Pittco’s Al Shapiro Passes Away

Glass Magazine
July 22, 2014

Alfred “Al” Shapiro, president of Pittco Architectural Metals in Elk Grove Village, Ill., passed away July 17. He was 73.

Shapiro dedicated more than five decades to the glass industry, starting in 1961 when he took the helm of the family’s glazing business, Active Glass. He continued as president and owner of Active Glass Co. Inc. while serving as president/CEO of Pittco.

“Al was an icon in the glass industry and will be greatly missed,” according to one commenter on Shapiro’s Legacy.com guest book.

For information on services and to sign the guestbook, click here.