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  • Pleotint LLC announced the completion of the 100th project featuring Suntuitive glass, first introduced in 2011. Suntuitive glass has been specified for a variety of projects across the country, ranging from single-family homes and education facilities to retail stores and commercial buildings.“What’s unique about Suntuitive glass is that it offers the same solar control benefits and energy-...
  • Guardian Industries named Rick Zoulek vice president of Flat Glass for the Americas. Zoulek will oversee all aspects of Guardian’s North and South American flat glass business. Most recently serving as vice president of Flat Glass for North America, Zoulek's territory covered Guardian’s seven float glass plants and fabrication operations in the United States and Canada. With his new position,...
  • Diamon-Fusion International Inc.'s flagship product Diamon-Fusion was applied to new glass sections of the FIFA World Cup 2014 host stadium Arena de Sao Paulo, also known as Arena Corinthians, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The project, awarded to Sao Paulo-based T2G Technical Glass Group, a DFI licensee, utilized the coating on the stadium structure glass panels to protect the glass from harmful...
  • Cinzia Schiatti was confirmed to her fourth term as president of Gimav, the Association of Italian Manufacturers of machinery, accessories and special products for glass processing, during the association's general meeting, June 16. The other statutory bodies were also renewed, according to a Gimav press release.“The coming years will be very challenging for Gimav,” said Schiatti after her...
  • Andrew Pearson Industries named Clint Field vice president, manufacturing. A 27-year executive, Field will assume responsibility for driving continuous improvement in custom thick glass manufacturing programs and processes. As VP, manufacturing, he will serve as an advisor over research and development of API’s FUZION thick fused glass architectural surfaces and elements for the Architectural...
  • In 2013, H.J. Martin and Son installed 50,000 square feet of transparent glass on the Schreiber Foods headquarters in Green Bay, Wis. More recently, the company handled an additional 7,000 square feet of interior glazing work within the 250,000-square-foot structure. Schreiber Foods opened its new five-story, $85-million headquarters June 23. See some of H.J. Martin's work highlighted...
  • A worker at Manko Window Systems in Aurora, Colo., died after being crushed by nearly 4,000 pounds of glass on Saturday morning, June 21. Capt. Diane Lord of the Aurora Fire Department said Saturday that the victim was helping unload wooden crates of glass at the business when the 4,000-pound load fell on top of him, killing him at the scene, according to a KRDO Denver report. No one else was...
  •  Phil James, president and CEO of the National Glass Association and the Window and Door Dealers Alliance, has announced his transition to president and CEO emeritus. NGA senior executive Nicole Harris succeeds him as president and CEO of the organizations, assuming control over all daily operations on June 20, 2014.As president and CEO emeritus, James will serve as consultant and counsel to...
  • Bonnie Sullivan joined newly formed Clover Architectural Products as vice president of the door division. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in glass entrance systems to Clover, including 11 years leading Doralco's all-glass door department and most recently leading the all-glass doors division at Oldcastle Chicago. As VP of Clover's door division, Sullivan will help implement...
  • James (Jim) Griggs, former president of the Maryland Glass Dealer's Association, now the Mid-Atlantic Glass Association, passed away on June 14, 2014, at the age of 66. Named the association's first president in 1982, Griggs was also the owner of Bel Air Glass and Mirror Co. in Harford County, Maryland, where he ran the business until 2002 before selling the full service glass company in 2005."...
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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'...