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Vetrotech’s PYROSWISS Certified for 45-Minute Applications

Vetrotech Saint-Gobain has certified PYROSWISS fire-resistant safety glass to a range of UL-listed fire-protective and impact-safety 45-minute applications.

Graphisoft Introduces Archicad Collaborate

Graphisoft's Archicad Collaborate hopes to make leading BIM technology more accessible through a new subscription offering. With Archicad Collaborate, architects can now have easy, affordable access to BIM technology for design and cloud collaboration.  

Dawson Introduces Transcend Thermally Broken Entrances

Dawson introduces its Transcend Thermally Broken Entrances, designed to meet increasing energy-efficiency building codes without losing aesthetic appeal or customization.

Viracon Introduces Glass Identification Numbers for IGUs

Viracon will now include a 24-digit Viracon Identification Number for each piece of glass fabricated by the company, aiming to make it easier for building owners and architects to replace and repurchase glass. 

Şişecam Adds New Features to its Glass Tool

The Şişecam GlassTool has been published online with new features. Şişecam hopes to make the glass selection process easier for industry professionals.

SLIMPACT Presents XL Single Lite Windows

Faour Glass Technologies developed a single lite window specifically for customers in hurricane-prone areas.

FHC Releases Frameless Shower Door Threshold

The FST95 Frameless Sliding Shower Door Threshold by Frameless Hardware Company is designed to solve the leaking problem common with barn door sliding shower kits.

Unicel Architectural Now Offers Motion Sensor Operator

To accompany its Vision Control IGUs, Unicel Architectural Corp. created new motion sensor operation technology with integrated louvers.

Guardian Glass Launches New Residential Glass

Guardian Glass launched residential glass ClimaGuard 70 to help customers and homeowners prepare for the newest codes as well as help homes manage solar heat in warmer months and provide thermal insulation in cooler months.

YKK AP Introduces New Storefront System

YKK AP's YHS 50TU is a high-performance, pre-glazed or field-glazed storefront system.

CRL Expands Line of Premium Shower Hardware

CRL recently launched three new hinge designs—Bellagio, Como and Lugano—each one featuring matching brackets and snap-on covers that conceal the screws and are available in four finishes: matte black, brushed nickel, satin brass and chrome.

Kuraray Releases New Bird-Friendly Specialty Glazing

Trosifol and Sentry Glas introduce bird-friendly glass, Bird Secure Pro. 

Crystal Windows Expands Paint Finishing Production

Crystal Windows recently installed a new paint line at its Pennsylvania facility, expanding capacity and reducing lead times.

Roto Introduces Family of "Solid" Door Hinges

Roto North America's "Solid" Door Hinges are available is S, C and B configurations which can adapt to a variety of doors. 

Syracuse Glass Now Stocks and Distribute TGP's Fire-rated Products

Syracuse Glass and Technical Glass Products are teaming up to help meet demand for fire-rated glazing in the northeast. SGC will now stock and distribute FireLite products, clear and wireless fire-rated glass ceramic, from TGP.

Saint-Gobain Introduces Bird-Friendly Glass

Saint-Gobain has developed a series of products to provide effective bird protection in glass architecture with solar control coating. With 4BIRD, architects don't have to compromise on the aesthetics or performance of the building envelope.

PGT Innovations and Corning Inc. Collaborate on Advanced Window Technologies

The new collaboration to produce next-generation glass technology includes PGT Innovations' thin triple insulating glass unit and Diamond Glass, both featuring Corning Architectural Technical Glass.

SLIMPACT Announces New Portal Structure

SLIMPACT by Faour Glass Technologies announced the newest addition to the SLIMPACT frameless impact glazing portfolio: SLIMPACT Portal.

Magid Unveils VersaTek Work Glove Coating

Magid's new VersaTek work glove coating is meant to provide amplified grip in multiple environments. New adaptive coating technology delivers extreme durability and grip in almost any environment without sacrificing dexterity.

FARO Introduces New Sphere Viewer

FARO's new Sphere Viewer is a solution that combines 360-degree photo and point cloud data into a single, cloud-based location inside the FARO Sphere platform, in response to AEC companies becoming more reliant on reality capture tools.

Vitro Architectural Glass Renames Three Solarban Products

Three signature Solarban solar control, low-e glass products will be renamed beginning this year. The performance and visual characteristics of all three glasses will remain the same.

SLIMPACT Launches XL Stack Hurricane

SLIMPACT XL Stack is the latest addition to the family of frameless hurricane-impact glazing solutions from Faour Glass Technologies. 

HALIO Smart Glass Aims to Address Climate Change

HALIO has partnered with Viracon, a glass fabricator, to produce Viracon PLUS Smart Glass powered by HALIO, which aims to help address climate change by preventing solar heat gain and optimizing daylight utilization with an increased window-to-wall ratio.

VacuMax VIG by Vitro Earns Building Design + Construction Award

Vitro Architectural Glass has won a Building Design + Construction “Top 75 Products of 2022” Award for its VacuMax Vacuum Insulating Glass, which consist of two fully tempered lites of glass separated by a non-leaded metal seal and a vacuum air space.

PBI Releases a 100 Percent Warm-Edge Spacer

PBI has released its 100 percent warm-edge spacer called "Future" to help meet market demand for energy efficient products.

Crystal uPVC Windows Approved for Florida Hurricane Zones

Crystal Window & Door Systems recently had two more products approved for Florida Hurricane Zones, including the MAGNUS uPVC commercial vinyl Series 4500 Tilt-and-Turn and fixed windows.

Magid and CarbonX Partner to Co-Brand Line of Fire Resistant Garments

Magid and CarbonX have partnered up to create a line of fire resistant garments that they’re calling Magid FR by CarbonX. The garments are manufactured to be ideal for protecting against molten metal hazards. It can withstand direct flame up to 20 times longer than competing FR garments without…

CaseShield Launched to Provide Retailers with Protection Against Crime

In an effort to help retailers protect themselves against smash and grab crime, Impact Security Inc. has introduced CaseShield, which consists of a polycarbonate retrofit glazing system that can be conformed to nearly any glass display, counter, or case, making it the ideal solution for retailers…

Hydaway Brings Concealed Hydraulic Walls to the Market

Hydaway offers a variety ADA compliant, concealed cylinder hydraulic walls and doors. 

Bendheim Introduces Turnkey Fusion Light Wall System

Bendheim's new quick-install system aims to offer integrated lighting and space-saving design for backlit glass cladding. 

Grenzebach Introduces Annealing Lehr

The new design of Grenzebach's annealing lehr enables cooling capacity to be adapted exactly to the requirements, thus providing a flexible annealing point. This new technology thereby creates an even better process simulation and is already prepared for further digitalization measures.

Grenzebach Dross Box Streamlines Flat Glass Production

Grenzebach's new dross box can master the tricky process between the tin bath and annealing lehr thanks to its innovative technology. Valuable process improvements include customizable roller technology, special roller sealing and safe maintenance options. 

FARO Releases Focus Core Laser Scanner

FARO's new scanner hopes to open the door for more applications by providing a combination of price and performance on the market.

Tubelite Introduces New Window Wall System

Tubelite Inc.'s new 950SG Series Therml=Block Window Wall system provides a thermally broken, aluminum framing solution for between-slab horizontal spans on commercial buildings. The system's dual-strut ultra-thermal barrier contributes to high-performance, energy-efficient building envelopes.