Carl Abernathy

Carle Abernathy, a long-serving member of the architectural glass community, has retired. LTS announced the news via LinkedIn. Abernathy spent more than 45 years in the glass industry. For his service, he was named a Colorado Glazing Contractors Association “Legend” in early 2023.

Abernathy has seen the glass industry through various lenses. His stops included Swanson Gentlemen Co., Kolb Glass Co., General Glass, Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, Vitro America, JR Butler, Manko Window Systems, Architectural Sales of Colorado and LTS.

“Carle is a mentor to so many and we are so thankful to have had some fantastic years with him,” LTS officials posted on LinkedIn. “We are so grateful for his mind, spirit and the impact he had and continues to have on every one of us.”

Abernathy sat down to speak with USGlass magazine in February 2023 to discuss his journey throughout the glass industry. Click here to read the article.


  1. Congratulations again. Enjoy.

  2. It’s been such a pleasure to work with Carle during all these years. What a wonderful representative of the glass industry and friend to all in it he has been. Happy whatever-comes-next!

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