Vol. 15 - Issue 2
March 2014




Three Reasons Why People are Buying Again
Door and window makers are finally making machinery purchases again. Find out what they are buying and the top three reasons why now is the time to do so.

Fensterbau/Frontale Preview
In the U.S. companies often look to Europe for the latest innovations, as this region often leads the way when it comes to new technologies. What better place to preview the latest door and window technologies than at Fensterbau/frontale to be held in Germany in late March.

Fiberglass Growth
DWM editor Tara Taffera toured Toronto’s Inline Fiberglass recently. Learn how the company was making fiberglass windows 30 years ago—before even vinyl burst on the scene. 3

Blurred Lines
What we see out our windows today may in a few years time look more like what we see on the screens of our electronic devices today as glass technology continues to evolve.

The Big Three
Doors, modern design and innovative windows were the top trends seen at the International Builders’ Show held recently in Las Vegas.


From The Publisher
AAMA Analysis
Trend Tracker
Eye On Energy

What’s News

Secret Shopper
Distributor Products
Ones to Watch
Industry Indices

moulding & millwork
M&M News & Products

On the Cover:

Doors were a major focal point at this years International Builders' Show. For all the product trends and introductions, see page 38.
At end of article from top to bottom: Masonite, Simpson, Therma-Tru and JELD-WEN Trustile, Simpson, ODL and Therma-Tru.

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