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  • The National Glass Association (NGA) and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance (WDDA) are pleased to announce that due to increased demand, the GlassBuild America trade show floor has been expanded to include an additional hall. The additional hall will add approximately 50,000 net square feet of exhibit space to accommodate even more exhibiting companies. NGA\WDDA has also announced the 2016...
  • Architectural Glass & Cladding signed a distribution agreement with Global Security Glazing for the distribution of its impact, bullet and blast resistant products throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific markets. Global Security Products is the sixth distribution agreement that AG&C has signed in the past six years.“We are very excited to bring Global Security Glazing into the...
  • Tyman Plc, the parent company of Edina, Minnesota-based AmesburyTruth, has entered into an agreement to acquire the Giesse Group, composed of GSG International S.p.A. and Giesse North America. GSNA, a supplier of hardware systems for the aluminum Euro Groove window market, will be unified with AmesburyTruth. The acquisition enables AmesburyTruth, a manufacturer of window and door components for...
  • YKK AP America Inc. hired Jamilla Walcott as director, marketing and product management. In her role, Walcott will oversee all marketing team members and functional areas including marketing, communications, brand and product management, and architectural services/national accounts.After serving honorably in the U.S. Air Force as a logistics support officer, Walcott held roles of increasing...
  • Tubelite Inc. promoted Steve Jaskolski to vice president of operations. Most recently, he served as director of operations for the company’s facility in Walker, Michigan.Drawing from more than 20 years of experience in operations, sales management and customer service, Jaskolski contributes to increased productivity, improved inventory accuracy and quality, team building through...
  • According to a company press release, Saint-Gobain and the Burkard family have decided to amend their agreement relating to the sale of shares of Schenker-Winkler Holding, which holds the majority of Sika voting rights, and to extend the validity of the agreement until June 30, 2017. Saint Gobain will then have an option to extend the agreement until December 31, 2018.Pierre-André de Chalendar,...
  • Registration for Glass Performance Days China 2016 on April 9th has opened. This is the 13th edition of the event, which will focus on the latest trends in processing and use of glass. The conference at Eton Hotel, Pudong, Shanghai, will be held just before the China Glass Exhibition. The final program and presentation abstracts are available at the GPD China 2016 website.
  • AGC Asahi Glass will invest approximately 18 billion Japanese yen in its consolidated subsidiary, AGC Glass Brazil, to build a second float glass production plant in the southeast region of Brazil, according to a  company release. The new plant is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2018, which will increase AGC’s glass production capacity in the country to 2.4 times the current level,...
  • Alpen High Performance Products, designer and manufacturer of insulating, high-performance windows and doors, expanded its Alpenglass insulating glass unit production in Colorado. Alpenglass combines Heat Mirror suspended coated film with high-performance low-emissivity glass technologies to deliver high performance as a cutting-edge building shell solution for commercial and residential window...
  • The Dodge Momentum Index increased 0.5 percent in February to 126.1 from its revised January reading of 125.5, according to a March 9 Dodge Data & Analytics report, the third consecutive month-to-month gain for the Index. In February, seven projects entered planning with a value that exceeded $100 million. For the commercial building sector, the leading projects were a $190 million...
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  • The National Glass Association and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance are pleased to announce that registration for GlassBuild America: The Glass Window & Door Expo will open on May 9. The 2016 GlassBuild America schedule is available here.Returning to Las Vegas October 19-21, GlassBuild America 2016 will feature Express Learning, the 11th annual Glazing Executives Forum, the 2nd annual...
  • The National Glass Association (NGA) and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance (WDDA) are pleased to announce that due to increased demand, the GlassBuild America trade show floor has been expanded to include an additional hall. The additional hall will add approximately 50,000 net square feet of exhibit space to accommodate even more exhibiting companies. NGA\WDDA has also announced the 2016...
  • 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...