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  • The Mid-Atlantic Glass Expo is set to take place Wednesday, April 29, at Martin’s Crosswinds in Greenbelt, Maryland. The event will feature the latest products and services in the glass and glazing industry, and is set to draw a record-breaking number of exhibitors, according to organizers. The Expo runs from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • The Architecture Billings Index indicated a modest increase in design activity in March, the second consecutive month with an increase. The American Institute of Architects reported the March ABI score was 51.7, up from a mark of 50.4 in February. The new projects inquiry index was 58.2, up from 56.6 in February.“Business conditions at architecture firms generally are quite healthy across the...
  • Officials from Graham Architectural Products announced the company has completed an agreement with Continental Glass Systems LLC to acquire a significant equity and operating partner position in the business of CGS.The transaction was completed on Tuesday, April 21. This strategic acquisition complements the existing GAP businesses by broadening the Graham manufacturing footprint in the southern...
  • Dino Zandonella Necca was named president of Vitrum, the international trade show specialized in machinery, equipment and systems for flat and hollow glass and in glass and processed products for industry, effective April 20. The show will take place this year in Milan, Italy, October 6 to 9.Aldo Faccenda (Bottero SpA) and Cinzia Schiatti (Schiatti Angelo Srl), iconic leaders in Italy’s glass...
  • Glass Doctor of the Gulf Coast recently installed a shower for a house being featured on the television show “Tiny House Nation.” The season premiere episode of the FYI network program aired on April 13.Tiny House Nation features two renovation experts who travel across the country to find and feature unique ‘tiny houses’ and the people who live in them. The show also offers families the...
  • PPG Industries reported first quarter 2015 net sales from continuing operations of $3.7 billion, up 1 percent versus the prior year, according to an April 16 company release. Net sales in local currencies grew 8 percent year-over-year, including a 7 percent contribution from acquisition-related sales and a 1 percent improvement in sales volume. Unfavorable currency translation reduced year-over-...
  • On April 3, 2015, the Texas Fort Worth Star-Telegram published an article titled "$33.8 million awarded to Fort Worth man who fell through skylight." The Bangor Daily News published a similar article, based on the Star-Telegram piece, on April 4. Both articles discuss a current Texas lawsuit involving Maine-based Wasco Skylights. In a statement released April 13, Wasco Products Inc. asked news...
  • Revenues increased 21 percent during the 2015 fiscal year for Apogee Enterprises, and were up15 percent for the fourth quarter, according to an April 8 company release. The company is reporting a backlog of $491 million, up 49 percent year-over-year, and is anticipating a 10 to 15 percent increase in revenue for FY2016.“Apogee’s growth engine continued in the fourth quarter as we again grew...
  • SafeWorks LLC recently welcomed David Beckett as vice president and general manager for Spider. He will be based in the Chicago area and will report directly to SafeWorks’ CEO Scott Farrell.Beckett comes to SafeWorks after an impressive succession of leadership roles at Otis Elevator Co., a unit of United Technologies Corp. During his twenty-six year tenure with Otis, David held multiple roles...
  • The 28th Annual Mid-Atlantic Glass Expo will be held April 29 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Martin’s Crosswinds in Greenbelt, Maryland. The event is the only glass expo in the Washington, D.C., area, bringing together glass and glazing companies, as well as architects and company sales representatives from the Mid-Atlantic region. The 2015 show will feature tabletop displays highlighting the...
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  • Altus Capital Partners, an investment firm focused on middle market manufacturing companies in the United States, acquired GED Integrated Solutions Inc., according to a June 11 announcement. The acquisition will support GED’s continued growth, according to the release. The financial terms of the investment were not disclosed.“We are very excited to now be partnering with Altus Capital Partners as...
  • Officials from Tennessee’s Heritage Glass temporarily suspended operations on May 27, according to a company release, as reported by News Channel 11 in Johnson City, Tennessee. Executives say they are exploring a “potential reinvestment and reorganization situation” for the company.Heritage Glass was formed last year when the company purchased the former AGC North America Blue Ridge glass...
  • Last week, officials from Ontario, Canada-based State Window Corp. announced the launch of Integro Building Systems, a significant new entry in the North American curtain wall construction sector, according to a May 5 company release.A company incorporated in Canada, Integro is a partnership among State and a number of notable construction industry leaders. Integro will design, manufacture, and...