Volume 18, Issue 2 - March 2017


Machinery Replaces Many Hands
Thanks to automation advances, machinery for doors and windows is more precise and safer than its ever been. It also requires fewer workers, which is important as the skilledlabor pool dries up.
Software Connects Everything
Software has become indispensable in the door and window industry. From running machines on the shop fl oor to making sales and installations much simpler, easy-to-use high-tech tools will be everywhere soon.
At IBS Orlando, Size Really Mattered
The International Builders Show that wrapped up in early January is always a showcase for the hottest design trends and newest products. DWM was on hand in Orlando, Fla., for all three days. Heres what we saw

On the Cover
Software and machinery work closely together in the fenestration industry. Learn more in the fi rst feature of our automation issue, which begins on page 20.

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