More articles by Ellen Rogers

Firestone Building Products Offers Series 3200 No Return

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Aesthetics were the forefront of Firestone Building Products’ intent when it extended its Una-Clad aluminum plate panel offering to include the Series 3200 No Return (NR). And that shows in the design because the metal isn’t folded over to create … Continue reading

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ANSI Revises Various Standards

The American National Standards Institute has made revisions to a few of its standards. The Standard for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, section 10.3.1.7 Construction Activity Pollution Prevention: Protection of Occupied Areas has been updated … Continue reading

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Partnership Agreement Signed Between Keraglass Industries and Emmegi Group

Keraglass Industries announced that it has reached a technological and financial partnership agreement with the Emmegi Group. According to the announcement, thanks to the natural affinity between the two businesses, glass and aluminum processing, both will benefit from this important … Continue reading

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IgCC Debates EPDs During This Week’s Code Hearings

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Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) have seen a lot of discussion of late within the architectural glass industry. An EPD for glass was recently published and one will soon be available for windows. Likewise, EPDs were also on the agenda this … Continue reading

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Nearly 200 Metro Areas See Construction Employment Increases

Construction employment expanded in 197 metro areas, declined in 87 and was stagnant in 55 between March 2013 and March 2014, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America. … Continue reading

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Cardinal Glass Industries Acquires Northeast Laminated Glass Corp.

Cardinal LG Company, a subsidiary of Cardinal Glass Industries, completed the acquisition of Northeast Laminated Glass Corp. in Jessup, Pa., on April 21, 2014. The terms of the agreement are undisclosed. Cardinal LG will continue serving customers’ product needs from … Continue reading

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O’Malley Launches Clover Architectural Products

Tom O’Malley, formerly of Doralco, along with business-minded partners, started a new company, Clover Architectural Products. Clover will focus on selling aluminum sunshades and lightshelves, grilles, stainless steel cladding and will offer a full line of all-glass door entrance products. … Continue reading

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Linetec Adds Stretch Forming Option

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Stretch Forming by Linetec is designed to allow architectural product manufacturers to have their metal building components curved and finished in one location. Stretch forming is the newest service Linetec has added to benefit customers seeking not only paint, anodize … Continue reading

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Court Denies Dlubak’s Motion to Convert; Grants Committee Authority to Pursue Affiliated Entities

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Following hearings held on April 4, 2014, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania entered an Order denying Frank Dlubak’s Motion to Convert from a Chapter 11 to Chapter 7 bankruptcy case. In conjunction, the Court also … Continue reading

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More from China Glass: Deron Patterson Gives First-Hand Report

Deron Patterson, international sales manager, flat glass international, for PPG Industries, traveled to China recently to take part in the China Glass Expo, which took place in Shanghai. “The Shanghai glass show has been very informative and busy at our … Continue reading

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