Vol. 15 - Issue 7
October 2014




For an exact replication of the magazine
please click the cover below.

Born and Raised in America

Learn why everyone from finished door and window manufacturers, as well as suppliers, are promoting their U.S. manufacturing prowess. Experts say jobs are coming back to the U.S. but how much more growth will we see?

Door and Window Industry
Benchmark Survey Reults

With the industry returning to normal levels, Michael Collins, investment banker, resumes his Door and Window Industry Benchmark Survey after a respite through the downturn. Find out what’s happening with hiring, margins, EBITDA and other factors that help companies run their businesses.

AMD Show Brings New
Products, 50th Anniversary

Every 50th anniversary needs a special celebration of some sort and the Association of Millwork Distributors (AMD) is heading to Tampa, Fla. Three full days of education and celebration will mark the half century of its annual convention and trade show. Find out what’s in store, and what products will be on display.

Las Vegas Wrap-Up
Find out what products wowed when the industry met in Las Vegas last month.



From the Publisher

AAMA Analysis

Fenestration Fundamentals

AMD Headlines

Guest Column- Software

Eye on Energy


What’s News


Ones to Watch


Distribution News

Distributor Products

moulding& millwork

M&M News & Products

On the Cover:

Made in the USA
For an in depth feature on how an increasing number of companies are placing an emphasis on U.S. products,
see article on page 22.
Photos courtesy of Signature Door Inc.

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