Latest News in Commercial Glass

  • WinDoor Inc. named John Adams national sales manager, effective as of Aug. 5 in WinDoor's Orlando location, according to a company press release. In this role, Adams will continue to expand the WinDoor market share in the northeastern part of the United States as well as oversee the entire sales team currently covering the Caribbean, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina,...
  • Consolidated Glass Holdings Inc., manufacturer, fabricator and distributor of high-performance glass and glazing products, announced the formation of its Eastern Division, Architectural Glass Fabrication and Specialty Products. This new division combines the capabilities and resources of Solar Seal in South Easton, Mass.; Insuplane in Hamden, Conn.; and Hawkins in Stafford, Va., according to an...
  • After announcing a reorganization in 2012, Bystronic Glass is nearly finished with its proposed changes, according to an Aug. 7 company press release. Both the strategic business unit for automotive glass and the machine service team for architectural glass cutting machines are under one roof at the Bystronic location in Bützberg, Switzerland. The SBU insulating glass and SBU laminated glass/...
  • Jim Dwyer, with wife Kathleen. Jim Dwyer, a longtime leader of Syracuse Glass Co., passed away Aug. 5 after a battle with a chronic lung condition, company officials said in a letter. Dwyer started at Syracuse Glass Co. in 1960 in a sales position, and went on to run the company. Dwyer and his wife Kathleen bought Syracuse Glass in 1979.“Back in the day, they were known as ‘Jim and Mrs....
  • PGT Industries, supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors as well as hurricane-impact systems for storefront and condo applications, promoted Brad West to vice president and controller. West has more than 16 years of management experience in manufacturing organizations, holding positions including operational division controller for Mrs. Smith's Bakeries, manager of SEC reporting...
  • GGI announced two executive appointments: Randy Coones, as vice president of sales, and John Bush, as vice president of operations.  Coones joined GGI in 2000 and most recently served as vice president of West Coast sales, according to a GGI press release. “Randy has deep knowledge of our business and the industry, so it’s a natural transition to the top sales job for GGI,” said Richard...
  • Bill Blazek has joined Technoform Bautec North America Inc., where he will provide aluminum window, door and façade manufacturers with high-precision polyamide insulation profiles, according to a Technoform press release.For the past two decades, Blazek owned Architectural Construction Products in Cleveland, where he worked as an independent manufacturer’s representative. Prior to...
  • Mappi North America hired Joseph J. Santelli, who is responsible for selling tempering furnaces and laminating equipment for the United States and Canada, excluding the far Western Regions of both countries, according to a Mappi press release. Santelli previously sold tempering equipment for 15 years before starting his own tempering operation.Mappi also announced the opening of the company's new...
  •   Sklarsky and Navikas Braun and Jain Davies and MaziarzPPG Industries announced several executive appointments, effective Aug. 1, according to a PPG press release.Frank S. Sklarsky, executive vice president, finance, will be appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer, and will continue to serve on PPG’s executive and operating committees. David B. Navikas...
  • YKK AP America Inc. appointed Steve Schohan as marketing and communications manager. In his new role, Schohan will develop marketing and promotion strategies, as well as lead research efforts on emerging markets and trends, with an emphasis on driving industry product evolution and innovation, according to a YKK AP press release. Schohan brings more than 25 years of experience in the retail...
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  • The 2015 Glazing Executives Forum will center on the state of the architectural glass and metals industry, addressing the overall economic climate, labor and supply challenges, project management and succession planning for contract glazing companies, and more.“The goal of this year’s event is to provide attendees with strategies to successfully navigate today’s industry, which is rapidly...
  • AGC Glass Company North America, a leading manufacturer of glass and glass-related products, announced Dec. 30 the sale of the assets of its U.S. Commercial Fabrication business unit to Trulite Glass Solutions LLC.AGC holds a leading position in primary products, and will continue to focus on the core strength of the business in manufacturing glass and innovating new coating technologies. In...
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