Latest News in Commercial Glass

  • TSS - Sales & Service launched a new web site, www.tss-sales.com, along with a new logo. The new website has a modern feel, says the company, and highlights all of the manufacturers TSS - Sales & Service represents. The website also includes an online store for ordering some of the common spare parts. TSS - Sales & Service will continue to expand the online store, say officials.
  • Tubelite Inc. promoted Steve Green to the role of president. Green will report to Joe Puishys, CEO of Apogee Enterprises Inc., Tubelite's parent company. As Tubelite's president, Green oversees the company's operations and its facilities in Walker and Reed City, Michigan; Dallas; and Warwick, Rhode Island. "Steve is a key driver and leader of promoting and living the 'dependable' brand with our...
  • The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance and the American Bird Conservancy (ABC) are partnering to raise awareness of bird deaths caused by collisions with glass. Up to one billion birds die each year in Canada and the U.S. when they hit glass windows, walls and other glass structures. ABC established a tunnel test that safely uses live birds to screen new glass products to determine whether...
  • The Window Safety Task Force of the National Safety Council encourages parents and caregivers to recognize the importance of practicing window safety during Window Safety Week, being observed April 7-13. Open windows, however, at any time of year can be dangerous for young children."It only takes seconds for a preventable window fall to occur," says Becky Turpin, director, home and...
  • Adding capacity to support its customers' product needs and lead times, Technoform doubled the size of its current warehouse in Twinsburg, Ohio. The location also added new equipment to increase its finishing and customization services."We have experienced tremendous growth, and with advanced equipment we will continue to improve the speed and quality of the operation to benefit our...
  • The Architectural Glass and Metal Technician Certification Program earned ANSI accreditation to the ISO/IEC 17024:2012 standard, an international standard containing requirements for bodies operating personnel certification programs.The standard’s requirements help ensure the AGMT Program and AMS Inc., the program’s administrator and certification body, operate at a higher standard in the most...
  • OMAX Co-founder and CEO John Cheung and Hypertherm President and CEO Evan Smith.OMAX Corp., a manufacturer of abrasive waterjet systems, and Hypertherm, a U.S.-based manufacturer of industrial cutting systems and software, closed a previously announced agreement to establish OMAX as a wholly owned subsidiary of Hypertherm. The agreement, first announced on March 20, formally combines OMAX’s...
  • After more than 40 years in the glass business, the last five years as director of architectural services with Walker Glass, Steve Morren is announcing his retirement effective Dec. 31, 2019. Morren kicked off his career with PPG, formerly Canadian Pittsburg Ind., in 1978 and then joined Walker from 1982 to 1989 as a sales representative. From there, he went on to Fulton Windows in various sales...
  • Gamco Corp. announced that Martin Biskup has joined the company as corporate sales director. Biskup brings 30 years of experience in the building products industry, with emphasis in building envelope systems and glass façades and interiors. He is responsible for expanding sales, building market awareness, and enhancing relationships with architects and design professionals in the New York metro...
  • Bringing over 30 years of experience working in the glass and glazing industry, both in manufacturing and sales roles, Ian Duckworth has joined Thermoseal Group as its Midlands Area sales manager covering the Midlands, Wales and South East. Duckworth started his career within the glass industry in 1988 working in an insulated glass manufacturing role. He then moved into a sales role and has spent...
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  • 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...
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