Today’s News

Valspar’s Fluropon Celebrates 50 Years

Valspar Corp. is celebrating 50 years of its Fluropon coatings. Since the flagship architectural coating launched in 1965, the company’s Fluropon exterior coatings have become the industry standard for both metal coil coating and aluminum extrusion applications, according to the company. … Continue reading

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ASTM and ICC Eye Sustainability in Middle East

The International Code Council (ICC) and ASTM International are teaming up to support sustainable construction in Middle East. The work is part of The Standards and Codes for Sustainable Construction project funded in part through the Market Development Cooperator Program … Continue reading

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Glass Expo West™ ’15 Show Floor Expands with Besana Lovati Inc., Weldco Glass Racks, Tom’s Truck Center

Besana Lovati Inc., Weldco Glass Racks and Tom’s Truck Center are set to exhibit at the Glass Expo West™ ’15 show. The two-day architectural glass event will be held this Thursday and Friday, March 19-20, at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 Welcomes Fenzi North America as Exhibitor

Fenzi North America is set to exhibit at the Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 show. The architectural glass and metal educational event will be held April 23-24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. Toronto, Ontario-based Fenzi … Continue reading

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Western Window Systems Receives ASU Honor

Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business selected Western Window Systems president and chief executive officer Scott Gates for its first-ever Sun Devil Select event, a celebration that honors top businesses owned or run by ASU alumni. The door … Continue reading

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PPI Report: Flat Glass Prices Edge Down in February

Glass globe with dollar signs on background with money symbol.

Flat glass prices fell 0.6 percent in February, following a slight 0.1-decrease in January and a spike of 1.8 percent in December, according to the latest Producer Price Index Report (PPI) issued by the U.S. Labor Department. The PPI program measures the … Continue reading

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Show Floor Expands at Glass Expo West™ ’15 with Ray-Bar Engineering, Tremco Inc.

Ray-Bar Engineering Corp. and Tremco Inc. are set to exhibit at the Glass Expo West™ ’15 show. The two-day architectural glass event will be held March 19-20, 2015 at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in Irvine, Calif. Ray-Bar Engineering of … Continue reading

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Q&A With Structural Glass Engineer James O’Callaghan

James O'Callaghan of Eckersley O'Callaghan talks to attendees at GANA's BEC Conference last week about structural glazing.

James O’Callaghan and his firm Eckersley O’Callaghan have been pushing the (building) envelope with glass for years, and the engineer hopes the growing momentum of structural glass applications continues to drive innovation in the building community. O’Callaghan discussed the evolution of … Continue reading

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Colapietro Named GANA Member of Year

In November 2013, the glass industry lost a dear friend, Greg Carney, who spent more than 30 years in the industry and served as the Glass Association of North America (GANA) technical director from 1999 to 2009. He was known … Continue reading

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Construction Materials Prices Rise for First Time in Six Months

Nonresidential construction input prices rose 0.4 percent last month and were down 4.9 percent on a yearly basis, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of the latest producer price index release. Meanwhile, the largest monthly gain in … Continue reading

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