OGMA to support wounded veterans
Aug. 19, 2014 - The Ontario Glass and Metal Association has selected Wounded Warriors of Canada to be the beneficiary of a charitable donation to be presented at its fall golf tournament at Richmond Hill Golf Club on Sept. 18. For every person attending the tournament wearing a piece of camouflage of any kind, the OGMA will donate $10 to this deserving charity. TAGG Industries and Valley Metal Finishing have already pledged to match OGMA's contribution. Other OGMA member companies are encouraged to do the same. Please contact Andrew Dolphin at 1-647-628-2991 to pledge your support.
Linde Canada launches new website
Aug. 14, 2014 - Linde Canada Limited has launched a new and improved version of its website, lindecanada.com. "Customers will benefit from the information on gases, welding and cutting equipment, safety supplies, automation systems and new technologies for the metals fabrication industry in Canada," said Juliana Caporali, communications lead for Linde Canada.
Windsor-based Greco lands major Wisconsin contract
Aug. 14, 2014 - Greco Aluminum Railings, manufacturer of fully welded aluminum railings has been selected to install the railing systems for the newest luxury housing and retail building in Madison, Wis., The Hub at Madison. Antunovich Associate Architects out of Chicago is the architect of record. The Hub at Madison will be a 500,000-square-foot structure that will include retail spaces along State Street and a 12-story step-back with luxury apartment housing.
IGMA: August 2014
Architects and designers are requesting more and more the use of insulating glass units to have unsupported edges.
Editorial: August 2014
The federal CASL laws go too far.
Classy celebration for Applewood's 35th
July 23, 2014 - Applewood Glass and Mirror of Mississauga, Ont., hosted a classy event to celebrate its 35th year in business on July 17. About 200 guests representing a who's who of the local glazing trade mingled in the sparkling clean and spacious left side of Applewood's 42,000-square-foot plant, taking in an eye-catching violinist on a lift platform, a similarly elevated DJ and slideshows of Applewood's many outstanding projects. Food and drink flowed freely, served by caterers organized by Jennifer Menecola, daughter of company president, Tony Menecola.
CGA hires association management firm
July 14, 2014 - The Canadian Glass Association has recently selected Centric Management and Consulting to serve as their new association management company. The Canadian Glass Association provides support to glass and related industries at the national level in matters of building codes, standards and legislation. "The Canadian Glass Association is excited to work with Centric, as they also currently manage the Glass Association of North America. This creates the opportunity for synergy within the glazing industry, giving added value for membership," shares Jim Brady, president of the CGA. "This partnership will closely align the two associations which should negate the possibility of duplication of efforts, while giving the glazing industry as a whole, a stronger voice. It is our belief that this is an extremely positive partnership."
IGMA: June 2014
The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance’s 2014 Winter Conference was held the first week of March in San Francisco.