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AAMA and IGMA Officially Combine as Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance

January 2, 2020

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance officially combined into one organization with the new name, Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance.

Research Frontiers Licenses SPD-SmartGlass to South Korean Venture Capital Firm

January 2, 2020

Glatic, a venture capital funded company based in Seoul, South Korea, acquired a license from Research Frontiers Inc. to produce and sell its SPD-SmartGlass smart windows for the South Korean architectural market.

Glasswerks Acquires Northwestern Industries Inc.

January 2, 2020

Glasswerks acquired the assets of Northwestern Industries Inc., a subsidiary of Japan-based Central Glass Co. This acquisition marks the latest investment as Glasswerks expands its reach and share in the western glass marketplace. 

Piab Group Acquires TAWI Group, Manufacturer of Lifting Solutions

January 2, 2020

Piab Group entered into an agreement to acquire TAWI Group, a manufacturer of smart lifting solutions with global reach. 

Quanex Transitions Executive Team

December 19, 2019

On Jan. 1, 2020, Quanex will welcome a new executive team led by George Wilson, president and chief executive officer. Wilson was elected by the board of directors to succeed Bill Griffiths, who will remain with Quanex as executive chairman of the board.

EFCO Corp. Promotes John Bendt to President

December 19, 2019

EFCO Corp. promoted John Bendt to president of the company, replacing John Klein who will retire at the end of the 2020 fiscal year.