2014 Top Glass Fabricators: The Products
AGC Glass Company North America recently launched the Energy Select line of low-E coated glass products for architectural applications.
From Bendheim, Houdini is a decorative architectural glass that delivers the benefits of both privacy and daylight.
Aldora is now a certified fabricator of RavenBrick’s thermochromic glass, RavenWindow, for the Southeastern United States.
Cristacurva introduced the Creanza Interiors line of decorative glass that includes Creanza Color, Creanza Print and more.
Consolidated Glass now offers heat soaking services to detect nickel sulfide inclusions that can cause fractures and onsite breakage of tempered glass.
Using Alice direct-to-glass printing, GGI can paint, print or treat the back surface of glass to produce the increasingly popular “faded” color finish, it reports.
Gardner Glass Products expanded its tempering capabilities to include fully fabricated 3/8- and ½-inch products for shower enclosures, all-glass interior storefronts, entrance doors and stair railings.
The Fall 2013 Collection of laminated and tempered architectural decorative glass products from Galaxy Glass & Stone features a neutral color palette combined with bold metallic accents and alluring textures, all permanently encapsulated in glass.
GlasPro designed its GlasPro-BP line of back-painted glass products for applications requiring furniture-grade finishes ranging from bright, vibrant colors to subtle tones and hues.
Insulite Glass Co. offers distinctive and lasting decorative glass solutions for building façades, windows and interior applications such as tabletops, hand railings, backsplashes, shower doors and wall art via its GlassJet Pro Digital Printer.
Glenny Glass Co. now offers insulating glass with internal, aluminum mini-blinds for commercial and residential applications.
MPrint, M3 Glass Technologies’ latest offering, prints fullcolor, high gloss images on glass lites with ceramic inks at 720 DPI.
Prelco’s Prel-Design in-glass printing allows customers to reproduce images and photos on one or several glass lites, or to enlarge and divide an image over several lites.
PRL introduced an exterior Accordion Sliding Bifold Door System. The company fabricates the doors using aluminum and tempered IG units to produce a durable, strong and long-lasting door.
The Renovate Window Retrofit Technology system from J.E. Berkowitz uses an interior glazing method to hermetically seal a factory-made insulating glass unit to an existing monolithic glass window with a warm-edge TriSeal spacer.
SuperSecure II-XLS 45 to 120 is the first and only clear, forced-entry and fire-resistive glazing to meet Class A-1 per California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation 860-09a, ASTM F1915 Grade 1-3 and ASTM E-119/UL 263/NFPA 251 with hose stream up to two hours.
The Skyline Digital Glass Portfolio from Skyline Design features a selection of images for digital printing on glass by eight commissioned artists, photographers and designers from across the United States.
Tecnoglass has acquired a jumbo-size autoclave, as well as new tempering and silkscreen fabrication lines, expanding its size capabilities.
Triview Glass Industries added PrimeImage to its line of architectural glass products.
Virginia Glass Products introduced its Custom Laminated Glass product line in 2013.
Tristar Visions, the decorative glass division of Tristar Glass, can transform any digital image, photo or graphic into a durable piece of laminated glass that meets safety standards associated with traditional laminated glass
Viracon introduced DigitalDistinctions, a digital printing solution for architectural glass that allows building designers to customize individual glass lites with high-resolution images, patterns, text, textures, dots or lines.