Today’s News

Tom Foley Named WBS Regional Sales Manager

Wardobe & Bath Specialties (WBS), based in Modesto, Calif., has appointed Tom Foley as regional sales manager for the central coast and Los Angeles region. Foley, a graduate of Central Michigan University, joins WBS after a 25-year career in sales … Continue reading

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AIA Products Feature Form and Function

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Exhibitors at this year’s American Institute of Architects’ National Convention are featuring a wide range of glazing products. Today we’re taking a look at how glass can meet multiple performance and aesthetic demand. Click HERE to watch the video on … Continue reading

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Industry Expert Tom Minnon Passes Away

Thomas Edward Minnon, 63, of Derry, N.H., died Friday, May 15, 2015, surrounded by his family at Lahey Clinic in Burlington, Mass. He was diagnosed recently with lung cancer that was too advanced to cure. A respected leader in the … Continue reading

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AIA Exhibitors Showcase Glass Innovations

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Architects visiting this year’s American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Convention have found plenty of options when it comes to glass. Exhibitors are featuring solutions that can help create an attractive, high-performance façade. YKK AP also debuted its fourth video. … Continue reading

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Energy and Aesthetics: Key Focus Areas for AIA Exhibitors

Architects continue to be interested in energy performance and aesthetics. And for many exhibitors at the 2015 American Institute of Architects National Convention (AIA), the focus is on providing glazing solutions and options to meet those demands. The show is … Continue reading

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“Custom” Word of Week for Door and Window Exhibitors at AIA

This week, exhibitors at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention in Atlanta are striving to show architects and prospective customers why they’re one of a kind. The words “custom” and “unique” have been trending on the show floor, and … Continue reading

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Police: Quanex’s Tim Harris Died After Forklift Incident

Quanex Building Products technical service manager Tim Harris died on April 22 after a heavy rack of vinyl window framing fell off a forklift and struck him during his visit to the Avanti Industries plant in Glendale, Ariz., according to a … Continue reading

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Chemetall Acquires Aluminum Finishing Business of Chemal GmbH & Co. KG

Chemetall, a global business unit of Albemarle Corp. has acquired the business of Chemal GmbH & Co. KG, based in Hamm, Germany. Founded in 1975, Chemal GmbH & Co. KG specializes in research and development of surface finishing chemicals for … Continue reading

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FCA International Announces CREST Award Winners

FCA International announced the winners of its fifth-annual CREST Awards on Friday, May 8 during its Annual Awards Event in Chicago. Of the glazing companies who entered, four received international recognition announcing them as the safest contractors in glass, and … Continue reading

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CGA to Hold Election for Board of Directors’ Seats

The Canadian Glass Association (CGA) is seeking nominations for its board of directors. CGA member companies can submit one nomination each by May 20. Nominees must be from companies that are members of the provincial association and have voting privileges … Continue reading

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