Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • Construction spending increased 2.7 percent in April, the largest one-month percentage gain in a decade, to $869 billion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate, the Census Bureau reported on Tuesday [June 1]. Nevertheless, the total was 10.5 percent lower than a year earlier. Public construction climbed 2.4 percent for the month but fell 4.4 percent year-over-year. Private nonresidential...
  • Three recognized glazing industry professionals – Bill White, Kirk Johnson and Mike Guarino – have moved into new positions with Vitro America, Memphis. William “Bill” White became national fabrication director, a newly created position. This group includes fabrication and information technology professionals dedicated to the creation of new and enhanced procedures,...
  • Edgetech I.G., Cambridge, Ohio, has planned another crowd-pleasing booth for GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, Sept, 14-16, in Las Vegas, featuring its Edgetech 360 value promise “We’re there for you at every turn,” according to a June 2 release. With new products, new partnerships and a new theme, Edgetech will provide hands-on and...
  • The Glass Association of North America, Topeka, Kan., will hold its first GANA Solar Symposium, 1 p.m.- 5 p.m.,  June 30, at the Westin Crown Center, Kansas City, Mo., in conjunction with the ASTM E44.20 Glass for Solar Applications meeting, according to a June 2 release. The symposium will feature several presentations from experts in the newly energized solar glazing...
  • AGC Glass Europe, Brussels, and Traxon Technologies, Hong Kong, global leader in LED lighting systems and solutions, have signed an agreement to develop their worldwide business of innovative LED-glass solutions, according to a June 2 release. They will combine their knowledge and experience in glass and LED design to market unique solutions for lighting up buildings and interiors....
  • International Aluminum Corp., Monterey Park, Calif., United States Aluminum's parent company, has received confirmation on its Plan of Reorganization, according to a June 1 release. Pursuant to the company's Plan of Reorganization, International Aluminum Corp. will now be called International Architectural Group, LLC. The company's brands--United States Aluminum, RACO Interior Products,...
  • On May 20-21, more than 335 professionals from the door industry came to Rosenheim to get up to speed on the major trends in the sector, according to a June 2 release. ift Rosenheim director Ulrich Sieberath summarized the diverse information provided by the 26 speakers at the conference as follows: “Certifying building sustainability boosts quality, because it involves evaluating and...
  • In an effort to assist our nation's small contractors who are struggling to comply with new Environmental Protection Agency lead paint abatement regulations, the U.S. Senate tonight passed a bipartisan amendment, authored by Senator Susan Collins, to the Fiscal Year 2010 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill. Senator Collins' amendment would prohibit the EPA from using funds in this bill to...
  • Oldcastle Glass, Santa Monica, Calif., changed its name to Oldcastle Building Envelope, according to a June 1 release. The name change is indicative of the company's services. "Goodbye individual components; instead, we design, engineer, test and manufacture custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural...
  • Construction spending rebounded strongly in April, with an increase of 2.7 percent or $23 billion from March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $869 billion according to the latest analysis of federal spending figures released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. The association noted that the gains were primarily driven by private residential construction (up 4.4 percent...
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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...