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  • Industry companies should keep a close eye on new and changing regulations coming from OSHA, NFRC, EPA and more, according to Kathy Krafka Harkema, codes and regulatory affairs manager for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association. Harkema spoke during the 2019 Joint AAMA and Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance Summer Conference, held last week in Victoria, British...
  • The most recent round of International Code Council hearings produced positive results for the glass and fenestration industries, according to Kathy Krafka Harkema, codes and regulatory affairs manager for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association. Harkema delivered a comprehensive update on recent code changes last week at the 2019 Joint AAMA and Insulating Glass Manufacturers...
  • Billings growth at architectural firms was flat in May, according to the Architectural Billings Index score, compiled by the American Institute of Architects. The index registered soft billings for the last four months, the longest sustained stretch since 2012, according to analysts. Scores for the value of new design contracts and inquiries into new projects remained positive, but also showed...
  • The Facade Tectonics Institute created a new Special Advisory Council. The Council comprises 27 individuals selected through a competitive application process and embody the disciplinary and geographic demographics of the Institute’s membership, international mission and inclusionary practices. The Council will function as a supportive body to the FTI board of directors on strategic Institute...
  • Wolverine Glass Products completed a significant expansion project, moving to a newly renovated 130,000-square-foot facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The move celebrates the company’s 29 years in business, say officials. WGP customers benefit from increased capacity at the new production facility and additional product offerings, say officials. A full-line commercial glass interior wall system...
  • Mike Burk, North American technical representative for Sparklike, gave a presentation about workplace safety at the 2019 joint American Architectural Manufacturers Association and Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance summer conferences in Victoria, British Columbia, June 17-20. Burk is the chair of the IGMA Glass Safety Awareness Council and has worked in the technical and training areas of...
  • Banner Solutions, a national wholesaler of security opening hardware products acquired Berg Wholesale, an Oregon-based distributor of door and bath hardware. “Berg’s reputation for a deep inventory of in-demand products, it’s relationship-focused service model, and it’s geographic positioning, align perfectly with Banner Solutions vision to become the industry destination for customers...
  • Joint AAMA & IGMA Summer Conference Opening General SessionMembers of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance are gathered in Victoria, British Columbia, this week for the 2019 Joint AAMA and IGMA Summer Conference. It is the first joint conference for the two organizations, which are currently pursuing unification. Work on the...
  • The FeneTech User Conference was a two and a half day event comprising educational sessions and networking opportunities. It drew a record attendance of 127 users from 60 different window and door manufacturers and glass fabrication companies. Attendees could choose from over 80 different sessions ranging from FeneVision Basics to Ask the Experts. Also included among attendees were...
  • For many years, the prestigious Glass Magazine Awards program has recognized leading innovations from across the industry. This year, companies submitted more than 100 nominations in 14 categories. And, for the first time in program history, readers will determine winners in the Product award categories. “The 2019 Glass Magazine Award nominations include impressive products, systems, equipment...
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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...
  • The National Glass Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Haring as vice president of business development. Haring will be responsible for identifying and executing new opportunities to further the association’s mission. He will work closely with staff in the areas of the education, publications, events, membership and advocacy to develop strategic initiatives to grow...