Latest News in Fabrication

  • Howard Hanes, president, Salem Distributing Co., Winston-Salem, N.C., will retire from the company effective May 15, according to an April 5 release. He joined Salem in 1989 as vice president, and has served as president of the company since 2005. He has a total of 44 years experience in the glass industry with Corning, Super-Cut and Carolina Mirror.While at Salem, Hanes directed equipment...
  • Nonfarm payroll employment climbed in March by 162,000, seasonally adjusted, and the unemployment rate remained for a third straight month at 9.7 percent (10.2 percent, not seasonally adjusted), the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today [April 2]. Construction employment rose by 15,000 to 5,592,000, the first gain since June 2007. The increase followed a drop of 59,000 in February, which...
  • Vistamatic, Coral Springs, Fla., a designer and manufacturer of observation window systems, announced a strategic partnership with The SLAM Collaborative, Boston, and Suffolk Construction, Boston, to supply vision panels for the Caritas Project, a $136 million renovation and expansion project for five leading hospitals in Massachusetts, according to an April 5 release.This contract...
  • The oil giant Chevron has transformed an old refinery site in California into a test bed for seven advanced photovoltaic solar technologies, which the company is evaluating for use at its facilities worldwide, according to a March 22 article in The New York Times.
  • Solyndra [Fremont, Calif.] has got some work to do in the pricing department and its own auditors have their doubts about the company.In the company's amended S-1 statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Solyndra says that the cost of its cylindrical solar panels is $3.24 per watt, including mounting, or 66 percent higher than the average cost of a crystalline silicon solar...
  • Construction spending tumbled in February by $11.6 billion, or 1.3 percent, to $846 billion, a low last recorded in 2002, according to an analysis of new federal figures by the Associated General Contractors of America, Arlington, Va. Declines occurred relative to both the month before and February 2009 in most categories of private residential and nonresidential construction, as well as public...
  • Officials of JE Berkowitz, Pedricktown, N.J., announced that Timm Walker, AIA, has been appointed business development manager, representing its new division: Renovate by Berkowitz. Walker will direct the new product line in the business development and marketing efforts. He will also be responsible for managing the dealer/installer distribution channel for this product line.Walker...
  • Sejal Architectural Glass Ltd. has announced that the production activities from the company's newly set up float glass manufacturing at Jhagadia, Bharuch, have been suspended temporarily on account of certain teething issues which have occurred in the glass manufacturing plant at the initial stage of production.The technical team of the equipment supplier, M/s. Fives Stein [France], along with...
  • Guardian Industries has confirmed it plans to close a small glass fabrication plant in Walled Lake later this month.Amy Hennes, Guardian spokeswoman, said Wednesday [March 31] the Walled Lake plant was closing because of continued reduction in business and the ongoing slowdown in the economy.The plant will close by April 22, she said. After the plant closes, Guardian’s other fabrication...
  • On Thursday [March 25], Congress completed action on a reconciliation bill that modifies the newly enacted health care legislation and also replaces private lending for college student loans with direct lending from the U.S. Department of Education. President Obama was expected to sign the bill on Tuesday [March 29].The reconciliation bill eliminates the discriminatory definition of small...
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  • 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...
  • Officials from Eastman Chemical Co. announced its subsidiary Southwall Insulating Glass will exit the insulating glass business in Chicago later this year. The site primarily produces Heat Mirror Insulating Glass, which provides performance beyond triple-pane IG, but with the same weight as dual-pane IG, according to officials. Company officials said the business is expected to close "in the...
  • 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...