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O3 Industries Acquires Solar Seal

April 2, 2021

Solar Seal has been acquired O3 Industries, a family investment company, and will operate as a standalone corporation, Solar Seal LLC. 

Satinal Updates Capcity, Releases New Product Line

March 30, 2021

Satinal's technical team installed its second EVA-film production line. In addition, the R&D team has also developed new products, including the Strato Colour product range, interlayers for glass lamination.

Hartung Canada’s Scot McDonald Retires

March 30, 2021

Hartung Glass Canada announced the retirement of HGI employee and Canadian glass industry veteran, Scot ‘Rory’ McDonald.

Vitro Architectural Glass Hosts Wine Education Series

March 30, 2021

Vitro Architectural Glass introduced its “Vino with Vitro” wine education series, a bimonthly virtual drink-and-learn event that pairs an expert-guided wine tasting class with key themes related to specifying glass products.

ABI February 2021 Goes Positive

March 30, 2021

Architecture firm billings returned to the positive side in February for the first time in a year, with the American Institute of Architect’s Architecture Billings Index score climbing by more than eight points from January to a score of 53.3.

Paradigm Names Daniel Creed VP of Cloud and Information Security

March 30, 2021

Paradigm appointed Daniel Creed as vice president of cloud and information security. As a member of the Paradigm leadership team, Creed will oversee the organization’s cloud technology and information security operations. 

FGIA Webinar to Focus on Implementing Quality Management for IG Unit Fabrication

March 30, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance will host a webinar, "Implementing Quality Management for the Fabrication of IG Units: Making the Case," on April 6 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern.

By the Numbers: Women in Manufacturing

March 29, 2021

Women are underrepresented in the manufacturing industry. Despite accounting for just under half of the overall workforce, women lag in manufacturing. Here is a close-up look at the representation of women in manufacturing, according to a 2020 report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and a 2016 breakdown of women in manufacturing from the U.S. Census Bureau. 

AGC Issues Building Material Inflation Alert

March 29, 2021

The Associated General Contractors of America issued an inflation alert last week, responding to the construction industry’s “unprecedented mix of steeply rising materials prices, snarled supply chains, and staffing difficulties, combined with slumping demand that is keeping many contractors from passing on their added costs.”