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  • Officials from Viracon announced Kevin Anez will serve as the company's new director of marketing and product management. With 19 years of experience in the building materials industry, Anez comes to Viracon from Andersen Window Corp., where he was the product marketing manager for the 200 and 400 Series Window business. He will report to Bob Randall, Viracon's vice president of marketing and...
  • Officials at McGrory Glass Inc. of Paulsboro, N.J., named Tim Matthews vice president of architectural sales, according to a Jan. 3 company release. He will oversee the marketing, product development and overall sales performances of the company's architectural glass products, such as custom laminated glass, acid-etched glass as well as back coated glass. Matthews has been instrumental in...
  • Hartung Glass Industries announced that Kirk Johnson has become director of sales, helping to lead the company's commercial/architectural, decorative and shower door product lines, according to a Jan. 2 company release. Johnson, who joined Hartung in September, is a 16-year industry veteran with experience in sales and operations. He has served extensively the South and West, particularly in...
  • Shawn Hannux has joined Erdman Automation Corp. as an Insulated Glass Process Specialist, according to a company release. Hannux will focus on expanding the ErdmanR IG equipment applications for residential and commercial operations throughout North America. Most recently, Shawn served as Product Sales Specialist for Quanex Engineered Products Group-Insulated Glass Systems. Prior to Quanex's...
  • Officials from Viracon named Alissa Schmidt as its new Architectural Design Department Manager, according to a company release. Schmidt was officially promoted on Dec. 12. Schmidt has worked at Viracon since 2005, most recently as an Architectural Design Associate, providing technical, specification and design assistance to the architectural community. She has developed national and international...
  • Architectural Aluminum Manufacturers Association honorary member Lyon D. Evans of Wausau, Wis., passed away on Dec. 8, at the age of 93, according to a Dec. 20 AAMA release. More than 65 years ago, Lyon helped form and was the key technical member of AAMA, the then new association. In 1957, he joined Hope's windows, Jamestown, N.Y., and worked there until 1975, when he moved to Wausau. He became...
  • Officials from Viracon named Kelly S. Schuller as president, according to an Oct. 5 company release. Schuller, who served as Viracon senior vice president, sales and marketing since 2010, reports to Joseph F. Puishys, chief executive officer of Apogee Enterprises, parent company of Viracon."Since joining Viracon last year, Kelly has led development of its strategic plan which focuses on the...
  • General Glass International has named John Bush as its new plant manager, according to a Sept. 27 company release. Bush, who had been principal at John Bush Consulting Inc., will be in charge of the manufacturing and management of GGI's glass fabricating facility, including its newly installed oversized tempering furnace. Bush will also spearhead the company's continued efforts to expand its...
  • Officials from PPG Industries announced Sept. 8 that Diane Kappas has been appointed vice president, environment, health and safety, effective Oct. 1, reporting to Michael H. McGarry, senior vice president, Commodity Chemicals. Kappas will succeed John Richter, who has been named vice president, operations, coatings, Asia/Pacific, at PPG's China headquarters in Shanghai.As vice president, EHS,...
  • John Neunlist, president of Admiral Glass & Mirror, passed away Aug. 15 after a long battle with cancer, according to officials from the Houston-based contract glazier. A visitation will be held Aug. 18 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Grand View Funeral Home in Pasadena, Texas. Interment will take place Monday, August 22, 2011 in Herrin, Ill. 
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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...