Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, part of CRH’s Americas Products Division, acquired privately-held Sigco LLC effective July 6. Sigco is based in Westbrook, Maine.“The acquisition of Sigco is the next step in executing our growth strategy for our glass fabrication and architectural aluminum products businesses,” says Nathan Creech, president of Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope. “Sigco’s...
  • Goldray Industries Ltd. sold its glass fabricating plant located in Barrie, Ontario, Canada to BG Glass Technologies Inc. This facility houses heat treatment equipment, and provides tempering, heat soaking, fabrication and back painting services.“We are delighted to have BG Glass Technologies as the purchaser for our factory in Barrie," says Cathie Saroka, Goldray Industries CEO and president. "...
  • Tempco Glass Fabrication recently enhanced its delivery service with the acquisition of a new boom truck. The new vehicle, a 2017 Freightliner flatbed with a rear-mounted Hiab boom crane, allows Tempco to deliver greater quantities and larger glass units to a range of job sites in the extended New York metro area. “With our new boom truck, Tempco can now deliver and quickly off load more glass...
  • Bendheim's Lamberts channel glass received an Environmental Product Declaration. The glass provides a clean, luminous aesthetic, combined with energy performance and sound control benefits, company officials report.  The EPD allows architects to easily incorporate Bendheim’s channel glass into sustainable, LEED-certified projects. The internationally standardized evaluation provides...
  • Columbia Commercial Building Products appointed Antonio Aftimos as vice president of sales and marketing. In his new role, Aftimos will be responsible for leading CCBP’s sales, estimating and project management personnel, and for integrating with the sales teams across Consolidated Glass Holdings’ family of companies. “We’re excited to add Antonio to our team at Columbia Commercial Building...
  • Paragon Tempered Glass LLC named Dan Wright president and promoted Tim Erli to the position of vice president of finance and accounting.  Wright brings over 20 years of leadership experience in the glass industry. As president, Wright will have profit and loss responsibility for the Antwerp, Ohio, and Niles, Michigan, facilities. Erli has been the controller for both Paragon locations since...
  • Consolidated Glass Holdings appointed Sam Benowitz as vice president of point-supported glass/metal sales. In his new position, Benowitz will be responsible for managing the sales team for CGH’s complete line of Invisiwall glass systems, including key personnel at Columbia Commercial Building Products, J.E. Berkowitz, Solar Seal, and Dlubak Specialty Glass Corp. “Sam brings with him more than 30...
  • Viracon Inc. plans to cease operations at its St. George, Utah, facility in March. The plant is the smallest of the company's three U.S. manufacturing locations. The closure follows several years of productivity improvement and new equipment and infrastructure investment at its Owatonna, Minnesota, and Statesboro, Georgia, facilities. "Viracon has invested over $100 million in its Minnesota and...
  • Consolidated Glass Holdings appointed Bob Price as vice president of strategic architectural sales. In his new role, Price will be responsible for developing CGH’s strategic growth accounts, as well as providing strategic direction to the company’s architectural sales teams, including those of Columbia Commercial Building Products in Texas; J.E. Berkowitz in New Jersey; and Solar Seal in...
  • Longtime glass industry figure Frank Dlubak, former owner of Dlubak Corp., died Saturday, Nov. 25. He was 75. Dlubak began his tenure in the glass industry at age 12, working with his father Charles to design stained glass windows for churches. By 21 he was leading large projects, such as crafting and installing 24 windows in St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Church in San Francisco. Dlubak...
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  • 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...
  • 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...