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  • Conrad “Connie” J. Miller, former owner of Free State Glass Industries, passed away. He was born in Astoria, New York on March 20, 1927. Miller served in the U.S. Navy in both World War II and the Korean War, and was a decorated undercover detective for the Nassau County Police Department in Nassau, New York.  Miller moved to Warrenton, Virginia, in 1978. After building Fox Farm,...
  • More than 1,000 industry representatives from around the world gathered in Tampere, Finland, June 25-28 for the 2019 Glass Performance Days. The event included workshops and conference sessions, in addition to a management forum and expo, covering a variety of topics such as smart technology, glass and sustainability, R&D, market trends in the glass industry and more. Check out news and...
  • Quanex Building Products named Eric Thompson commercial sales manager for all of the company’s offerings to the commercial market. In his new role, Thompson will focus on new product development, market growth, education and customer experience.“Eric has been a member of the Quanex team for more than 25 years and has played an integral role in advancing our technologies and relationships with our...
  • American Insulated Glass LLC, a glass fabricator and wholesale distributor for commercial and residential markets, announced today that it will expand service of custom fabricated glass and distribution products to the Knoxville, Tennessee, market. The first phase of this expansion will be the opening of a sales office, which will be fully staffed to support sales, estimating and customer service...
  • Technoform updated its website, Technoform.com, to reflect the global company's uniform brand identity and its full range of standard and tailored plastic solutions for all industries. “A global presence doesn't mean one-size-fits-all thinking. We draw from our local knowledge and collaborate with customers to develop durable, thermoplastic innovations for their windows, curtainwall and façade...
  • The U.S. Supreme Court passed on an appeal brought by the American Institute for International Steel regarding the Trump Administration’s 25 percent steel tariffs. The group, which represents importers of steel and companies that use imported steel, brought its lawsuit in June 2018, claiming that the legal provision that allowed President Trump to apply tariffs based on national security concerns...
  • YKK AP America completed upgrades at its commercial manufacturing facility in Dublin, Georgia, after investing more than $2 million in renovations. The one-million-square-foot facility houses multiple manufacturing processes under one roof and includes 50,000 square feet of office space, where most of the renovations took place. In addition to cosmetic upgrades such as new floors, ceilings and...
  • Şişecam inaugurated the furnace at its flat glass plant located in Targovishte, Bulgaria.Şişecam Flat Glass recently inaugurated a renovated flat glass furnace at its plant located in Targovishte, Bulgaria. The renovation represents an investment of more than $47 million. Prof. Ahmet Kırman, Şişecam Group vice chairman and CEO hosted the ceremony attended by Emil Karanikolov, the minister of...
  • AmesburyTruth, a division of Tyman, plc, changed its executive leadership team. Jeff Graby stepped down as president after five years of leading AmesburyTruth and two years as leader of the Truth Hardware business. During his tenure, Graby integrated the Amesbury and Truth businesses and acquired Bilco and Ashland. Bob Burns, president of Ashland when AmesburyTruth acquired it, will take over...
  • Registrants for GlassBuild America have the opportunity win an exclusive VIP tour of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home of the NFL's Atlanta Falcons and soccer team Atlanta United FC. The stadium, designed by design, architecture, engineering and urban planning firm HOK, features architectural glass and metal systems.During the tour, experts from key project partners Oldcastle...
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