Latest News in Retail Glass

  • The value of nonresidential construction starts in August reached $32.17 billion, up 25 percent from July, according to a Sept. 12 report from Reed Construction Data. The month’s gain comes on the heels of several months of volatility—July was down 19.7 percent from June; June was 33.4 percent higher than May.August 2014 was also up 24.6 percent from August 2013. Year to date, the construction...
  • Renson, developer of ventilation and solar shading products, joined a strategic marketing partnership with Deceuninck North America. The company installed its Invisivent Evo thermally broken ventilation system onto the Deceuninck Revolution Tilt & Turn window system. Selling to the same fabrication customers, Renson and Deceuninck offer a complete product featuring low energy consumption and...
  • The National Glass Association \ Window & Door Dealers Alliance is pleased to announce the election of Bryan Bush to the office of chairman of the board. Bush, of City Glass Co., Omaha, Neb., has served on the board since 2010. Bush took the office of chairman on Sept. 11, 2014, during GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo in Las Vegas. He will serve a one-year term.“Our...
  • The Architecture Billings Index from the American Institute of Architects was up for the third straight month in July with a reading of 55.8 (any score above 50 indicates growth). The index provides a preview of future construction market activity, indicating building trends in 9 to 12 months.“The July reading reflects stronger gains in billings than any period since mid-2007. With solid monthly...
  • Officials from GlasWeld promoted Director of Operations Seth Schuepbach to general manager, following the retirement of former general manager, Dennis Garbutt.Garbutt served with GlasWeld for five years. “Dennis has been an integral part of our growth and success over the past half-decade. We are a better, more organized and efficient organization thanks to his efforts. We would like to sincerely...
  • In an in-depth article from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, PPG Industries Chairman Charles Bunch discussed PPG’s evolution from a glass and chemicals company to primarily a coatings company. In 2004, PPG’s portfolio was 52 percent coatings, 23 percent glass and 21 percent chemicals. Last year, it was 93 percent coatings and 7 percent glass, with no chemical sales, according to the article.Among the...
  • Nebraska-based Kearney Glass has become a Glass Doctor franchise location, according to an Aug. 30 article from the Kearney Hub. The Kearney Glass Service Division is now named Glass Doctor of Central Nebraska, while the wholesale and contract glazing division will remain Kearney Glass, according to the article.“We are excited to be joining the Glass Doctor franchise system,” Operation Director...
  • Construction employment expanded in 223 metro areas, declined in 72 and was stagnant in 44 between July 2013 and July 2014, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. As employment grows, 25 percent of firms report labor shortages are forcing them to turn down work according to a new survey conducted by SmartBrief in...
  • The National Glass Association and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance are pleased to announce the appointment of Lynn Ishman as sales director. Ishman comes to NGA\WDDA as a veteran sales team leader, having served most recently as director of sales at Entertainment Publications HSP EP Acquisition. There, she created sales management systems and developed industry partnerships and client...
  • Officials from Saand Inc. announced the appointment of Peter Garvey as CEO. Currently the president of Horizon Plastics International, Garvey will assume his new role on Sept. 15. This newly created role will see Garvey take responsibility and oversight for the organizational activities of the company as well as the development and execution of the business strategy.“Peter was selected because of...
Page 9 of 231
 << First | < Previous 7 | 8 | 10 | 11 Next > | Last >> 

What's Hot

  • 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...