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  • The Product Category Rule for Processed Glass is now available for public comment, according to the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance. The PCR is based on revisions made to the Institute of Construction and Environment (Institut Bauen und Umwelt e.V., or IBU) standard Part B PCR structure for Glass Wall and Ceiling Coverings, 2014. Revisions/discussion points to make this PCR applicable to...
  • Andrey Shuster, project engineer employed at the Stow, Ohio, headquarters of Wheaton Sprague Building Envelope, has passed his professional engineering exam and is now a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Ohio. Shuster came to Wheaton Sprague Building Envelope in early 2015 with 8 years' prior experience in structural engineering. Prior to working at Wheaton Sprague, Andrey hails...
  • Both the American Institute of Architects and the International Code Council now accept FenestrationAssociate and FenestrationMaster coursework as continuing education credits. The AIA accepts the FenestrationAssociate and FenestrationMaster coursework as 11 and 13.5 Learning Units/Health, Safety and Welfare hours, respectively. This means that completion of the courses allows professionals to...
  • During the two-day User Meeting educational event, held June 16-17 in Chicago, Dip-Tech customers will learn about the latest techniques in sales and marketing for digitally printed glass and how to optimize their Dip-Tech glass line, graphic and printing workflow, according to the company. Both days contain topics geared towards management, sales, marketing, machine...
  • From June 12 to 16, 2016, the ICCG 11 in Braunschweig, Germany will once again combine a scientific coating conference with an industrial exhibition. The conference program offers the chance to achieve in-depth knowledge of the latest trends.The chair of the GPD organizing committee, Jorma Vitkala, will chair the opening session and present the executive summary of GPD 2015...
  • Negotiations between Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and Bullseye Glass in Portland stalled on Friday, May 27. According to a statement from the governor's office, "Governor Kate Brown today directed the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to extend the 10-day cease and desist order against Bullseye Glass Co. initially issued May 19. The order limits Bullseye’s use of toxic heavy metals, including...
  • This year marks the 70th anniversary of Giroux Glass Inc., one of the nation’s top glazing contractors with offices in four locations, and licensed to operate in four states. Its current status is a testament as to how far it has climbed from its humble beginnings as a small family owned business that catered to the needs of downtown Los Angeles’ highrise buildings.Anne-Merelie Murrell, chairman...
  • FeneTech Inc. celebrated its 20th anniversary with a combination open house and art show featuring Cleveland artist Brian Jones, whose unique brand of software and engineer-themed glass artwork adorns FeneTech’s Campus Drive facility.FeneTech President and CEO Ron Crowl noted that, “Twenty years of success has only been made possible by the dedicated efforts of our talented staff and extremely...
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association released the AAMA 2015/2016 Study of the U.S. Market for Windows, Doors and Skylights. This bi-annual report delivers timely information on residential and non-residential market trends and product relationships for windows, doors, skylights, curtain walls and storefronts. Forecasts are based on projections of construction activity as of March...
  • The Old Guard Reunion, set to take place July 27 in Toledo, Ohio, has 28 confirmed participants. Event hosts ask that anyone interested in attending the event, respond by June 15. Once the final count is confirmed, the hosts will share entrée choices for dinner.The dinner fee per person is $50 this year. Checks should be made payable to “Ren Bartoe - 2016 OG Reunion” and may be sent to Ren at...
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  • PPG announced July 21 that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell the assets of its flat glass manufacturing and glass coatings operations to Vitro S.A.B. de C.V., a leading producer of flat glass and specialty products. The transaction is expected to close by the end of 2016, subject to customary closing conditions. Under the terms of the agreement, PPG will divest its entire flat glass...
  • 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...