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ACTION ALERT: Tell Your Representative to Vote FOR Comprehensive Energy Legislation

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, December 2, 2015
The House of Representative is expected to vote on the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act (H.R. 8) sometime this week. WDMA is supporting this bill, which includes a provision known as "Blackburn/Schrader," which clearly defines the Department of Energy's (DOE) role in new model energy code development and guarantees that certain products and technologies are not given preferential treatment. WDMA opposes any amendments that would strike "Blackburn/Schrader" from the overall bill.WDMA encourages all members to take action by visiting the Legislative Action Center and sending a letter telling their Representative to support H.R. 8. Read more.

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Register Today for the 2016 WDMA Spring Meeting & Legislative Conference

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Registration is now open for WDMA's Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference which will take place from April 4-6, 2016 at the Renaissance DuPont Hotel in Washington, D.C. This conference is an incredible opportunity to remind leaders of the importance of our industry and advance the advocacy agenda of WDMA. Read more.

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Soft Tech Group Joins WDMA

Posted By Administration, Monday, August 31, 2015
[Washington, DC - 8/31/2015] The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) announced today that  the Soft Tech Group is the newest member of the association. Soft Tech Group develops and supports leading applications that drive operations of the next generation of fenestrations businesses. From their start in New Zealand in the 1980's, Soft Tech has grown to have offices on five continents working closely with extruders, fabricators and assemblers, dealers and component suppliers. Read more.

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Fenster Components Joins WDMA

Posted By Administration, Tuesday, August 25, 2015
[Washington, DC - 8/25/2015] The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) announced today that  Fenster Components is the newest member of the association. "Fenster Components is proud to be a member of WDMA, and we look forward to the opportunities the organization may afford us.  We are excited to build new relationships with our fellow members as an ally and supporter of their organizations.  We hope our industry perspective and commitment to excellence will build a lasting reputation in the industry and with our peers," said Ryan Schwartz, Fenster owner and president. Read more.

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WDMA Applauds Senate Introduction of EPA Lead Rule Reform Legislation

Posted By Administration, Thursday, August 6, 2015
[Washington DC-8/6/2015] - The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) applauds the introduction of legislation today in the U.S. Senate that would reform the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting (LRRP) Rule to reduce the burden the rule has placed on the home retrofit market while protecting pregnant women and small children from lead hazards. The "Lead Exposure Reduction Amendments Act of 2015" (S. 1987) was introduced by Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) and 2 original cosponsors. Sen. Inhofe is the Chair of the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee, which has jurisdiction over this issue. This bill is a companion piece of legislation to H.R. 2328, introduced in the House of Representatives by Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) earlier this year. Read more.

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Quaker Window Products Joins WDMA

Posted By Administration, Tuesday, July 21, 2015
[Washington, DC - 7/21/2015 ] The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) announced today that Quaker Window Products is the newest member of the association. For over 66 years, Quaker Window Products has been bringing innovation and expertise to both the residential and commercial window markets.  With headquarters located in Freeburg, Missouri, Quaker offers a diverse product line of aluminum, wood and vinyl window/door solutions to meet their customers ever evolving needs. Read more.

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Caldwell Manufacturing Joins WDMA

Posted By Administration, Monday, June 22, 2015
[Washington, DC - 6/22/2015] The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) announced today that Caldwell Manufacturing is the newest member of the association. Caldwell Manufacturing Company North America, LLC is a global supplier of best in class residential and commercial fenestration solutions including: a full range of window balances, MAGNUMâ„¢ heavy duty multi-bar hinges, MAGNUMâ„¢ butt hinges, automation systems and other window & door hardware (including pivot bars, carriers, and limiting devices). Read more.

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WDMA Releases 2015 Architectural Door U.S. Market Study

Posted By TJ Jacobs, Monday, June 15, 2015
[Chicago-6/9/2015] The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) has released the WDMA 2015 Architectural Door U.S. Market Study. This report provides data and insights needed to understand the industry's performance, key trends, and future direction. The report is based on extensive industry input for product shipments in 2014 and was prepared, researched and analyzed by Metrostudy, a Hanley Wood company, and the Virginia Tech Center for Housing Research (CHR). Read more.

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WDMA Applauds Introduction of EPA Lead Rule Reform Legislation in House of Representatives

Posted By Administration, Friday, May 15, 2015
[Washington DC- 5/15/2015] - The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) applauds the introduction of legislation today in the U.S. House of Representatives that would reform the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting (LRRP) Rule to reduce the burden the rule has placed on the home retrofit market while protecting pregnant women and small children from lead hazards. The "Lead Exposure Reduction Amendments Act of 2015" (H.R. 2328) was introduced by Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) and nine original cosponsors. Cramer is a member of the House Energy & Commerce Committee which has jurisdiction over this issue. Read more.

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Polychem Joins WDMA

Posted By TJ Jacobs, Monday, April 20, 2015
WDMA is pleased to welcome the Polychem Corporation as the newest member of the association. Polychem Corporation, established in1974, is a prime manufacturer of securement packaging products i.e. plastic/cord strapping, corner protection board, strapping equipment, tools, and accessories. The majority of their products are manufactured in the U.S by Polychem or Polychem-owned companies. The company is also vertically integrated in the manufacturing of (PET) polyester strapping, which is made from 100 percent recycled plastic beverage bottles at their Evergreen Plastic division. Polychem currently serves the window and door industry with specialized angle side seal strappers, wide and narrow arch bottom seal banding machines and corner protection board.  Read more.

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