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Residential permits surge in Ontario: StatsCan

Canadian municipalities issued $7.7 billion worth of building permits in May, up 8.9% from April and the third highest value on record. The national increase was mainly the result of higher construction intentions for residential buildings, particularly in Ontario.

Roto Frank acquires Union Ltd.

Roto Frank AG has acquired Union Ltd., a manufacturer based near Shanghai, China. The acquisition will help Roto Frank strengthen and expand its window and door technology division.

NRCC selects preferred site for advanced manufacturing R&D facility

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is building an advanced manufacturing research and development and demonstration facility in Winnipeg. A preferred site for this facility has now been selected in the Inkster Industrial Park.

Manufacturers hear advice at AAMA Summer Conference on avoiding lawsuits

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) hosted Chip Gentry, founding member of Call & Gentry Law Group, to advise those at the conference about the important role of both proper installation and good insurance when it comes to avoiding litigation.
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Gentek strike resolved quickly

A strike at Gentek Building Products in London, Ont., has ended after five days. Members of Unifor Local 27 went on strike June 23, but have reached a tentative deal that will be voted on June 29. » Read more...


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