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  • Effective June 1, 2011, Brian Clark will succeed Tom Trainor as president of Trainor Glass Co., Alsip, Ill., according to a May 13 company release. As CFO, Tom Trainor will focus on continued strategic growth along with Bob Trainor, CEO.Clark has been with the company since he was 16. In 1991, he filled out his first and only job application with Trainor Glass and started sweeping floors,...
  • Officials from W.A. Wilson, Wheeling, W.V., announced Steven Perilstein has been named executive vice president and equity partner, according to a May 12 company release. Perilstein bring more than 34 years of experience to the company, including senior management positions at, most recently, General Glass International, Secaucus, N.J., preceded by Arch Aluminum & Glass, Tamarac, Fla., and...
  • YKK AP America, Austell, Ga., announced the appointment of Gary Flemming as business manager for commercial window products and the promotion of Richard Braunstein to director of product development.Bringing 30 years of experience and expertise in the commercial window business, Flemming is positioned to develop strategic roadmaps for the company's current and future product lines. Prior to...
  • Kris Vockler, vice president, operations, ICD High Performance Coatings, Vancouver, Wash., stepped down as chair of the Glass Association of North America's Decorative Division during the group's March 25 meeting in Las Vegas, passing the torch to newly elected chair Marc Deschamps, business development manager, Walker Glass, Montreal.Accepting his new role, Deschamps told attendees, "I'm pleased...
  • Friends and colleagues will gather this evening in Las Vegas at GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo to honor longtime Glass Magazine salesman Don Johnson, who is retiring. An industry veteran, Johnson attended his first glass show in 1969."The first time I saw Don in action was at the interGLASSmetal/Fenestration show in 1991," recalls Glass Magazine Publisher Nicole Harris...
  • Diversified Glass Services, Rochester Hills, Mich., parent company of Henderson Glass, Rochester Hills, named Reginald Hanosh II as its new president and CEO, according to a Feb. 23 company release. He also will continue as the organization’s chairman of the board.Hanosh replaces Jim Churilla, who was serving as the interim CEO since November 2008. Churilla will remain with the company in a...
  • Effective today, Charles F. Kahle II, vice president, coatings research and development, PPG Industries, Pittsburgh, is taking on additional responsibility as chief technology officer for PPG, according to a Dec. 2 company release.Kahle will report to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Charles E. Bunch and join PPG’s operating committee in his new combined role. He will continue to...
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  • PPG Industries today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell substantially all the assets of its Mt. Zion, Ill., glass manufacturing facility to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc. The sale is expected to close in the third quarter 2014, subject to customary closing conditions. Financial terms were not disclosed.The Mt. Zion facility currently manufactures...
  • Officials from Cardinal Glass Industries announced July 3 that its subsidiary Cardinal CT Company acquired the assets of Catalina Tempering Inc. and its subsidiaries. The terms of the agreement are undisclosed.Catalina operates seven regional custom tempering facilities serving the residential window and door market. “Over the last ten years, Catalina has built its business based on quality...
  • AGC Glass Company North America announced it will be consolidating its fabrication capabilities in Jacksonville, Fla., into the company’s more than 200,000 square foot facility in Lithia Springs, Ga. The consolidation of the Jacksonville operations into Lithia Springs should be completed no later than the fourth quarter of 2014.The Lithia Springs plant is AGC’s new state-of-the-art facility and...