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  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association recognized the contributions and achievements of its members and congratulated award winners at the 78th Annual Conference Awards Banquet in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, last week. Some of the awards include:Chairman’s Award Kawneer was given the 2015 Chairman’s Award, which is given to an AAMA member company by the current or outgoing AAMA...
  • PPG Industries Inc. appointed Michael McGarry president and chief operating officer, effective March 1.McGarry, who is already COO, has been in his current position since August 2014, when he was promoted from executive vice president. He will continue to have strategic oversight responsibility for all of PPG's business units and operating regions as well as oversee information technology,...
  • AmesburyTruth named Phillip Cooke channel sales manager. Cooke brings more than seven years of experience in building supply, vinyl product extrusion, and building supply distribution industries to his new position.Prior to joining AmesburyTruth, Cooke was employed by Guardian Building Products Distribution. In that role, he worked directly with suppliers and customers to optimize value delivery...
  • HHH Tempering Resources Inc. announced the appointment of Mike Synon as the company’s new president. The current employee shareholders and new owners of HHH appointed Synon as president.During the past two years while serving as vice president of sales and marketing, Synon led considerable organizational change and growth at the company.Previous majority owners, Leon and Rick Silverstein, have...
  • C.R. Laurence Co. announced it reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Customs & Border Protection in a False Claims Act action captioned as United States ex. rel. Valenti v. Tai Shan Golden Gain Aluminum Products, Ltd., et al., Civil Action No. 3:11CV368, pending in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. The Government's complaint in...
  • Crystal Window & Door Systems celebrated its 25th year of operation on February 7, 2015, with a gala employee banquet event. Almost 1,000 people attended, including Crystal's employees and their families, select business associates and local elected officials, including U.S. Congresswoman Grace Meng, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, and former Borough President Claire Shulman. New York...
  • CohenSultagePPG Industries named Stephen Cohen as national architectural manager, northeast region, and George Sultage as national architectural manager, mid-Atlantic region. Cohen joins PPG from Schott North America where he spent 20 years in sales and product management posts, most recently as national sales manager, architecture. In his new position, Cohen will support architects and...
  • Construction employers added 39,000 jobs in January and 308,000 over the past year, reaching the highest employment total since February 2009, as the sector's unemployment rate fell to 9.8 percent, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said the job gains come as most construction firms report plans to expand headcount this year, but worry...
  • Construction spending rose 5.6 percent in 2014 to $961.4 billion, up from $910.8 billion in 2013, according to a Feb. 2 report from the U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce. The value of private construction in 2014 was $687.0 billion, 7.2 percent above the $641.1 billion spent in 2013. The value of public construction in 2014 was $274.4 billion, 1.8 percent above the $269.6 billion...
  • Quanex Building Products appointed Tony Thiret to territory sales manager in the Southwest region in addition to his role as commercial sales specialist in the West.“Tony has nearly 20 years of experience, including four years as a Quanex commercial sales specialist,” said George Wilson, general manager of Quanex’s insulating glass spacer operations. “He’s an incredible asset to the industry and...
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  • The 2015 Glazing Executives Forum will center on the state of the architectural glass and metals industry, addressing the overall economic climate, labor and supply challenges, project management and succession planning for contract glazing companies, and more.“The goal of this year’s event is to provide attendees with strategies to successfully navigate today’s industry, which is rapidly...
  • AGC Glass Company North America, a leading manufacturer of glass and glass-related products, announced Dec. 30 the sale of the assets of its U.S. Commercial Fabrication business unit to Trulite Glass Solutions LLC.AGC holds a leading position in primary products, and will continue to focus on the core strength of the business in manufacturing glass and innovating new coating technologies. In...
  • Officials from Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions LLC today announced the company has acquired the U.S. commercial fabrication assets of AGC Glass Company North America Inc. AGC’s residential assets are not part of the acquisition and will be retained by AGC. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed. “This acquisition will allow Trulite to continue to better serve...