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Vitro Architectural Glass Reaches Agreement to Distribute VIG Products in North America

July 20, 2021

Vitro Architectural Glass reached an agreement with LandGlass and VIG Technologies to sell its tempered vacuum insulating glass products in North America.

Vitro Architectural Glass Reaches Agreement to Distribute VIG Products in North America

Eastman Machine Breaks Ground on Headquarters Expansion

July 20, 2021

Eastman Machine Co. broke ground on its new expansion. The 7,500-square-foot expansion of the facility will provide the necessary capacity for the company to accommodate the accelerated development and scope of its work.

Eastman Machine Breaks Ground on Headquarters Expansion

New Canadian Float Facility Enters Project Planning Phase

July 20, 2021

Canadian Premium Sand Inc., a Canadian sand mining company that announced in March it plans to build a float glass plant, has initiated a front end engineering and design study for the new plant, according to reporting in the Market Herald.

Softsolution GmbH and LiteSentry Partner

July 19, 2021

Softsolution and LiteSentry announced a new partnership to support both companies’ long-term growth and success.

FGIA Restructures Staff; Kathy Krafka Harkema Promoted, Technical Trainer Position Added

July 19, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance announced the restructuring of several staff positions at the Association to accommodate a growing organization focused on multiple facets of the industry.

FGIA Restructures Staff; Kathy Krafka Harkema Promoted, Technical Trainer Position Added

Registration Now Open for FGIA 2021 Hybrid Fall Conference, with In-Person, Virtual Options

July 19, 2021

Registration is now open for the Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance 2021 Hybrid Fall Conference to be held October 18-21, with both in-person and virtual ways to participate.

Registration Now Open for FGIA 2021 Hybrid Fall Conference, with In-Person, Virtual Options

United Architectural Names Jacob Gaddis Vice President of Pre-Construction

July 19, 2021

United Architectural Metals in North Canton, Ohio, promoted Jacob Gaddis to the role of vice president of Pre-Construction Services.

United Architectural Names Jacob Gaddis Vice President of Pre-Construction

LEED Gold University Sciences Building Uses Modern Glass to Blend with MCM Campus

July 19, 2021

The $92-million University of San Diego Tata Hall for the Sciences is a new building surrounded by Midcentury Modern architecture.

LEED Gold University Sciences Building Uses Modern Glass to Blend with MCM Campus

Viracon Introduces Smart Glass Powered by Halio

July 13, 2021

Viracon is introducing Viracon Plus smart glass powered by Halio, a self-tinting smart glass solution that incorporates Halio Inc.’s electrochromic technology into Viracon’s insulating glass units. The product optimizes occupant comfort through autonomously adjusting tint levels such that energy consumption is reduced while natural light is maximized, say officials.

Civil Contractors Predict More Work but Fewer Skilled Workers

July 13, 2021

Most civil contractors are optimistic about the volume of work they expect in 2021 and 2022, according to the latest issue of the Civil Quarterly (TCQ), a market report of data focused on the civil sector, compiled by Dodge Data & Analytics. Civil contractors also said they anticipate both revenue and profit margin increases for their companies.

Civil Contractors Predict More Work but Fewer Skilled Workers