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December 27, 2018

Canada imposes tariffs on American aluminum doors and windows

The federal government has announced retaliatory tariffs on imports from the U.S. of many steel and aluminum products, including "doors, windows and their frames and thresholds for doors."

Trade tribunal to review curtainwall tariffs

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal has begun a review of its 2013 decision to impose tariffs on Chinese curtainwall imports to Canada.

AAMA and IGMA engage in discussions to create a new unified organization

The boards of directors for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) have engaged in formal discussions with the hope of creating a new unified organization that can better serve the North American fenestration industry.

IGMAC certification program now accredited by ANSI

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance is pleased to announce that the IGMAC Certification Program is now accredited by ANSI under Administrative Management Services (AMS).

NACC and AGMT Consolidate to form AGMCC

The Architectural Glass and Metal Certification Council ( has been formed as an Illinois not-for-profit corporation.
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NGA-GANA combination finalized

The National Glass Association (NGA), Vienna, VA, and the Glass Association of North America (GANA) are now one, united voice representing the flat glass and glazing industry. » Read more...

Ontario to kill College of Trades, promises reformed skilled trades system

The PC government of Ontario elected earlier this year has announced it will "wind down" the Ontario College of Trades, set all journeyperson-to-apprentice ratios to one-to-one and put a moratorium on adding new compulsory trade classifications or reclassifying existing classifications. » Read more...

C.R. Laurence announces retirement of chairman and CEO

After 58 years of dedication to his customers, business and team, Don Friese, Chairman and CEO of C.R. Laurence (CRL), will retire at the end of September 2018. » Read more...

Xinyi Glass disappointed but committed to North American facility

Xinyi Canada Glass says it's disappointed it won't be able to build its manufacturing plant on land between Cambridge and Guelph, but the company remains committed to building its first North American float glass facility. » Read more...

Don Ward 1943 - 2018

Don Ward, former president of Griffin Glass in Calgary and long-time leader in the Glass and Architectural Metals Association (GAMA), passed away unexpectedly at the age of 75 on Sept. 3. » Read more...

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