Association news
Sept. 22, 2014 - Early clouds gave way to a beautiful day for golf at the Ontario Glass and Metal Association's fall golf tournament Sept. 18, but the big story was a huge outpouring of support for Wounded Warriors , a charity dedicated to helping Canadian Forces veterans. The OGMA collected $5,500 that will go toward helping veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and those who have had other difficulties re-integrating into society after leaving service. The tournament took place at Richmond Hill Golf Club in Richmond Hill, Ont.
Aug. 22, 2014 - The American Architectural Manufacturers Association has announced new staff appointments, which include Jason Seals as certification manager and Rich Rinka as technical/industry affairs manager.
Aug. 19, 2014 - The Ontario Glass and Metal Association has selected Wounded Warriors of Canada to be the beneficiary of a charitable donation to be presented at its fall golf tournament at Richmond Hill Golf Club on Sept. 18. For every person attending the tournament wearing a piece of camouflage of any kind, the OGMA will donate $10 to this deserving charity. TAGG Industries and Valley Metal Finishing have already pledged to match OGMA's contribution. Other OGMA member companies are encouraged to do the same. Please contact Andrew Dolphin at 1-647-628-2991 to pledge your support.
Architects and designers are requesting more and more the use of insulating glass units to have unsupported edges.
The Canadian Glass Association has recently selected Centric Management and Consulting to serve as our new association management company
July 14, 2014 - The Canadian Glass Association has recently selected Centric Management and Consulting to serve as their new association management company. The Canadian Glass Association provides support to glass and related industries at the national level in matters of building codes, standards and legislation. "The Canadian Glass Association is excited to work with Centric, as they also currently manage the Glass Association of North America. This creates the opportunity for synergy within the glazing industry, giving added value for membership," shares Jim Brady, president of the CGA. "This partnership will closely align the two associations which should negate the possibility of duplication of efforts, while giving the glazing industry as a whole, a stronger voice. It is our belief that this is an extremely positive partnership."
June 20, 2014 - Phil James, president and CEO of the National Glass Association and the Window and Door Dealers Alliance has announced his transition to president and CEO emeritus. NGA senior executive Nicole Harris succeeds him as president and CEO of the organizations, assuming control over all daily operations on June 20, 2014.
The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance’s 2014 Winter Conference was held the first week of March in San Francisco.
As we slowly emerge from what has been a very trying winter, Canada’s window and door industry looks optimistically on the upcoming spring and summer seasons.
The 2014 Glass Connections Conference and Trade Show hit Halifax June 4 and 5.
May 14, 2014 - The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has announced that Ken Brenden (AAMA Technical Services Director) will retire effective May 22.
April 29, 2014 - The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance has notified the industry that electronic communications will be temporarily disrupted tomorrow, April 30, as it moves to new offices at 2255 St. Laurent Blvd., Ottawa, Ont., unit 115. The association's mailing address and other contact information will remain the same following the move.
April 23, 2014 - Registration is now open for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Summer Conference, to be held in downtown Indianapolis, June 1 to 4. In addition to the keynote speaker, Elizabeth Watson, addressing the future of ADA principles and design, AAMA will be introducing a new app, offering several optional events for attendees and announcing this year’s scholarship winners.
The Canadian Glass Association is proud to announce that an interim executive director has been selected to help move the association forward until a permanent ED can be located.
April 7, 2014 - The AVFQ , Quebec's association for the glazing and fenestration industries, has withdrawn from the Canadian Glass Association in a letter sent to the CGA board dated March 20. The letter cites the need for the AVFQ to focus its budget on its own membership programs, and states, "We already have our own committees, training group, events and partnerships with different players in the window and door industry across North America." The letter is signed by Gilbert Lemay, AVFQ director general, and copied to Marc Bilodeau, AVFQ president, and Alain Langis.

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