Manufacturing

2020 Blog Post

As 2020 comes-to-a-close, we wanted to take the time to reflect on the past year. Since the beginning of the year, we, as a company, and as individuals have endured challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite these challenges, we continue to adapt, as we work to meet our customer’s needs. Despite the ongoing pandemic, here are some things that have happened at Viwinco in...

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Profile Lamination Brought Inhouse to Viwinco

Since our company was founded, we have made it a priority to achieve a level of self-sufficiency by controlling the source of our many manufacturing processes by bringing them in-house. Whether it be bending our geometric profiles, tempering and laminating our own impact-resistant glass, or product testing in our very own research and development center, we pride ourselves on our ability to do it all...

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Erdman Automation at Viwinco

As a manufacturer, we are always looking for ways to improve the quality of our products and processes in our facility. Recently, we installed a high-speed, vertical insulated glass line by Erdman Automation to fabricate our impact-resistant insulated glass units. The Erdman line will allow us to work smarter – not harder – through the integration of state-of-the-art automation technology....

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Viwinco windows - Whats so cool about manufacturing 2020

In Pennsylvania, manufacturing accounts for over 500,000 jobs, however, statistics show that between 2015 and 2025, there will be a significant increase in job openings due to a growing manufacturing skills gap. The Manufacturing Resource Center (MRC) developed the “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing” contest in 2013 as a solution. Now in its 6th year, the annual contest challenges groups of students with visiting local...

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Viwinco windows at Glassbuild America Show

If you are a part of the fenestration industry, chances are that you know of the large conferences that happen around the world, if not, we will share our experience below. Recently the Viwinco team traveled out to Las Vegas, Nevada to visit the National Glass Association’s Glassbuild 2018. Now in its 16th consecutive year, Glassbuild America is the largest gathering place for the glass,...

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Viwinco Windows - Automation

Over the last decade we have become increasingly reliant on technology. We carry smartphones in our pockets, integrate intelligent software applications with our vehicles, and are always connected to the internet -- so it is only natural that technology has made its way into the home. Today’s “smart homes” have computerized heating and cooling systems, advanced home security, virtual assistants showcasing the latest developments...

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