More articles by Ellen Rogers

Sedak Adds Digital Printing Capabilities

What the company calls “the world’s largest flatbed printer” was installed recently at sedak GmbH & Co. KG’s Gersthofen, Germany location. With the addition, the company now offers digital ceramic-ink screen printing technology for oversize glass formats. “Excellent quality is … Continue reading

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Jeff De Lonay Promoted to Kolbe President; Joins Board

Wausau, Wis.-based Kolbe and Kolbe Millwork Co. Inc. named Jeff De Lonay as company president and appointed him to the board of directors, reporting to Judy Gorski, CEO. Michael Salsieder retired from this position at the beginning of April. De … Continue reading

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New Legislation Offers Opportunity to Increase Usage of Energy-Efficient Glazing

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Recently introduced legislation could be a positive step forward for the commercial glazing industry. Yesterday Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) introduced the Energy Efficiency Tax Incentives Act (S. 2189), restoring energy efficiency tax incentives, specifically the 179D tax deduction for commercial … Continue reading

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Stamp of Approval

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The William H. Gross Stamp Gallery is a new $66 million addition to the National Postal Museum at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., the world’s largest museum gallery dedicated to philately, the study of stamps and postal history. While … Continue reading

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Keraglass Files Proceeding with Creditors

Keraglass, the Italian machinery manufacturer, “entered into a proceeding [arrangement with its creditors].” The company told vendors that it is re-organizing, and will not be paying their bills directly as the courts are now involved. A Keraglass Industries S.r.l. spokesperson, … Continue reading

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NFPA Proposals Could Impact Fire-Rated Glazing

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NFPA 80 is currently undergoing public comment. The standard regulates the installation and maintenance of assemblies and devices used to protect openings in walls, floors, and ceilings against the spread of fire and smoke within, into, or out of buildings. … Continue reading

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Innovative Glass Corp. Offes LC Privacy Glass

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Innovative Glass Corp. is promoting its liquid crystal switchable privacy glass, also known as LC Privacy Glass, or eGlass®, which can be used in a variety of applications including doors for intensive care unit (ICU) applications. The laminated glass has … Continue reading

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Consultant and Fabricator Panelists Take on Tough Questions from BEC Attendees

Consultants (from left to right) Stephane Hoffman, John Wheaton and Tony Childress, answered questions during a BEC panel discussion.

When Jon Kimberlain of Dow Corning Corp., welcomed attendees during Monday’s opening address, the chair of the BEC Conference told the crowd that this year’s event was designed to be interactive. And several panel discussions, covering topics such as different … Continue reading

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BEC Panelists Provide Insight on Various Glazing Systems

Contract glaziers taking part in this year’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference, organized by the Glass Association of North America, had the opportunity to increase their level of knowledge and awareness about many different products and technologies. A panel discussion … Continue reading

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BEC Attendees Learn About Evolving Codes and Legislative Efforts

Topics ranging from building codes to legal issues were on the program during the second day of the Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) conference, which is taking place in Las Vegas. Speakers included Tom Culp of … Continue reading

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