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  • 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...
  • As part of the Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce’s annual “2016 Winter Gala: Honoring Local Legends & Leaders” held February 26, 2016, the Chamber presented the 2015 Business of the Year award to Southern Aluminum Finishing. Jim McClatchey accepted the award on behalf of SAF. The annual award recognizes a business distinguishable by their investment in Redding’s employment, development and...
  • 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...
  • LaCantina Doors’ New Class of Multi Slide was named a 2014 Product Innovation Award winner in the Windows/Doors/Openings category by Architectural Products magazine. The PIA awards identify and honor innovation in the development and refinement of commercial buildings-related products that range the gamut from cladding systems to interior finishes. Products were judged by a panel of 50...
  • 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...
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association celebrated 13 consecutive years of the AAMA Scholarship for high school seniors and college students who are children of employees of AAMA member companies and pursuing a degree related to the building products industry. All children of employees of AAMA member companies are eligible to obtain this one-time award of $2,000, and are judged on...
  • Glass Doctor was awarded the first place 2012 STAR Award for Best Social Implementation by Franchise Update Media Group at the 14th Annual Franchise Leadership & Development Conference in Atlanta. The annual award recognizes franchise companies for best practices in lead generation and recruitment. Speaking To And Responding (STAR) award recipients are scored and rated based on results...
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  • The National Glass Association and the Glass Association of North America held the first joint task force meeting in late February to discuss a possible combination of the two industry trade associations. The NGA task force is represented by:Michael Albert, S. Albert GlassAngelo Rivera, Faour Glass Technologies Nicole Harris, NGA President & CEOJerry Jacobs, NGA General Counsel...
  • Task force seeks to work more collaboratively and explore combining the two organizations.The National Glass Association and the Glass Association of North America have together appointed a joint task force to optimize service to members of both organizations, and to coordinate advocacy and technical support, along with education and training initiatives for the glass and glazing industry. This...
  • Apogee Enterprises Inc. acquired the assets of privately held Sotawall Inc., a leading designer and fabricator of high-performance, unitized curtain wall systems for commercial construction projects in North America, for approximately $135 million. It will operate as Sotawall Ltd. within Apogee, which provides distinctive value-added glass solutions for the architectural and picture framing...