Today’s News

Safe Glass Solutions: New Program Puts Name into Action

The current inventory of public and institutional buildings contains an ample amount of wired glass, originally installed due to fire protection requirements. Many of these facilities, however, were built prior to code changes that deemed wired glass applications subject to … Continue reading

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Saint-Gobain Says Commitment to Acquire Sika “Irrevocable”

In a Power Point presentation covering 2014 full-year financials, French conglomerate Saint-Gobain’s management says its “commitment is irrevocable” to acquire a controlling interest in Swiss specialty chemical company Sika AG. “Consequently, we hope that those members of Sika’s management team … Continue reading

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Glass Expo West™ ’15 Welcomes Unruh Fab Inc. as an Exhibitor

Unruh Fab Inc. is set to exhibit at Glass Expo West™ ’15, a two-day architectural glass event to be held March 19-20, 2015 at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in Irvine, Calif. Stop by booth #304 for information on glass … Continue reading

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January Shows Dip in Nonresidential Construction Spending

Despite a 2-percent dip in nonresidential construction spending, nonresidential construction spending still sits 4.8 percent higher than a year ago, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. The January decrease is the largest … Continue reading

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C.R. Laurence Promotes Three to Leadership Team

C.R. Laurence (CRL) announced the expansion of its executive team with the promotions of Chris Hanstad, Bojan Komadina and Armando Rodriquez. Hanstad takes over as vice president of architectural sales. Most recently, he served as brand manager of the company’s … Continue reading

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Texas-Based Glass Company Owner Admits to Tax Fraud

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The owner of Waco, Texas-based glass company Rocket Glass and Mirror pled guilty to tax fraud and making false statements to the government. Sixty-two-year-old Douglas Lynn Lyon admitted to filing false tax returns and underreporting his business income from 2006-2012. … Continue reading

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Show Floor Expands at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 with MyGlassTruck.com

MyGlassTruck.com is set to exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15, a two-day architectural glass event to be held April 23-24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. MyGlassTruck.com of Glassboro, N.J., will display glass racks for … Continue reading

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Hytti Joins Glaston’s Executive Management Group

Glaston Corp. has appointed Pekka Hytti, senior vice president, EMEA, as a member of its executive management group. The appointment, effective today, “supports the company in achieving its strategic targets that are profitable growth and the industry’s best customer experience,” … Continue reading

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Apple CEO Gives seele of Approval

sedak, a subsidiary of facade specialist seele, has produced more than 800 oversized facade lites with dimensions of nearly 46 by 10½ feet for the new Apple Campus 2. Recently, Apple CEO Tim Cook visited the company to check out, … Continue reading

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Dlubak Corp. Plan Administrator Files Complaint Against Dlubaks

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At the beginning of February, the plan administrator for Dlubak Corp.’s ongoing bankruptcy case asked for a third extension of post confirmation deadlines, a motion that was granted by the United States Bankruptcy Court of the Western District of Pennsylvania. … Continue reading

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