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Skyline Windows Forges Strategic Partnership with Schuco

Skyline Windows now offers Schueco’s sustainable product solutions for commercial and residential needs.

CoolVu Celebrates Expansion to 100 Franchise Territories

CoolVu's franchise network is now expanding to 100 territories across the United States.

Crystal Expands Operations at Pennsylvania Facility

Crystal Window & Door Systems has added product lines and equipment at its Northeast Pennsylvania facility to meet demand and reduce lead times.

Vitro Announces Partnership with the Pittsburgh Steelers

Vitro Architectural Glass is now business partners with NFL team the Pittsburgh Steelers. 

Advanced Glazings and WinTech Partner on New Products

Advanced Glazings and WinTech have partnered on new products in an effort to to create sustainable novel features and human benefits at an attainable price. 

JDC Aluminum Unveils New Facility

JDC Aluminum of Tampa officially unveils its inaugural 60,000-square-foot facility in Plant City, Florida.

Tecglass Opens North American Facility

Tecglass has officially opened its new facility in Pennsylvania in an effort to better serve its North American customers. 

Guardian Glass and Velux Group Partner to Develop VIG

Guardian Glass and the Velux Group have entered into a partnership to jointly develop tempered vacuum insulating glass.

LandGlass Forms North American Distribution Partnership with TSS – Sales & Service

TSS will be the sole distributor for LandGlass glass tempering furnaces, and will head up sales, spare parts and service throughout the United States and Canada.

Glass Dyenamics and Davis Window & Door Partner

The companies will work together to bring dynamic glass to the residential market.

My Shower Door Opens New Showroom

My Shower Door is set to open its newest showroom in Charlotte, North Carolina, on March 1. 

Kolbe and LuxWall Partner to Offer Residential VIG

LuxWall’s Enthermal VIG design will be available as a glass option in select Kolbe products later this spring.

Kuraray Group Establishes Subsidiary in Spain

The Kuraray Group has established a new subsidiary in Spain as a marketing base in the Iberian Peninsula.

Glaston and Hegla Form Partnership in the Asia-Pacific Region

Glaston and Hegla have formed a partnership based in the Asia-Pacific region with the combined goal of strengthening the offering of both parties for the benefit of customers.

Sisecam Finalizes Partnership Agreement with ICRON

Sisecam has finalized its partnership agreement with ICRON, a Turkish technology company that provides decision optimization services at operational and strategic levels.

Great Lakes Lifting and Glazier Nation Partner

Great Lakes Lifting and Glazier Nation have partnered up in an effort to advance the glazing industry by offering a combination of skilled labor, quality equipment and technical support.

The Rodon Group and Prysm Partner Up

The Rodon Group has joined forces with Prysm Marketing to expand its existing line of composite hardware products for the fenestration industry.

8G Solutions to Distribute ClearVuePV Solar Vision Glass in U.S.

Under a new five-year distribution agreement, 8G Solutions will distribute ClearVue Solar Vision Glass across Colorado, Missouri, Kansas and Arizona.

The Glass Guru Opens Pennsylvania Location

Later this year, The Glass Guru will be opening a new location in Levittown, Pennsylvania. 

Western Window Systems Unveils Design Studio

Western Window Systems now has a new design studio in Santa Monica, CA, that is available to customers via appointment. 

LiSEC Opens Engineering Center

LiSEC opened a new engineering center, including office space, in Seitenstetten, Austria. 

PGT Innovations Establishes Glass Company

PGT Innovations has established Triple Diamond Glass, a PGT Innovations company. Triple Diamond Glass will offer solutions to window and door manufacturers in the areas of energy efficiency, security and sound abatement applications.

IGE Collaborates with Digital Printing Manufacturer Kerajet

IGE Glass Technologies Inc. announced a new collaboration with Kerajet S.A., a digital printing manufacturer based in Valencia, Spain. IGE will serve as KeraJet's exclusive North American distributor for their digital printing technology in the flat glass fabrication industry.

Jansen Announces New Subsidiary, Jansen America Inc.

To expand its presence in the North American market, Jansen, a Swiss architectural steel systems manufacturer, announced a new subsidiary, Jansen America Inc.

Business Pilot Teams Up with Paradigm for US Market

Business Pilot has integrated with Paradigm Vendo in an effort to improve business efficiency.

Vitro and First Solar Expand Contract

Vitro and First Solar are expanding its contract to provide high-tech glass front sheets for solar panels made in North America. The contract expansion is expected to generate, approximately, additional sales of $1.3 billion dollars on top of the initial $1.2-billion-dollar contract over the next…

Sisecam Partners with Software Tech Firm

Şişecam has now entered into a partnership agreement with ICRON, a Turkish technology company that provides operational and strategic decision optimization services.

Tecglass Expands into North America

Tecglass will be implementing a business unit headquartered in Advanced Glass Technologies' facilities in Downingtown, Pennsylvania.

Mainstreet Computers, Glaziers Tool Partnership Sees Success

A partnership that formed earlier this year between Mainstreet Computers and Glaziers Tool is seeing a successful beginning and positive feedback in its first few months. 

Saint-Gobain Signs Major Renewable Electricity Supply Contract

Saint-Gobain has signed a major renewable electricity supply contract in North America through a power purchase agreement. 

Press Glass to Expand in Virginia

Press Glass Inc., the largest independent glass fabricator in Europe, will invest $155.2 million to expand at the Commonwealth Crossing Industrial Park in Henry County.

Tecnoglass Relocates Global Headquarters to the U.S.

By moving its headquarters to the U.S., Tecnoglass hopes to enhance its position to serve customers and further bolster its market presence in the U.S. The company also hopes to seek broader U.S. equity index inclusion following the move.

Quanex Partners with Advanced Screen Systems

Quanex has partnered with Advanced Screen Systems Inc to fabricate and distribute licensed products from ASSI and develop new applications to capitalize on the growing demand for high-performance window and door screens.

EPIC Glass Recycling and ACE Glass and Plastics Recycling Build a Glass Recycling Plant

EPIC Glass Recycling and ACE Glass and Plastics Recycling are partnering to build a glass recycling plant in Little Rock, Arkansas. 

Halio Partners with Glassbel for EU and Middle East Markets

A collaboration between Halio and Glassbel paves the way to service a growing demand for smart glass in the EU and Middle East Markets.

Erdman Automation Completes Building 5 Expansion

Erdman Automation holds a grand opening celebration for the completion of its 50,000-square-foot production facility.

YKK AP Technologies Lab Opens R&D Center in Pittsburgh

YKK AP Technologies Lab Inc., a subsidiary of YKK AP Inc., celebrated the opening of its newly designed 7,576-square-foot research and development center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Saint-Gobain to Divest Portuguese Glass Processing Business

Saint-Gobain is set to sell its glass processing business in Portugal, COVIPOR. 

Paragon Tempered Glass Expands Ohio Facility

Paragon Tempered Glass has plans to expand its Paulding County, Ohio, facility with a $15 million investment. 

YKK AP America Celebrates Design Center Opening

The newly expanded Studio 101 commercial and residential design center empowers the AEC community, customers and partners with project exploration, collaboration and hands-on training space in the heart of downtown Atlanta.

SDC Doubles Campus Capacity

Security Door Controls has expanded its existing campus to double manufacturing, research and development, product and service training, and inventory control/warehouse capabilities.

Quaker Windows and Doors Announces $10 Million Expansion

Quaker Windows and Doors has announced a $10 million expansion for 2023, aimed at boosting production capabilities and creating an Engineering and Innovation Center.

Tecglass Expands into New Production Facility

A modern production facility next to the existing current factory in Lalin, Spain, has been announced by Tecglass, which will increase its production floor to a total area of 140,000 square feet.

FHC Opens South Carolina Service Center

Frameless Hardware Co.'s newest service center is now open for business in West Columbia, South Carolina. 

MyGlassTruck Invests in New Equipment

MyGlassTruck recently made multiple investments in equipment that they hope will allow their New Jersey facility to run more efficiently and smoother. 

Tristar Glass Expands into Texas

By the end of this summer, Tristar Glass expects to have its new Dallas facility fully operational. 

The Glass Guru Announces New Colorado Location

The Glass Guru opens an additional location, The Glass Guru of Denver South in Highlands Ranch, expanding it’s growing footprint of service locations in Colorado.

Aldora Opens Newport News Facility

Aldora is opening a new facility in Newport News, Virginia to help meet customer needs in the region.

FGIA Launches New Safety Library

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance has launched a new Safety Library that will serve as a home for fenestration safety resources for FGIA members.

Eastman Acquires Dalian Ai-Red Technology

Eastman has acquired Dalian Ai-Red Technology as part of an effort to drive growth in performance films and the paint protection and window film markets.

Vos Glass Finds New Headquarters

Vos Glass, a Grand Rapids-based glazier, now has a new headquarters after a two-year-long search. A new CNC machine will also be included at its new home. 

New Grenzebach Production Facility Breaks Ground

A groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a new modern production hall for Grenzebach recently took place in Iasi, Romania. The addition addresses the growing European demand from the glass, building materials and intralogistics industries and will create more than 100 new jobs.

Glass Fabricator Blue Star Glass Expands into Texas

Blue Star Glass, a glass fabricator based in New Jersey, is opening a new facility in Dallas, Texas. This facility is home to a fully automated insulated glass facility that is already ready for production. 

Quaker Window & Doors' Facility Enters Phase II of Addition

Quaker Windows & Doors' is adding a quarter million square-foot addition to its facilities in Eldon, MO. The facility recently had an official ribbon-cutting ceremony for its grand opening.  

Crystal Windows Opens Dallas Sales/Distribution Branch Office

Located near major highways at 454 West Mockingbird Lane in the West Dallas neighborhood of the city, the facility will include a sales showroom, warehouse space, and administrative offices.

Envelon Brings Solar Production to Bavaria

To meet significant demand in the energy sector, solar panel production was recently launched at Envelon's headquarters in Bavaria.

Vitro To Build Two Glass Factories In Egypt

Vitro has plans to build two new factories in Egypt with around $400 million in investments.

Petersen Opens New Manufacturing Facility in Washington

Petersen has opened a new PAC-CLAD manufacturing facility in Bonney Lake, Washington. 

Consolidated Glass Breaks Ground on Glass Lamination Line

Consolidated Glass Corp. has broken ground on its new Glass Lamination Line.

Peerless Products Expands Existing Facility

Windows and doors manufacturer Peerless Products, Inc., announced it will expand its existing facility in Nevada, Missouri, investing $3.5 million and creating 111 new jobs.

New Glass Handling Company SmartGroup America Opens in Maryland

SmartGroup America is a new company incorporated in Annapolis, Maryland, offering a uniquely designed glass lifting manipulator. SGA has appointed Eric Maynard to lead its marketing efforts as the national sales director.

Aldora to Open a New Location in Newport News, VA

Glass and aluminum systems fabricator, Aldora, acquired a new 72,000 -square-foot fabrication facility located in Newport News, Virginia. The building is already 100 percent under crane. Aldora expects the facility, their seventh location, to be fully operational by July 2022.

Kensington Glass Arts Opens New Richmond Facility

Kensington Glass Arts Inc., a Mid-Atlantic glass manufacturer, commercial glazier and distributor of architectural glass, announced the opening of a fabricated glass distribution hub and contract glazing field office in Richmond, Virginia.

SAF Expands US Footprint, Christens New Facility in Temple, TX

SAF, a metals distributor, fabricator, and finisher, is expanding its capacity and capabilities with the opening of a new manufacturing location in Temple, Texas. The 60,000-square-foot facility will specialize in metal fabrication and distribution, including the manufacturing of panel systems and…

Aldora Announces VistaView Subsidiary

Officials from Coral Springs, Florida-based glass and aluminum systems fabricator, Aldora, announced a new subsidiary of the company, VistaView by Aldora. VistaView offers impact glass doors and windows, specifically designed for luxury residential applications.

Isra Vision AG Breaks Ground on New Headquarters

Isra Vision AG, a manufacturer of surface inspection methods for web materials, broke ground on the construction of its new headquarters building in Darmstadt, Germany. The new headquarters is located on a property measuring around 15,000 square meters in the city’s “Knell” development district…