Latest News in Commercial Glass

  • Vitro Architectural Glass welcomed Brian Lurie to the company as national architectural manager for northern California. As a member of Vitro Glass’s national architectural team, Lurie will deliver product, technology and service solutions to architects, designers, specifiers and other customers in the commercial construction industry. “Throughout his career, Brian has cultivated relationships...
  • Tyler Giacin joined Shower Doors & More Inc. as production manager. In his new role, he will assist in the continued growth of his family’s glass fabrication company, say officials. In a previous role, Giacin served over the past three years as the professional assistant to the Superintendent at the Village of Garden City’s Building Department. Involved in a variety of roles at the Building...
  • The Davlyn Group, a supplier of technical textiles, welcomed Mauricio Zavatti to the company as CEO. Zavatti brings a unique combination of industrial, international, and leadership experience, following progressively senior roles at Danaher Corp., Tyco International and Belden Inc.  “We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Mauricio to the Davlyn family,” says Josh Kowitt, managing partner,...
  • Glaston Corp. will be initiating temporary lay-offs and terminating employment contracts, according to a company statement. The measures are in response to a lower than expected demand for heat treatment equipment, say officials. The measures could lead to the termination of 20 employees, according to the company, and, in combination with other profitability improving actions, is designed to save...
  • A representative from the Texas Department of Insurance spoke to those at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association Fall Conference about the state's voluntary windstorm program and what manufacturers need to know when operating in 14 Texas counties in a designated catastrophe area along the Gulf Coast. Dr. Paul Bove's presentation was sponsored by AAMA's Southeast Region, and a...
  • Be sure to join the next Thirsty Thursday webinar, the National Glass Association's monthly educational series. The 30-minute sessions are held the third Thursday of each month, offering a break for education covering a wide range of industry trends and issues. Join the next webinar, ASTM Updates Related to Insulating Glass, presented by Jeff Haberer, director, technical services at ...
  • Tubelite Inc. named John Giusti as logistics manager in Walker, Michigan. He will report directly to Tim Salach, vice president of finance, and his main focus will be on freight operations, and material planning and logistics. Giusti comes with an extensive background in supply chain and logistics, most recently serving as the North American director of supply chain at Gordon Food Service, a...
  • The Dodge Momentum Index moved 4.1 percent higher in September to 143.6 (2000=100) from the revised August reading of 137.9. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Data & Analytics, is a monthly measure of the first, or initial, report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year. The gain...
  • AGC Glass Europe will refurbish its float line at its plant located in Moustier, Belgium.After 18 years of uninterrupted production, one of the four float glass furnaces at AGC Glass Europe in Moustier, Belgium, will be shut down to carry out a cold repair, say company officials. This line produces float glass that is destined mainly for transformation into laminated, coated, silvered, varnished...
  • Saint-Gobain reached an agreement to sell its construction glass activity in South Korea, Hankuk Glass Industries, a player in the local construction market, to Glenwood Private Equity, an investment management company in Korea specializing in industrial activities and the construction sector, according to company officials. The transaction should close at the end of 2019 once approval of the...
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  •   Hunter  ThibaultThe memberships of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance voted to proceed with combining into one organization with a new name, Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance. The formal ballots of the AAMA and IGMA memberships were released on July 2, along with the full...
  • 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...