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FGIA receives funding to update three Canadian glass standards

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) is pleased to announce the recent funding approval for the updating of three Canadian glass standards made possible through the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB), a federal government organization offering comprehensive standards development.

Rising temperatures pose significant safety risks for people working outside

Global temperature records are being broken every year, with regional wildfires and extreme weather events happening, which is indicative that we live and work in a warming world. What does this mean for outdoor workers? Rising temperatures are not just devastating to nature, wildlife, and vulnerable populations – they also pose significant health risks to workers from heat-related illnesses.

Next version of NAFS open for public review

Fenestration Canada is reporting that a draft of the next version of the North American Fenestration Standard is available for public review at the CSA website. CSA will collect comments on the standard until Sept. 4 after which they will be reviewed by the development committee for consideration before drafting the final version.

Federal rebate now available for medium- and heavy-duty zero-emission vehicles

The Government of Canada announced a $547.5 million funding program for the Incentives for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Zero-Emission Vehicles (iMHZEV). The funding program started on July 11 and will give Canadian organizations, companies, provinces, territories and municipalities incentives to purchase/lease eligible MHZEVs.
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Fenestration Conversations Episode #37: CI and Lean: Great ideas, but how do they work in fenestration fabrication?

Aynsley Dueck is operations manager at Duxton Windows and Doors and has focused on bringing Continuous Improvement and Lean processes to her operation for several years now. She talks about just what these concepts are and how they can be applied to window, door and commercial façade manufacturing environments. We cover how to deal with the disruption and change that comes with reforming your processes; how to get employee and management buy-in and how to avoid some common pitfalls. We also look at some of the tangible and less-tangible benefits of CI and Lean, and pick up some specific tips from Aynsley that they’ve discovered in their CI journey. » Listen now

310T Mechanic

Paddock Transport International is We are currently looking for a Trailer & Truck Mechanic to join Central Equipment Sales & Service. Central Equipment Sales & Service ( a division of Paddock Transportation Inc.) specializes in commercial vehicle and equipment repairs/modification. » Learn more

CNC Machinist

Trinity Products Inc is hiring an experienced Machinist or a 3rd to 4th year skilled apprentice to join our energetic team. This position will compliment the team producing machined parts primarily on CNC and manual machining centers. They will also be responsible for keeping records and maintaining equipment and supplies. » Learn more

Programming & Tooling Manager

We are a family owned - family first "build to spec" fabrication and machine shop. The owners all work in the business and want to facilitate your success and growth. We specialize in large scale machining, and support primarily the mining and oil & gas markets. Our work is not repetitive as each project we build is unique. » Learn more

FGIA Fall Conference

Date: September 25 - September 28, 2022 »

Glasstech Mexico 2022

Date: November 30 - December 02, 2022 »