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  • Officials from Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont announced last week the companies have agreed to a $130 billion merger. The deal between the two largest and oldest U.S. chemical producers, will face intense regulatory scrutiny, according to a Dec. 11 report from Reuters.
  • Kawneer Co.’s Bill Deuschle will retire from after more than 40 years in the glass and fenestration industry, according to a press release from the American Architectural Manufacturers Association. Deuschle has been a longtime active participant at AAMA, serving as a board member, first vice president of the Aluminum Material Council, document management committee vice-chair, and National...
  • Officials from Graham Architectural Products announced the hiring of Kathy Scott as an estimator, generating window project quotes. Scott previously worked at GAP as a production engineer, and also served as a senior product engineer at TE Connectivity, where she was the program manager liaison between the company and key strategic customers.
  • Officials from PPG Industries announced that the company is accepting project nominations for the PPG Concierge Program from all glazing contractors as well as all members of the PPG CFP Certified Fabricator program, according to a PPG release.An exclusive service designed to ensure supply-chain success for large, complex or high-profile commercial construction projects, the PPG Concierge Program...
  • Officials from ICD High Performance Coatings announced the addition of two new distributors, according to a company release. Components Import and Export and Alptech Co., Ltd. are now the authorized distributors of ICD High Performance Coatings products in Brazil and South Korea respectively.Alptech Co., Ltd. is a South Korea distributor with customers in various sectors including...
  • The Usable Glass Strength Coalition is seeking research proposals focused on gaining a deeper understanding of the relationship between surface structure, surface chemistry and the strength of glass. Specifically, the UGSC is seeking proposals to answer the fundamental question: Where and how do flaws nucleate in glass? This request will be limited to proposals that address the following research...
  • According to officials from the Window and Door Manufacturers Association, the House of Representatives passed the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act (H.R. 8) Dec. 3, by a vote of 249 to 171. The bill includes a WDMA-backed provision sponsored by Reps. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) known as "Blackburn/Schrader," which defines the Department of Energy's (DOE)...
  • Officials from Saint-Gobain announced Dec. 7 that the company received approval from all antitrust authorities for its attempted acquisition of Sika. The approvals come a year after Saint-Gobain launched the $2.76 billion takeover, according to a same-day article in Reuters.Saint-Gobain still faces the opposition of the Swiss company's management and most of its board, according to the article.
  • On Dec. 4, Linetec officials joined with government, community and company leaders to celebrate the opening of a third anodize line at its facility in Wausau, Wisconsin. In addition to Linetec’s president Rick Marshall, other company leaders and employees were in attendance. Honored guests at the event included: Jim Porter, CFO of Apogee Enterprises, Inc., Linetec’s parent company; Wausau...
  • AAMA welcomes new staff members: Michelle Gaynes, education coordinator; Lorraine Zimak, association services assistant; and Julia Carlucci, technical standards assistant. In March, Gaynes took on a newly-created role as education coordinator. This position was created as part of AAMA’s strategic goal of placing focus on the association’s education offerings. Gaynes serves as a dedicated...
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  • Edwin Berkowitz, pictured in June 2014 at the groundbreaking ceremony for J.E. Berkowitz’s recent facility expansion.Edwin “Ed” Berkowitz, chairman of J.E. Berkowitz LP, passed away on Jan. 8. Berkowitz was a fixture in the glass industry for many decades. He entered the industry in 1950, when he joined J.E. Berkowitz, the glass business his father started in 1920. He went on to become president...
  • 2015 was a strong year for the U.S. construction sector and glass industry, and top headlines for the year included several announcements of major expansions and capital investments to help companies meet rising demand. The industry also witnessed notable consolidation during the year, with several major mergers and acquisitions. To close out 2015, Glass Magazine once again presents a compilation...
  • Officials from Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont announced last week the companies have agreed to a $130 billion merger. The deal between the two largest and oldest U.S. chemical producers, will face intense regulatory scrutiny, according to a Dec. 11 report from Reuters.