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CGA to Hold Election for Board of Directors’ Seats

The Canadian Glass Association (CGA) is seeking nominations for its board of directors. CGA member companies can submit one nomination each by May 20. Nominees must be from companies that are members of the provincial association and have voting privileges … Continue reading

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PPG Announces Executive Appointments

PPG Industries announced two executive appointments effective June 1. Vince Morales, currently vice president, investor relations, will become vice president, investor relations, and treasurer. Morales will report to executive vice president and chief financial officer Frank Sklarsky. Since joining PPG … Continue reading

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Pompeo Appointed Independent Sales Rep for Vetrotech Saint-Gobain

Dan Pompeo, owner of Architectural Glazing Solutions (AGS), has been appointed an independent sales representative for Vetrotech Saint-Gobain North America. AGS represents a wide range of glass and glazing manufacturers, including Dorma Glas, Glasswerks and Major Industries. Pompeo started in … Continue reading

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Graham Curtain Wall Adds Two, Promotes One

Graham Architectural Products (GAP) Curtain Wall Systems announced the addition of two associates and the promotion of a third. Ken Schmidtchen has been hired as the company’s new engineering manager. He spent 20 years at Kalwall Corp. where he served … Continue reading

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Linetec Expands Taylor’s Role as Regional Sales Manager

Linetec has expanded Wendy Taylor’s role as a regional sales manager. In addition to working with customers in Canada, she will now serve those in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska and Colorado. Taylor is based in Wausau, Wis., where … Continue reading

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DSW Representing Safti First

DSW Architectural Products (DSW-AP) LLC is now representing Safti First in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. “Safti First is a premium manufacturer with a strong reputation in the market place that fits into DSW-AP’s mission statement,” says David Williams, principal … Continue reading

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Petersen Releases New EPD

Petersen Aluminum has released an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD), which delivers cradle-to-grave transparency for the manufacturing, installation, maintenance and recycling of its roll-formed steel and aluminum roof and wall panels. According to the company, the EPD was published to meet … Continue reading

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AAMA Summer Conference Registration Open

Registration for the upcoming American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) 2015 National Summer Conference is now open. The conference will be held June 28-July 1 at the Grand Hyatt Seattle. The AAMA Western Region Summit will immediately follow, from July 1-2, in … Continue reading

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Walker Glass introduces AviProtek T

Subtle but effective was the objective for Walker Glass in developing its new AviProtek T product, a bird-friendly acid-etched glass solution that is “hardly noticeable” to the human eye, according to the company. That goal was attained with the contrast … Continue reading

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Kingsport Glass Plant Seeks Fix to Financial Issues

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The United States’ only solar glass manufacturer is looking to make things right after getting behind in paying some of its employees. According to the Times News in Kingsport, Tenn., multiple employees of Kingsport-based Heritage Glass claim they haven’t been … Continue reading

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