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Manitoba Window industry ready to meet the Environmental/Energy Codes

Manitoba Window industry ready to meet the Environmental/Energy Codes Written by Al Dueck & Aynsley Dueck, DUXTON Windows & Doors We live in very interesting times where a rapidly evolving world seems to be facing an unprecedented number of challenges – ranging from environmental problems demanding more energy efficient buildings, new and old to the most […]

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New Engagement Model “demo’d” with Short, Robust Virtual AGM

Written by Al Dueck, Acting President, Fenestration Manitoba 2020 has created a set of circumstances where a variety of new approaches and concepts have become necessary, some of which will probably benefit us for years to come.  In addition, the necessity of the classic AGM isn’t always seen as an exciting event and hence it […]

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FenCon20 brings new flavours to its education streams May 12-13 to the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg

FenCon20 brings new flavours to its education streams May 12-13 to the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg. Fenestration Manitoba continues to refine and evolve the interactive educational program for the window and door fabrication community with a specific focus on the people that are actually MAKING windows and doors! The new “Something Colourful” stream will hit an […]

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FenCon19 seminar: The Big Finish – Painting your own door panels is easier than you think

FenCon19 is ALL about delivering valuable knowledge in the manufacturing process of creating superior windows and doors. We can only deliver by tapping into talent and experience and AquaSurTech’s Maria Jasminez certainly brings a huge amount of both. By a stroke of good luck, Maria has in fact spent a solid 23 years working within […]

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Pick your Passion but pick an Inspiring, Educational Workshop

Written by Al Dueck, DUXTON Windows & Doors High performance venting windows are becoming an increasingly important but ever more complex part of window and door manufacturing.  One of the more unique workshops at www.FenCon19.com will burrow into some of the finer details of both “euro style” inward opening versus North American style outward venting windows.  Clearly, […]

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Cutting-edge “thin glass” and forward-leaning dynamic glass coming to FenCon 19

Written by Al Dueck, President, DUXTON Windows & Doors FenCon19 delegates can look forward to connecting with an experienced and highly engaged expert on cutting-edge insulating glass.  Robert Clarke, is co-founder of Southwall Industries and later Alpen, Inc., based Denver, Colorado. He has been involved in developing leading types of insulating glass for 40 years […]

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Fenestration Valley – the ideal place for a world class Manufacturing Conference!

Written by Al Dueck, DUXTON Windows & Doors We have all probably attended events and conferences in distant places, some of which have proven to be challenging in travel time and energy.  And, in today’s digital world, people want to promote the idea that personally attending conferences is unnecessary.  We’d like to posit the theory […]

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Lean at FenCon19 – Take a fresh look at your process

“Our competitiveness demands we exploit Lean because it is the foundation for the advanced manufacturing technology to come.” – David Hogg, ATJ Insights, FenCon19 presenter. FenCon 19 has developed a short but intense window and door manufacturing conference that is even more focused on Lean (Continuous Improvement) with even more highly qualified and knowledgeable/experienced speakers.  […]

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FenCon19 – Time to Start Spreading the Word

Fenestration Manitoba has been spearheading the development of a short but intense manufacturing-focused conference very centrally located in a North American context and in a very cost-effective location, format and context.  Each of the first two years included a three-stream day of one-hour sessions with lots of focus on manufacturing, automation, continuous improvement (or Kaizen) […]

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Hodgson to deliver opening keynote at FenCon19

Oct. 22, 2018 – Glen Hodgson has 36 years of experience in global and Canadian macro-economics, international trade analysis and finance, fiscal and tax policy, and other “big picture” topics.

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