April 19, 2017 - Technical Glass Products’ (TGP) Fireframes TimberLine Series allows design professionals to bring the beautiful look of wood frames to interior glazing applications with stringent fire and life safety performance criteria. The innovative system pairs a high-strength steel sub-frame with a real-wood veneered metal cover cap. The result is slender fire-rated frames that capture the rich, warmth of wood, enable tall spans and serve as a barrier to radiant and conductive heat transfer.
Mar. 23, 2017 - Guardian Glass is pleased to announce that Darijo Babic has been named Director, Key Commercial Projects, North America. Babic will work with Guardian’s channel partners, fabricators, project glaziers and architects to grow Guardian SunGuard® architectural glass business on commercial building projects.
Feb. 23, 2017 - Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has selected its Wichita Falls plant to be the site of a new jumbo magnetron sputtered vacuum deposition (MSVD) glass coater, expected to be the largest of its kind in North America. Groundbreaking is slated for April.
Sept. 22, 2016 - NSG Group, the owner of the Pilkington brand and Solaria, specialists in PV technology, are entering into a collaboration agreement to manufacture and produce (semi) transparent Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) solutions.
Sept. 8, 2016 - Viracon has announced that its product guide, previously available in print and PDF formats, is now available as an interactive app for both Apple and Android tablet platforms.
July 14, 2016 - The AGC Group (AGC) and Kinestral Technologies have formed a strategic partnership to produce active glass capable of fast-switching between clear and dark mode. This glass will serve the building and transportation (trains) industries.
June 30, 2016 - In 2015, AGC Glass Europe created a new tool for measuring the thickness of installed glazing with a smartphone, using a special App.
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June 2, 2016 - Guardian Glass North America has introduced Guardian UltraClear glass, a low-iron product that delivers maximum clarity and color neutrality without the green tint of standard glass.
May 5, 2016 - AGC Glass Europe has announced plans to carry out the cold repair of its Cuneo float glass line in Cuneo (Piedmont, Italy). This investment of around 25 million euros is prompted not only by the positive impact that it will have on the productivity of the plant and the expected environmental benefits, but also by the prospect of extending its current range of products.
Many readers have indicated their interest in fire protective fenestration components and this forum will provide some general explanations of available options. The reader should keep in mind that every glazing application or building is unique and will require special attention. Unfortunately there is no simple formula where one size fits all.
Jan. 26, 2016 - Viracon has announced that it is expanding its flagship manufacturing facility in Owatonna, MN, USA. The expansion will add over 360,000 square feet to the existing site footprint of 1.2 million square feet. The facility addition will house the latest glass manufacturing technology and fabrication equipment to increase Viracon’s maximum finished product size capability. Through this addition of larger glass capabilities, to its already broad offering of fabrication capabilities, Viracon is strengthening its competitive position as a world-class manufacturer of architectural glass for the commercial building market.
Sept. 1, 2015 - Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater is known for many architectural firsts. One of the least celebrated may be the architect’s use of WHITEWATER glass, which incorporated a proprietary low-iron formulation developed by PPG Industries in the 1930s to make glass clearer and more transparent.
Aug. 31, 2015 - Faour Glass Technologies, a fabricator of custom architectural glass and glazing systems for the high-end residential and commercial markets, has announced the official launch of their newly developed website, www.faourglass.com. The new site targets and engages architects, designers, owners and industry professionals who are looking for one-of-a-kind glass solutions for virtually any application. The site offers rich graphics showcasing the company’s capabilities and beautiful work with glass and is fully optimized for PC’s, Macs, iPhones, iPads and Android devices.
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