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  • Clockwise from top: Fall Conference attendees at the Glass Pavilion, Toledo Museum of Art. NGA Technical and Advocacy Director Urmilla Sowell with industry 'old guard' experts Chris Barry, Stan Joehlin and Bill Lingnell. Members of the Fabricating Committee. Industry technical leaders gathered in Toledo, Ohio, the “Glass City,” last week for the Fall Conference for the National Glass...
  • Pilkington North America, part of the NSG Group, opened the doors of its Rossford, Ohio, float glass facility for attendees of the National Glass Association Fall Conference, held Aug. 13-15 in adjacent Toledo, Ohio. The manufacturing site, located along the Maumee River, has a rich history dating back to 1898 when Edward Ford formed the Edward Ford Plate Glass Company and built the largest plate...
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will host a webinar entitled "ICC 500 – Tornado and Hurricane Storm Shelters" on Sept. 10, open to all interested parties. Leading the webinar is Dave Stammen, principal engineer for the Building Science Group at UL. Participants can register now for this complimentary session, part of AAMA's regular webinar series. This webinar will provide...
  • Photo (left to right): Wisconsin Senator Tom Tiffany with Linetec's Tammy Schroeder and Jon Close. Linetec received the 2019 Wisconsin Business Friend fo the Environment Award.  Linetec won a 2019 Wisconsin Business Friend of the Environment Award. The awards are hosted by the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce to honor environmental stewardship, innovation and sustainability. "We are...
  • President Trump delayed the imposition of a 10 percent tariff on some Chinese goods, scheduled to go into effect on Sept. 1, until Dec. 15, according to reporting from Reuters. The tariffs, announced on Aug. 5, would affect $300 billion in imports. The delay, which will affect about half of the targeted goods, is focused on consumer goods that could influence holiday sales, according to Reuters....
  •  Pulp Studio's new solar panel system will output about 40 percent of its factory's daily consumption, say officials. Pulp Studio will continue its move towards green infrastructure. In the later part of 2019 and 2020, the company will be adding the distillation of all paint waste, bundling and recycling of all its paper waste. In addition, company officials just signed a contract for a...
  • HickmanKlossYKK AP America Inc. expanded its Southwest region with the appointment of two new architectural sales representatives. Bill Hickman and Kim Kloss will now support the company’s customers in the region and strengthen YKK AP’s local service to the market. Both will be based out of the Dallas branch. Hickman comes to YKK AP America with a strong background in sales and operations....
  • Ren Bartoe accepts the Harry Miles Award at the Old Guard Reunion, held in conjunction with the NGA FallConference in Toledo, Ohio. Longtime industry leader Ren Bartoe received the Harry Miles Award at this year’s Fall Conference, held in Toledo, Ohio, organized by the National Glass Association. The award presentation took place during the Old Guard Reunion dinner, an annual...
  • 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, Designing with Multi-Cavity Insulating Glass Units, presented by Joe Erb, product commercial sales specialist at...
  • Attendees at Fall Conference 2019. The conference kicks off in Toledo, Ohio.The 2019 Fall Conference for the National Glass Association kicked off today in Toledo, Ohio. The conference, held Aug. 13-15, will feature educational and informational sessions on the state of the industry from its leaders. The conference opens with a meeting of the Forming Committee, which will focus on...
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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...