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Sept. 16, 2019 - Walker Glass Company Ltd. is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Harrison as its new Sales Director. Effective October 1st 2019, Alan will begin transitioning into his responsibilities as Sales Director.
Sept. 10, 2019 -  Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has announced that GLASSBUILD America 2019 will be the first major U.S. trade show featuring its new corporate branding, and that the company’s exhibit will include several new additions to its signature “glass wall,” as well.
Aug. 30, 2019 - Walker Glass Company Ltd. has announced that Ross Christie, Vice-President of Sales & Marketing and member of the board of directors has decided to step down from his day to day sales and marketing duties effective December 31, 2019. Charles Alexander will serve as Vice-President of Sales & Marketing upon Mr. Christie’s retirement.
Aug. 28, 2019 -  Vitro Architectural Glass announced today that Solarban 72 Starphire Ultra-Clear and Solarban 70 solar control, low-emissivity (low-e) glasses were specified for Jewel Changi airport in Singapore, which features a multi-faceted glass dome covering 1.7 million square feet of terraced gardens, retail and restaurant space, lodging, terminal operations, a suspended glass-bottomed bridge and the world’s tallest indoor waterfall.
July 17, 2019 - Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has announced that Nathan McKenna has been appointed as segment marketing manager.
May 30, 2019 -  Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has announced that Bradley P. Boone has been appointed director, OEM (original equipment manufacturers) segment, for residential glass and specialty glass markets.
July 11, 2019 - Technoform's global team of associates are celebrating the company's 50th year in business.
April 15, 2019 -  GRECO Aluminum Railings is pleased to announce that it has acquired Petersen Metals, a regional specialty manufacturer and installer of architectural metal products, headquartered in Hudson, FL. Petersen brings over 30 years of manufacturing experience in high quality stainless steel, fabricated aluminum, mild steel railing assemblies, and other custom architectural building components.
Mar. 25, 2019 - In 2013, way back when GlasCurtain had only one curtain wall system based on a single profile design, hardly anyone asked: "Is "GlasCurtain" the name of the company or the product ?" It just wasn't a big deal! Back then, there was hardly any room for confusion between our product line and the name of our company - it was straightforward. It was either GlasCurtain or it wasn't!
Oct. 26, 2018 -  Kawneer Company introduces the AA3200M Thermal Sliding Door. Built on the foundation of the high-performance AA3200 Thermal Sliding Doors, the new AA3200M Thermal Sliding Door is ideal for architects, contractors, and developers looking to deliver performance, protection and productivity to both buildings and occupants.
A look at what’s new in curtainwall, store front and other glazed building facade components.
Sept. 6, 2018 - C.R. Laurence has announced the release of its new Entice Panic Device by Blumcraft (a division of C.R. Laurence). The product will premiere in the C.R. Laurence booth at this year’s GlassBuild Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Nov. 4, 2019 - On October 31, 2019, Bavelloni SpA finalized the acquisition of all of the shares of Glaston Mexico S.A. de C.V., a company of the Glaston Group.
Aug. 7, 2019 - Salem is excited to announce the U.S. branch of Bovone will open in 2020 close to Salem’s headquarters in NC. The expansion to the US of the Italian company will streamline exchanges between the glass fabrication machinery manufacturer, Bovone and its distributor-partner, Salem. Within the product lifecycle management process, this move will make it easier and faster to integrate data for robotics, prepare and install machinery, and service customers in the entire North American market.
July 18, 2019 -  INT Machinery Inc. was established in 2016 by Luca Tosetti and Emin Osun, who between them have over 30 years experience in the industrial equipment industry.
July 17, 2019 - Salem Distributing Company, Inc. has announced its acquisition of HHH Tempering Resources, Inc., a glass industry technical team and fabrication machinery provider.
July 15, 2019 - The Glaston Group has appointed Mr Michael Schmidt as Vice President Sales and Marketing for North America.
June 12, 2019 - GED Integrated Solutions has acquired Elite Manufacturing Solutions. GED prides itself on controlling the complete build of our products from basic parts to final assembly. This total build strategy is a core practice and competitive differentiator. With this acquisition, GED adds machining capacity, manufacturing engineering support and operations leadership expertise. GED’s goal is to continue to reduce lead times for our customers while providing exceptional quality products.
Everything you need to supercharge your IG production process.
Oct. 18, 2018 - As the fruit of a joint development agreement between AGC and Panasonic, AGC Glass Europe is to invest in production of vacuum glazing at its plant in Lodelinsart (Belgium), a technology that offers very high energy performance. Production is due to start in March 2019, with the products mainly going to the construction industry. 
I was born and raised here in Canada and there are many things about our country that I’m extremely proud of. But I must admit whenever I hear someone refer to the United States’ Declaration of Independence, part of me wishes that this document was in our history and not theirs. Namely the second paragraph, which states, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”
As our industry kicks in to gear for another construction season, it’s a good time to look at a few best practices and common failures. First, let’s start with some background before discussing a recent project example.
Oct. 11, 2017 - Vitro Architectural Glass announced that it has hired William Davis as productivity manager and technical services engineer in support of the company’s Intercept stainless steel spacer system technology.
June 15, 2017 - Sparklike Oy has launched their new web pages under the familiar domain: www.sparklike.com. According to Sparklike Oy, who is the world’s first and only developer and manufacturer of non-destructive insulating gas fill analyzers, the goal for the updated web pages was to offer even easier access to product information regarding the new devices and services within the Sparklike Laser product line™. Also, to further demonstrate the look and feel of the devices, Sparklike has added new high quality videos on their web page.
Nov. 14, 2019 -  ConstructConnect Canada and the Toronto Construction Association (TCA), one of North America's largest mixed-trade associations, have announced a monumental strategic alliance.
Aug. 26, 2019 - Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope has announced it has launched its new, user-friendly website. The company conducted several focus group sessions to gather feedback from glazing subcontractors and architects throughout the development process to ensure the new site is easy to use and meets the needs of design and construction teams.
Check out these new products for BIM modelling and managing your business.
Mar. 10, 2016 - ​​​Fonon Corporation has introduced its Bulk-To-Shape technology, an umbrella of 3D printing technologies representing a transformational approach to industrial, application-specific metal additive manufacturing. The new technology enables manufacturers to reliably integrate 3D metal printing into full production environments, and demonstrates a potentially disruptive key shift in industrial manufacturing.
Feb. 25, 2016 - CRL-U.S. Aluminum and ARCOM have announced a partnership that will incorporate CRL-U.S. Aluminum products into MasterSpec.
Aug. 11, 2015 - CRL-U.S. Aluminum is making it easier for the A & D community to incorporate its glazing systems into their Autodesk Revit or AutoCAD building models. Using the Autodesk Seek platform, they can now download CRL-U.S. Aluminum Building Information Modeling (BIM) files, giving them the ability to work faster and with more confidence. Because BIM files give detailed digital representations of the company's glazing systems, CRL aims to create a reliable resource for making key product decisions.
Aug. 8, 2019 -  Madico, Inc. has announced the acquisition of its two Canadian distributors, Courage Distributing, Inc. and Window Film Systems and the formation of a new entity, Madico Canada. The company will operate both former Courage distribution locations in Oakville, Ontario, and Richmond, British Columbia, to serve the market.
As glass gets larger and architects get more creative, new technology in interlayer and laminating is helping us to meet the challenge
The NHL season is in full swing, temperatures are falling and Canadians are getting ready for winter. At the same time, building owners are considering what projects may need to be completed in 2019 and preparing budgets accordingly.
July 3, 2018 - EVERLAM has announced the opening of its new Center of Competence located in Mechelen, Belgium. 
In this AIA-accredited presentation, Chris Fronsoe of ICD High Performance Coatings will discuss the use of silicone opacifiers in spandrel applications, educating attendees about the technological concept, application process and implications for surface performance, durability and esthetics.
Dec. 12, 2017 - EVERLAM has announced the launch of EVERLAM SUPER TOUGH, its new stiff PVB solution and a key addition to its portfolio of quality products and services.

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