‘Most clicked’ news stories on GlassMagazine.com*
*From April 5, 2012, to press time, May 10, 2012.
Officials from United Architectural Metals say the company recouped the $1.2 million it was owed by Trainor Glass Co. for the Firekeepers Hotel & Event Center in Battlecreek, Mich.
CH Holdings, the St. Louis-based holding company that owns Enclos Corp. and Environmental Interiors Inc., has relaunched the Cupples brand in the domestic U.S. marketplace.
Hosted by Fenetech, the 2nd annual Glass Processing Automation Days will take place June 24-26 at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel in Ohio. The two-day event is designed to educate senior-level executives of glass processing companies about how advanced software technology can help them gain competitive advantages, especially in a weaker economy.
On April 11, trustees of the Glaziers, Architectural Metal and Glass Workers Local Union No. 27 Welfare and Pension Funds voluntarily dismissed their lawsuit against Trainor Glass Co. Filed February 28, the trustees' lawsuit claimed Trainor owed the funds $2,931.
Officials of Harmon, Inc. recently announced several personnel changes. Jim Bald has joined the Baltimore office as general manager reporting to Chad Hoffmann, regional vice president.
Cardinal Tempered Glass laid off 33 employees Monday at its plant and off-site warehouse in Chehalis, Wash. Just over 100 employees remain at the plant that fabricates solar panels.
Craig Naylor has resigned as president and CEO of NSG Group, according to an April 18 corporate release. "Craig Naylor's decision to tender his resignation reflected fundamental disagreements with the board on company strategy," said NSG Group Chairman Katsuji Fujimoto.
Grey Mountain Partners announced today that Tom Ryan has been named president and CEO of Consolidated Glass Holdings, Inc., a consortium of its affiliate companies that currently includes Global Security Glazing, Columbia Commercial Building Products, Custom Components and Hawkins Architectural Products.
The news of Trainor Glass Co.'s sudden closure last week was met with mixed reaction across the glass industry―from surprise and sadness, to fear and uncertainty. Officials from the contract glazier notified employees by Feb. 21 that the company was immediately closing all locations and laying off all staff. At the time, Trainor employed about 500 people in 14 states.
Graham Architectural Products announced, April 26, that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Facade Concepts to produce Tubelock-brand curtain wall products. As part of the license agreement, Graham has been granted exclusive rights to produce and distribute Façade Concepts' Tubelock curtain wall designs throughout North America.