Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • AGC Glass Company North America announced the addition of three new architectural sales representatives to its sales team. AGC continues to build its sales force and strengthen the company’s architectural presence to support the strong commitment to growth in North America, according to company officials.Wes Thorpe entered the fenestration industry in 2005, and has experience with other...
  • Quanex Building Products announces the appointment of Patrick Junker to vice president of sales for the company’s screens division. The new leadership reflects Quanex’s continued commitment make its customers’ businesses better, by improving product quality, increasing operational efficiency, decreasing lead time and providing continued innovation.Junker is a new addition to the Quanex team, but...
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association has released SFM-1-14, a manual that provides technical information regarding the installation of high-quality, attractive aluminum storefronts and entrances.The Aluminum Storefront and Entrance Manual presents information in five main sections: Terminology, Design Information, Hardware, Engineering Design and Guide Specifications.“It’s...
  • Officials from Tulsa-based Tristar Glass Inc. announced plans to open a new facility in Houston. The plant is scheduled to begin operations in the first quarter of 2015.The new facility will feature the new Glaston FC500 furnace with a bed load size of 130 inches by 240 inches. According to company officials, the furnace will be the largest of its kind in the United States, and will feature state...
  • View has named Mark Mendenhall as its chief commercial officer. An accomplished executive with more than three decades of innovation and leadership experience in the energy and electronics industries, Mendenhall will be responsible for leading View’s commercial expansion.“We are thrilled to have Mark join the View team at an exciting time,” says Rao Mulpuri, CEO of View. “View Dynamic Glass is in...
  • Pleotint LLC has announced a distribution partnership with Gilkey Window Company, enabling Gilkey to offer Suntuitive glass with its full product line.For more than 33 years, Gilkey has been one of the most trusted window replacement companies in the country. The family owned company specializes in the manufacture and installation of custom windows and doors, and serves Cincinnati; Chicago;...
  • Responding to the need for high-performance insulation solutions for the architectural curtain wall market, Dow Corning Corp. and JE Berkowitz LP Architectural Glass have announced a manufacturing agreement—JE Berkowitz will manufacture Dow Corning Architectural Insulation Modules utilizing Dow Corning Vacuum Insulation Panels. The agreement, announced July 10, includes a joint marketing and...
  • As part of a commitment to help customers make their businesses better, Quanex is proud to present an Express Learning session on lead generation as part of a new, value-add educational series offered to attendees of GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo.Quanex team member Noel Lavezzi will lead an Express Learning session on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 2:30 p.m., in the Express Learning...
  • Wood's Powr-Grip, celebrating its 50th anniversary, employs more than 100 people.Since 1964, Wood’s Powr-Grip has provided innovative equipment which uses vacuum to lift, hold, and position nonporous materials, including glass, plastics, engine valves, sheet metal, stone slabs, and appliances.However, the history for the Laurel, Mont., company extends back even further. In 1946, Howard Wood...
  • The Dodge Momentum Index gained 3.3 percent in June to 128.7, its third consecutive increase following hesitation in February and March, according to McGraw Hill Construction. The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year.The...
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  • 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...
  • The Dwyer Group Inc., parent company of numerous service-based franchise brands including Glass Doctor, today announced it has been acquired for the second time by The Riverside Company, a private equity fund with locations in North America, Europe and Asia. The deal with the global investment firm renews a collaboration between two growing and successful organizations, according to company...
  • C.R. Laurence Co. announced the September opening of a new 150,000-square-foot CRL-U.S. Aluminum Super Center in Secaucus, N.J., located less than a mile from the company’s previous New York Tri-State area site. The Super Center more than doubles the supplier's footprint in the region, and furthers the company’s North American expansion, targeting the East Coast.The Super Center will include CRL'...