Latest News in Retail Glass

  • Guardian Industries Corp. and Koch Industries Inc. today announced that Guardian stockholders have approved the acquisition of the company by KGIC Merger Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries. The deal is an all-cash transaction for the remaining 55.5 percent outstanding shares of Guardian Industries’ common stock not already owned by affiliates of Koch. “Guardian Industries and its...
  • Architecture firms saw a modest rebound in their firm billings in October, after two months of slight declines, according to the Architectural Billings Index published by the American Institute of Architects. The ABI score for the month was 50.8, indicating that a modestly larger share of firms reported an increase in their firm billings for the month than reported a decrease.However, fewer firms...
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will host the Acoustics in Building Commissioning Projects webinar. Open to all interested parties, the webinar takes place Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST.This presentation will cover some basic acoustic principles, and the sound transmission loss test methods and ratings. Officials will discuss some design factors...
  •             Pirwitz             Ricke Deceuninck North America appointed Dave Pirwitz as sales manager of the Northwest region and Scott Ricke as customer experience manager.In his new role, Pirwitz will continue to grow Deceuninck’s fenestration business in the Northwest U.S. and Western Canada, bringing value to fabricators...
  • On Nov. 3, officials from J.E. Berkowitz LP announced the company joined Consolidated Glass Holdings Inc., an affiliate company of private equity group, Grey Mountain Partners. Arthur Berkowitz, executive vice president of JEB and the company’s third generation owner/manager, leading for more than 40 years, spoke with Glass Magazine about the deal. For the full interview, see the January/...
  • Asahi Glass Co. plans to implement a new corporate organizational structure on Jan. 1, 2017. According to a memorandum following the company’s October 31 board of directors meeting, as of Jan. 1, 2017, AGC will do away with the "Glass Company" from its name and structure, and instead establish the "Building & Industrial Glass Company" and the "Automotive Company." "...
  • MangioneVargoWheaton Sprague Building Envelope moved its headquarters to a larger nearby location, at 1151 Campus Drive, Suite 100, Stow, Ohio 44224. Phone, fax and corporate email will remain the same.The company also hired Anthony Mangione and Andrew Vargo. Mangione joins the drafting, design and modeling department at the new headquarters in Stow, and Vargo will serve as a project engineer at...
  • RBC Centre, TorontoPhoto by Shai Gil Photography Inc.Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) won an R&D 100 Award from R&D Magazine for the development of Solarban 90 glass, the first product to feature its proprietary “quad-silver” coating technology. The award, regarded as the “Oscar for innovators,” was presented to representatives of Vitro Glass at the 54th Annual R...
  • The National Fenestration Rating Council awarded the Dariush Arasteh Memorial Member of the Year to Steve Strawn of JELD-WEN Inc. He has been involved with NFRC for over 15 years.Strawn has always been committed to serving the NFRC, according to a release. "He genuinely honors our consensus process by encouraging and considering all viewpoints while also providing his own valuable input...
  • Anchor-Ventana, a full-service residential and commercial glass company in Round Rock, Texas, received Architectural Glass and Metal Contractor Certification from the North American Contractor Certification program. This makes the 15th company to acquire certification from NACC's ANSI accredited third-party certification program.“We were introduced to the North American Contractor Certification...
Page 5 of 293
 << First | < Previous 3 | 4 | 6 | 7 Next > | Last >> 

What's Hot

  • 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...
  • Guardian Industries Corp. and Koch Industries Inc. today announced that Guardian stockholders have approved the acquisition of the company by KGIC Merger Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries. The deal is an all-cash transaction for the remaining 55.5 percent outstanding shares of Guardian Industries’ common stock not already owned by affiliates of Koch. “Guardian Industries and its...