Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • Apogee Enterprises Inc. announced fiscal 2015 second quarter results. Revenues for the quarter were up 30 percent year-over-year to $231.9 million for Apogee, the parent of Viracon, Harmon Inc., Wausau Window and Wall Systems, Tubelite, Alumicor and Linetec. The company reported a backlog of $480.2 million, up 58 percent, or $176 million from the previous year.“In our second quarter, we had...
  • GrimesHarrisPanbechiPeregrinaPulp Studio has announced the addition of new sales associates. Katie Grimes is now covering the Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. territories; and Chris Harris is assigned to Oklahoma and Texas.Additionally, Kami Panbechi, currently based in Los Angeles, will be relocating at the end of the year to cover the New York region; and Brian Peregrina will be taking...
  • The smart glass market, with an estimated worth of $1.6 billion in 2013, is expected to reach $5.8 billion by 2020, according to a forecast report from MarketsandMarkets. The smart glass market, which includes electrochromics, SPD, liquid crystal, microblinds, thermographic and photochromics, will grow at an estimated compound annual growth rate of 20 percent from 2014 to 2020, according to the...
  • The North Carolina Rules Review Commission has rejected the temporary rule which allowed permit holders to opt-out of using low-emissivity fenestration products in residential construction, according to a Sept. 22 release from the American Architectural Manufacturers Association.In an Aug. 8, 2014 letter to the North Carolina Building Code Council, AAMA led a coalition of industry organizations...
  • Dino Fenzi, Fenzi Group’s president, president of Vitrum, and honorary president of the Italian Association of Glass-Processing Machinery and Accessory Suppliers (GIMAV), passed away Sept. 22.“Present in the company since 1959, his great entrepreneurial skills, his intuition and his profound knowledge of the glass industry enabled him, together with his son Alessandro and his closeststaff, to...
  • Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock joined Alex Burney, CEO of RavenBrick, Sept. 16 during a ribbon cutting ceremony held at RavenBrick’s world headquarters in Denver, Colorado. In addition, key investors, members of Denver’s Office of Economic Development, Chris Sheppard, Director of Colorado Cleantech Industry Association, and The Honorable Marcy Grossman, Canadian Consul General in Denver attended...
  • Bob G. Pool, founder and chairman of Thermal Windows Inc. in Tulsa, Oklahoma, passed away Sept. 13. He was 85.A well-known figure in the window industry, Pool began his extensive career in the window business in the early 1950s. In 1958 Pool joined his father Cal in business at Aluminum Window Products Company in Tulsa. In 1979, recognizing the need for high quality replacement windows Pool...
  • The value of nonresidential construction starts in August reached $32.17 billion, up 25 percent from July, according to a Sept. 12 report from Reed Construction Data. The month’s gain comes on the heels of several months of volatility—July was down 19.7 percent from June; June was 33.4 percent higher than May.August 2014 was also up 24.6 percent from August 2013. Year to date, the construction...
  • AGC Glass Co. North America and Onyx Solar, designer and manufacturer of photovoltaic building materials, entered into a cooperation agreement to promote architectural, photovoltaic glass within North America.AGC and its parent company, Asahi Glass Co. Ltd., are focusing on sustainable growth based on the incorporation of new, differentiated technologies, environmental friendly products and...
  • Officials from Viracon announced last week that the company will reopen its St. George, Utah, manufacturing facility in January 2015.Viracon will make $2.2 million in capital improvements to its St. George manufacturing facility prior to opening in January. A significant portion of the investment will be used toward refurbishing the glass coater. Other equipment upgrades will also be made to...
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  • Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions LLC has finalized its acquisition of Houston-based Texas Tempered Glass Inc., a producer of high performance glass products for architectural, industrial, commercial and custom applications, as of Nov. 19, 2014. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.With the completion of this transaction, Trulite will expand its presence in the Texas...
  • Things are looking up for the worldwide glass industry, as an optimistic outlook and overall mood permeated the show floor during glasstec 2014, held Oct. 21-24 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Following glasstec 2012, a successful event in the face of economic uncertainty, glasstec 2014 indicated positive market developments after several years of a sluggish North American and worldwide economy....
  • The National Glass Association \ Window & Door Dealers Alliance is pleased to announce the election of Bryan Bush to the office of chairman of the board. Bush, of City Glass Co., Omaha, Neb., has served on the board since 2010. Bush took the office of chairman on Sept. 11, 2014, during GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo in Las Vegas. He will serve a one-year term.“Our...