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WDMA Open & Close Podcast Episode 3

October 1, 2018

WDMA CEO Mike O’Brien interviews Kermit Baker, the Chief Economist for the American Institute of Architects in Washington, D.C., on the current economic factors impacting the commercial, institutional and multifamily markets. They discuss the forecast in economic fundamentals of the market as well as strengths and weaknesses for 2019. O’Brien is then joined by John Zadro of Omniglass SCT to talk about the impact of fiberglass fenestration within the industry. The episode wraps up with a NAFTA/tariff update by WDMA Government Affairs Director Kevin McKenney.

WDMA Podcast Series:

Open & Close

This podcast by the Window & Door Manufacturers Association provides a mixture of content and analysis of the issues impacting the industry, along with engaging interviews with industry leaders, experts and analysts who offer unique perspectives on the industry today. The podcast examines the big issues driving the window, door and skylight industry in an environment of constantly changing business conditions, political developments and consumer preferences.