Latest News in Fabrication

  • FeneTech Inc. promoted Samantha Hudeck to manager of administrative services, says Ron Crowl, the company’s president and CEO.Hudeck joined FeneTech in 2012 as an administrative assistant where she began implementing the company’s current standards and processes, as well as planning and implementing all of FeneTech’s industry events, including the company’s annual user conference and its...
  • GED Integrated Solutions Inc. partnered with Mississauga, Ontario-based Ameri-Can to sell GED products within Canada. This joint agreement provides Ameri-Can with the complete line of GED glass fabrication systems, vinyl fabrication systems and software process solutions.   GED has had a strong presence in Canada for many years and recognizes the importance of ...
  • The Architectural Glass and Metal Certification Council—governing council for both the North American Certification Council and the Architectural Glass and Metal Technician Program—received exempt status from federal income tax under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3). To be considered tax-exempt under 501(c)(3), an organization must demonstrate organization and operation exclusively for an...
  • Registration is now open for the 2019 Joint American Architectural Manufacturers Association and Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance Summer Conferences, to be held June 17-20, 2019, in Victoria, British Columbia. The early bird rate is guaranteed through May 17. Because this is a combined AAMA and IGMA conference, only one registration fee per attendee is required. All...
  • Glass Performance Days 2019 will host three opening speakers. Stefan Blach, partner-in-charge at Studio Libeskind; Michael Pilliod, director of manufacturing innovation at Tesla; and Sener Oktik, chief research and technological development officer at Sisecam represent the most passionate attitude in their work and business, say organization officials. GPD will be held June 25-26, in...
  • Tubelite Inc. named Sherri Doucette as client development manager for the markets in Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire and northeast Massachusetts. In addition, she serves as the architectural representative for New England and reports directly to Tubelite's regional sales manager, Jim Oberlin. They work closely with glazing contractors and architectural teams to provide assistance with storefront,...
  • Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York City, announced that he will introduce legislation to limit the use of glass and steel used in building. “We are going to introduce legislation to ban the glass and steel skyscrapers that have contributed so much to global warming,” he said during a press conference that launched his Green New Deal initiative. “They have no place in our city or on our Earth...
  • The National Glass Association, with the Insulating Glass Manufacturer’s Alliance, published a new jointly produced resource for the glazing and glass products industry. The guidelines, developed by members representing both organizations, discuss the function of polyisobutylene (PIB) primary sealant in insulating glass units with specific focus on the performance and aesthetic attributes of PIB...
  • The Facade Tectonics Institute hosted the second event of its 2019 Regional Forum Series, “Phase Change,” at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, McNamara Hall Alumni Center. The program consisted of a full-day of expert-led panel discussions featuring leading building industry professionals and academics. “We are thrilled with the success of the Forum, the McNamara Alumni Center was a...
  • The Façade Tectonics Institute will hold a forum, “Material Matters: Emerging Strategies and Design Practices for Facade Systems, Buildings, and Urban Habitat,” on Friday, May 3, at the University of Toronto, Faculty Club. This is the third Forum of FTI’s 2019 regional forum series that is taking place at different universities around the country, each focusing on industry trends, emerging...
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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...