FOR IMMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 27, 2023
WDMA Contact: Michael O'Brien
FenCan Contact: Stéphane Labelle
[Washington, DC/Toronto, ON] – Today, the Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) and Fenestration Canada (FenCan) announced a formal agreement to cooperate in a number of areas for the mutual benefit of WDMA and Fenestration Canada members. The associations believe the agreement will further both associations’ goal of promoting, protecting and advancing the window, door and skylight industry in North America.
Under the agreement, both associations are pledging to work closely on cross-border policy issues to achieve a mutually beneficial outcome for their members. By teaming up on these issues, WDMA and Fenestration Canada believe they achieve better and greater results.
“WDMA and FenCan have always had a great working relationship but we are excited to formalize our efforts and deploy the combined influence of both organizations in the policy arena,” said Michael O’Brien, WDMA President and CEO.
Stéphane Labelle, Fenestration Canada’s Executive Director adds: “ This collaboration represents a unique opportunity for both organizations to pool their expertise to advance the industry as a whole. By working together, we can better overcome challenges, drive innovation, and promote the interests of manufacturers and stakeholders across the fenestration sector. “
Further, under the agreement, WDMA and FenCan members will have more opportunities to participate in each other’s events and the associations.
About WDMA: Founded in 1927, the Window & Door Manufacturers Association is the premier trade association representing the leading manufacturers of residential and commercial window, door and skylight products for the domestic and export markets. WDMA members are focused on Total Product Performance™ products that are designed and built to performance-based standards. The association is focused on key member needs in the areas of advocacy, product performance, education and information and facilitating business interactions and relationships in the fenestration eco-system. For more information, please visit www.wdma.com
About Fenestration Canada: Fenestration Canada (FENCAN) is a non-profit industry association representing window and door manufacturers, industry suppliers and stakeholders serving the Canadian market. Founded in 1986 as the Canadian Window and Door Manufacturers Association, Fenestration Canada has over 200 member companies with members from all ten provinces. Association staff support members and stakeholders with events, education, networking, technical and business matters. For more information, please visit www.fenestrationcanada.ca