Latest News in Retail Glass

  • Nonresidential construction starts fell 8.2 percent in December, compared to December 2008, and 6.9 percent for all of 2009, compared to 2008, Reed Construction Data reported today, based on information it compiled. Building construction was down 27 percent for the month and 17 percent for the year. Starts on civil works (highways, bridges, water/sewage, dams/marine, airports and other) rose...
  • Glaston reorganized its business in spring 2009 and defined the reportable segments to reflect the new business model, according to a Jan. 12 release. The reportable segments were redefined during the autumn. Goodwill has been allocated to the new reportable segments accordingly.Read the full release.
  • Guardian Industries , Auburn Hills, Mich., is among the companies selected to receive advanced energy project tax credits under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, as announced by the White House Jan. 8, according to a Jan. 11 release. Guardian was approved to receive more than $8.7 million in tax credits under this program. These credits will allow the company, which has plants...
  • Deteriorating demand for construction services continued to drag on the economy as new federal figures show another 53,000 construction workers lost their jobs in December and the industry’s unemployment rate climbed to 22.7 percent. The new employment data underscores the need to rethink health care legislation that singles out small construction firms for new mandates and fees, the...
  • Hartung Glass Industries said it’s acquired ACG Flat Glass North America Ltd. of Vancouver, BC, for an undisclosed price.Seattle-based Hartung said the company, acquired from Asahi Glass Co. of Tokyo, will operate as Hartung Glass Canada. Hartung also operates Lami Glass and Agalite Shower & Bath Enclosures in British Columbia, according to a Jan. 6 Puget Sound Business Journal report.
  • Ridgefield Glass has expanded its operation into Danbury [Conn.]. The custom glass retailer recently opened a new 3,500-square-foot shop and warehouse — Elegance in Glass at 12 Backus Ave. behind the Danbury Fair Mall.“We’ve been fortunate in that we’ve been able to diversify our product mix with both traditional replacement glass and custom designs,” said John...
  • Officials at the Philadelphia-based brokerage firm of Binswanger, announced Jan. 5 the sale of AGC Flat Glass North America Inc.'s 378,000-square-foot facility in Cinnaminson, N.J., to Sea Box, East Riverton, N.J. The sale price was $4.7 million, according to an EarthTimes article. The building was formerly used by AGC for the manufacture of glass for residential windows. The new owner...
  • The Glass Doctor of the Ozarks franchise in Nixa, Mo., is now open at 1609 N. Hwy. CC. Owned by Coy Pepper, the company offers mobile residential, automotive and commercial glass services to Branson, Nixa and other communities in Christian and Taney Counties.
  • Greenbelt, Md.-based National Fenestration Rating Council’s board of directors recently appointed Gary Curtis of ECOS Consulting as the newest voting member on the board, according to a Jan. 5 release. He will fill the Public Interest category seat vacated by Roland Temple, who announced his retirement last fall.Curtis will serve in this interim role until the 2010 board of directors...
  • Glasstech Asia 2010, the 8th International Glass Products, Glass Manufacturing, Processing & Materials Exhibition will take place, June 29-July 1, at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. Conference & Exhibition Management Services Pte Ltd. organizes the event.
Page 182 of 238
 << First | < Previous 180 | 181 | 182 183 | 184 Next > | Last >> 

What's Hot

  • 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...
  • Last week, officials from Ontario, Canada-based State Window Corp. announced the launch of Integro Building Systems, a significant new entry in the North American curtain wall construction sector, according to a May 5 company release.A company incorporated in Canada, Integro is a partnership among State and a number of notable construction industry leaders. Integro will design, manufacture, and...