Two Weeks left for Early-Bird Registration for the WDMA Spring Meeting & Legislative Conference
Hotel and Early-bird registration
deadline is February 20 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. Other featured speakers include Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Congressman Tom Marino (R-PA).
Click here to register.
Call for Session Proposals
WDMA Technical Conference has been renamed and expanded into the WDMA Technical
& Manufacturing Conference in 2015. The conference will be held in
Minneapolis, MN from Tuesday, June 16 to Thursday, June 18, 2015. The program
is comprised of two and a half days of informative technical sessions reporting
on current industry research, trends in manufacturing processes and procedures,
and emerging product technologies. This year's conference will offer
programming tracks for window and door technical, engineering, plant management
and operations professionals! Click here to submit a proposal. Read more.
International Dominican Aluminum S.A. (IDA) Joins
[Washington DC] - WASHINGTON,
DC - The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) announced today that
the International Dominican Aluminum S.A. (IDA) is the newest member of
"IDA is grateful for this
opportunity to become a WDMA member, which will enhance our exposure in the
United States and serve to portray our commitment to excellent quality,
customer service and on time delivery," said Rick Castells, President
& CEO. 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.
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.
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