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  • Finding new talent, training employees and communicating across a multigenerational workforce requires that business leaders understand the expectations of the various generations represented in their company’s workforce. This was the message from generational expert Cam Marston, head of Generational Insights, who spoke yesterday at the first keynote breakfast during GlassBuild America: The Glass...
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association announced the launch of its Facebook page for its scholarship and partner programs The Facebook page is a resource for AAMA members and prospective applicants to receive exclusive information regarding the programs. To access the page, search “AAMA Scholarship Program” on Facebook or visit AAMAScholarshipProgram.“The Facebook page ... will be...
  • Glass Magazine and the National Glass Association have re-launched the Glass Magazine Employment Center, an interactive industry job board that focuses on glass and glazing companies and professionals, offering the industry an easy-to-use and highly targeted resource for online employment connections.  NGA members and non-members can use the Glass Magazine Employment Center to...
  • BrendenLewisRinkaThe American Architectural Manufacturers Association announced new staff appointments during the AAMA National Fall Conference, held October 14-17 in Albuquerque, N.M. Ken Brenden has been promoted to technical director, responsible for reviewing content of all AAMA technical document drafts and ballots; representing AAMA at selected industry organization events;...
  • Long-time glass industry member Patricia “Pat” Petrucci passed away at her home, April 1, 2012. She began her glass career as a customer service representative at Stewart Carey, Inc., in 1966, and worked her way up to automotive products manager for retail and wholesale operations. In 1986, she joined Glass Depot, and shortly thereafter, became involved in the newly founded Indiana Glass...
  • The Glass Association of North America announced Feb. 9 that Valerie Block of DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions has been elected chair of the GANA Laminating Division. Block will assume her new role at GANA’s upcoming Annual Conference, Feb. 20-24, in Sarasota, Fla.“I am honored to serve as the GANA Laminating Division Chair,” Block said, in a release. “I look forward to working with current...
  • Officials from Kawneer Company, Inc. announced Oct. 25 that Norris McElroy has been appointed plant manager for the Visalia, Calif., operation. In this position, he will lead manufacturing and customer service personnel as they connect their efforts with the commercial organization to help drive benchmark customer service satisfaction levels for quality, service and communications...
  • James Siderits has joined HAECO, a supplier of automatic glazing, glass setting and handling solutions, to lead sales and marketing for the Famatec ergonomic manipulator product line. Siderits has more than 10 years' experience in the machine tool industry as a manager of marketing communications, emerging business development and project management of strategic business initiatives for global...
  • Lloyd Buckwell has joined DORMA Americas as Area Human Resources Director for the Americas. His duties include employee development and succession planning, employee compensation and benefits programs, union relations management and health, and safety and wellness program development, according to an Oct. 17 company release.Buckwell has held senior human resource positions at Wastequip, a...
  • Officials of United Plate Glass Co., Inc., a fabricator and distributor of flat glass and architectural metal products, announced the appointment of David Tyrrell as Architectural Products Division Manager. The announcement comes as the company looks to expand its efforts in the aluminum systems industry, according to a release. Historically, United Plate Glass has focused on the...
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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...