Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • The ALED Privacy-Plus technology by smart glass company LightGlass Technology GmbH received the Architizer A+Award in the Building Products – Glazing Systems & Products category. “The Architizer A+Award is confirmation for us that we are moving in the right direction. As a result of all this attention, we have already been able to book several development orders from the automobile,...
  • Graham Architectural Products designed and manufactured historic windows for the renovation of the 140-year-old Cigar Factory in Charleston, South Carolina, one of eight projects recognized during National Historic Preservation Advocacy Week in March as "Preservation’s Best of 2015." The annual awards honor  America’s most outstanding Historic Tax Credit projects for...
  • Saint-Gobain received the Top Employers Institute’s Top Employer North America Certification for its exceptional employee offerings, according to a March 9 company release. Top Employers Institute globally certifies excellence in the conditions that employers create for their people and honored Saint-Gobain at an award ceremony March 8 in Washington, DC.The annual...
  • Above: “INhouse” by Solar Cal Poly utilizes a five-panel, floor supported NanaWall SL60 sliding glass wall system. (photo credit: Josef Kasperovich)Featuring the NanaWall SL60 Thermally Broken Aluminum Framed Folding System, California Polytechnic State University's project “INhouse” placed third overall during the 2015 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, while also placing second in the...
  • PPG Industries’ “Glenn the Glass Guy” series of consumer education videos has earned a 2015 Brand Builder Award for best channel marketing program from magazine publisher Hanley Wood. The Brand Builder Awards by Hanley Wood recognize the most innovative and effective marketing campaigns throughout the residential, commercial design and construction industries. Glenn the Glass Guy is an...
  • Four more associates at Wausau Window and Wall Systems have earned a Certificate of Approval for successfully completing the National Fenestration Ratings Council Approved Calculation Entity Training Workshop and passing all necessary examinations, according to a Wausau press release.Wausau’s most recent ACEs include: engineering team leader, Jerry Habeck; research and development design engineer...
  • Faour Glass Technologies received a patent (Patent Number: US 8,915,032) on December 23, 2014, for its innovative hurricane window design, the Slimpact Frameless Window System. The Slimpact is designed and approved for large missile impact-resistance, meeting the highest standards in hurricane performance. The product line includes Slimpact Max for the High Velocity Hurricane Zone. Slimpact...
  • Mullet’s Aluminum Products Inc. received the 2014 Award of Excellence from the Aluminum Association of Florida for the Canopies, Walkway Covers and Carports category.Mullet’s Aluminum was contracted by Skanska USA for fabrication and installation of aluminum clad canopies at the south and west entries at the new Sarasota Memorial Hospital Courtyard Tower in Sarasota, Florida. The design team...
  • The Usable Glass Strength Coalition awarded a $110,000 grant to Pennsylvania State University, to carry out research that aims to improve the understanding of manufactured glass products’ strength properties, according to an Oct. 5 press release. The research, controlling and understanding reactive surface sites on multicomponent glasses, aims to characterize the distribution and chemical nature...
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association celebrated 13 consecutive years of the AAMA Scholarship for high school seniors and college students who are children of employees of AAMA member companies and pursuing a degree related to the building products industry. All children of employees of AAMA member companies are eligible to obtain this one-time award of $2,000, and are judged on...
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  • The National Glass Association, Vienna, Virginia, and the Glass Association of North America are now one, united voice representing the flat glass and glazing industry. The associations embarked on the combination quest in spring 2017 with the NGA and GANA memberships voting to approve the deal in less than a year. The newly combined association will be known as the National Glass Association; a...
  • The National Glass Association and the Glass Association of North America have taken the next step to finalizing the combination, resulting in a new, larger, more financially sound association. Following unanimous approval by both boards of directors to combine the associations, the members now vote to ratify, according to a joint press release. 
  • Glass Magazine’s 2017 top headlines reflect an industry experiencing strong demand and market confidence, while facing capacity challenges made worse through supply disruptions. During the year, the North American industry witnessed unexpected production stoppages at three float glass lines throughout the year. Other main stories included business expansions, with announcements of major capital...