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Penn State Behrend student and former FeneTech co-op Krystal Elliot was featured in the school's Engineering News publication.  When describing her experience at FeneTech, Elliot credited the company with allowing her to apply her skills providing real-world software solutions—first with Quality Assurance and then in Applications. FeneTech CEO Ron Crowl stated that Krystal's contributions to the company equaled the many benefits she gained while at FeneTech. Read more about Krystal's experience in The Changing Face of Engineering....

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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.

Why Automation is Good for the Fenestration Industry

  [caption id="attachment_20141" align="alignleft" width="225"]Nate Huffman Automation Article for DWM Magazine Nate Huffman, FeneTech Business Development & Sales[/caption] 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.

The people have spoken! Door and Window Market magazine names FeneTech as the 2015 Readers' Choice Award for best software product.  Read the entire article in DWM's December / January issue.  ...

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.

  FeneTech president & CEO Ron Crowl doesn't just talk about his company's mission statement, he lives it every single day. "Inspire your employees to walk your walk and watch your team march down the field toward the goal." Read the full article in Window & Door magazine.  ...

How 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....

FeneTech has added to their repertoire of design software their newest development—the Shower Door Designer. FeneVision Shower Door Designer is FeneTech's latest CAD application. The Shower Door Designer uses the standard FeneVision Options Wizard and CAD Designer capability, offering a two-dimensional as well as a three-dimensional view of newly created designs. This new functionality is unique in that it operates independently from any fitting manufacturer, handling fittings from different suppliers all while utilizing the same database. For more information on Shower Door Designer, contact your FeneTech representative....