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Smaller window and door makers have fewer resources to invest in improvements, overcome downturns or counter aggressive competition. This makes Seaway Manufacturing, a modest-sized window, door and sunroom company based in equally modest Erie, Pennsylvania, notable. (more…)

Why Automation is Good for the Fenestration Industry

 

Nate Huffman Automation Article for DWM Magazine

Nate Huffman, FeneTech Business Development & Sales

Nate Huffman’s recent article, “Finders Keepers … Automation Retains Talent, Increases Production, Reduces Overhead” appeared in DWM Magazine’s March 2016 issue. The article outlines how automation is actually good for the fenestration industry in terms of hiring and retaining quality employees.  This philosophy is contrary to what many in manufacturing have been led to believe.

“Automation and technology have increased productivity and quality in manufacturing, especially within the fenestration industry.” — Nate Huffman

Huffman goes on to list several applications that have actually proven to do just what the title suggests:  Retain talent, increase production, and reduce overhead.

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Peter Koops outlines how FeneVision has guided the evolution of his company to an even more successful glass enterprise.

Dutch glass fabrication company Van Noordenne considers itself unique compared to most glass outfits, citing its business model as one-of-a-kind.  With multiple manufacturing and transportation facilities, combined with the rare ability to provide their customers with a full range of glass products, Van Noordenne prides itself on its speedy and flexible operation.

It is upon these pillars that the company was built.

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FenU:  FeneTech CEO Ron Crowl on why our most forward thinking customers enroll in FeneVision University

 

FeneVision University LogoFeneVision University is a comprehensive continuing education program created and developed by FeneTech where customers train together in a classroom-like setting over the web. Courses have been designed for customers on the User, Configuration, and Advanced levels. Participants can also  attend single classes in order to review a specific area of FeneVision. Ron Crowl, FeneTech President & CEO describes the advantages to enrolling in FenU. (more…)

The managers at KAB Allglass knew the company needed to begin making safety glass or the Hamburg-based glass distributor risked getting squeezed out of the market.

“It is difficult for glass wholesalers today to survive between the producers and the users,” says Darko Grnjak, managing director and partner of the 40-employee company. “Producers are selling further downstream and shops are trying to buy glass direct.” (more…)

Ron and his cupHow did an empty cup inspire FeneTech’s mission statement?  The answer is both surprisingly simple yet deeply profound.

“The principle here is universal, whether you’re working for an amusement park, a window company, or a supplier to the industry. Does your company have a customer-centric philosophy?”

Read the full article in Window & Door magazine.

2015-10-11 20_48_05-Glass Magazine October 2015In a recently published article in Glass Magazine, Nicky Whitehouse from Vitrum Glass describes the “FeneVision Experience” …

[The] configuration process lasted about a year, and was supported by a dedicated FeneTech team … “FeneTech had brainstorm sessions with us. If we had a gap, they would help to come up with the best possible ways for the process to flow … They wanted the software to meet or exceed everything we wanted it to do.”

And it did. Once again, FeneVision is making it happen.

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