More articles by Joshua Huff

Mapes Industries Celebrates 70 Years

Mapes Industries, a family-owned business that specializes in architectural panels and canopies, celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2022. Mapes Industries, which encompasses both Mapes Panels and Mapes Canopies, was founded by J.S. Mapes in 1952 to manufacture laminated metal panels … Continue reading

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Industry Prices Continue to Rise

The combination of material cost increases, supply chain disruptions along with other economic pressures has forced companies throughout the globe to raise prices. These volatile factors have also impacted the glass industry, which has recently seen major companies such as … Continue reading

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Tvitec Looks to Future with Acquisition of Cricursa

Thanks to a recent acquisition, two of Spain’s largest high-performance flat and curved glass manufacturers will now work in collaboration. Architectural glass developer Tvitec completed the acquisition of Cricursa, a world leader in the manufacture of curved glass. The news … Continue reading

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Solar Seal Notifies State Officials of Layoffs

Solar Seal recently notified state officials of its plans to lay off 72 workers at its South Easton, Mass., facility in early August. The architectural glass fabricator and distributor submitted a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Act report to Massachusetts state … Continue reading

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Federal Reserve Hikes Interest Rates By 0.75% to Combat Rising Inflation

The Federal Reserve raised the stakes in the fight to combat rising inflation on Wednesday, hiking interest rates by 0.75% in an effort to douse cold water on historic inflation. The rate hike is the largest increase since 1994. This … Continue reading

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