Latest News in Retail Glass

  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association promoted Janice Yglesias to executive vice president. Yglesias previously served as AAMA’s association services director."During her 18 years with AAMA, Janice strived to learn and understand all AAMA operations, programs and services. That knowledge has been transferred into countless improvements in AAMA procedures and productivity...
  • The chairman of Saint-Gobain Group told the Economic Times that the glassmaker aims to triple its revenue in India during the next decade. “India is one of the fastest growing countries for Saint Gobain. India is the number one country for us — even more than China,” Pierre-Andre De Chalendar said in a Feb. 15 article.   According to the article, about 10 percent of Saint-Gobain’s capital...
  • Patriot Armor, a manufacturer of specialty and architectural glass, purchased a Yuntong tempering and bending furnace, which went on-line in December. “We used to have to buy our tempered glass from the outside,” says Ralph Tassone, general manager, Patriot Armor. “The costs were pricing us out of the market. With this machine, we’re reducing our costs eightfold.” The capital investment is...
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association lauched a new webpage on its website that focuses on updated daylighting and energy savings and addresses key differences between fenestration products installed primarily vertically (windows, doors, curtain walls and storefronts) and those installed primarily overhead (skylights, roof windows and tubular daylighting devices) and their...
  • Registration is open for GPD Istanbul, which will be held March 7-10 at the Tüyap Fair Convention and Congress Center in Istanbul, Turkey. This will be the fourth time the event will be held in Istanbul. The program content will provide an overview of the glass industry and its actors as well as information on new trends, technologies and applications. Topics will include: Case studies from...
  • My Shower Door added an additional showroom in Naples, Florida. The new location, located at 1200 Central Avenue in downtown Naples, will give My Shower Door the ability to serve the residents of the City of Naples, Marco Island, South Naples and East Naples with a more convenient location. The company maintains showrooms across Florida, with locations in Naples, Ft. Myers, Sarasota,...
  • More than 100 industry representatives gathered in Tucson, Arizona, last week for the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance 2018 Winter Conference, where discussions ranged from the challenge of fabricating oversized insulating units to improving education regarding PIB migration. The group included an increase of first-time exhibitors compared to previous events and international...
  • Vitro Architectural Glass, formerly PPG Glass, has launched clarvista.com, a new website dedicated to educating consumers, designers, specifiers and other building professionals about Clarvista glass.  The site is designed to help architects, interior designers and homeowners learn about the durability, clarity and value of Clarvista glass. The site features results from lab testing that...
  • Wausau Window and Wall Systems opened a remote office to support its continuous growth. Currently, six of Wausau’s engineering associates have their primary workspace in Minneapolis. This team includes two structural engineers and three design engineers, plus engineering manager Susana Rivera. She hopes to add at least four more associates to the team.“Wausau has grown over 32 percent in the last...
  • Consolidated Glass Holdings named Angela Beach as senior marketing manager.In her new position, Beach will be responsible for managing all marketing initiatives for CGH and its family of companies, including Columbia Commercial Building Products, Dlubak Specialty Glass, Global Security Glazing, J.E. Berkowitz, North American Specialty Glass and Solar Seal. “Angela has excelled as J.E....
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  • The National Glass Association, Vienna, Virginia, and the Glass Association of North America are now one, united voice representing the flat glass and glazing industry. The associations embarked on the combination quest in spring 2017 with the NGA and GANA memberships voting to approve the deal in less than a year. The newly combined association will be known as the National Glass Association; a...
  • The National Glass Association and the Glass Association of North America have taken the next step to finalizing the combination, resulting in a new, larger, more financially sound association. Following unanimous approval by both boards of directors to combine the associations, the members now vote to ratify, according to a joint press release. 
  • Glass Magazine’s 2017 top headlines reflect an industry experiencing strong demand and market confidence, while facing capacity challenges made worse through supply disruptions. During the year, the North American industry witnessed unexpected production stoppages at three float glass lines throughout the year. Other main stories included business expansions, with announcements of major capital...