Latest News in Commercial Glass

  • HunterYglesiasDuring the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 82nd Annual Conference, Donnie Hunter, director of global product management for Kawneer, was recognized as the new chairman of the AAMA board of directors. Hunter takes on this role following a two-year term led by outgoing chairman Mike DeSoto, chief operating officer for MI Windows and Doors. Hunter...
  • The 16th Glass Performance Days conference, to be held June 26-28 in Tampere, Finland, will feature Stefan Blach, a partner at the design firm Studio Libeskind, as the conference’s opening speaker. Blach is currently well-known in Finland and especially in Tampere as the partner-in-charge of the new landmark project, Central Deck and Arena in Tampere. The urban scale development...
  • Officials from Glaston Corp. announced the company has finalized its acquisition of Bystronic Maschinen AG and Bystronic Lenhardt GmbH and subsidiaries for $76 million. The acquisition was initially announced in January.The new executive management group will include Arto Metsänen, president and CEO of Glaston, Sasu Koivumäki, chief operations officer and integration lead, Burghard...
  • The Aluminum Extruders Council announced the results of the annual election of officers and directors at its 70th Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference on March 22 in Wesley Chapel, Florida.The following includes some of the new leadership: R. Scott Kelley, president and CEO of Service Center Metals in Prince George, Virginia, was re-elected to serve as chairman of the Aluminum Extruders...
  • Phoenicia and Clear Glass Solutions Ltd. (CGS) officially inaugurated a new laminated glass recycling plant. The two companies celebrated the event in the facility located within Phoenicia’s courtyard. Being the only plant of its kind in Israel, CGS aims to support a greener world by offering recycling solutions for laminated glass sheets, say company officials. Eran Haimovich, co-owner, CGS...
  • Vitro Architectural Glass’s Fresno, California, facility is the first float glass manufacturing plant in the U.S. to earn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Energy Star certification for superior energy efficiency. “We are extremely proud of this achievement because it recognizes and rewards the extraordinary commitment our Fresno staff makes every day to operating a world-class...
  • Madico Inc. introduced programs to put window film dealers first as part of the New Madico Experience, a campaign featuring dealer support programs, recognition, a dealer portal, and educational initiatives to coincide with Madico’s unrivaled support, say company officials. “The New Madico Experience will change the way our customers communicate and interact with us as a brand,” says Shawn...
  • Against the backdrop of record continued strength in the U.S. economy, nonresidential construction ended 2018 up 4.0 percent year-over-year for the month of December, while employment in the sector grew 2.6 percent, reports the Marcum Commercial Construction Index for the fourth quarter of last year. The index is produced by Marcum’s National Construction Services group. The fourth quarter report...
  • Officials from the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health named MI Windows as one of its three winners of the Leadership Award. ADOSH annually bestows this honor on VPP Star sites, which MI Windows achieved 18 months ago, that go above and beyond in maintaining workplace safety.“This award is provided to employers and employees who work to improve their workplace on a proactive level...
  • PGT Innovations appointed Sherri Baker as senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective April 8, 2019. Baker will lead the company’s finance strategy, budgeting and planning, accounting, financial reporting and investor relations functions. She succeeds Brad West, who is assuming the newly created position of senior vice president of corporate development and treasurer. “...
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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...
  • The National Glass Association named Paul Bush as the volunteer leader of the NGA Advocacy Committee. Bush, director, quality and technical services, Vitro Architectural Glass, also serves as chair on the National Fenestration Rating Council board of directors, and as first vice president of the Glass Materials Council at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association.    “Paul is...
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