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Alcoa to Separate into Two Public Companies; Kawneer Should Not be Affected

Alcoa, parent company of Kawneer, announced that its board of directors unanimously approved a plan to separate into two independent, publicly-traded companies, culminating Alcoa’s successful multi-year transformation. The Upstream Company will comprise five business units that today make up Global … Continue reading

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Colin Brosmer Appointed to New Role with Kawneer

Kawneer Company Inc. named Colin Brosmer vice president of sales, marketing and product development. In his new role, he will join Alcoa’s Building and Construction Systems Lead Team and will be responsible for sales, marketing, architectural promotions, product development and … Continue reading

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Which Industry-Related Companies Made the Fortune 500 Cut?

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The 61st Fortune 500 list was recently released, with the 500 companies accounting for $12.5 trillion in revenues, $945 billion in profits and 26.8 million employees. Among them are a handful of glass and glazing industry-related companies. 3M, which recorded $31.8 … Continue reading

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Glass Industry and Related Companies Make Fortune’s Most Admired List

At first glance you might not think about glass when you see the name “Berkshire Hathaway,” but the company, led by Warren Buffet, does in fact have a place in the industry. MiTek Industries, a Berkshire-Hathaway company, acquired Portland, Ore.-based … Continue reading

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Neural Response

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Talk about striking a nerve. The Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience in Jupiter, Fla., a $64 million research facility that houses scientists and research teams focused on brain function and neural circuits features, an abundance of large windows facing … Continue reading

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Alcoa Names Randall General Manager

Nick Randall has been named the new general manager for Alcoa Architectural Products (AAP), North America. In his new role, Randall will be responsible for ensuring the continued growth, customer loyalty and employee engagement of the AAP business—including its flagship … Continue reading

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Kawneer Dedicates New Floodwall at Pennsylvania Plant

Kawneer Co. Inc., an Alcoa business, recently dedicated a new floodwall at its Bloomsburg, Pa., facility. The floodwall was designed to protect the facility and surrounding area from potential storm damage and was funded through a partnership between the town … Continue reading

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