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Salem Distributing Co. Rebrands and Restructures

October 1, 2020

Salem Distributing Co. will carry out a rebrand and divisional restructure. These changes reflect the company’s evolution and desire to serve its customers with a greater focus to better meet the changing needs of the fabrication industry, say company officials.

ICYMI: glasstec Exclusive, Solo Shower Installations, Architect Education and More

September 29, 2020

The final full week of GlassBuild Connect presented more than 15 education sessions, 130+ new product introductions, 10 demo videos and more. 

Saint-Gobain Proposes Line Closure at Spanish Plant

September 29, 2020

Saint-Gobain Glass proposed the closure of its float plant in  L´Arboç, Spain. The plant has one float line, and supplies Saint-Gobain’s Sekurit division. In a company release, officials say the line has come to the end of its life, after several repairs.

AGC Glass Europe Plans Closure of One Float Glass Furnace in Boussois, France

September 28, 2020

Faced with the generalized, structural decline in demand for glass, the management of the AGC Glass plant located in Boussois, France, intends to shut down one of the two float glass furnaces on the site in the near future.

The Frameless Hardware Company Partners with Quikserv

September 28, 2020

Frameless Hardware Co. partnered with Quikserv Corp, a premier manufacturer of pass-thru and drive-thru systems for over 30 years. Quikserv products are designed with optimal functionality in mind and are unsurpassed in durability and performance.

ABI August 2020: Architecture Firm Billings Still Show Little Sign of Improvement

September 28, 2020

Business conditions remained stalled at architecture firms in August, with the Architecture Billings Index recording a score of 40 for the third consecutive month, according to the American Institute of Architects.

Construction Starts Post Solid Gain in August

September 28, 2020

Total construction starts rose 19 percent in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $793.3 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.

Guardian Glass Launches New Float Line at Czestochowa Plant

September 23, 2020

Guardian Glass completed its first ribbon pull at its second float glass facility in Częstochowa, Poland, to help meet the growing demand for high performance coated and fabricated glass products in Poland and throughout Eastern Europe.

Vitro Names Shettler Mid-South Commercial Account Manager

September 23, 2020

Vitro Architectural Glass appointed Michael Shettler as commercial account manager for the Mid-South region.