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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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  • Don Friese, chairman and CEO of C.R. Laurence, will retire at the end of September, after 58 years with the company. His successor, Lloyd Talbert, has been with the company for over 25 years and will maintain his role as president along with assuming CRL’s leadership. “Don’s leadership and contribution over almost six decades has been instrumental in expanding the business from a small...
  • At the Annual Conference in April, the National Glass Association dissolved the legacy Glass Association of North America divisions to form three core committees—Forming, Fabricating, Installing—under its newly combined structure. Now, the NGA is pleased to announce the volunteer leaders for the three committees for the 2018-2020 term: Forming Chair - Mark Cody, AGC Glass Co. Fabricating Chair -...
  • The National Glass Association announced official dates for the 2019 BEC Conference. The event will be held March 3-5, 2019 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Details of the event, including speakers, accommodations and how to register, will be announced in the coming months. Check GlassMagazine.com or glass.org, and follow @glassnation and @GlassMag on Twitter for the latest updates.