More articles by Ellen Rogers

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

Posted in News, Today's News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Speakers Cover Protective Glazing During GlassCon Global

e

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

Posted in Featured News, Today's News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Featured News, Today's News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Featured News, Today's News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

GlassCon Discussions Take a Look at Structural Glass Designs

Vincente Montes-Amoros with CDC spoke today at GlassCon about glass breakage in glass railing systems.

Codes and standards have a major role to play when it comes to designing and constructing a safe building—possibly even more so when glass becomes a structural element. A number of discussions involving structural glass codes, standards and design were … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, Today's News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

GlassCon Debuts with Transatlantic Debate Covering Global Glass Innovation

Graham Dodd of Arup took part in today's Glasscon Global Transatlantic Debate.

“Some of the greatest minds in our industry are in attendance at this conference.” Those were the words of Ed Zaucha, chair of the inaugural GlassCon Global Conference, which opened today at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. Approximately 350 … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, Today's News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Schultheis Named General Manager for United Glass & Panel Systems

United Glass & Panel Systems in North Canton, Ohio, an installer of specialized and sophisticated glass and metal systems, named Joe Schultheis as its new general manager. Schultheis, who was most recently a senior project manager, now takes on an … Continue reading

Posted in News, Today's News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Tecnoglass Acquires Assets of RC Aluminum Industries Inc.

Tecnoglass Inc., a manufacturer of architectural glass, windows, and associated aluminum products for the global residential and commercial construction industries, has acquired selected assets of RC Aluminum Industries Inc. RC Aluminum designs, manufactures, and installs glass products for architects, designers, … Continue reading

Posted in News, Today's News | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Construction Industry Employment Up by 6,000; Unemployment Dips 8.2 Percent

Construction employers added 6,000 workers to payrolls in June as the industry’s unemployment rate dropped to 8.2 percent, its lowest June level in six years, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America … Continue reading

Posted in News, Today's News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Guardian’s Zoulek Promoted to Oversee Broader Region

Guardian Industries has named Rick Zoulek vice president of flat glass for the Americas. Zoulek, who will oversee all aspects of Guardian’s North and South American flat glass, was most recently vice president of Flat Glass for North America. “Rick’s … Continue reading

Posted in Today's News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment