devices (WOCDs) ’

Window Safety Week: Educate Customers on How to Use Your Company’s Products

Apr 10th, 2024

by Angela Dickson The fenestration industry keeps a keen focus on safety around windows – including safety on the plant floor by employees and safety on the jobsite by installers. But what about the safe use of these products by homeowners? Windows serve an important role in our lives, by letting in natural light and […]

A Look Back: DWM’s Top Stories of 2023

Dec 28th, 2023

As the year wraps up, [DWM] takes a look back at the year and tallies our top stories over the last 12 months. At the top of the list is a lawsuit involving a big name in the business, but facility closures and acquisitions collectively dominated the list. Readers kept the list pretty well-rounded, with […]

CPSC Issues Recall on MI 1620 Impact Windows

Jan 13th, 2023

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a recall alert Thursday for products produced by MI Windows and Doors, warning that some of the company’s 1620 vinyl single-hung impact windows with window opening control devices (WOCDs) present fall and serious injury hazards. According to CPSC officials, the product’s tilt latches can cause its WOCD […]