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WDMA Launches Initiative to Promote High-Performance Windows, Doors & Skylights

Builders, architects and remodelers now have a new trusted resource when designing, specifying, and selecting high-performance windows, doors and skylights. The Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) has launched a new initiative called Open Up to Performance™ to offer a wide variety of educational and informative content, including a new website, OpenUptoPerformance.com, which contains blog posts, videos, podcasts and webinars, created and curated by industry experts. It will be supported by a robust social media campaign.

The website is intended to help residential builders and remodelers, as well as residential and commercial architects and specifiers make informed decisions about their customers’ windows, doors and skylights. Click here to read the full press release.

WDMA Technical & Manufacturing Conference Registration Now Open

The 2019 WDMA Technical & Manufacturing Conference will be held in Minneapolis, at the Graduate Hotel from Tuesday, June 25 to Thursday, June 27, 2019.

The WDMA Technical and Manufacturing Conference offers the unique convergence of industry expertise, professional networking, and regulatory insight. Fostering both technical and professional development, the Technical and Manufacturing Conference is the premier destination to participate in leading-edge conversation on emerging technologies, manufacturing applications, regulatory issues, and a wide range of topics of interest to the window, door, and skylight industry. Click here to register.

WDMA Announces New Leadership Team

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) is pleased to announce that its new leadership team was installed at the WDMA Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C.

At the meeting, the WDMA Board of Directors elected Bob Lewis of Masonite International Corporation as the association's 2019-2021 chairman. Lewis replaces outgoing Chairman Phil Donaldson of Andersen Corporation. Click here to read the full announcement


WDMA Encouraged by Delay in Chinese Tariff Increase

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) released the following statement regarding the announcement that the March 1 tariff increase deadline would be extended: 

“WDMA is encouraged by the progress made between the trading relationships of the United States and China and delaying the increased tariff level for the third list of Chinese products is the right decision,” said WDMA President & CEO Michael O’Brien. Click here to view the statement.  

WDMA Releases 2019 National Policy Agenda

The beginning of February the Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) released the 2019 WDMA National Policy Agenda a comprehensive advocacy agenda for 2019, which outlines important policy priorities for the window, door, and skylight industry that will boost the housing and construction industry and support continued job creation in the vital U.S. manufacturing sector. To access the 2019 National Policy Agenda, click here.

Listen Up: WDMA's Latest Podcast is Now Live!

WDMA's latest episode of WDMA's new podcast WDMA Open & Close is now available for download or listening.  

Learn How WDMA Hallmark Certification is the Mark of Distinction

For more than 40 years, the WDMA Hallmark Certification Program has been the one product certification that provides dealers, builders, architects, and code officials with the promise of Total Product Performance. With 25 recognized primary standards, more than 175 material and component standards and follow-up quality audits, the WDMA Hallmark Certification Program represents the highest level of quality and is considered a mark of excellence in the industry. 

WDMA is committed to laying a stronger foundation for the industry, built on creating value and relevance for the residential and commercial window, door, and skylight professionals. Learn more by watching this short, informational video.

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