Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • Last week at Fiera Milano Rho in Milan, Italy, the glass industry gathered for the 20th edition of Vitrum, the biennial international exhibition of machinery, equipment and special products for flat and hollow glass processing. The four-day event combined displays of innovative technologies in the glass processing machinery, special products and accessories industries. View a photo and video...
  • Officials from VIG Technologies LLC announced that its LandGlass tempered vacuum insulating glass units received certification approval from the Safety Glazing Certification Council. VIG Technologies is the exclusive North American distributor for the LandVac vacuum insulating glass division of Luoyang LandGlass Technologies Co. VIG Technologies will supply both the LandVac production lines...
  • The William L Bonnell Co., known as Bonnell Aluminum, announced that its parent company, Tredegar Corp, has agreed to acquire 100 percent ownership of Futura Industries. Upon the closing of the transaction, which is expected by mid-February, Futura will become an operating division of Bonnell Aluminum. Futura, headquartered in Clearfield, Utah, designs and manufactures a wide range of extruded...
  • Diamon-Fusion International Inc. has partnered with IGE Glass Technologies Inc. to distribute DFI's new FuseCube protective coating technology, designed to reduce costs for protective coating applicators by up to 75 percent versus traditional application methods. Through the partnership, IGE will obtain exclusive rights to distribute the technology in the U.S. and Canada. "For...
  • Officials of RavenBrick announced that the company has installed its dynamic window system, RavenWindow, in a test bay of Building 41 of the Denver Federal Center, in Lakewood, Colo. The federal center is operated by the U.S. General Services Administration.The GSA selected RavenWindow, along with a competing electrochromic technology, from a pool of 98 funded projects incorporating...
  • Many in the commercial and residential window and door industry fear energy efficiency policy is outpacing the technology itself and that buyers, particularly in the commercial market, need more education on the subject.These were just two of the concerns raised at the Energy Efficiency Town Hall Forum held in conjunction with GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo Sept. 29-...
  • Scheuten Glas company has built a 10,000-square-meter hall in its plant in Venlo, close to the border between Germany and the Netherlands, to manufacture insulating glass, according to an April 14 Bystronic release.The initial concept for this plant was made in 2006. At the time, Scheuten already manufactured laminated glass, single-lite safety glass, enameled glass and coated glass in the...

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  • 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...
  • Sept. 19, 1:30 p.m.Four people were shot this morning at WTS Paradigm in Middleton, Wisconsin, according to Middleton Police Chief Charles Foulke, speaking in a statement to the press at about 1:15 p.m. According to Foulke, at 10:25 a.m. the police department was notified of an active shooter at WTS Paradigm, an ERP software company that serves the glass and fenestration industries.“We know that...
  • Glass Magazine has announced the winners of the 2018 Glass Magazine Awards. The prestigious glass and metal industry awards program recognizes the best products and glass applications the commercial, retail and fabrication markets have to offer. To determine the winners in the product and project categories, Glass Magazine submitted nominations to a panel of judges representing all segments of...