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Kansas Secretary of State Inspects Voting Shields at Binswanger Glass

June 15, 2020

Kansas Secretary of State Scott Schwab visited the Topeka, Kansas, location of Binswanger Glass on Tuesday, June 9, to meet with company representatives, tour the facility and answer questions from the press. Binswanger Glass is fabricating over 2,000 polycarbonate shields for polling locations to use in the 2020 primary and general elections.

Crawford-Tracey Provides Curtain Wall for Transportation Center

June 14, 2020

The new $57 million Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center at LaVille, located in Jacksonville, Florida, opened for business.

Industry Groups Applaud Decision to Reject OSHA Temporary Standard Around COVID-19

June 12, 2020

Associated Builders and Contractors Vice President of Health, Safety, Environment and Workforce Development Greg Sizemore and National Association of Home Builders CEO Jerry Howard issued the following joint statement on the D.C. Circuit Court's decision to reject a lawsuit brought by the AFL-CIO to compel the Occupational Health and Safety Administration to issue an "emergency temporary standard" for infectious diseases/COVID-19.

FHC Appoints Armando Rodriguez as Vice President of Manufacturing

June 10, 2020

The Frameless Hardware Co. appointed Armando Rodriguez to the position of vice president of manufacturing. Rodriguez brings over 30 years of glass industry manufacturing and fabrication experience to the newly created role, most recently serving as senior vice president of manufacturing at C.R. Laurence.

PPP Loans Eligible for Payroll Tax Deferral

June 9, 2020

President Trump signed into law H.R. 7010, the “Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020,” on June 5, which modifies certain provisions related to forgiveness of loans under the Paycheck Protection Program and allows loan forgiveness recipients to defer their payroll taxes.

CGH Senior Management Team, Czech Asset Management Acquire Consolidated Glass Holdings

June 8, 2020

Consolidated Glass Holdings Inc. and its affiliates announced they have been acquired by new owners, including the CGH Senior Management Team, and a minority investment made by Czech Asset Management, L.P. and its affiliates.

YKK AP America Appoints Ramsey Fadel as VP of Manufacturing for Erie AP

June 8, 2020

YKK AP America appointed Ramsey Fadel as vice president of manufacturing of the company’s recently acquired subsidiary, Erie Architectural Products Group. Fadel is now responsible for overseeing Erie AP’s project-driven manufacturing strategy and operations.

NSG/Pilkington Wins Award for Antiviral Glass Project

June 8, 2020

Pilkington Technology Management Ltd. received a 100 percent award from Innovate UK, part of the U.K. government’s funding for research and innovation for its project to develop an antiviral glass.

GIMAV Decides Against Exhibitions in 2020

June 7, 2020

The Association of Italian manufacturers and suppliers of machinery, equipment and special products for glass processing demands, on behalf of the whole Italian glass industry, decided to cancel all the events scheduled in 2020, since exhibitors won’t have the same opportunity to participate as they have in past editions.