Today’s News for 17 July 2014

PPI Report: Flat Glass Prices Continue to Climb in June

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Flat glass prices continue to see in an increase through the first half of 2014 after dipping for much of the second half of 2013. According to the latest Producer Price Index Report issued Tuesday by the U.S. Labor Department, … Continue reading




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AGC Adds Three to Architectural Sales Team






AGC Glass Company North America recently announced the addition of Wes Thorpe, Armando Aragon and LEED green associate M.E. “Marty” Biskup as architectural sales representatives. Thorpe has a decade of experience in the fenestration industry having worked with Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® and … Continue reading




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Two Schott Researchers Earn American Ceramic Society Honors






Two Schott North America employees were recently honored by the American Ceramic Society (ACerS) for their lifetime of contributions in the fields of glass and glass-ceramic sciences. Dr. Joseph Hayden, research fellow on Schott’s Research and Technology Development team, won the Stookey Award for his decades … Continue reading




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AAMA Releases Aluminum Storefront and Entrance Manual






The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has released SFM-1-14, “The Aluminum Storefront and Entrance Manual,” which provides technical information regarding the installation of high-quality, attractive aluminum storefronts and entrances. SFM-1-14 presents information in five main sections: terminology, design information, hardware, engineering … Continue reading




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