May 1, 2013
Vetrotech Saint-Gobain recently added Advanced Architectural Products as an independent sales representative for Oklahoma and Arkansas. Tim Cooper is the firm's key contact, representing the Vetrotech Saint-Gobain line of fire-rated glass systems and solutions. Cooper has nearly 30 years of experience in the architectural building and design industry, according to a Vetrotech release.
April 18, 2013
PPG Industries reported first quarter 2013 net sales from continuing operations of $3.3 billion, equal to that of first quarter 2012. First quarter 2013 adjusted net income was $235 million, compared to $216 million for the same period last year, according to a release. Glass segment sales were flat compared to first quarter 2012, coming in at $256 million. Higher flat glass volumes were more...
April 9, 2013
Seloy Oy, a Finnish insulating glass fabricator, and Lasiliiri Oy, a Finnish architectural glass manufacturer, will implement FeneVision ERP software into their company operations, according to a FeneTech Europe SARL release. Seloy Oy produces IG units on two TPS spacer lines and one metal spacer line, and serves local window and door manufacturers, steel construction firms and glazing companies...
April 3, 2013
In a letter to customers, Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope announced that it will increase prices by 6 percent on all products and services, effective April 29, 2013. In the letter, COO Jim Avanzini cites flat glass manufacturer price increases, along with other increased costs throughout the business, as reasons behind the price hike.
March 27, 2013
Photovoltaics manufacturer and project developer Centrosolar plans to dispose of its solar glass operations due to falling market prices and sales volumes, according to a PVTech report. In February, the company said it would start a restructuring plan for its glass business, aimed at halting declining revenues. The main determining factor for Centrosolar's final decision to end glass operations...
January 28, 2013
Crawford-Tracey Corp. has been awarded the retrofit glazing package for the First Hospital Panamericano project in Cidra, Puerto Rico. The company will be the glazing contractor and curtain-wall supplier, and will work directly for Universal Health Services, Inc., according to a relase. This is the third project that Crawford-Tracey has been involved in with UHS.Specifically,...