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Arcadia Purchases Assets of Architectural Traditions and Launches New Division

Arcadia Inc., a Los Angeles based commercial aluminum and steel window and door manufacturer, has purchased the assets of Architectural Traditions, a residential wood and steel door and window manufacturer located in Tucson, Ariz. This move marks the expansion of … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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Pleotint Teams with Gilkey for Distribution Partnership

Pleotint has formed a distribution partnership with Gilkey Window Company that will allow Gilkey to offer Suntuitive glass with its full product line. Gilkey, a 33-year-old family-owned company, specializes in the manufacturing and installation of custom windows and doors, serving … Continue reading

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LaCantina Earns ‘Best in Show’ Honors at 2014 AIA Convention

LaCantina Doors made its first-ever exhibition at the AIA Convention count this year, earning Best in Show for its booth design. The 800-square-foot booth featured the company’s folding doors, a new class of multi-slide and full range of swing doors, … Continue reading

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Pacific Mountain Group to Represent Alumax

Alumax Bath Enclosures (ABE) announced it has retained Pacific Mountain Group (PMG), a manufacturing representative agency that serves Northern California, to represent ABE products. PMG is led by Tony Pearson, who brings 13 years of experience to ABE’s commercial efforts … Continue reading

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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

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UK-Based Bi-Fold Door Maker Ready to Tackle U.S. Market

Origin president Ben Halvorsen (center) talks with Venice Chamber of Commerce CEO John Ryan and Venice mayor John Holic at the local opening of Origin’s new U.S. headquarters in April. (photo: Origin)

UK-based aluminum bi-fold door maker Origin has opened its first U.S. headquarters in Venice, Fla. According to Origin USA president Ben Halvorsen, the reasons for expansion across the pond were many. “First, America is still the best place in the … Continue reading

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View Appoints Mark Mendenhall as Chief Commercial Officer

Dynamic glass manufacturer View announced it has named Mark Mendenhall as its chief commercial officer. Mendenhall, who brings with him more than three decades of experience in the energy and electronics industries, will be responsible for leading View’s commercial expansion. … Continue reading

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