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  • The Mid-Atlantic Glass Association will host its 27th annual Glass Expo at Martin’s Crosswinds in Greenbelt, Md., on April 30, from 3 to 9 p.m. The only glass show in the Washington, D.C., area, Glass Expo 2014 features over 130 exhibitors showcasing the latest architectural glass and glazing products, curtain wall and storefront systems, equipment and machinery, tools, mirrors, bath enclosures,...
  • The Window and Door Manufacturers Association announced that U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) will be a featured speaker during the Washington Briefing breakfast at the Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference, to be held March 31 to April 2, 2014, according to a WDMA release.   Sen. Johnson will discuss his views on the root cause of the troubled American economy, according to...
  • Registration is now open for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 77th Annual Conference, to be held Feb. 16-19, 2014 at the Walt Disney World Swan Resort in Orlando, Fla., according to a Dec. 19 AAMA release. Those interested in attending can sign up by Tuesday, Jan. 21 to take advantage of the discounted early bird rate of $1025.To register, download and complete the paper...
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association National Fall Conference, to be held in Baltimore, Oct. 27-30, will feature keynote speaker Karma Sawyer, technology manager and physical scientist, from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office, according to a Sept. 26 AAMA release. Speaking on Mon., Oct. 28, Sawyer will present “Windows Emerging Technologies Portfolio in...
  • McGraw Hill Construction will host the Outlook Executive Conference, its annual forum for construction and economic leaders, Oct. 24-25 at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington, D.C. Along with the release of the 2014 Dodge Outlook Report, the event will also include seminars with several industry leaders.  The more than 300 expected attendees will receive a first-hand view of industry trends and...
  • Economist Jeff Dietrich echoed the theme of this year’s GlassBuild America when he said the time is now to invest. “Get off the fence and do things now,” said Dietrich, senior analyst for the Institute for Trend Research. Dietrich spoke Sept. 10 during the 8th annual Glazing Executives Forum, held in conjunction with the GlassBuild America tradeshow in Atlanta.  While the economy, and...
  • Finding and keeping good employees was the recurring theme during the 8th annual Glazing Executives Forum, held Sept. 10 as part of GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo in Atlanta. GEF, hosted by the National Glass Association, drew about 125 attendees.During the day-long program, attendees discussed issues faced by the contract glazing community, as well as the overall glass...
  • GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo will feature a new educational session, "Guerrilla Marketing for the Glass & Metal Industry," September 11, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Led by glass marketing specialist and freelance writer, Rich Porayko, the hour-long presentation will focus on getting solid results using a system of creative, cost-effective...
  • Registration is now open for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association National Fall Conference, to be held October 27-30, at the Mariott Waterfront hotel in Baltimore. Attendees who register by Thursday, October 3, will receive a discounted early-bird rate. Non-member companies eligible for AAMA membership are welcome to attend the conference, as one of the two conferences allowed for...
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  • PPG Industries today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell substantially all the assets of its Mt. Zion, Ill., glass manufacturing facility to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc. The sale is expected to close in the third quarter 2014, subject to customary closing conditions. Financial terms were not disclosed.The Mt. Zion facility currently manufactures...
  • Officials from Cardinal Glass Industries announced July 3 that its subsidiary Cardinal CT Company acquired the assets of Catalina Tempering Inc. and its subsidiaries. The terms of the agreement are undisclosed.Catalina operates seven regional custom tempering facilities serving the residential window and door market. “Over the last ten years, Catalina has built its business based on quality...
  • AGC Glass Company North America announced it will be consolidating its fabrication capabilities in Jacksonville, Fla., into the company’s more than 200,000 square foot facility in Lithia Springs, Ga. The consolidation of the Jacksonville operations into Lithia Springs should be completed no later than the fourth quarter of 2014.The Lithia Springs plant is AGC’s new state-of-the-art facility and...