Latest News in Commercial Glass

  • Kolbe Windows and Doors added two new continuing education courses. Both presentations provide AIA Learning Units as required per state and/or professional memberships to meet yearly requirements, and one of the courses offers Health, Safety & Welfare credits.The courses, "Unique Door & Window Applications" and "Customized, Personalized Windows & Doors," were developed as a...
  • HHH Tempering Resources installed a glass tempering furnace at the new American Insulated Glass facility in Birmingham, Alabama. AIG purchased a NorthGlass tempering furnace from HHH to anchor its third fabrication facility. The full convection tempering furnace—installed and serviced by HHH—is known for producing soft-coat, low-emissivity glass. The additional facility and new...
  • Softtech will host its second best practice webinar, "Automated Shop Drawing Generator," on Tuesday, June 12 at 4 p.m. EST. Chris Dowsett from Soft Tech will run through a demonstration and discuss best practices regarding the company's Automated Shop Drawing Generator.Register here. 
  • Dynamic Glass acquired the assets of Berry Glass, based in Austin, Texas. In connection with the transaction, Dynamic Glass hired Bob Berry and his team to run a new Austin division for Dynamic Glass out of Berry’s existing location in Buda, Texas. Bob Berry has 40 years in the industry, with significant large-scale glazing experience across the state of Texas."Austin has always been a part...
  • The Dodge Momentum Index experienced a small rise in May, increasing 1.8 percent to 167.8, up from the revised April reading of 164.9. The positive direction is due to the commercial segment, which experienced an overall increase of 4.7 percent. Though the index has not yet reached its pre-Recession level peak, it has seen five months of positive growth, gaining 19 percent year-over-year from...
  • YKK AP America recognized its top performers of 2017 during its annual meeting at Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort at Stone Mountain, Georgia. The recipients were selected based on performance and growth during the 2017 fiscal year, as well as embodying the company’s core values. Honorees included the Orlando branch who received the coveted Branch of the Year Award and architectural...
  • YKK AP America Inc. named Patrys Wiid as the vice president of organizational excellence. Wiid brings more than twenty years of experience to this newly created position, which will help move the company forward with added resources and an increased focus on its human capital.   “YKK AP is on a strong path of continued growth and with that comes the innate need to strengthen our company...
  • The National Glass Association's Protective Glazing Council and Protection Engineering Consultants will host the first joint Security Window Design Workshop & Training, Aug. 14-16, 2018. The event will be held at the Westin Tysons Corner in Vienna, Virginia. The event begins with a one-day workshop of six 45-minute presentations addressing current and emerging window products and systems...
  • ACE Glass Construction Corp. treated all the insulated glass units in its brand-new facility, located in Little Rock, Arkansas, with Diamon-Fusion International’s low-maintenance coating, as part of the company’s commitment to sustainable business practices. “The project was an obvious choice,” says Courtney Little, president of Ace Glass. “From an environmental standpoint, Diamon-Fusion glass...
  • Officials from two leading U.S. aluminum trade organizations said the recently enacted tariffs on metal products could affect the supply chain and disrupt the domestic industry. On May 31, President Trump issued proclamations ending the exemptions from tariffs—10 percent on imported aluminum, and 25 percent on imported steel—for Mexico, Canada and the European Union. The proclamation also...
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  • The National Glass Association announced official dates for the 2019 BEC Conference. The event will be held March 3-5, 2019 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Details of the event, including speakers, accommodations and how to register, will be announced in the coming months. Check GlassMagazine.com or glass.org, and follow @glassnation and @GlassMag on Twitter for the latest updates. 
  • Registration for this year's GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, is now open. Now in its 16th year, GlassBuild America is the largest annual gathering place for the glass, metals and window and door industries in the Americas. Join us Sept. 12-14, 2018, in Las Vegas.Education and networking highlights for 2018 include a new Opening Reception on the trade show floor, return...
  • CRH’s Americas Products Division acquired privately held Coral Industries Inc., effective April 10, 2018. Coral is a fabricator of framed and semi-frameless glass shower enclosures, custom frameless glass shower doors, and architectural glass and aluminum products, primarily in the southern United States.  “Our acquisition of Coral demonstrates our renewed focus on growth in our glass...