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  • Cardinal LG Co., a subsidiary of Cardinal Glass Industries, has acquired Northeast Laminated Glass Corp., based in Jessup, Pa. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Cardinal LG will continue serving customers’ product needs from the Jessup facility. “Founders Tom Zaccone and Larry Tumminia, and the employees of Northeast Laminated, have done an excellent job building this business and...
  • The largest glass, window and door show in the Americas is offering industry suppliers two new, multi-layered promotion programs for exposure before, during and after GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo in Las Vegas, Sept. 9-11, 2014. The sponsorships key off new, interactive glassTalks™―part of the inaugural Express Learning sessions on the show floor.“Express Learning is the...
  • Women Construction Owners and Executives USA reaffirmed Jane Hilboldt, chairman and chief executive officer of Hilboldt Curtainwall Inc., as Board of Directors' secretary during the WCOE 30th Anniversary Leadership Conference recently held in Washington, D.C.   WCOE is a national organization representing women owners and executives in the construction industry. Its goal is to help...
  • In an April 17 letter to North American customers, Guardian Industries announced it would increase prices, effective with shipments beginning May 19, 2014. The price increases are as follows:15 percent on clear glass from 1 millimeter to 2.2 mm in thickness9 percent on clear glass from 6 mm to 19 mm in thickness7 percent on clear glass from 2.3 mm to 5 mm in thickness9 percent on all tinted float...
  • The Wagner Cos. named David Chermak as accounting manager. Chermak comes to Wagner with more than 11 years of accounting experience, serving at companies including U.S. Bancorp, Penzeys Ltd. and most recently Robert Half International. In his role as accounting manager, Chermak will be responsible for financial reporting, and directly supervise accounts receivable, billing and accounts payable....
  • The global flat glass industry is expected to reach an estimated $66.6 billion by 2019, according to global management consulting and market research firm Lucintel. Lucintel analyzed the global flat glass industry by segments and region, and released the data in "Global Flat Glass Industry 2014-2019: Trend, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis." Based on its research, Lucintel forecasts the...
  • Glass fell from a downtown Atlanta office building, Tuesday, prompting fire rescue officials and police to block off part of Marietta Street near Centennial Tower while they investigated, the Athens Banner-Herald reports. Details of the cause of the fall or what floor the glass fell from were not immediately available. No injuries were reported as a result of the event.
  • The industry report "Low Iron Glass for Concentrating Solar Power: Market Shares, Strategies and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020," published by WinterGreen Research, concludes that worldwide markets for low-iron glass for Concentrating Solar Power are poised to achieve significant growth based on an expectation of rapid adoption of CSP worldwide.Low-iron glass CSP represents 3 percent of the...
  • In Western developed countries, the popularizing rate of low-emissivity glass exceeds 80 percent. In China, this rate is less than 10 percent, making the country a prime target for major growth in Low-E during the next several years, according to a recent Research and Markets report.According to the report, “In-depth Research on China’s Low-E Glass Market, 2013-2017,” the volume of Low-E glass...
  • Registration is now open for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association National Summer Conference. Those interested can register by Wednesday, May 14, to take advantage of the discounted early bird rate of $875. 
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  • 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 Dwyer Group Inc., parent company of numerous service-based franchise brands including Glass Doctor, today announced it has been acquired for the second time by The Riverside Company, a private equity fund with locations in North America, Europe and Asia. The deal with the global investment firm renews a collaboration between two growing and successful organizations, according to company...
  • C.R. Laurence Co. announced the September opening of a new 150,000-square-foot CRL-U.S. Aluminum Super Center in Secaucus, N.J., located less than a mile from the company’s previous New York Tri-State area site. The Super Center more than doubles the supplier's footprint in the region, and furthers the company’s North American expansion, targeting the East Coast.The Super Center will include CRL'...