Registration is Open for 2015 WDMA Spring Meeting & Legislative Conference
is now open for WDMA's Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference which
will take place from March 23-25, 2015 at the Renaissance DuPont Hotel
in Washington, D.C.
WDMA Legislative Action Fund luncheon speaker on Monday, March 23 will
be Margaret Hoover, a CNN Political Contributor and Best-Selling Author. This is a special ticketed event. Read more.
WDMA to Hold First National Architectural Door Conference
[Chicago, IL- 1/21/2015] - The Window & Door Manufacturers Association's (WDMA) National Architectural Door Council (NADC) announced today the first National Architectural Door Conference to take place on April 29 in Baltimore, MD. The conference will precede the Door and Hardware Institute (DHI) Convention and take place in the same location, the Baltimore Convention Center. Read more.
WDMA Releases 2015 National Policy Agenda for the Window, Door, and Skylight Industry
[Washington, DC - 1/14/2015] - The Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) released today a comprehensive advocacy agenda for 2015. As the U.S. economy continues its gradual recovery, WDMA has outlined a number of policies that are top priorities for the window, door, and skylight industry that will aid in the recovery of the housing and construction industry, and support continued job creation in the vital U.S. manufacturing sector.
"As the new 114th Congress convenes, lawmakers will have the opportunity now to advance a pro-growth agenda that will continue the economic recovery," said WDMA Chairman Steve Donner, General Manager of Weiland Sliding Doors and Windows in Oceanside, Calif. "The WDMA 2015 National Policy Agenda lays out proposals that will boost national energy efficiency, reduce burdensome regulations, promote smart tax policy, and support quality American manufacturing jobs." Read more.
Leitz Tooling Systems Joins WDMA
[Washington DC - 1/6/2015] - The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) announced today that Leitz Tooling Systems is the newest member of the association.
"We're looking forward to our participation in the WDMA, to both learn from and contribute to the knowledgebase of the membership body," said Mike Lind, Leitz CEO. "We have decades of experience in specialized window and door tooling, but the industry is always evolving. This membership gives us a great opportunity to apply our expertise for making manufacturing easier and more efficient." Read more.
CDS Logistics Joins WDMA
[Washington DC - 12/2/2014] - The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) announced today that CDS Logistics Management, Inc. (CDS) is the newest member of the association.
"We are proud to be the newest supplier member of the WDMA. Our membership represents CDS' commitment to the millwork industry, one we have developed over the years through specialized final mile distribution services for manufacturers and retailers alike", states Bob Linck, CDS Director of Marketing. Read more.
WDMA Releases 2014 Window & Entry Door Pulse Report
[Chicago, IL- 10/29/2014] The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) has released theWDMA 2014 Window & Entry Door Pulse Report, a semi-annual summary report covering both U.S. construction activity and topline product shipment activity. The report leverages market data and modeling to provide an update on activity, trends and forecasts without relying on the full surveys of industry participants as does the full WDMA 2014 Market Study released earlier in the year. Read more.
Growth in U.S. Entry Door Market Continue into 2015
IL- 8/18/2014] The Window and Door Manufacturers Association's
recently released Window and Entry Door 2014 U.S. Market Study shows
continued growth for the entry door market through 2015. The study,
prepared, researched and analyzed by Metrostudy and the Virginia Center
for Housing Research at Virginia Tech, forecasts modest market growth in
the overall entry door market growth of 5.1% for 2014 and 4.9% for
2015. This follows market growth of 5.3% in 2013 with 14.1 million units
shipped. Read more.
Strong Growth in U.S. Architectural Door Market to Continue into 2015
IL- 9/2/2014] Today the Window and Door Manufacturers Association
(WDMA) released its Architectural Door 2014 U.S. Market Study, which
shows continued growth for the architectural door market through 2015.
The study, prepared, researched and analyzed by Metrostudy and the
Virginia Center for Housing Research at Virginia Tech, forecasts strong
market growth in the wood flush door market of nearly 24% for 2014 and
22% for 2015. This follows market growth of 17% in 2013. Read more.