Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • The board of directors of Glaston Corp., Finland, has decided on a new performance  share plan to form a part of the long-term incentive and commitment program for the top management of the company and its subsidiaries, according to a June 8 release. Read the full release.
  • A two-day building envelope educational symposium and design challenge, hosted by Architectural Testing Inc., York, Pa., at its New England Regional Laboratory in Chelmsford, Mass., received capacity attendance by 50 area architects, engineers and representatives of product manufacturers specializing in the design and construction of the all-important building envelope air barrier, according...
  • The U.S. Department of State presented plans for a new London embassy to an audience assembled at the American Institute of Architects in Washington on May 26. Winning architects KieranTimberlake explained their vision for a high-tech, cubic glass building that will be built along Nine Elms Lane just south of the Thames in an industrial and warehouse district, according to a June 5 examiner.com...
  • As part of its solar power growth strategy, Saint-Gobain [France] has announced that its subsidiary Avancis, will be building a new plant to produce photovoltaic modules to cover the roofs of residential, industrial and commercial buildings, as well as solar plants. This industrial site will be located in Torgau, Germany, where the Group is already present through Saint-Gobain Glass (flat glass...
  • The newly redesigned American Architectural Manufacturers Association Web site was launched today, according to a June 7 release. The association states that a main objective in redesigning the Web site was increasing ease of navigation to ensure that users can effortlessly take advantage of the vast information AAMA has to offer.  "Updating the AAMA Web site was a priority initiative...
  • While a variety of groups from utilities to environmental organizations are clamoring for a climate-change bill that can pass the Senate, construction industry sources say prospects for the bill—rolled out on May 12 by Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Joe Lieberman (I- Conn.)—look slim. They unveiled the 987-page American Power Act without the support of Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who had...
  • The Flat Glass Manufacturing Division's Climate Change Committee of the Glass Association of North America, Topeka, Kan., submitted comments to the California Air Resources Board in response to its May 17 public meeting to discuss allowance allocation and the next steps for the cap and trade program, according to a June 8 release. The comments call for several modifications to the...
  • United States Aluminum, Waxahachie, Texas, and AGC Glass Co., Alpharetta, Ga., Building Products Fabrication Division, announced a new strategic alliance that will strengthen each company's position as leading product manufacturers in the commercial glazing industry, according to a June 7 release.   In the alliance, United States Aluminum will provide AGC with storefront, entrance...
  • The Desertec Initiative as well as the visions and competencies represented by the consortium behind it will be one of the special attractions of the Glass Performance Days June 17-20, 2011 in Tampere, Finland, according to a June 8 release. Ralf Christian, CEO, Power Distribution Division of Siemens AG Energy Sector, has offered and confirmed that Siemens will provide a Smart Grid & Desertec...
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association Summer Conference 2010 kicked off June 6 in Oak Brook, Ill. About 200 industry representatives pre-registered for the event that runs through June 9. Green building, building information modeling and code changes were all topics of discussion during the first two days of the meeting. During the Green and Sustainability Committee meeting...
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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...