Agalite, Guardian Team Up; NAS
Expands; EFCO Launches Service Center
Guardian, Agalite to Expand ShowerGuard Availability
Guardian Industries in Auburn Hills, Mich., has teamed up with Agalite
Shower & Bath Enclosures in Seattle to manufacture, design and distribute
the latest in low-maintenance shower products based on Guardian’s glass
Developed exclusively by Guardian, ShowerGuard is an innovative glass
that is easier to clean than standard glass and maintains its original,
like-new appearance over time. The glass will be featured in Agalite’s
clean and elegant spa-like shower enclosures.
Northern Architectural Systems Opens New
Facility in N.Y.
Northern Architectural Systems, a manufacturer of doors, windows and curtainwall,
has opened a new facility in Johnstown, N.Y. The new facility added 50
jobs to the community.
According to a company news release, parent company Northern Building
Products expanded operations of its wall systems subsidiary because of
the promise of economic incentives coupled with the opportunity to provide
products to the growing number of buildings getting LEED certification
in the New England and Mid-Atlantic regions.
“We’re excited,” says Robert J. Pecorella, Northern’s president. “The
Empire Zone benefits will really help us to employ even more skilled workers
from the area as we grow.”
EFCO® Expands, Plans Super Service Center
EFCO, a Pella Company based in Monett, Mo., is launching a new super service
center in Springfield, Mo. The facility will manufacture and provide nationwide
access to stock lengths, fabricated materials and entrance doors for commercial
The renovated facility is expected to open in mid-summer and employ about
20 people initially, and also will serve as headquarters for the company’s
expanded storefront operations.
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