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  • NSG Group’s architectural business in Poland held an official ceremony and grand opening of its new manufacturing plant in Bialystok, based in Eastern Poland. Clients, employees and representatives of the NSG Group attended the event. The plant is equipped with four modern lines for the production of double glazing together with glass cutting systems. The new glass hardening furnace is waiting to...
  • Left to right: Guus Boekhoudt, vice president Guardian Glass, managing director Guardian Europe s.à r.l. and Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary at Guardian’s inauguration of its new laminating glass line, located at its Orosháza, Hungary, plant. Guardian Glass officially inaugurated the company’s new laminating line at its float glass plant in Orosháza, Hungary...
  • As of May 10, the U.S. raised tariffs on 5,700 different categories of products to 25 percent, according to reporting by Reuters. The Trump administration imposed a tariff of 10 percent on about $200 billion in Chinese imports on Sept. 17. The new tariffs went into effect on the second day of trade talks with Liu He, the Chinese vice premier; affected products will include float glass and...
  • The National Glass Association received the Gold Stevie Award in the Best Business Book category in the 17th Annual American Business Awards for “An Owner's Guide to Exit & Succession Planning: A Complete Introduction with Case Studies from the Glass Industry.”   The American Business Awards are the premier business awards program in the United States. All organizations...
  • On Earth Day, April 22, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his intention to submit legislation to limit glass and steel skyscrapers. (Read Glass Magazine's coverage of the proposal). Many in the glass industry have issued their own responses, including Rao Mulpuri, CEO at View.“I have some thoughts about this as the CEO of View, a technology company that is transforming...
  • On Sunday, President Donald Trump renewed his call for 25 percent tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods, including float glass and fabricated glass products. Trump initially announced the tariffs in September, beginning with an immediate 10 percent hike. The tariffs were set to rise to 25 percent in January, but the administration halted the increase due to ongoing trade talks. Trump put the...
  • Registration for GlassBuild America 2019 officially opened. Ranked as the 107th largest trade show in the U.S., GlassBuild represents all stakeholders across the entire glass and glazing industry supply chain. This year's show will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, Sept. 17 – 19. Now in its 17th year, GlassBuild America is the most prominent annual trade show in...
  • This year's Mid-Atlantic Glass Expo welcomed 942 attendees and 163 exhibitors.The 32nd annual Mid-Atlantic Glass Expo, hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Glass Association, convened on Wednesday, April 17, at Martin’s Crosswinds in Greenbelt, Maryland. The expo hosted 163 exhibitors, including 15 new exhibitors. The Association itself welcomed 11 new members this year. The 942 attendees enjoyed a...
  • The Architectural Billings Index dropped in March, ending a two-year streak of growth. The Index registered a score of 47.8—a score below 50 indicates decreasing firm billings. Compiled by the American Institute of Architects, the index’s analysts caution against reading the score as a predictor of poor business conditions; analysts point to harsh winter conditions as a potential reason for...
  • Representatives from Şişecam Group and Aselsan sign a cooperation protocol. Şişecam Group and Aselsan, Turkey’s largest defense electronics company, will partner to develop domestic and national solutions for use in Aselsan’s defense industry projects for the government of Turkey. Within the framework of the cooperation protocol signed by both companies, Şişecam Group and Aselsan will...
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  •   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,...
  • 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...