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  • glasstec 2012, set for Oct. 23-26, in Düsseldorf, Germany, will once again feature a number of special events and meetings, including the "glass technology live" show, Technical Symposium, Façades Centre, International Architectural Congress, Engineered Transparency Conference, and Solar meets Glass event.glass technology liveThe glass technology live show, organized by Professor Stefan...
  • Members of the Window and Door Manufacturers Association gathered, June 26, for the start of the WDMA 14th Technical Conference, running through June 28 in Bloomington, Minn. About 110 attendees were preregistered for the event.  The conference began with the  Hallmark Certification Committee Meeting and continued with a general session presentation by Joe Lstiburek of...
  • FeneTech introduced its newest ERP software upgrade, FeneVision Neo, to an audience of 180 users and prospective customers at the 2nd annual Glass Processing Automation Days, June 25. The two-day event is designed to educate senior-level executives of glass processing companies about how advanced software technology can help them gain competitive advantages, especially in a weaker economy.The...
  • YKK AP America will be the lead sponsor of the 7th Annual Glazing Executives Forum, Sept. 13, in Las Vegas. Presented by the NGA Architectural Glazing Committee and held in conjunction with GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window, and Door Expo, the day-long forum will feature informative speakers, peer-to-peer sharing, and fresh updates on challenging topics impacting the glass industry, according...
  • Entrance passes for glasstec 2012, International Trade Fair for Glass Production, Processing, Products, and solarpeq, International Trade Fair for Solar Production Equipment, can now be ordered online at www.glasstec-online.com at reduced rates, according to show organizers.glasstec and solarpeq 2012 will take place concurrently, Oct. 23-26, at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany. Only one...
  • Officials from the National Glass Association announced that YKK AP America has signed on as lead sponsor of the 7th Annual Glazing Executives Forum, to be held in Las Vegas, Sept. 13 in conjunction with GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo. The program was created by and for owners, presidents, CEOs and senior managers in the North American glazing and architectural glass...
  • The registration deadline for the IGMA Summer Technical Conference, to be held June 4-7 in Ottawa, is this Friday, May 4. The conference will include a discussion on the primary technical issues in the insulating glass industry, a working meeting to create top resources for manufacturers of IGUs, as well as networking opportunities, according to event organizers.Click here to register.
  • The Window & Door Manufacturers Association gathered in Washington, D.C., last week for its annual meeting and spring legislative conference. Among other issues, members were updated on Congressional efforts to curtail some of the Environmental Protection Agency's lead paint regulations. WDMA is supporting new legislation introduced by Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) that...
  • Bringing back distinguished members from the past, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association celebrated the group's 75th anniversary with a banquet at its annual conference in Naples, Fla., Feb. 27.  AAMA also used the occasion to recognize several current members for their contributions.The 2012 outstanding member award went to Gantt Miller, former chairman of the AAMA board and...
  • At the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 75th Annual Conference in Naples, Fla., the AAMA membership ratified the 2012 board of directors, which included Jerry Heppes, CEO of the Door and Hardware Institute. Heppes fills the affiliated association seat formerly held by Phil James of the National Glass Association."We are excited to have Jerry Heppes on the board," said...
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  • John Swanson, editor and associate publisher of Window & Door, passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2014, in Manhattan. He was 52 years old.John started his publishing career at Ashlee Publishing in New York City in 1984. He was founding editor of fenestration, launched in 1987, the first North American magazine specifically targeting the residential window and door market. There he...
  • BairdThomsenKevin Baird has been named president of the Global Flat Glass Group for Guardian Industries Corp., and will assume full profit and loss responsibility of the business unit, according to a Jan. 10 announcement from the company. Baird replaces Scott Thomsen, who resigned for health reasons.Most recently, Baird has been president and CEO of SRG Global Inc., a Guardian company. SRG...
  • Apogee Enterprises, Inc. has acquired Alumicor Ltd., the Toronto-based fabricator of aluminum frames for window, storefront, entrance and curtain-wall products for the Canadian commercial construction market. The transaction is valued at approximately $52 million.Alumicor will be the seventh stand-alone business in the Apogee portfolio. Apogee is also parent company of Viracon, Harmon,...