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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. Glen’s career has spanned the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington D.C., the federal Department of Finance, Export Development Canada (EDC), and the Conference Board of […]

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FenCon19 Hotel

Special Hotel Room Rates for FenCon19 Participants *Book by February 12, 2019 to take advantage of this special room rate. Delta Hotels Winnipeg 350 St. Mary Avenue *The Delta Hotel is connected to the RBC Winnipeg Convention Centre by a walkway. Room Rate – $154.00 CAD per night. Use this online link to book your FenCon19 […]

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FenCon19 registration up and running

The website for FenCon19, coming March 6 and 7 to the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg, is live with online registration available. The event hosted by Fenestration Manitoba welcomes window and door fabricators from across country for superior education and networking opportunities. Read the full article here.

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Taylor to deliver keynote at FenCon19

Taylor to deliver keynote at FenCon19 September 10, 2018 – In the on-going process of building a world class conference focused on window and door manufacturing, conference management has again secured an outstanding keynote speaker – Billy Taylor. 2019 will bring several important changes and improvements as the event moves to the newly expanded Winnipeg Convention Center […]

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Picture Gallery – FenCon18

The FenCon18 picture gallery is available for viewing.

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NAFS again? Why should my company attend a FenCon18 NAFS session?

Two one-hour sessions are designed quite simply to provide excellent education on the North American Fenestration Standards (NAFS)regulations and provide your company with some better ideas, steps, processes – of how to get on side with less headache and confusion and cost. And you get an opportunity to at least indirectly, help improve the regulations by giving committee members input – not […]

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FenCon Returns to Winnipeg

February 8th, 2018 by DWM Magazine Fenestration Manitoba will present FenCon18 February 28-March 2 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Last year’s first-ever FenCon drew about 150 people, and event chair Al Dueck of Duxton Windows and Doors says this year’s gathering could be bigger. “Last year, we had a very solid turnout from literally coast to coast in […]

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Rising Costs (or simply no access to capable workers???) FORCE the Issue – Use Automation to Survive! Answers at FenCon18

Written by Al Dueck, FenCon18 Conference Chair North American window and door manufacturers are being confronted to a MUCH greater degree what with rising input costs as unemployment declines and as minimum wages are rising.  Additionally, the task of processing and delivering a high quality product on time is made ever more complex with growing […]

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