Latest News in Fabrication

  • The Davlyn Group, a supplier of technical textiles, welcomed Mauricio Zavatti to the company as CEO. Zavatti brings a unique combination of industrial, international, and leadership experience, following progressively senior roles at Danaher Corp., Tyco International and Belden Inc.  “We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Mauricio to the Davlyn family,” says Josh Kowitt, managing partner,...
  • Glaston Corp. will be initiating temporary lay-offs and terminating employment contracts, according to a company statement. The measures are in response to a lower than expected demand for heat treatment equipment, say officials. The measures could lead to the termination of 20 employees, according to the company, and, in combination with other profitability improving actions, is designed to save...
  • A representative from the Texas Department of Insurance spoke to those at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association Fall Conference about the state's voluntary windstorm program and what manufacturers need to know when operating in 14 Texas counties in a designated catastrophe area along the Gulf Coast. Dr. Paul Bove's presentation was sponsored by AAMA's Southeast Region, and a...
  • Be sure to join the next Thirsty Thursday webinar, the National Glass Association's monthly educational series. The 30-minute sessions are held the third Thursday of each month, offering a break for education covering a wide range of industry trends and issues. Join the next webinar, ASTM Updates Related to Insulating Glass, presented by Jeff Haberer, director, technical services at ...
  • Tubelite Inc. named John Giusti as logistics manager in Walker, Michigan. He will report directly to Tim Salach, vice president of finance, and his main focus will be on freight operations, and material planning and logistics. Giusti comes with an extensive background in supply chain and logistics, most recently serving as the North American director of supply chain at Gordon Food Service, a...
  • The Dodge Momentum Index moved 4.1 percent higher in September to 143.6 (2000=100) from the revised August reading of 137.9. 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. The gain...
  • AGC Glass Europe will refurbish its float line at its plant located in Moustier, Belgium.After 18 years of uninterrupted production, one of the four float glass furnaces at AGC Glass Europe in Moustier, Belgium, will be shut down to carry out a cold repair, say company officials. This line produces float glass that is destined mainly for transformation into laminated, coated, silvered, varnished...
  • Saint-Gobain reached an agreement to sell its construction glass activity in South Korea, Hankuk Glass Industries, a player in the local construction market, to Glenwood Private Equity, an investment management company in Korea specializing in industrial activities and the construction sector, according to company officials. The transaction should close at the end of 2019 once approval of the...
  • According to Steklosouz Russia, Ukraine build a float glass plant in the country’s Borodyanka, Kiev, region. The plant will bring 300 jobs, and will produce 600 tons of glass per day, according to the report. Agromat, a Ukranian company, and an American engineering firm have partnered to construct the facility. See the translated source here. Read the original.  
  • Vitro Architectural Glass provided its Solarban 60 glass for 800 windows, part of the Biltmore hotel's renovation. Old-world charm and the notoriety of its guests have come to define the Biltmore, the iconic Mediterranean-themed hotel located in Miami’s exclusive Coral Gables neighborhood. Built in 1926 and designated a National Historic Landmark 70 years later by the National Register of...
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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,...