Latest News in Fabrication

  • The high-rise apartment tower on Roosevelt Island, which broke ground this month, is slated to be the tallest passive-house high-rise in the world when completed in 2017, according to the Passive House Institute in Germany in a recent NY Times report. For the exterior, the architects chose a prefabricated metal panel system and triple-glazed windows. Walls will be about 15 inches thick, and the...
  • A Swiss court on June 11 rejected an appeal by Sika's controlling shareholder, the Burkard-Schenker family's firm Schenker-Winkler Holding, which is seeking to lift the limit imposed on its voting rights via appeal, according to a June 11 Reuters report. The family's holding firm had its voting rights lowered at 5 percent during an April 15 shareholder meeting, making efforts to push through the...
  • In a June 15 article, Wired Magazine released the latest design plans for Two World Trade Center, the final tower in the four-building project and neighbor to recently completed One World Trade Center. If all goes as planned, the tower will open on the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001.Architect Bjarke Ingels set out to create the fourth and final skyscraper at the reborn World Trade Center...
  • The National Glass Association and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance announced that registration is open for GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, returning to the Georgia World Congress Center, Sept. 16-18. GlassBuild America is presented by the NGA and the WDDA, along with show partners, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, the Glass Association of North...
  • Vitrum organizers announced a number of special events taking place during the 2015 exhibition. The 2015 showcase includes a busy program of satellite events that also engage the visitors emotionally to convey and highlight Vitrum’s key themes: technological innovation, design, architecture and special glass. The events are the result of a major conceptual and organizing effort that was made...
  • The Window and Door Manufacturers Association has released the WDMA 2015 Architectural Door U.S. Market Study. This report provides data and insights needed to understand the industry's performance, key trends, and future direction. The report is based on extensive industry input for product shipments in 2014 and was prepared, researched and analyzed by Metrostudy, a Hanley Wood company, and the...
  • Dip-Tech brought a new dimension to its booth display at the recent China Glass 2015 tradeshow, promoting the positive business impact of Dip-Tech digital ceramic glass printing technology, according to a company release. Through a series of live interviews with Chinese and international customers and the architects they worked with, Dip-Tech presented the real-world experiences of glass...
  • Glaston has closed a deal worth nearly $3 million with Amjad Scientific located in Kuwait. The deal includes the Glaston FC500 tempering line and the ProL laminating line as well as pre-processing machines. The machines will be delivered to the customer during the last quarter of 2015. The order is booked in Glaston’s Q2/2015 order book, according to a company release. 
  • 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...
  • Total construction spending increased in April, rising to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,006.1 billion, the highest rate since 2008, according to a report from the U.S. Census Bureau. The amount is a 2.2 percent increase over the revised ($966.6 billion) March estimate of $984.0 billion and 4.8 percent higher than a spending rate of $960.4 billion in April 2014.Private sector...
Page 10 of 424
 << First | < Previous 8 | 9 | 10 11 | 12 Next > | Last >> 

What's Hot

  • Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, a CRH Group company, has executed a binding agreement, subject to regulatory approval, to acquire C.R. Laurence Co. Inc., according to an August 27 release.Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, CRL will continue to be independently managed and operated as a subsidiary of OBE and will retain all existing management structures and personnel. The company has eight...
  • 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...