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Giroux Glass Inc. Assigns Multiple New Roles

July 13, 2021

Giroux Glass Inc. promoted several long-term employees into positions with increased responsibility in California, and has hired an industry veteran into a new role in Nevada.

Giroux Glass Inc. Assigns Multiple New Roles

YKK AP Inc. Presents ‘Window on The Future – Gaudí Meets 3d Printing’ in Tokyo

July 13, 2021

YKK AP Inc. will present an exhibit at Tokyo Midtown as part of an industry-academia co-creation project aimed at advancing the research and development of windows made using the latest 3D printing technology. The exhibit will showcase prototypes of novel 3D-printed windows which have been designed with various forms and functions that resonate with the natural environment, taking inspiration from the windows of world-renowned architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926).

YKK AP Inc. Presents ‘Window on The Future – Gaudí Meets 3d Printing’ in Tokyo

Assa Abloy Sells its Nordic Locksmith Business CERTEGO to Nalka Invest

July 13, 2021

Assa Abloy signed an agreement to sell its Nordic locksmith business Certego to Nalka Invest, which invests in small- and medium-sized businesses primarily in the Nordic region. This transaction reinforces the strategic focus on the core security solutions business of the Assa Abloy Opening Solutions EMEIA Division.

Construction Employment Declines in June as Firms Continue to Face Material, Labor Shortages

July 13, 2021

Construction employment declined by 7,000 between May and June as the industry still employs 238,000 fewer people than before the pandemic, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data. Association officials say that job losses in the nonresidential construction sector offset modest monthly gains in residential construction as many firms struggle with worker shortages, supply chain disruptions and rising materials prices.

Construction Employment Declines in June as Firms Continue to Face Material, Labor Shortages

Kensington Glass Arts Celebrates 45th Anniversary

July 13, 2021

Kensington Glass Arts Inc., a Mid-Atlantic glass manufacturer, commercial glazier, and distributor of architectural glass, celebrates its 45th anniversary.

Bendheim Names Ben Jayson as Company President

July 13, 2021

Bendheim, the family-owned, 94-year-old architectural glass manufacturer, tapped a fourth-generation member of the family as the company’s new president. The appointment ushers a new strategic initiative, focused on innovating Bendheim’s processes and customer experience.

Bendheim Names Ben Jayson as Company President

Metal Systems Help to Unify College Campus

July 12, 2021

The Lone Star College system, with multiple campuses in the Houston metropolitan area, has its own onsite technical high school named the East Aldine Satellite Center. The 64,000-square-foot facility features a contemporary design with a restrained palette of façade materials, including eye-catching metal panels in two distinctive finishes.

Metal Systems Help to Unify College Campus

Dodge Momentum Index Loses Steam in June

July 12, 2021

Following six months of consecutive gains, the Dodge Momentum Index fell to 165.8 (2000=100) in June, down 5 percent from the revised May reading of 175.1. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Data & Analytics, is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year.

Dodge Momentum Index Loses Steam in June

FG Glass Uses Tecglass Technology to Bring Creative Façade to Life

July 2, 2021

FG Glass is one of the largest glass fabrication companies in India, producing glass for architectural use. With products including DigitectureTM―a digital-printing product line with unlimited design options―in partnership with Spain’s Tecglass, there was no doubt that printed glass was the right choice to bring their ideas to life.

8G Solutions Launches Denver Office

July 2, 2021

8G Solutions, a glazing contractor based in Kansas City, Missouri, is opening an office in Denver.