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Vitro announces plans to rescale operations in Carlisle

Vitro Architectural Glass has announced that it will temporarily idle one of its raw-glass production lines at its Carlisle, Pennsylvania plant in the first quarter of 2024, affecting approximately 90 positions.

Commercial content takes the stage at WinDoor

Canada's event for the window and door industry, WinDoor, added new interest for the architectural glass industry with several excellent presentations addressing issues of interest to aluminum facade manufacturers and commercial glazing contractors and installers.

Fenestration Canada: Canada needs glaziers

In the Q3 issue of Glass Canada, it was reported that demographic shifts and high retirement rates are continuing to fuel demand to recruit and train thousands of skilled trades workers across Canada. In Ontario, construction was the second fastest-growing industry with 9.2 percent growth from 2019 to 2022.

Licence to innovate

Innovation is a hallmark of the glass industry. As unprecedented challenge after challenge is routinely presented in the designs of countless architects, glass fabricators and glazing contractors rise to the occasion with innovative solutions spanning windows, doors, curtainwall, window wall, spandrel, other facade components and glass itself.

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Glass Talk Episode #55: Your Sword and Shield – Jeff Dalaba, NACC/AGMT

Jeff Dalaba, program director for North American Contractor Certification and Architectural Glass and Metal Technician, joins Glass Talk to update us on recent developments with these important certification organizations. Interest and participation in these certification programs continues to grow, with U.S. states demanding it for public project bids and major general contractors joining the board. When the industry hits a rough patch, as it has right now, what do you have except your reputation? As Dalaba explains, third-party verification of your business practices and your employees’ skills is the way to wear your reputation on your sleeve for all to ... » Read More...

CNC Programmer/Setter

TrueSpec has been providing customers from all industries with custom machining services since 1995. Our 7,200 square-foot facility is equipped with the latest in machine-shop technology and high-end quality control equipment. » Learn more...

CNC Programmer (Night Shift)

Lynden Door Canada of Yarrow, BC is currently hiring for an experienced CNC Machine Programmer/Operator. The role is responsible for operating a CNC (HOMAG) wood router machine and programming from door hardware drawings, and other woodworking equipment to manufacture doors and millwork. » Learn more...

Welder - Research and Development

Novid Inc. is an industry leader in the manufacturing of Stainless-steel agricultural products. » Learn more...