More articles by Rebecca Barnabi

What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: The PPE You’re Overlooking

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is essential in many workplace environments. But what body parts are you not covering—that you should—when preparing to handle glass? “We use PPE for every single employee who handles glass,” says Nathaniel Winkelmann, a certified safety … Continue reading

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Infrastructure Bill Provides Funding for State and Local Building Energy Codes

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act signed into law on Nov. 15, 2021, includes an appropriation of $550 million in Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant funding and $500 million in State Energy Program funding for state and local governments to adopt and implement … Continue reading

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Glass Company CEO’s History of Sexual Misconduct Revealed

The CEO of OcuGlass in Calumet, Mich., is involved in sexual assault allegations stemming from an alleged encounter while he was a staff member for the Chicago Blackhawks hockey team. Brad Aldrich allegedly initiated a sexual encounter with a Blackhawks … Continue reading

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Tariff News is Good for Aluminum and Steel Manufacturers

On the first day of the Group 20 leaders summit in Rome, officials announced that the U.S. and the European Union (EU) reached a deal that will ease U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. The tariffs, which date back … Continue reading

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Century Glass Celebrates Three Decades of Growth in South Carolina

A focus on customer service, a team of quality employees and dedicated customers are ingredients in the recipe for success in the glass industry. “Really, it’s having a great team and having a fantastic customer base,” says Randy Wright of … Continue reading

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