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NEXT Energy Technologies Closes Series C Funding; Investors Provide Global Reach Into Commercial Building Market

NEXT Energy Technologies Inc., makers of a proprietary transparent photovoltaic coating designed to transform commercial windows into energy-producing solar panels, announced it has raised $13.4 million in a Series C round of funding. Viracon, an architectural glass fabricator and subsidiary … Continue reading

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Major Glass Industry Companies to Head into 2021 with New Leadership

Two large glass industry companies are ending 2020 with major leadership announcements. Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE), a global supplier of architectural glass, metal and hardware, has appointed Liz Haggerty as president. She succeeds Nathan Creech, who will move into a global … Continue reading

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NASDAQ Welcomes Apogee CFO, Eastman Rings NYSE Opening Bell

Two glass industry companies recently received recognition from NASDAQ and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). NASDAQ welcomed Apogee Enterprises’ new executive vice president and chief financial officer Nisheet Gupta with a display in New York City’s Times Square. Gupta … Continue reading

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Viracon’s Owatonna Facility Initiates Contact Tracing, Other Measures to Fight COVID-19

Eighty-one of the approximately 1,500 employees at Viracon’s facility in Owatonna, Minn., have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a recent report in a local newspaper. Though Apogee Enterprises, Viracon’s parent company, has issued a statement saying it believes the … Continue reading

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Focus on Innovation Leads Viracon to 50th Anniversary

In 1969, a windshield salesperson named James Martineau approached Apogee’s board of directors with a proposal to create a regional glass fabricator. The board approved the proposal and, in April 1970, Viracon became one of the nation’s first regional glass … Continue reading

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