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  • Graham Architectural Products designed and manufactured historic windows for the renovation of the 140-year-old Cigar Factory in Charleston, South Carolina, one of eight projects recognized during National Historic Preservation Advocacy Week in March as "Preservation’s Best of 2015." The annual awards honor  America’s most outstanding Historic Tax Credit projects for...
  • Saint-Gobain received the Top Employers Institute’s Top Employer North America Certification for its exceptional employee offerings, according to a March 9 company release. Top Employers Institute globally certifies excellence in the conditions that employers create for their people and honored Saint-Gobain at an award ceremony March 8 in Washington, DC.The annual...
  • As part of the Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce’s annual “2016 Winter Gala: Honoring Local Legends & Leaders” held February 26, 2016, the Chamber presented the 2015 Business of the Year award to Southern Aluminum Finishing. Jim McClatchey accepted the award on behalf of SAF. The annual award recognizes a business distinguishable by their investment in Redding’s employment, development and...
  • Above: “INhouse” by Solar Cal Poly utilizes a five-panel, floor supported NanaWall SL60 sliding glass wall system. (photo credit: Josef Kasperovich)Featuring the NanaWall SL60 Thermally Broken Aluminum Framed Folding System, California Polytechnic State University's project “INhouse” placed third overall during the 2015 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, while also placing second in the...
  • PPG Industries’ “Glenn the Glass Guy” series of consumer education videos has earned a 2015 Brand Builder Award for best channel marketing program from magazine publisher Hanley Wood. The Brand Builder Awards by Hanley Wood recognize the most innovative and effective marketing campaigns throughout the residential, commercial design and construction industries. Glenn the Glass Guy is an...
  • LaCantina Doors’ New Class of Multi Slide was named a 2014 Product Innovation Award winner in the Windows/Doors/Openings category by Architectural Products magazine. The PIA awards identify and honor innovation in the development and refinement of commercial buildings-related products that range the gamut from cladding systems to interior finishes. Products were judged by a panel of 50...
  • The Usable Glass Strength Coalition awarded a $110,000 grant to Pennsylvania State University, to carry out research that aims to improve the understanding of manufactured glass products’ strength properties, according to an Oct. 5 press release. The research, controlling and understanding reactive surface sites on multicomponent glasses, aims to characterize the distribution and chemical nature...
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association celebrated 13 consecutive years of the AAMA Scholarship for high school seniors and college students who are children of employees of AAMA member companies and pursuing a degree related to the building products industry. All children of employees of AAMA member companies are eligible to obtain this one-time award of $2,000, and are judged on...
  • Glass Doctor was awarded the first place 2012 STAR Award for Best Social Implementation by Franchise Update Media Group at the 14th Annual Franchise Leadership & Development Conference in Atlanta. The annual award recognizes franchise companies for best practices in lead generation and recruitment. Speaking To And Responding (STAR) award recipients are scored and rated based on results...
  • Larry Patterson of Glass Doctor of North Texas was honored as the 2011 Glass Doctor Franchisee of the Year during The Dwyer Group 2012 Reunion held this week in Grapevine, Texas. The Franchisee of the Year Award is presented to the franchisee who has consistently grown his or her business through the Glass Doctor training system and has achieved a consistently high level of success through...
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  • Guardian Industries Corp. and Koch Industries Inc. today announced that Guardian stockholders have approved the acquisition of the company by KGIC Merger Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries. The deal is an all-cash transaction for the remaining 55.5 percent outstanding shares of Guardian Industries’ common stock not already owned by affiliates of Koch. “Guardian Industries and its...
  • On Nov. 3, officials from J.E. Berkowitz LP announced the company joined Consolidated Glass Holdings Inc., an affiliate company of private equity group, Grey Mountain Partners. Arthur Berkowitz, executive vice president of JEB and the company’s third generation owner/manager, leading for more than 40 years, spoke with Glass Magazine about the deal. For the full interview, see the January/...
  • J.E. Berkowitz LP today announced the company has joined Consolidated Glass Holdings Inc., an affiliate company of private equity group, Grey Mountain Partners.Over the last 96 years, JEB has become a market leader in high-quality, added-value architectural glass for both exterior and interior projects. Notable recent projects include The Tower at PNC Plaza in Pittsburgh, T-Mobile Arena...