Latest News in Commercial Glass

  • Gateway Extrusions named Thomas Ziegler as the company's new president. Ziegler has over 30 years of experience in the aluminum extrusion and fabrication industry and has been with Gateway Extrusions for 11 years. Coming on board in 2006, Ziegler previously held the titles of general manager and vice president.  He has directed progressive company expansions and added...
  • The GPD Conference, to be held June 28-30 in Tampere, Finland, will celebrate its 25th year. Currently, there are 140 confirmed speakers for the conference sessions and workshops, and 800 attendants are expected to attend. The 2017 event will introduce GPD Step Change, which is a twofold addition to the GPD conference aimed at bringing new technologies to the glass industry through...
  • GPI Group/GPI Millworks invested in a new plant in Tucker, Georgia to expand its capacity. "We see continued growth opportunities in our core markets,” says Ryan Chapman, GPI Group’s president. "Our investment in the new facility will allow us to expand our fabrication and production to better serve ourcustomers. This increased capacity presents us with additional opportunities to...
  • Members of the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance addressed a wide range of topics, from complex insulating glass to the future of EnergyStar, during the association’s 2017 Winter Conference in Clearwater Beach, Florida, last week. EnergyStarThe future of the EnergyStar program, including its window, door and skylight component, is uncertain in the new Trump Administration, said Jeff Baker,...
  • Members of the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance gathered in Clearwater Beach, Florida, last week for the 2017 IGMA Winter Conference, where education and training took top priority. “The question is, how do we transfer this industry knowledge to the next generation?” asked Margaret Webb, executive director of the IGMA. Last year, the association launched two educational programs, the IG...
  • Binswanger Glass welcomed Aimee Leeper to the company’s marketing team as digital marketing strategist. Leeper will be responsible for conceiving and executing marketing strategies and tactics that drive growth. In addition, she will help overall brand development and messaging in the marketplace.“I’m excited for Aimee to join the Binswanger team” says Tim Curran, CEO. “Her integrated marketing...
  • Guardian Glass named Darijo Babic its director of key commercial projects, North America. Babic will work with Guardian’s channel partners, fabricators, project glaziers and architects to grow Guardian SunGuard architectural glass business on commercial building projects, according to company officials.“Darijo is well-known and respected in our industry and having him on our team will help boost...
  • The Northeast Window & Door Association agreed to merge operations with the Window & Door Manufacturers Association, with the members of NWDA becoming members of the newly formed WDMA-Northeast. Under the new structure, WDMA-Northeast members will continue to receive the same benefits as they did with NWDA, including regular regional meetings, as well as certain services from...
  • On Thursday, Jan. 19, Mike Albert, president of S. Albert Glass Co., and his crew prepared for Inauguration Day by loading up a big box truck with plywood, two-by-fours, security film and other supplies for board ups. A team of 18 field workers readied to respond if any Inauguration Day demonstrations took place the following day. The company has been serving the Washington, D.C., metro area for...
  • Ned MohammadIndustry veterans Ned Mohammad and Leo Espinoza launched Equity Glass Co., located in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, in December 2016. The new enterprise is a full-service glass and glazing operation with curtain wall, storefront, entrance doors, handrails, all-glass systems, interior glazing and more, marketed to the Dallas/Fort Worth market. Mohammad, president, has been a part of...
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  • Task force seeks to work more collaboratively and explore combining the two organizations.The National Glass Association and the Glass Association of North America have together appointed a joint task force to optimize service to members of both organizations, and to coordinate advocacy and technical support, along with education and training initiatives for the glass and glazing industry. This...
  • Apogee Enterprises Inc. acquired the assets of privately held Sotawall Inc., a leading designer and fabricator of high-performance, unitized curtain wall systems for commercial construction projects in North America, for approximately $135 million. It will operate as Sotawall Ltd. within Apogee, which provides distinctive value-added glass solutions for the architectural and picture framing...
  • 2016’s top industry news headlines reveal a North American glass market that is in a period of change led by consolidation, investment and expansion. The year saw the sale of several prominent, long-standing glass companies at both the float and fabricator level. Numerous companies announced major investments and expansions to meet demand, including demand for more value-added products, such as...