Industry News
Xinyi Canada Glass Limited has taken the first step with the municipality towards building a float-glass production plant in the township. On April 9 Guelph-Eramosa councillors accepted the complete application for a zoning bylaw amendment for the plant.Xinyi is a Chinese company that is planning to build a 70-acre, $450-million glass manufacturing complex on industrial land north of the intersection of Wellington Roads 124 and 32, on the west side of Guelph-Eramosa, at 5081 Wellington Road 32.
A Queensbury couple who formerly ran a business that produced machines to help install massive, industrial-sized glass windows have been charged with defrauding customers from around North America of more than $1.2 million.
In what may be a career-ending move, Glass Canada editor Patrick Flannery sat down with Tim Byrne, president of Stadia Glass and Door and host of Tim Byrne Almost Live, for a Scotch-fuelled podcast about the glass industry, the magazine and Flannery's road to get there. 
Mar. 28, 2018 - Viracon has announced the placement of Matt Krier as its newest architectural sales representative. Matt’s responsibilities include strengthening relationships and marketing our products and services with commercial developers and owners, the architectural community, and glazing contractors in Utah, Idaho, Montana and select customers in Washington. Matt has relocated to Salt Lake City, UT.
Goldray Industries Ltd has announced the sale of their glass fabricating plant located in Barrie Ontario to BG Glass Technologies Inc (“BGGT”). This facility has highly specialized Heat Treatment equipment, focusing on tempering, heat soaking, fabrication and back painting.
Provincial Glass and Mirror in London, Ont., opened its doors to the media and city dignitaries for a tour and ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new Horton Street location. The 34-year-old company has relocated from its prior facility on York Street and approximately doubled the space it has to operate in with the acquisition of the former Canada Computers space. The move included putting on a snazzy new facade and completely renovating the office space and fabrication shop. All-told, Provincial now has 12,000 square feet to play in, and owner Brett Lucier is thrilled to be able to turn around with his arms outstretched in the spacious new shop.
Mar. 22, 2018 - Walker Glass Company Ltd. is pleased to announce the appointment of Charles Alexander as its new Business Development Manager. Mr. Alexander will replace Marc Deschamps who recently retired from Walker. Charles will be responsible for leading the company’s Marketing and Business Development functions (including the Architectural Services group) as well as leading various strategic growth projects for the company.
Saand welcomes Jay Fleming as Inside Sales/Estimator, at our London facility.
Consolidated Glass Holdings (CGH) has announced that it has named John McKnight as chief operating officer.
Mar. 1, 2018 -  After more than 20 years of service, it is with a heavy heart that the senior management of Walker Glass Company announces the retirement of Marc Deschamps, Business Development Manager, effective March 30th 2018.
With heavy hearts the family of Jim Shepherd has announced the sudden passing of their beloved husband, father and grandad on Friday Dec. 8, 2017, at the young age of 65. He is survived by his wife and best friend Marilyn, his devoted son Steven (Julie), his cherished daughter Lynne (Stu) and his grandchildren Cavan, Sam, Tatum, Allie and Jack. Jim and Marilyn married in his birthplace of Dundee, Scotland, where he enjoyed playing soccer and working. He then answered the call of many and moved to Canada to pursue his career as a semi-pro soccer player and forge a new life for his family.
Nov. 28, 2017 -  Vicwest has announced they have secured the Site Plan approval with the town of Stratford, to expand their current manufacturing facilities, expected for completion the second quarter of 2018.
Nov. 24, 2017 -  Garibaldi Glass Industries Inc. took home the top prize in the Manufacturer & Supplier category at the (VRCA) Vancouver Regional Construction Association’s 29th Annual Awards of Excellence held at the Vancouver Convention Centre on October 25th.
Nov. 24, 2017 - Consolidated Glass Holdings (CGH) has announced that is has appointed Kevin Yaremchuk as senior vice president of sales and marketing.
Oct. 26, 2017 - Saand welcomes Lezlie Donlan as Customer Service Manager, at our London facility.

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