If youre in the mouldings and millwork or the door and window industry
and are looking for a software supplier, this is the issue for you. Keep
this as a reference throughout the year in case you find yourself in the
market for industry-specific software.
Attendees and exhibitors reported that although the International Builders
Show was smaller than in recent years, products still reigned supreme
and both groups seemed to sense a growing optimism in the industry.
Seaway Manufacturing in Erie, Pa., says it prepared for the worst in 2009,
but through a commitment to its dealers, combined with the window tax
credits, the company has survived and is poised for future growth.
If your company is looking for a new machine or system, turn to page 44
to see the latest available.
out the Facts
Many in the industry are talking about the upcoming lead paint regulations
and how they will affect window contractors. But this focus on lead has
also raised questions about other components, such as the hardware. DWM
takes a closer look at this issue.
ON THE COVER
Seaway Manufacturing chief engineer Zach McCartney operates Seaways
Sturtz 4-point fusion welder For more on Seaway, see article on page
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