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  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association recognized the contributions and achievements of its members during its 82nd Annual Conference Awards Banquet in Palm Springs, California.Outstanding Member Award – Mike DeSoto (MI Windows and Doors)Mike DeSoto, CEO for MI Windows and Doors, was named Outstanding Member, as presented by former recipient Doug Holmberg, quality manager...
  • 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...
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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...