Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • AGC Glass Company appointed Scott Goodman as architectural representative for Florida. Goodman brings 24 years of glass industry experience in sales, management and product development, and is well-versed in the commercial construction supply chain.He began his career in the Midwest and has since established an excellent reputation and built strong relationships in the southeast, according to AGC...
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association has updated and released two documents specific to aluminum finishes: AAMA 612-15, Voluntary Specification, Performance Requirements, and Test Procedures for Combined Coatings of Anodic Oxide and Transparent Organic Coatings on Architectural Aluminum, and AAMA 2603-15, Voluntary Specification, Performance Requirements and Test Procedures for...
  • Jim Conte joins Tubelite Inc. as a client development manager in the Mid-Atlantic territory concentrating on clients in Maryland, Delaware, northern Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, D.C.A resident of Maryland, Conte will report to Tubelite’s eastern regional sales manager, Jim Oberlin. Drawing from more than 30 years of experience in architectural aluminum products, Conte most recently...
  • The U.S. Department of Energy announced the release of Barriers to Industrial Energy Efficiency, prepared as directed by the American Energy Manufacturing Technical Corrections Act (Act). The report examines barriers that impede the adoption of energy efficient technologies and practices in the industrial sector, and identifies successful examples and opportunities to overcome these barriers.
  • Officials from Tower Insulating Glass LLC announced the company has been certified as a member of PPG’s Authorized Manufacturing Program.“It’s always satisfying to be recognized by glass industry leaders.” said Barry Litt, managing partner. “Tower is also an independent Guardian Select Fabricator and an AGC Authorized Residential Fabricator. We’ve built an amazing business over the last...
  • The global flat glass market is expected to reach $124.14 billion by 2022, according to a new study by Grand View Research Inc., driven by rising awareness regarding benefits of glass usage in building & construction including safety, security and energy savings. The report also notes that improved product innovations, including solar glass and low-emissivity glasses, are expected to further...
  • Construction employment increased in 40 states and Washington, D.C., from May 2014 to May 2015, and in 28 states and D.C. from April to May, according to an analysis of Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America.“Construction has outpaced the overall economy in adding workers nationally but the mix of states with construction job gains keeps changing,” said Ken...
  • Glaston Corp. has closed a deal for glass processing machinery valued at EUR 2.4 million ($2.7 million) with Press Glass SA, a leading European glass processor. The order is booked in Glaston’s Q2 2015 order book. The delivery will be made during the last quarter of 2015 to Press Glass’ plant in Tychy, Poland. The order is a follow-up to the deal made in 2014, according to a company release.
  • Online exhibitor registration for glasstec 2016, to be held Sept. 20-23, 2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany, is now open at www.glasstec-online.com/2330. The booth selection process will begin on December 1, 2015.Covering all aspects of the glass industry, glasstec welcomes more than 1,200 exhibitors from over 50 countries and about 43,000 trade visitors from around the globe, every two years.The...
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association updated and released a document specifying performance requirements for liquid applied flashing used to provide a water-resistive seal around exterior wall openings in buildings that include fenestration products such as windows and doors, as well as other through-wall penetrations. AAMA 714-15 was previously updated in 2011 and again in 2012....
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  • Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, a CRH Group company, has executed a binding agreement, subject to regulatory approval, to acquire C.R. Laurence Co. Inc., according to an August 27 release.Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, CRL will continue to be independently managed and operated as a subsidiary of OBE and will retain all existing management structures and personnel. The company has eight...
  • Altus Capital Partners, an investment firm focused on middle market manufacturing companies in the United States, acquired GED Integrated Solutions Inc., according to a June 11 announcement. The acquisition will support GED’s continued growth, according to the release. The financial terms of the investment were not disclosed.“We are very excited to now be partnering with Altus Capital Partners as...
  • Officials from Tennessee’s Heritage Glass temporarily suspended operations on May 27, according to a company release, as reported by News Channel 11 in Johnson City, Tennessee. Executives say they are exploring a “potential reinvestment and reorganization situation” for the company.Heritage Glass was formed last year when the company purchased the former AGC North America Blue Ridge glass...