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January 7, 2016
FEATURED NEWS: Group of Quebec investors buys back ATIS
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Kane takes the reins at SAWDAC

Darrel Kane has stepped into his role the new executive director of the Siding and Window Dealers Association of Canada, replacing David Mitten, who retired at the end of the 2015. Mitten announced his retirement early in 2015 and the association embarked on an executive search to find Kane. Kane comes to SAWDAC from ICI Paints with significant experience running non-profit organizations at the University of Waterloo. >> Read full article

Fenestration Canada launches revamped website

Fenestration Canada announce the launch of its newly designed website. A great deal of effort has gone into the fresh new look, navigation tools and search functionality features. One of the main objectives was to build a user-friendly and simple to navigate site. It is now more aesthetically pleasing, interactive and is much easier to navigate and enable visitors to find what they need quickly. The responsive design has been optimized for smart phones, tablets and desktops. >> Read full article

North American PCR for windows published

The Institute for Environmental Research and Education has published North America's first Product Category Rule for windows, enabling window fabricators to develop Environmental Product Declarations recognized by ISO and the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED program. PCRs define the inputs into the window manufacturing process and lay out guidelines for how each input must be documented in a Life Cycle Impact Assessment that ultimately leads to an EPD describing the overall environmental impact of manufacturing the product. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 
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Group of Quebec investors buys back ATIS

At a press conference held Thursday at the headquarters of ATIS Group, the company's management, together with representatives of the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins (CRCD) and Fondaction CSN announced that they have acquired the Québec door and window manufacturer. ATIS Group was founded in 2004 with the acquisition of Laflamme Doors and Windows and Solarcan Doors and Windows. >> Learn More…


Tim Harris killed in industry accident

It is with extreme sadness that we are informing the IGMA membership and fenestration industry that Tim Harris passed away Thursday, April 23rd as a result of injuries sustained at an industry facility. Tim, an industry veteran of 40 years, was the Technical Service Manager at Quanex IG Systems. He had been with Tremco/Truseal/Quanex for 31 years. >> Read full article

P.H. Tech founder Dallaire passes

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mr. Raymond Dallaire on the afternoon of December 9. Death came to him after a long struggle with illness, following his retirement from day-to-day management of the company in 2002. Just over 53 years have passed since Mr. Raymond Dallaire and his brother Dominic—two visionary entrepreneurs—founded their company. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

GANA Building Envelope Conference

February 21-22, 2016
Location: Las Vegas, Nev. >> More Info

IGMA Winter Conference

February 29, 2016
Location: Hyatt Regency, Indian Wells, Ca. >> More Info

Fenestration Canada AGM

June 8, 2016
Location: Mont Tremblant, Que. >> More Info