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.
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.
Oct. 24, 2017 - Glass industry legend Doug Hotham passed away on Oct. 18 at the age of 90. Hotham's remarkable 50-year career included roles with several of Canada's most noted glass fabricators and contractors. He was given the Ontario Glass and Metal Association's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014.
According to a letter sent to Prompt Payment Ontario by Ontario Attorney General, Yasir Naqvi, Bill 142 Construction Lien Ammendment Act 2017 has passed second reading in the Ontario legislature and has been referred to committee for public hearings. Industry stakeholders, including the Ontario Glass and Metal Association which is a member of Prompt Payment Ontario, will have a chance to address the committee and give feedback on the proposed changes.
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