Latest News in Commercial Glass

  • GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo will feature a new educational session, "Guerrilla Marketing for the Glass & Metal Industry," September 11, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Led by glass marketing specialist and freelance writer, Rich Porayko, the hour-long presentation will focus on getting solid results using a system of creative, cost-effective...
  • Registration is now open for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association National Fall Conference, to be held October 27-30, at the Mariott Waterfront hotel in Baltimore. Attendees who register by Thursday, October 3, will receive a discounted early-bird rate. Non-member companies eligible for AAMA membership are welcome to attend the conference, as one of the two conferences allowed for...
  • The National Fenestration Rating Council Fall Conference will take place September 23-25 in Tempe, Ariz., at the Tempe Mission Palms hotel. Task groups will kick off the conference that Monday with subcommittee and committee blocks running throughout each day, including a regulatory affairs and marketing committee meeting, and the board meeting that Wednesday. NFRC members and non-members can...
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association announced a search contest for the oldest in-service window, door or skylight bearing an AAMA air-water-structural certification label, in honor of the 50th anniversary of  the AAMA Certification Gold Label.“It would be an honor for a manufacturer to be recognized for the oldest in-service window, door or skylight, as it is a testament to...
  • The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance 2013 Summer Conference will take place August 7-10, at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel and Resort in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The event will focus on product quality, specifically through presentations covering certification, testing and in-house quality systems.Dan Braun of Architectural Testing will review NFRC 706 IG certification...
  • Glass Magazine has partnered with The Architect's Newspaper to bring more than 150 architects to GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo for The NGA Architect's Forum – Glass + Performance, Sept. 11, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.   "We are very excited about bringing the architecture community to the premier glass, window and door event in North...
  • Exhibitor applications are now available online for glasstec 2014, to be held Oct. 21-24, 2014, at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany. The deadline for exhibitor registration is Dec. 15, 2013.  glasstec 2014 will again offer the North American Pavilion, organized by Messe Düsseldorf North America and co-sponsored by the National Glass Association. The pavilion turnkey rental package...
  • FeneTech Inc. is calling for sponsors for the third annual Glass Processing Automation Days (GPAD), planned for March 20-21 in New Orleans. The event is organized by FeneTech, a software specialist for ERP software solutions for the glass processing industry.Last year's event was sponsored by AGC, Bystronic/Hegla, Euro-Tech Way, Mappi, Durst North America and Soft Solution.FeneTech is calling for...
  • The Glass Association of North America will host the Eastern Canada Roundtable, November 8, at the Hilton Garden Inn Airport hotel in Toronto, Ontario. “This roundtable will be an excellent occasion for members of the industry to bring together their views on the future of the glass industry in the Canadian territory,” explained GANA board member Nathalie Thibault, Prelco Inc., in a release. “It’...
  • Online registration for Vitrum 2013, the international trade show specializing in machinery, equipment and systems for flat glass and finished products, opens this week. The show will take place in Milan, October 23-26. To register, visit www.vitrum-milano.com.
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  • John Swanson, editor and associate publisher of Window & Door, passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2014, in Manhattan. He was 52 years old.John started his publishing career at Ashlee Publishing in New York City in 1984. He was founding editor of fenestration, launched in 1987, the first North American magazine specifically targeting the residential window and door market. There he...
  • BairdThomsenKevin Baird has been named president of the Global Flat Glass Group for Guardian Industries Corp., and will assume full profit and loss responsibility of the business unit, according to a Jan. 10 announcement from the company. Baird replaces Scott Thomsen, who resigned for health reasons.Most recently, Baird has been president and CEO of SRG Global Inc., a Guardian company. SRG...
  • Apogee Enterprises, Inc. has acquired Alumicor Ltd., the Toronto-based fabricator of aluminum frames for window, storefront, entrance and curtain-wall products for the Canadian commercial construction market. The transaction is valued at approximately $52 million.Alumicor will be the seventh stand-alone business in the Apogee portfolio. Apogee is also parent company of Viracon, Harmon,...