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W&D Weekly
March 29, 2017
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Window & Door Announces the Top 100 Manufacturers

Window & Door’s annual Top 100 Manufacturers list details North America’s 100 largest manufacturers of residential windows, doors, skylights and related products, based on sales volume. See the List 

Press Opportunity: Entry Door Showcase
Door manufacturers and entry door component suppliers are encouraged to submit information on their latest products for a special showcase that will run in the May issue of Window & Door. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, April 5. Click Here to Submit

More News
Cam Marston Returns as Keynote Speaker at 2017 GlassBuild America Opening Session
Press Glass UK Acquires Two Pilkington Plants and Cervoglass
WDMA Installs New Leadership Team
Soft-Lite Appoints VP and CFO
Window Safety Task Force Sponsors Window Safety Week Next Week
GlassBuild America Ranks at Number 145 on Top 250 Trade Show List
Product Spotlight
Turn in Your Tape Measure

Seriously – it’s stealing so much from your bottom line that it’s criminal! Using a tape measure takes time. Time better spent cutting, drilling, and punching parts.  Typing in or downloading your measurements on an automated stop gauge saves time, reduces errors and rework and with optimization software can increase material yield.  Get your free ebooklet on when to automate here.

The Talk

By Meryl Williams

Happy spring! This change of seasons means it’s almost time for warm weather and open windows. It also means it’s time to brush up on some window safety tips, as open windows can be dangerous for young children who are not properly supervised. The Window Safety Task Force,  of which AAMA is a member, has put together tips and resources for Window Safety Week, the first full week of April each year, and companies can easily follow along and share them via social media.  

While the number of falls from windows is generally small compared with other recorded child injuries, a fall from a window can result in serious injury or even death. Window Safety Week (April 2-8 this year) serves as a reminder to recognize the importance of window safety and fall prevention year-round. Read More

How will you participate in Window Safety Week?
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Posting tips on a consumer-facing website
Sending an email to consumers with window safety tips
Distributing literature or hosting an event in-store
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