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  •   Hunter  ThibaultThe memberships of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance voted to proceed with combining into one organization with a new name, Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance. The formal ballots of the AAMA and IGMA memberships were released on July 2, along with the full...
  • Express Learning is back once again on the trade show floor of GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window and Door Expo. Since launching in 2014, these 20-minute educational sessions have been providing standing-room-only crowds with specific product- and business-related information they can use to build more profitable companies.The 2019 lineup for these popular "TED Talks"-style educational...
  • GED Integrated Solutions Inc. acquired Elite Manufacturing Solutions, which adds machining capacity, manufacturing engineering support and operations leadership expertise to GED, according to officials. “We are pleased to be adding Elite to the GED family,” says Bill Weaver, president and CEO of GED. “The acquisition allows us to expand our capabilities and services to the...
  • Officials from the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health named MI Windows as one of its three winners of the Leadership Award. ADOSH annually bestows this honor on VPP Star sites, which MI Windows achieved 18 months ago, that go above and beyond in maintaining workplace safety.“This award is provided to employers and employees who work to improve their workplace on a proactive level...
  • CRL-U.S. Aluminum and ARCOM have announced a partnership that will incorporate CRL-U.S. Aluminum products into MasterSpec, according to a company release. MasterSpec allows architects, engineers and design professionals to write customized specifications for clients. The ARCOM staff reviews each manufacturer and product in detail prior to approving a listing, company officials report. The...
  • Taylor Made Group has expanded its glass manufacturing capacity by refurbishing and upgrading an additional flat glass furnace at one of its European facilities, Taylor Made Glass & Systems in Ireland, according to a company release.“This investment was needed to satisfy increased demand in the marine and off-highway glass business,” said Eric Wagner, director of business development for...
  • Officials from SageGlass and MechoSystems announced the launch of a joint-technology partnership. SageGlass’ dynamic LightZone technology, a product of Saint-Gobain, and MechoSystems’ automated SolarTrac technology will now be offered as an integrated solution for solar control. SageGlass and MechoSystems announced this partnership at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo.This...
  • A period of rapid growth for Jeld-Wen continues with the company's acquistion of LaCantina Doors, a manufacturer of folding and multislide door systems based in Oceanside, Calif. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.“With the booming popularity of folding and multislide door systems, the acquisition gives us additional resources, capacity and a leading brand in this growing segment of the...
  • Construction industry employment hit a five-year high in November as the sector added 20,000 jobs and its unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, the lowest rate for November in seven years, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America. The latest figures, however, include signs that demand for public-sector and non-residential construction may be weakening."November...
  • Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions LLC has finalized its acquisition of Houston-based Texas Tempered Glass Inc., a producer of high performance glass products for architectural, industrial, commercial and custom applications, as of Nov. 19, 2014. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.With the completion of this transaction, Trulite will expand its presence in the Texas...
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  •   Hunter  ThibaultThe memberships of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance voted to proceed with combining into one organization with a new name, Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance. The formal ballots of the AAMA and IGMA memberships were released on July 2, along with the full...
  • Salem Distributing Co., headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, has announced its acquisition of HHH Tempering Resources Inc., a glass industry technical team and fabrication machinery provider. Effective immediately, HHH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Salem.With this move, Salem substantially increases its foothold in the flat glass industry it serves as Salem Flat Glass & Mirror,...
  • Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, part of CRH’s Building Products Division, completed the divestment of Toronto-based Antamex International, OBE's fenestration subcontracting business, to New York City-based private investment company O3 Industries. “We are continuously evaluating our portfolio to align with our vision of being the leading supplier of glazing-focused interior and exterior products and...