Latest News in Fabrication

  • Veka Inc. Fombell, Pa., recently contracted Architectural Testing Inc., York, Pa., to perform Shock Tube blast load simulation testing for its Euroview Window Systems, according to a March 8 release.Veka’s commercial grade profiles, manufactured at its North American headquarters, are available to its fabricator base and potential customers for window production.The Shock Tube...
  • Applied Materials Inc., the global leader in nanomanufacturing technology solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar industries, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 17 percent increase in the quarterly cash dividend to $0.07 per share, payable on June 16, 2010, to stockholders of record as of May 26, 2010. Previously, the quarterly cash dividend was...
  • President Obama is ramping up efforts to promote clean energy. He's made repeated speeches on the topic, and in the last month, he's pledged $10  billion in federal loan guarantees for solar, wind and nuclear power as well as energy-efficient windows.On Friday [March 5] , Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced $117 million in loan guarantees to help build a...
  • [Lisa] Patt-McDaniel [director of Ohio's Department of Development] said the state is in serious negotiations with three international solar companies to establish manufacturing operations in Ohio - with northwest Ohio as a possible location - and is hopeful deals will be announced this year.The Strickland administration believes those interested solar companies, not to mention the continued...
  • Saving green and going green: two things Coloradans are all about.Two CU graduates and former NASA engineers had that in mind when they developed "Ravenbrick." This company is transforming the way we use the sun's heat by creating a product that lets the rays into the building when you need it, and keeps them out when you don't. By doing this, it cuts down on energy bills by 30 to 40...
  • Pilkington Fire Protection Glass Group in North America has boosted performance and secured its customer service levels with the installation of a new glass cutting line to cut Pilkington Pyrostop Fire Rated Glass, according to a March 5 release."The new equipment represents a major investment for us but will significantly increase our performance and quality to meet future sales growth,...
  • Pilkington North America, Toledo, entered into a collaboration with Dyesol Inc., the North American division of Dyesol Ltd., to develop opportunities in the building integrated photovoltaics marketplace utilizing Pilkington’s TEC series of transparent conductive oxide coated float glass and Dyesol’s Dye Solar Cell materials and technology, according to a March 3 release.“...
  • Technical Glass Products, Snoqualmie, Wash., has moved into a new state-of-the-art fabrication facility in Toronto, according to a March 3 release. The facility is designed to provide Canadian customers with even faster and easier access to quality fire-rated glass and framing and other specialty architectural glazing solutions.TGP will fabricate and label at the new locale the...
  • Sage Electrochromics Inc., Faribault, Minn., got an offer for a conditional commitment for a $72 million loan guarantee by the U.S. Department of Energy, the DOE announced earlier today, according to a March 5 release. Coupled with the $31 million Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credit Sage was awarded earlier this year, the company has now secured more than $100 million in federal funding...
  • The construction unemployment rate jumped to 27.1 percent and construction employment dropped to a 14-year low as another 64,000 construction workers lost jobs in February, according to federal employment figures released today. The economy would have added jobs for the third time in four months had it not been for the declines in construction employment, the Associated General Contractors of...
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  • 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...
  • AGC Glass Company North America, a leading manufacturer of glass and glass-related products, announced Dec. 30 the sale of the assets of its U.S. Commercial Fabrication business unit to Trulite Glass Solutions LLC.AGC holds a leading position in primary products, and will continue to focus on the core strength of the business in manufacturing glass and innovating new coating technologies. In...
  • Officials from Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions LLC today announced the company has acquired the U.S. commercial fabrication assets of AGC Glass Company North America Inc. AGC’s residential assets are not part of the acquisition and will be retained by AGC. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed. “This acquisition will allow Trulite to continue to better serve...