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New Year Sees Increased Benefits for AAMA Members

Here at AAMA, we are grateful to our amazing membership for their valued service and drive to better the association as a whole. As an industry, we've all seen highs and lows in the last decade, but the pace and volume of members work intensified. Since the late 1990s, committee and task group activity increased 143 percent, and some major programs and services have also been added, including the following, just to name a few:<br/> FenestrationMasters professional certification Legislative/regulatory...

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Mark Toth Shares 30 Years of Industry Experience, Gives Advice

Mark Toth, Geographic Sales Manager East for H.B. Fuller, has been in the industry since 1985. He&rsquo;s been involved with AAMA since 1998. Today, he talked to AAMA about what he wishes he&rsquo;d done at the start of his career and what he sees for the future. <br/> Could you describe your role at your company? I&rsquo;m the Geographic Sales Manager East, which means I manage, in the U.S., Nebraska and everything east of the Mississippi. In Canada, I manage provinces including Ontario and Quebec. I don&rsquo;t cover...

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In its 14th Year, 2016 GlassBuild America is Not to be Missed

GlassBuild America planning is fully underway, and registration for the industry&rsquo;s biggest trade show opened in May. AAMA is once again an event partner, and we are looking forward to visiting Las Vegas once again for the October 19-21 show.&nbsp;Registration is now open to attendees and exhibitors, and because AAMA is a show partner, AAMA exhibiting members receive a discount on booth space. <br/> Now in its 14th year, GlassBuild America is the gathering place for the entire glass, window and door industries in North America. The...

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Western Region Spring Summit Focuses on Plant Safety

The association began hosting the AAMA Manufacturing Safety Forum at the AAMA 2015 National Summer Conference. This new feature is modeled after the long-standing and super successful safety forum that the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) operates. In fact, Marg Webb, IGMA Executive Director, and other key IGMA members have been instrumental in helping AAMA establish this new forum. <br/> While this initiative at the national level is sure to remain a primary focus in 2016, AAMA&rsquo;s Western Region has also adopted a focus on manufacturing plant...

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AAMA Assists in Industry Publication of New Window Product Category Rule

Along with IGMA, GANA and WDMA, AAMA developed the Window Product Category Rule (PCR), which provides the rules and guidelines for our industry to produce business-to-business (B-to-B) Environmental Product Declarations (EPD). In turn, the EPDs provide for informed and objective sustainable purchasing of windows. This concludes four years of work on the project and serves as an excellent example of teamwork within the industry.The B-to-B PCR covers manufacturing from raw material extraction to finished product, and is also known as “cradle to gate.” The B-to-C...

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