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Congress Passes Inflation Reduction Act and Heads Home for August Recess
On Friday, the House of Representatives passed sweeping legislation addressing Democratic priorities on drug prices, healthcare, climate and energy, and tax policy. Known as the Inflation Reduction Act, the bill is the culmination of year-long negotiations by Senate Democrats to move forward with President Biden’s signature ‘Build Back Better’ agenda and represents his crowning achievement on domestic policy.

WDMA Sends Letter to President Biden on China Tariffs
Tomorrow, WDMA is sending a coalition letter to President Biden calling for the removal of Section 301 China-related tariffs that are gravely impacting the U.S. housing market and access to affordable materials for manufacturers.

Tariffs on Canadian Softwood Lumber Lowered to 8.59%
The U.S. Department of Commerce is lowering duties on many Canadian softwood lumber imports to 8.59% after finalizing its third annual administrative review of the controversial tariffs. The new “all others” duty rate is a significant decrease from the current rate of 17.91%, which is subject to an annual review that recalculates the countervailing and antidumping duty rates for softwood lumber shipments from Canada.

WDMA Member Logo Policy

The establishment of a uniform brand image amongst our members is a top priority. Having a broad recognition of the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) is directly tied to our long term success. It is critical that our brand be ingrained in the mind of those in both the public and private sectors, ranging from congressional leaders, federal agencies, prospective members, consumers and distributors, related industry partners, and many more.

WDMA 2021 Year in Review

WDMA’s efforts to strengthen the voice of our organization and advocate on important issues have positioned us to persevere for our members over the past year – especially in times of shifting uncertainties. Staying the course for WDMA has meant continuing to invest in the advocacy, outreach and programs of for our members. Throughout the year, WDMA engages in many activities to serve its membership and advance, protect and promote the window, door and skylight industry.

  1.  Public Policy Advocacy: Strengthen and magnify the growing influence and effectiveness of WDMA as the recognized industry expert in those key policy-making arenas impacting the manufacture and use of windows, doors, and skylights.
  2. Industry Promotion: Advance and elevate the perceived value of high performance and high quality windows, doors, and skylights to key target audiences.
  3. Membership Growth and Value: Continue to enhance the WDMA’s value proposition to grow membership with increased member participation and engagement.

Read the 2021 Year in Review here.

WDMA Electronic News Briefs

The WDMA defines the standards of excellence in the residential and commercial window, door, and skylight industry and advances these standards among industry members. WDMA E-Updates, Green Updates & Innovation, and Technology Updates deliver business intelligence and association news to industry professionals every week.

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WDMA Green Update (WDMA Public News Brief)
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