More articles by Ellen Rogers

EFCO Introduces PX32

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The PX32 Series thermal projected window is the newest addition to EFCO’s XTherm® line of products. The window has strutted and air pocketed thermal breaks that, according to the company, allow for significant gains in thermal resistance for vented configurations. … Continue reading

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Dow Corning Introduces New Structural Glazing Sealant

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Dow Corning Corp. describes its structural silicone sealant as a high-performance solution to glazing challenges. According to the company, the new Dow Corning121 structural glazing sealant is easy-to-use and fast-curing with the potential to simplify installation and reduce repair time. … Continue reading

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The Devil is in the Details

Two 7- x 10-foot walls that form the structural and aesthetic focal points of the storefront were fabricated from eight layers of 3/4-inch thick, low-iron glass supplied by GlasPro.

The Devil may wear Prada, but Prada wears glasses—and wears them well at that. Originality has certainly made Prada one of the most influential fashion houses in the world, so when the Italian designer renovated its boutique on Rodeo Drive … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Gains ‘Remain Modest and Sporadic’

Construction employment expanded in 215 metro areas, declined in 80 and was stagnant in 44 between June 2013 and June 2014, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America.  Association officials … Continue reading

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CCBP Adds Bob Taylor to Sales Staff

Architectural glass and aluminum manufacturer/fabricator Columbia Commercial Building Products (CCBP) announced the addition of Bob Taylor to its sales staff. Taylor, who brings more than 40 years of glass industry experience, comes to CCBP to cover the Dallas-Ft. Worth, North … Continue reading

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Firestone Building Products Prescott Plant Celebrates Two Safety Milestones

Firestone Building Products Company LLC announced its Prescott, Ark., manufacturing facility received a Million Work Hour Award from the Arkansas Department of Labor (ADOL). The award is presented to plants that complete one million work hours without a lost day … Continue reading

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Glass Guru Expands to El Paso

The Glass Guru announced its newest franchise location in the Southwest, as the company has expanded to the El Paso, Texas market. The company now has 86 locations throughout the country. “There’s no place like El Paso, where the great … Continue reading

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Speakers Cover Protective Glazing During GlassCon Global

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Energy performance, structural glazing and the future of architectural glass were big discussion topics during GlassCon Global, which concluded yesterday in Philadelphia. But the program also covered another critical topic: safety and security glazing. A number of presenters focused on … Continue reading

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Dreaming in Glass: Architects Share their Design Wish Lists

What do architects want? It’s a question GlassCon Global addressed during the “Architects’ Dream List” panel discussion Wednesday afternoon. Panelists included Christoph Timm of SOM, Winfried Heusler of Schuco International, Michel Micho of Enclos and Graham Dodd of Arup. The … Continue reading

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Dow Corning, JE Berkowitz Form Manufacturing Agreement

From left to right: Bob Price (JEB), Paul Wisniewski (Dow Corning), Mike Nicklas (JEB) and Charlie Zimmer (Dow Corning) announced a manufacturing agreement during GlassCon Global.

One of the themes throughout the GlassCon Global conference has been finding opportunities for building innovation, design and development. Two companies here are working toward just that. Dow Corning Corp. and JE Berkowitz LP announced an agreement under which JE … Continue reading

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