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Sept. 10, 2014 - Vitrum Glass Group is proud to announce its newest team member, Tara Brummet in the role of Sales Representative. She will be working from their Langley, British Columbia head office and will be responsible for key accounts throughout the Western United States.
Sept. 9, 2014 - Amesbury Truth, a division of Tyman PLC, has unveiled a new brand identity and tag line unifying the former Amesbury and Truth Hardware brands. This is a significant step in the integration of the two businesses which came together in 2013. Commenting on the significance of the new brand, Jeff Graby, president and CEO, said, “Amesbury Truth offers best-in-class engineering resources with the broadest portfolio of innovative solutions that drive our customers’ success. We are proud to share our new brand with the fenestration community. This new brand honors our rich history of innovation, trusted results and engineering excellence we bring to our customers.”
Sept. 8, 2014 - As part of an effort to deliver an enhanced user experience, Kawneer Company, Inc. has launched its newly redesigned website, The redesign offers easy access to essential product information as well as an array of industry, product and company resources.
Sept. 2, 2014 - The National Glass Association and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance (NGA\WDDA) have announced the appointment of Lynn Ishman as sales director. Ishman comes to NGA\WDDA as a veteran sales team leader, having served most recently as director of sales at Entertainment Publications HSP EP Acquisition.
Aug. 21, 2014 - The Marian University Michael A. Evans Center for Health Sciences in Indianapolis, IN has won an honorable mention in the Vanceva World of Color Awards Competition. Vanceva selected the project for its innovative use of colorful interlayers with Viracon glass.
Aug. 20, 2014 - Glaston has acquired the industrial property rights to all Glassrobots products. The acquisition strengthens Glaston's position in glass processing machines and as a provider of the industry's most extensive lifecycle services.
Aug. 18, 2014 - GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo has released an updated trade show app for 2014 with new features and capabilities. Available for iOS, Android, Blackberry, and mobile web, the app features an interactive exhibit hall map, complete show schedule, social media links, and much more.
Aug. 15, 2014 - DORMA Americas has named Reed Buettner Area President. Mr. Buettner was most recently president of DORMA USA. He brings to the executive role deep expertise in the design and development of access solutions, as well as a long history of successfully pursuing new business and growing the market share of established building systems brands.
Aug. 14, 2014 - Glass Canada magazine has announced Top Glass , Canada's event for the ICI glazing trade, will return to Mississauga, Ont., April 15, 2015. The one-day conference and supplier expo will once again take place at the International Centre. "The great response to our inaugural event in May has convinced us that this is something that needs to take place every year," said Danielle Labrie, Top Glass show manager. "This event is about more than just new technology, it is also about education and coming together as an industry."
Aug. 14, 2014 - Linde Canada Limited has launched a new and improved version of its website,  "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.
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.
July 16, 2014 - The IGMA Summer Technical Conference will be held August 5 to 8 at the Hilton Quebec in historic Quebec City.  The event features several working meetings of the various IGMA Committees, as well as informative lunch presentations, valuable networking sessions and more. 
July 9, 2014 - Guardian Industries has named Rick Zoulek Vice President of Flat Glass for the Americas. Zoulek will oversee all aspects of Guardian’s North and South American flat glass business and position the company for continued long-term profitable growth. Zoulek was most recently vice president of Flat Glass for North America.
July 7, 2014 - PPG Industries has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V., an architectural and industrial coatings company with headquarters in Mexico City, Mexico.
July 4, 2014 - The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) will host a weekly webinar series in July, covering a range of topics pertaining to using the AAMA website and social media platforms like LinkedIn and Twitter.

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