Latest News in Commercial Glass

  • Consolidated Glass Holdings Inc. appointed Robert T. Cummings as the company’s president and chief executive officer, succeeding Bill Varner, who is retiring. Cummings has served as vice president of sales and marketing at CGH since June 2019. “Bob brings extensive experience and is well known in the industry for being a driven, passionate leader,” says former CEO Bill Varner, who advised the CGH...
  • The 2020-2021 calendar has been set for the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) conferences, the new home for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance content. Registration for the inaugural FGIA Annual Conference, to be held Feb. 10-13, 2020, will open in mid-December. Memberships of AAMA and IGMA voted earlier this year...
  • Themoseal Group purchased a new production site in Wigan, near other of the company's manufacturing sites.Thermoseal Group purchased a new two-acre production site in Wigan, a city in the United Kingdom.  The new site is on Challenge Way, Martland Park, in Wigan, and is closely located to the Group’s other Thermobar and Thermoflex Warm Edge Spacer manufacturing and warehouse sites...
  • RosatoAndersonSalem Flat Glass & Mirror promoted two machinery sales engineers to sales directors. Michael Rosato is now machinery sales director, West Coast, and David Anderson is now machinery sales director, East Coast. “We have an extremely talented team at Salem and I am delighted to promote Michael and David to these machinery sales director positions,” says Dan Reinhart, vice...
  • Apogee Enterprises Inc. entered into a Cooperation Agreement with Engaged Capital LLC and certain of its affiliates. As part of the Cooperation Agreement and the Company’s ongoing board refreshment process, Apogee will nominate three new independent director candidates for election to its board at the upcoming 2019 annual meeting of shareholders. The new Class III director nominees are Christina...
  • SAF expanded its shuttle service to customers in Sacramento and the Bay Area.Southern Aluminum Finishing expanded its shuttle service in Northern California. Beginning in April 2019, the company began offering a shuttle service using a 24-foot flatbed truck for pick-up and delivery, serving Sacramento and the Bay Area.According to company officials, what was initially planned to be a weekly...
  • Kinestral Technologies Inc. appointed Alok Gupta as its new chief strategy officer. Gupta will help Kinestral capitalize on its momentum as the company expands its manufacturing and operations to meet growing global demand. “We’re excited to have Alok on Kinestral’s leadership team,” says S.B. Cha, CEO of Kinestral Technologies. “His deep expertise in strategic planning and organizational...
  • A+W Software, welcomed Tareque Hamidzada to its customer services team as an application specialist. In Hamidzada’s new position, he will be responsible for providing A+W customers a high-quality experience by implementing its solutions and supplying consultative guidance on products and services, say company officials. “The hiring of Tareque corresponds with A+W’s business growth strategy,...
  • The Dodge Momentum Index increased 6.9 percent in October to 152.6 (2000=100) from the revised September reading of 142.7. 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. October’s...
  • Western Window Systems’ president, Scott Gates, will depart the company on Jan. 31, 2020, to form an entrepreneurial clothing company with the social goal of helping inmates gain new skills, earn fair wages, and provide for their families. Western Window Systems is part of the PGT Innovations family of brands.“Scott is a dynamic figure in the fenestration world and his role in...
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  • Dodge Data & Analytics released its 2020 Dodge Construction Outlook, predicting total U.S. construction starts will slip to $776 billion in 2020, a decline of 4 percent from the 2019 estimated level of activity. The 2020 Dodge Construction Outlook was presented at the 81st annual Outlook Executive Conference held by Dodge Data & Analytics at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel. “...
  •   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,...