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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 will burrow into some of the finer details of both “euro style” inward opening versus North American style outward venting windows.  […]

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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. 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 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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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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