Vol. 13 - Issue 9
November/December 2012




Green Awards 2012
Find out how window companies and suppliers are turning sustainability into success by viewing profiles of this year’s four winners.

The Sky is Not Falling
While the sky has already fallen and the bubble has long since burst, the construction industry is finally putting the crumbling pieces of what was once a thriving housing industry back together. DWM attended a recent Outlook Executive Conference, and brings you all the news and predictions from this event. We also gathered input from the industry’s experts regarding the growth we can expect on the various market segments.

Beware of Making Green Claims
With the Federal Trade Commission cracking down on everyone from glass to window manufacturers to paint suppliers, the industry needs to back up every “green claim,” they make. The FTC just updated their Green Guides so take a look at what is and is not acceptable.

Products and Networking Aplenty at AMD
The Association of Millwork Distributors held its annual convention and trade show in October and the door companies had an abundance of new products to view from exhibitors.

AAMA Analysis
Trend Tracker

WDMA Update
AMD Headlines
Guest Column

Dear DWM
What’s News
Financial News
Distributor News & Products
M&M News and Products
Ones to Watch
Industry Indices

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