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  • Vitro SAB has lost an appeals court bid to enforce its bankruptcy plan in the United States. The U.S. Court of Appeals in New Orleans ruled against Vitro, November 28, and upheld a bankruptcy court ruling that denied enforcement of the reorganization, according to a same-day Bloomberg report. Vitro was appealing a decision by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Harlin DeWayne Hale in June...
  • LISEC Automation and Smart-Builder announced the two companies are partnering to integrate Smart-Builder's software programs for calculating glass and hardware requirements for shower enclosures, backsplashes, storefronts and other applications into LiSEC order management software, GPS.order,  LiSEC production control software and GPS.production.  “Now all LiSEC customers can...
  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has fined 16 firms for violating the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule, according to a November 14 announcement. The 16 enforcement actions include 13 administrative settlements and three filed administrative complaints.More than half of the firms cited were fined for failing to obtain firm certification prior to performing or...
  • GlasWeld officials announced that Brad Plumb has been promoted to director of sales and business development. Previously, Plumb was a project manager for GlasWeld with an emphasis in scratch removal contracting and consulting. Prior to joining GlasWeld, Plumb worked extensively with architects and commercial builders up and down the West Coast, and served as director of...
  • DORMA has acquired the Rutherford Controls Int’l Corp. throughits  DORMA Americas susidiary. This acquisition extends DORMA’s portfolio of ANSI-compliant electromechanical access control products and systems, and strengthens DORMA’s presence in the North American market, according to a release. Headquartered in Cambridge, Ontario, RCI also has a subsidiary in Virginia, a new warehouse...
  • Gardner Glass Products announced that Julie Smith has joined the company as the new director of customer service and inside sales. “We are extremely pleased to have Julie join our sales and support team," said Melissa Lackey, CFO of Gardner Glass Products, in a release.  "Julie is highly respected in the community, and her background in management and strong organizational skills will...
  • SAGE and Viracon announced a marketing partnership at the U.S. Green Building Council’s Greenbuild conference, November 14, that will enable architects to incorporate both high performance and electrochromic glass into buildings in a more seamless and color-coordinated way, according to a joint release. Under the agreement, dynamic glass manufacturer SAGE Electrochromics will market and sell...
  • Premier Glass Products, a manufacturer's representative serving the Texas market, will now represent Alumax Bath Enclosures, according to an Alumax release. PGP is led by Kyle Jones and has offices in Dallas, Houston, and Austin.
  • Soladigm officials announced the company has changed its name to View Inc., to reflect its strategic vision that "a clear, uninterrupted view is the catalyst for a fundamental change in how people design and interact with buildings." The name change accompanied an announcement that the manufacturer's commercial-scale dynamic glass is ready for global deployment. View Dynamic Glass...
  • Aldora officials announced the glass and metal fabricator will open a new satellite branch in Altamonte Springs, Fla., in January 2013.  The new location will distribute products throughout Florida, according to a company release. “We are extremely pleased to add a facility to central Florida," said Rick Silverstein, president of Aldora and its aluminum manufacturing affiliate, SMI Aluminum...
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  • Officials from Saint-Gobain announced it acquired a controlling interest in Sika for $2.8 billion. Saint-Gobain purchased the controlling share—16.1 percent of Sika’s capital and 52.4 percent of its voting rights— in a confidential auction process from the Burkard-Schenker family, which owns the majority stake in Sika, according to a Dec. 8 Reuters report.“Given the proximity of Sika’s activities...
  • Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions LLC has finalized its acquisition of Houston-based Texas Tempered Glass Inc., a producer of high performance glass products for architectural, industrial, commercial and custom applications, as of Nov. 19, 2014. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.With the completion of this transaction, Trulite will expand its presence in the Texas...
  • Things are looking up for the worldwide glass industry, as an optimistic outlook and overall mood permeated the show floor during glasstec 2014, held Oct. 21-24 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Following glasstec 2012, a successful event in the face of economic uncertainty, glasstec 2014 indicated positive market developments after several years of a sluggish North American and worldwide economy....