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Promoting and Protecting the Glass and Glazing Industry

From educating architects, to engaging code officials, to influencing legislation, efforts to promote and protect the glass and glazing industry dominated the conversation at the National Glass Association 2020 Annual Conference yesterday in La Jolla, California.

New Glass Guru Franchise Opens in Tennessee

 The Glass Guru organization announced the opening of the company’s newest franchise, located in Clarksville, Tennessee. Franchise owners Todd and Kristi King completed their initial franchise training at the company’s headquarters.

WomenInc. Recognizes Two Quanex Board Members

WomenInc., a publication covering women’s achievement in business, recognized Susan F. Davis and Meredith W. Mendes, both members of the board of directors for Quanex Building Products, in its 2019 Most Influential Corporate Directors list.

AAMA and IGMA Officially Combine as Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance officially combined into one organization with the new name, Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance.

Research Frontiers Licenses SPD-SmartGlass to South Korean Venture Capital Firm

Glatic, a venture capital funded company based in Seoul, South Korea, acquired a license from Research Frontiers Inc. to produce and sell its SPD-SmartGlass smart windows for the South Korean architectural market.

Glasswerks Acquires Northwestern Industries Inc.

Glasswerks acquired the assets of Northwestern Industries Inc., a subsidiary of Japan-based Central Glass Co. This acquisition marks the latest investment as Glasswerks expands its reach and share in the western glass marketplace.