Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • Window City is gearing up to begin its first passive building project in Hoboken, New Jersey, in spring of 2018. This will be the first completed passive building project developed in the United States. Window City will be supplying and installing all Passive House certified windows and doors for the project, owned and operated by Bijou Design Build LLC. In order to meet passive building...
  •  Photo by Paul WarcholBroad Education Wing photo by Jason MeyersGuardian Industries Corp. recently introduced a video profiling the Guardian SunGuard glass application at the iconic Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University. One of the first Zaha Hadid-designed buildings in America, the museum shows off its stunning profile in the video, “A Work of Art,” which...
  • The SkySlide, a clear glass-enclosed chute affixed to the outside of the U.S. Bank Tower in Los Angeles, going from the 70th floor to the 69th, opened this weekend.At 45 feet long and hovering 1,000 feet above the pavement, the slide is made of three-ply glass, 1.25 inches thick, made to withstand hurricane-force winds of up to 110 miles per hour. Steel outriggers hold it all...
  • Mortenson Construction completed construction of the $1 billion Minnesota Vikings stadium 45 days ahead of schedule and turned the project over to the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority on June 17, according to a Star Tribune report. Construction began in 2013, 30 months prior to the "substantial completion" on Friday. The jagged, 270-foot-high glass and steel building will seat 66,200...
  • Glass installation is well underway at the spaceship-shaped Apple Campus 2 headquarters. The new building will feature 3,000 glass panes, some weighing 7,000 pounds, and the majority oversized and curved. Take a video tour of the current construction taking place. 
  • Mortensen Construction is 90 percent finished with construction of the $1.1 billion National Football League stadium for the Minnesota Vikings. The stadium should be ready before the fall football season, according to an article in the Star Tribune.
  • This week, photos were released showing the construction of a new bridge in Zhangjiajie, Hunan province, China, set to open in May 2016. The bridge will be the highest, longest glass bridge in the world, at approximately 1410 feet long, and provide incredible views over the floating mountains. Construction of this bridge begins just months after the opening of China's 590-foot glass bridge...
  • SageGlass was installed in the skylight of the oval rotunda that covers the new grand entrance and event space at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. The 3,500-square-foot rotunda skylight is comprised of more than 300 panes of electronically tintable SageGlass, a product of Saint-Gobain. The SageGlass skylight will provide solar control to enhance the comfort for shoppers and...
  • China opened its first glass-bottomed suspension bridge, which is 600-feet-high and 1,000-feet-long, according to a Sept. 25 article from ABC News. The bridge, which is expected to be named the tallest and longest glass bridge in the world, has been designed to withstand high winds, earthquakes, frost and the weight of 800 visitors at any given time, according to the article.
  • Giroux Glass Inc. announced its participation in a community effort to beautify and restore a Hollywood landmark. The Hollywood Gateway Sign sits upon a triangular median at the intersection of Franklin, Wilcox and Cahuenga in the “Yucca Corridor.” Giroux Glass recently replaced some of the glass panels that spell the word “HOLLYWOOD,” in a triangular-shaped tower sign that is seen by over eight...
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  • The National Glass Association named Paul Bush as the volunteer leader of the NGA Advocacy Committee. Bush, director, quality and technical services, Vitro Architectural Glass, also serves as chair on the National Fenestration Rating Council board of directors, and as first vice president of the Glass Materials Council at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association.    “Paul is...
  • The National Glass Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Haring as vice president of business development. Haring will be responsible for identifying and executing new opportunities to further the association’s mission. He will work closely with staff in the areas of the education, publications, events, membership and advocacy to develop strategic initiatives to grow...
  • On Sept. 17, the Office of the United States Trade Representative released a list of approximately $200-billion worth of Chinese imports that will be subject to additional tariffs. The action comes at the direction of President Trump and will take effect on Sept. 24, beginning at 10 percent and increasing to 25 percent on Jan. 1, 2019. The list of more than 5,700 products includes float glass and...