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Smart Glazier Software's Smart Toolbox Transitions to Smart Glazier Business

Smart Glazier Software is rebranding one of its core products, Smart Toolbox, to Smart Glazier Business, effective August 1.

Tubelite Offers Shop-Glazed Curtainwall Solutions

The 400TU SG Series Therml=Block and 400SS SG curtainwall provide shop-glazed solutions for low- to mid-rise buildings.

Frameless Hardware Company Introduces Deluxe Service Windows

FHC's new line of sliding transaction windows provide a customizable point-of-purchase solution with short lead times.

Vitro Introduces VitroVerse Glass Tools Mobile Hub

The new digital platform consolidates all Vitro digital tools into one mobile site to support architects, building owners, fabricators, glaziers and end users.

AmesburyTruth Launches Contour Contemporary Handle and Cover

AmesburyTruth has launched a new handle and cover that works for both commercial and residential applications. 

GED Introduces CleanCut Family of Products

GED's CleanCut family includes two cutting tables that include enhanced speed, updated technical features and increased throughput while maintaining the options manufacturers want when selecting a glass-processing system.

Bendheim Increases Bird-Friendly Glass Façade Options

Bendheim's Lamberts glass is the first channel glass to earn the Bird-Smart certification from the American Bird Conservancy.

Tru Vue Introduces New Anti-Reflective Glass

Tru Vue has launched a glazing line that can be fully tempered or laminated and comes in a variety of size options. 

CRL Introduces New Barn Door Designs

CRL has launched three new barn doors with the its new Latitude 34° Collection.

Alpen Announces AlpenGlass

Alpen High Performance Products has launched AlpenGlass, which is an IGU with thermal insulation levels up to R15, condensation control, acoustic performance, and UV protection as well as optionality for safety, impact and bird-safe glazing.

Crawford-Tracey Introduces Flood Barrier Glazing System

Crawford-Tracey launched a new flood barrier glazing system for commercial use in flood-prone areas.

FGIA Releases Updated Document Detailing Methods of Test for Exterior Walls

Last updated in 2015, AAMA 501-24, Methods of Test for Exterior Walls, serves a recommended practice for use by specifiers, manufacturers and laboratories in determining test methodology for laboratory and field testing of exterior wall systems containing products covered by an AAMA standard, such…

3form Introduces Etched Glass Collection

3Form's etched glass collection includes six new decorative patterns that provide a spectrum of design and privacy choices. 

PurOptima Launches Edge Affinity Plus Glass Doors in the U.S.

PurOptima's new Edge Affinity Plus Glass Doors offer soundproofing and a sustainable solution for workspaces and offices. 

Vitro Architectural Glass Introduces Solarban 65 Glass

Vitro Architectural Glass has introduces an additional low-emissivity option, Solarban 65 Glass.

Bendheim Announces New EcoGlass Line

Bendheim's new EcoGlass line is sustainably made and offers a variety of privacy and decorative options.

Impact Security Launches DefenseLite AccessShield

Impact Security launched a new security glazing system to help fortify retail entrances to counteract illegal access and smash and grab crime.    

Vitro Unveils Refined VacuMax Vacuum Insulating Glass

Vitro's VacuMax vacuum insulated glass features improved performance and aesthetics.

Saint-Gobain Introduces COOL-LITE SKN 175 II

COOL-LITE SKN 175 II is Saint-Gobain's newest solar control glass product. 

Magid Launches Sustainable Work Glove

Magid has introduced the flagship product in its sustainable product line, the GP102 general-purpose work glove.

Vitro Architectural Glass Announces New GlassFinder Tool

Vitro's new GlassFinder tool aims to help architects identify the best glass products to achieve aesthetic and performance goals for their next project.

CRL Launches Adjustable Standoff Railing System

C.R. Laurence's new Adjustable Standoff Railing System aims to offers exceptional installation versatility to glaziers.

Window Film Depot Collaborates on New 3M Security Window Film

Window Film Depot is collaborating with 3M on the deployment of the new 3M ScotchShield Security Window Film S2400, which hopes to change window security across various sectors.

CRL Launches Decorative Shower Grid System

CRL'S new Premium Shower Grid System has aluminum strips with an adhesive back that can be applied to glass shower doors and walls to add an upscale look.

Sentech Unveils Two New Structural Glass Products

Sentech has introduced two new structural glass products to the market: a skylight system and an ultra-transparent structural glass façade system.

Giroux Glass Launches Unitized Curtain Wall System

Giroux Glass has launched its newest unitized curtain wall system, offering water resistance, thermal properties, structural and seismic integrity, and acoustical performance.

Vetrotech Introduces Contraflam One

Contraflam One leverages more than 40 years of expertise in interlayer technology and is now in production.

OmniDecor Adds New Patterns to Decorative Glass Line

Designed by Lidia Covello, OmniDecor's new decorative glass patterns expand its Pure Lines collection. Applications include commercial and residential. 

Tubelite Introduces INT14 Interior Flush Glaze Framing System

Tubelite's INT14 Interior Flush Glaze Framing system aims to expand build-out options for offices, schools, retail and other commercial spaces by offering separation and sound reduction.

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.

YKK AP America Introduces StyleView Classic Window Series

The newly designed StyleView Classic windows aim to offer aesthetics and versatility for the modern builder for new construction. 

ES Windows to Launch Product Line at International Builders' Show

ES Windows will launch its new energy-efficient product line, the Legacy Line, starting with the 2024 NAHB International Builders' Show in Las Vegas. 

Vitro Launches Interior Low-E Glass Coating

Vitro Architectural Glass has unveiled its new interior low-emissivity coating, Sungate ThermL glass.

Skyline Design and Cardinal Introduce Switchable Privacy Glass

Skyline Design and Cardinal Glass Industries have introduced a new switchable glass for the commercial market that utilizes liquid crystal technology.

CRL Introduces New Commercial Entrance System

CRL has unveiled its next-generation Entice HP+ commercial entrance system.

Alumicor Expands Architectural Aluminum Finishing Choices

Alumicor has expanded its paint, anodize and specialty finishing options for architectural aluminum building envelope products.  

CRL Adds Decorative Grid Option to Sliding Door System

CRL has added a new decorative grid option to its 690/695 sliding door system. 

Vitro Launches Emissions Carbon & Energy Calculator

Vitro's new Emissions Carbon & Energy Calculator uses the DOE-2 building energy analysis program to simulate a full year of typical operations data for five common building types.

Winco Introduces Window System Designed to Meet ADA Guidelines

Winco's 1150 awning window can now meet the guidelines to support the American Disabilities Act; one of the few aluminum window options to meet this requirement. 

Americlad Hurricane Panel Meets Code Requirements

Americlad's AC-4000 hurricane panels have officially met Florida building code and Miami-Dade requirements.

Saint-Gobain Introduces Shatterproof Mirror

Saint-Gobain's new shatterproof mirror, Miralite EasySafe, can be used in a large range of interior spaces and is also fully recyclable. 

New Construction Sealant from CRL Now Available

A new MultiPRO construction sealant from CRL is now available for both commercial and residential applications. 

PAC-CLAD Introduces New Board and Batten Panel System

PAC-CLAD introduces its new Board and Batten panel, which provides a classic design aesthetic for residential and commercial wall applications.

Glaston CNC96 Upgrade Kit Now Available

Glaston's CNC96 upgrade kit for automotive and architectural glass-cutting equipment is meant to enhance the CNC96 control system while modernizing any components at the end of their life.

PurOptima Launches Aluminum Framework in the U.S.

PurOptima has launched its low-carbon aluminum framework, Revolution 100, in the U.S. 

Business Pilot Teams Up with Paradigm for US Market

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

Technoform Introduces Warm-Edge Spacer

Technoform's new SP25 warm-edge spacer includes a unique matte black finish applied to the sidewall.

Privacy Glass Solutions Launches UV-Activated Film

Privacy Glass Solutions' new PolarShield UV-Activated Film is a solution designed to provide sun protection and energy efficiency.

Glaston Introduces New Sealer Product

Glaston recently added ACTIVE’SEALER as a new addition to its sealer product family.

CRL to Introduce Glass Sliding Door System at GlassBuild

CRL will be debuting its new glass sliding door system at GlassBuild America in Atlanta.

Vipotron Introduces AI Tool

An AI tool from Viprotron aims to revolutionize glass quality control, increase efficiency and better deliver quality and cost savings.

Avery Dennison Launches New Adhesive Portfolio

Avery Dennison designed its new adhesive portfolio directly in response to building and construction industry needs. The new portfolio aims to save application time and enhance performance in extreme temperatures.

Roto Introduces Roto NX Power Hinge

Roto North America's NX Power Hinge is designed for sash weights up to 440 pounds on Tilt&Turn windows and up to 660 pounds on Turn-Only windows.

Magid Introduces Thin and Comfortable 21G Work Glove

Magid has designed a thin and comfortable work glove that is designed to feel like working bare-handed, while still providing protection. 

PGT Innovations Launches Diamond Glass Production

PGT Innovations will now offer new glass technology as the standard glass option for WinDoor. 

Deceuninck to Unveil New Product at GlassBuild

Deceuninck North America plans on unveiling a brand-new product called ECLIPSE at GlassBuild America in October. 

SAF Introduces Vertical and Horizontal Sunshade Fins

SAF's new sunshades are custom fabricated for performance and aesthetics of any architectural application.

sedak Introduces Tempered Glass with No Ansiotropies

sedak unveiled its first tempered glass with no anisotropies, meaning it offers pattern-free vision.

PAC-CLAD Paint Pen Now Available

PAC-CLAD now offers a Paint Pen that can be used to fix any imperfections in PAC-CLAD finishes.

CRL Introduces Fallbrook Series of Glass Partition Systems

CRL's Fallbrook Series of glass partition systems aim to deliver premium aesthetic with low-profile design, offering sound-suppression and grid-design options.

Pulp Studio Introduces Acid-Etched, High-Strength Glass

Pulp Studio is expanding its DermaGlass offering to include DermaAR, a matte finish option for back-painted or graphic interlayers where weight and durability are key factors.

Cardinal Glass Industries Unveils Advanced Privacy Glass

Cardinal Glass Industries has introduced an innovative, new privacy glass.

VIVA Railings Launches SLAT Picket System

VIVA Railing's new SLAT Picket System is an aluminum railing that features vertical slats installed at varying rotational angles for commercial applications. 

Vitro Architectural Glass Publishes New Glass Catalog

Vitro's new glass catalog includes products such as VacuMax vacuum insulating glass, Solarvolt building integrated photovoltaic glass and more.

PurOptima Introduces Sustainable Aluminum across Entire Portfolio

Glass wall partitions manufacturer PurOptima has made the move to include Hydro CIRCAL, a low embodied carbon aluminum, across its entire portfolio of products. 

FritsJurgens Introduces New System One Pivot Hinge

FritsJurgens just launched a new door hinge that works across a variety of spaces, including residential, office, hospitality and other commercial projects.

k-Space Adds Color Measurement Capability

k-Space Associates Inc. has added new color measurement functionality to its line of glass inspection metrology and defect detection tools, which ensures color uniformity for every glass panel.

Kingspan Light + Air Launches KlearSky Metal Framed Glass Skylights

Kingspan Light + Air has launched its new metal framed glass skylights, KlearSky, which are sustainably made.

Anti-Reflective Glass Launches in the UK

Pilkington OptiView Ultra, an anti-reflective and highly transparent glass by the NSG Group, is now available in the UK. 

Crystal Windows Introduces Series 2700 Aluminum Line

This new window by Crystal features AW rating and enhanced energy efficiency.

Unigloves Launches Sustainable Glove Range

Unigloves has launched a new glove range that is sustainable, manufactured from recycled plastic bottles and food containers.

Eastman Expands Bird-Friendly Portfolio

Eastman has expanded its portfolio of bird-friendly glass, Saflex FlySafe 3D polyvinyl butyral interlayers for laminated glass.

Vitro Increases Availability of Both Pavia and Platia Glasses

Vitro Architectural Glass is increasing the availability of both Pavia Acid-Etched Glass and Platia Mirror Glass across the U.S. and Canada. 

AGC Glass Europe Unveils Solar Control Coatings

To meet customer demand, AGC Glass Europe has expanded its offering of solar control coatings that focus on delivering high selectivity, a color-neutral appearance and low reflection.

NVOY to Provide Fire Resistive Glass and Framing Systems

Working with its distributors, POLFLAM and Aliplast, NVOY is now set to provide fire-resistive glass and framing systems for its consumers in North America.

Vitro Introduces Low-Emissivity Glass Sample Kit

Vitro offers low-emissivity glass sample kits for architects and designers to compare the company's range of glass options.

Simonton Unveils Low-E Glass

Simonton Windows & Doors has released a new low-e glass that is energy-efficient and provides high thermal performance. 

Vitro Releases Updated EPDs

Vitro Architectural Glass has further lowered its embodied carbon as well as released new Environmental Product Declarations.

CRL Unveils New Cross-Reference Guide at AIA

At AIA, CRL released a new reference guide to help designers and other customers cross-reference CRL colors with other hardware manufacturers.

Airolite Expands Stationary Louver Line

Airolite expanded its stationary louver line with the new K604 and K606 extruded aluminum models.

Magid Cool Powered by Mission Line Expands

Magid Cool Powered by Mission line is expanding just in time for dealing with the summer heat on the job site. The new cooling gear is expanded to include additional items and exclusive FR cooling gear. 

Jockimo Releases New Architectural Cast Glass Mouldings

Jockimo announced the launch of its architectural cast glass mouldings. Customers will be able to purchase one of the standard options, or they can fully customize the mouldings.

Dawson Launches New Thermally Broken Entrance Series

The Transcend Series by Dawson features an energy-efficient commercial entrance with ease of installation and Dawson's signature design.  

YKK AP Introduces Family of Thermal Entrance Systems

YKK AP's T Series of commercial entrances are designed to provide contractors and architects with a blend of high thermal performance and robust design at a competitive price point.

CRL Launches DRX Modular Door Rail System

CRL's new DRX Modular Door Rail System is designed to give glass temperers and glazing contractors greater control over when, where, and how door rails are installed, adjusted, and updated.

Roto North America Promotes Angel Ventlock for Window Safety Week

Due to Window Safety Week being the first feel week of April, Roto is promoting its Angel Ventlock, which is a Window Opening Control Device that helps to mitigate the risk of children falling out windows. 

Roto North America Introduces the X-DRIVE HD Program

Roto's X-Drive HD Program is a heavy-duty hardware system that allows casement window sashes to reach weights up to 200 pounds on a 40-inch by 90-inch window, including X-Drive HD operators, the Supreme Hinge, Limiter, and 14.5-inch Facemount Track.

CRL Launches Glass Installation Tool

CRL, in conjunction with Viking Arm, has launched a glass installation tool that is capable of lifting and positioning panes up to 330 pounds. 

Magid Redesigns Impact Protection Flexible & Breathable Level 3 Glove

Magid has designed an impact protection glove that achieves an ANSI level 3 rating, while also being breathable and flexible. 

Hypertherm Announces Nesting Software Subscriptions

Hypertherm has released a nesting software for the waterjet cutting market that's available on a subscription basis. 

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.