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  • Sept. 19, 1:30 p.m.Four people were shot this morning at WTS Paradigm in Middleton, Wisconsin, according to Middleton Police Chief Charles Foulke, speaking in a statement to the press at about 1:15 p.m. According to Foulke, at 10:25 a.m. the police department was notified of an active shooter at WTS Paradigm, an ERP software company that serves the glass and fenestration industries.“We know that...
  • Ken Mariotti (right) passed the gavel to incoming chair, Angelo RiveraThe National Glass Association is pleased to announce its board leadership for the 2018-2019 term.  At its meeting at GlassBuild America in Las Vegas last week, the NGA board of directors welcomed Angelo Rivera, Faour Glass Technologies, Tampa, Florida, as chair for the upcoming term, while Chris Bole, Pikes Peak Glass Inc...
  • Hundreds of visitors from seven countries stopped by Intermac America and Intermac Canada's exhibit at GlassBuild America 2018, Sept. 12-14, in Las Vegas, to see demonstrations of the company’s solutions. Company representatives report that cutting tables and CNC machines were their best sellers and orders were in the seven figures. In conjunction with its recent trade show exhibits, Intermac...
  • Yorglas, subsidiary brand of Turkish glass company Cam Merkezi, exhibited for the first time at GlassBuild America 2018, sharing its innovations, patented products and investments with attendees. During the show, Yorglas showcased its satin glass range, Crystallux line of products and Yorfloor glass flooring offering. The company also shared the latest news of its planned expansion in Turkey...
  • HHH Tempering Resources sold a North Glass tempering furnace to J.C. Moag Corp. on Sept. 13 during GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo.The new furnace will serve the company in its planned 2019 facility expansion. The team has used a 60-inch by 120-inch HHH furnace for over 30 years, but larger glass and the increase in glass pieces used in retail interiors required a furnace...
  • Day two at GlassBuild America in Las Vegas featured the "Best in Show" Awards, presented to six companies in recognition of their overall exhibit presence. A parade to present the awards to the winners included staff, NGA Board members, a local marching band and, of course, Elvis. Winners were chosen after review by an anonymous peer panel including sales, marketing and operations...
  • The glass industry gathered in Las Vegas last week for 2018 GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo. More than 8,600 representatives from all segments of the industry participated in the event, which ran Sept. 12-14 and hosted nearly 400 exhibitors on an expanded 175,000-square-foot show floor.GlassBuild America 2018 included Fall Conference, the Glazing Executives Forum,...
  • On Tuesday, September 11 over 100 members convened for the first Fabricating Committee meeting of the newly combined NGA and GANA. Before addressing the business of the various fabricating sections,Integration Task Force representative Julia Schimmelpenningh, Eastman Chemical Company, provided an update on key progress in association transition activities. Most notably, a draft voting protocol...
  • Wheaton Sprague Building Envelope welcomed Michael Kohler as the new corporate office leader for its headquarters in Stow, Ohio. “Mike is a technical leader, an organizational leader, a self-learner, and has balanced skills for effective people leadership combined with deep technical and industry knowledge," says John Wheaton, president of Wheaton Sprague. “Mike's presence will further enable...
  • Northside Glass and Mirror, a family-owned glass business based in Indianapolis, Indiana, opened a newly remodeled showroom and office. “We are constantly receiving compliments on the showroom from our customers, including the contractors, as well as reps from our glass suppliers,” says Trista Yoder, Northside Glass and Mirror. The showroom includes several shower displays, as well as displays...
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  • Sept. 19, 1:30 p.m.Four people were shot this morning at WTS Paradigm in Middleton, Wisconsin, according to Middleton Police Chief Charles Foulke, speaking in a statement to the press at about 1:15 p.m. According to Foulke, at 10:25 a.m. the police department was notified of an active shooter at WTS Paradigm, an ERP software company that serves the glass and fenestration industries.“We know that...
  • Glass Magazine has announced the winners of the 2018 Glass Magazine Awards. The prestigious glass and metal industry awards program recognizes the best products and glass applications the commercial, retail and fabrication markets have to offer. To determine the winners in the product and project categories, Glass Magazine submitted nominations to a panel of judges representing all segments of...
  • Don Friese, chairman and CEO of C.R. Laurence, will retire at the end of September, after 58 years with the company. His successor, Lloyd Talbert, has been with the company for over 25 years and will maintain his role as president along with assuming CRL’s leadership. “Don’s leadership and contribution over almost six decades has been instrumental in expanding the business from a small...