Latest News in Commercial Glass

  • AmesburyTruth entered into a definitive agreement to sell its non-fenestration custom extrusion business based in Ontario, California, to VIP Rubber and Plastic Products. Under the terms of the agreement, AmesburyTruth will retain the fenestration custom extrusion business as well as the Bandlock Couplers business. The 72,000-square-foot facility has approximately 50 employees. AmesburyTruth will...
  • PPG Industries redesigned and updated its architectural metal coatings, glass and paint website, PPGIdeaScapes.com, which enables architects, interior designers and other building professionals to research, specify and source PPG’s entire collection of metal coatings, glass and paint, according to a company press release.In response to feedback from architects and designers, the site features...
  • United Kingdom-based GlassSolutions welcomed Adam Taylor to the business as its new marketing manager.     Taylor is an established marketing professional with over 10 years’ experience from both manufacturers and distributors within construction.  “It’s great to be back at Saint-Gobain working within GlassSolutions," said Taylor. "It’s an exciting time for GlassSolutions...
  • The Grand Rapids Business Journal named 32 finalists for its Top Women Owned Businesses awards. Linda Vos-Graham, president and owner of Vos Glass, was among the finalists in the $7 million plus revenue category. Vos-Graham, along with the other finalists, will be honored on March 4 at Top Women Owned Businesses: A Celebration of Women Entrepreneurs at the JW Marriott International Ballroom in...
  • Cefla North America promoted Roberto Bolognini to sales manager. Bolognini’s international sales and multi-cultural experience, including helping to establish manufacturing operations in India and China, make him a valuable addition to Cefla management team. Bolognini joined Cefla in early 2014 as regional sales manager for North America, the United Kingdom and Eastern Europe. He was appointed...
  • The Architecture Billings Index showed no increase in design activity in January, following a nine-month stretch of positive billings, according to the Feb. 18 ABI release from the American Institute of Architects. The January ABI score was 49.9, down from a mark of 52.7 in December, reflecting a very modest decrease in design services. The new projects inquiry index was 58.7, down from a reading...
  • Global Security Glazing, a Consolidated Glass Holdings company and manufacturer of security, custom architectural, and glazing solutions, named Chad Snyder as security products manager. Snyder, who has extensive experience in the glass and security products business, will lead the sales effort for Global with a focus on the sales and product development within the security products division...
  • LaCantina Doors hired Tim McCleery as its new customer service manager. With over 20 years of experience in the high-end window and door industry, McCleery joins LaCantina Doors with a background in engineering, design and division management in customer service, inside sales, engineering and warranty departments. McCleery will lead LaCantina Doors’ expanded customer service department with his...
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association recognized the contributions and achievements of its members and congratulated award winners at the 78th Annual Conference Awards Banquet in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, last week. Some of the awards include:Chairman’s Award Kawneer was given the 2015 Chairman’s Award, which is given to an AAMA member company by the current or outgoing AAMA...
  • PPG Industries Inc. appointed Michael McGarry president and chief operating officer, effective March 1.McGarry, who is already COO, has been in his current position since August 2014, when he was promoted from executive vice president. He will continue to have strategic oversight responsibility for all of PPG's business units and operating regions as well as oversee information technology,...
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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...
  • Officials from Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions LLC today announced the company has acquired the U.S. commercial fabrication assets of AGC Glass Company North America Inc. AGC’s residential assets are not part of the acquisition and will be retained by AGC. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed. “This acquisition will allow Trulite to continue to better serve...