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Roto Participates in Invention Convention

June 16, 2020

Chris Dimou, Roto Frank of America's president and CEO, and Adam Bristol, Roto Frank of America’s Manufacturing Engineer, recently judged the 2020 Connecticut Invention Convention, of which Roto Frank of America was a contributing sponsor.

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.

Construction Starts Post Small Gain in May

June 15, 2020

Total construction starts rose 3 percent from April to May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $595.1 billion, following a 25 percent decline the previous month, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. Several large nonresidential building projects broke ground in May resulting in the gain.

FGIA Offers Hurricane Resources, FAQs as Season Begins

June 15, 2020

Hurricane season officially begins June 1 each year. To help those in the industry both prepare and share relevant information with consumers, the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance prepared a series of hurricane-related resources.

Vitro Names New Mid-Atlantic Region Commercial Account Manager

June 15, 2020

Vitro Architectural Glass appointed Mike Dishmon as commercial account manager for the Mid-Atlantic region.

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.