Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • Graham Architectural Products entered into an agreement through an affiliate to acquire a stake in Continental Glass Systems LLC of Hialeah, Florida, according to a press release issued Wednesday, Jan. 21. The company plans to acquire a significant equity and operating partner position in the business of CGS, it reports.This strategic acquisition complements the existing GAP businesses by...
  • Registration for the annual Glass Processing Automation Days event is now open. Hosted by FeneTech Inc., GPAD gathers the best minds in the North American glass industry to discuss advancements and trends in glass automation.  “Fabricators spend large amounts of money on equipment and software for their businesses every year. GPAD is an excellent opportunity for executives to gather in one...
  • After receiving a request from Sika AG to bid for the entire company, Saint-Gobain SA stated it has no intention of buying the whole of Sika and will stick to its plans to acquire a controlling stake from the Burkard family, according to a Jan. 19 Bloomberg report. Sika has said that the current offer values the family’s holding at an 80 percent premium, while providing no reward for other...
  • PPG Industries announced that David B. Navikas, senior vice president, strategic planning and corporate development, will retire effective March 1.   “PPG has benefited greatly from David’s deep knowledge of our company’s strategic priorities and financial framework,” said Charles E. Bunch, PPG chairman and chief executive officer. “He has been a key leader in driving the growth and...
  • The deadline for submitting abstracts for GPD Finland 2015 is January 31, 2015. Those interested are asked to submit abstract(s) online here. Or, download the call for papers brochure to see the proposed topics of the conference.According to GPD organizers, approximately 70 percent of conference attendees are decision makers from different glass industry fields. As the conference is educational,...
  • Guardian Industries Corp. now offers Health Product Declaration information for its flat glass and coated glass products. “Guardian supports architects and designers that want to be environmentally and socially responsible with the products they specify, and are incorporating energy efficiency and sustainability in their designs,” says Chris Dolan, director of marketing, North America, Guardian...
  • Galaxy Glass & Stone partnered with 4walls to introduce the Galaxy + Level Design Collection: artwork encapsulated in elegant Architectural Decorative Glass. Galaxy works directly with A & D professionals and now offers a greatly expanded library of bold, arresting design statements, providing premium quality, custom Architectural Decorative Glass with leading-edge manufacturing...
  • OnyxSolar manufactured a 600-square-meter photovoltaic canopy to connect two buildings on the Mohamed VI Polytechnic University campus in Morocco. In an environment where high temperature and solar radiation is prevalent, the canopy provides refreshing shades. The innovative 21st century canopy also was developed to pay tribute to traditional latticework, a common way to create shades in Arabic...
  • Tecnoglass Inc. announced today that it acquired selected assets of Glasswall LLC, a Miami-based manufacturer of impact-resistant windows and door systems used in high-rise commercial and residential buildings. As part of the transaction, Tecnoglass acquired: a 160,000 square foot warehouse/manufacturing/office facility in Miami; manufacturing and assembly equipment; and Miami-Dade Notice of...
  • The Glass Manufacturing Industry Council released a new resource for the industry, the Glass Manufacturing Industry Report. A comprehensive reference source for the glass manufacturing industry, the guide provides over 135 pages of infromation, including: comprehensive industry metrics by segment and region, survey of emissions regulations in the United States and Europe, and extensive...
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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...