Today’s News

Cefla Promotes Quattrini, Maestri

The Cefla Finishing Group, a provider of finishing, decoration and digital printing solutions for glass and other applications, announced two promotions in its management department in Italy. Riccardo Quattrini, currently the managing director of Cefla Finishing, is being promoted to … Continue reading

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Lisec Restructures Management Team, Cuts Down by Two

Austria-based Lisec, a global group that offers solutions in flat glass processing and finishing, announced it will reduce its management from a six-person team down to four. In addition to CEO Othmar Sailer, Peter Holzinger (chief sales officer), Anton Walser … Continue reading

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Buffalo Shop Owner Gives Window into Extreme Snow Storm

Gary Louth, owner of Buffalo Auto Glass, which also does commercial and residential work, made it to the office today despite the massive snowstorm that hit Erie County, N.Y., over the last two days. But with the snow continuing to … Continue reading

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Trulite Acquires Texas Tempered

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Architectural glass and aluminum fabricator Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions announced it has finalized the acquisition of Houston-based Texas Tempered Glass Inc. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed. “Our proven commitment to operational excellence has positioned us … Continue reading

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Broussard of Universal Window Named an “Outstanding Woman of Business”

Charlotte Broussard, owner of Universal Window and Door, was honored last week as a 2014 “Outstanding Woman in Business” by the Worcester Business Journal. According to a release, Broussard was recognized for her leadership and contributions in the Central Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Wausau Gets ACE Approval From NFRC

The National Fenestration Ratings Council (NFRC) has approved Wausau Window and Wall Systems as a Manufacturer Approved Calculation Entity (ACE) Organization under the Component Modeling Approach (CMA) Certification Program. Wausau products listed in NFRC’s Certified Products Directory include its operable … Continue reading

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PPI Reports Another Dip in Flat Glass Prices for October

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Flat glass prices dropped in October for the second straight month. According to the latest Producer Price Index Report (PPI) issued by the U.S. Labor Department, flat glass prices dipped 0.2 percent from September to October after seeing a 0.7 percent … Continue reading

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Show Floor Expands at Glass Expo West™ ’15 with Americlad

Americlad 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, Calf. Americlad of Rogers, Minn., will be displaying its architectural metal … Continue reading

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ABC’s Backlog Indicator Again Reaches All-Time High

While the backlog in construction was strong in the second quarter, it was even more robust in the third, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) reached a new all-time high during the third … Continue reading

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Glaston Closes Machinery Deal with Cardinal

Glaston Corporation has closed a deal worth approximately EUR 3.4 million (approximately $4.3 million USD) with U.S.-based Cardinal Glass Industries for its tempering machines FC500 and double chamber FC1000. According to the company, the order is booked in Glaston’s fourth … Continue reading

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