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Viracon Issues Response on Apogee Restructuring

Last week, Apogee Enterprises Inc. announced plans to close its Viracon facility in Statesboro, Ga., along with other moves to restructure the business. In response to its parent company’s announcement, Viracon’s director of sales operations, Seth Madole, released a statement … Continue reading

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Apogee Enterprises to Close Two Plants, Terminating 400 Employees

Apogee Enterprises Inc. has announced major changes to its business structure. In an announcement released yesterday, the company said that in an effort to focus the architectural glass segment on emphasizing premium, high-performance products, it will close the Viracon facility … Continue reading

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What Doesn’t Go Together? A PVB Shortage and an Active Hurricane Season

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) is expecting an active Atlantic hurricane season. While that may spur some contractors or homeowners to consider a swift upgrade to impact windows, they probably shouldn’t count on that happening. Jeff Rigot, Viracon’s … Continue reading

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Glass Helps a Georgia Tech Building Become One of the Greenest in the Southeast

Since becoming one of the greenest and most sustainable buildings in the country, a southern university has just accomplished a feat years in the making. The Kendeda Building at The Georgia Institute of Technology has become the second in the Southeast to … Continue reading

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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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