Volume 6 - Issue 8
September  2005



IGM/FW Show Planner:
Make plans now to attend the upcoming interGLASS metal/Fenestration World 2005 show with this handy guide.



Passing the Test:
When Florida was pummeled with the major hurricanes of last year, the newest building codes were put to the test.  How did the impact-resistant products perform.  The answer:  With straight A's.


Long-Awaited Research:
IGMA nears completion on two important research projects involving IG sustainability and argon permeability.

Plant Tour:  Sunrise Windows:
A forward-thinking philosophy and a quest to do things differently has translated into great success for this manufacturer.  Find out some of the unique plant processes it employs.


First Annual DWM Software Survey:
DWM polled its readers regarding software solutions and the results were enlightening.  Find out which software suppliers top the list in terms of customer satisfaction and what manufacturers are looking for when choosing software for their plant.

Fall Show Sneak Peek:
Mark your calendars now - and find out what you can expect to see and do at IGM/FW 2005 and Win-door North America 2005.

Showing Off Their Goods:
GlassBuild America 2005 is quickly approaching and w're revealing some of the hot new items you'll see on the show floor this year.


Opening Up

What's News


Ones to Watch


Software Savvy

AAMA Analysis

WDMA Opens Up

Code Concerns


On the Cover:
The Sunrise Windows plant is the focus of this month's plant tour.  For article, see page 54.



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