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How to Reopen the Workplace: Part 2, Safe Factory Solutions

May 28, 2020

Manufacturers can institute measures to contain the coronavirus by identifying individuals who might be infected; prevent spread by instituting social distancing and other safety policies, and cleaning work areas; and comply with privacy protections to protect employee identities.

How to Reopen the Workplace: Part 2, Safe Factory Solutions

James Whitehouse joins Soft Tech

May 27, 2020

Soft Tech hired James Whitehouse as program manager to the implementation team. Whitehouse brings with him years of leadership experience in the industrial, energy and construction industries across the U.K. and the U.S., according to the company.

Lisec Will Not Attend glasstec 2020

May 26, 2020

Lisec leadership says that the company will not attend glasstec 2020, according to a statement on the company’s website.

Glaston’s President and CEO to Retire in 2021

May 26, 2020

Arto Metsänen will retire from Glaston on Jan. 1, 2021, and agreed with the board of directors that he will step down as CEO on June 1. Glaston’s board of directors has nominated current deputy to the CEO, Sasu Koivumäki, acting CEO as of June 1, and the recruitment process for a new CEO has been initiated.

Trosifol Will Not Join glasstec 2020

May 26, 2020

Trosifol/Kuraray cancelled its participation in glasstec 2020, according to an announcement on the company’s website.
 

Organizers Postpone glasstec 2020 until June 2021

May 26, 2020

Organizers of glasstec 2020 announced that the tradeshow will be postponed until June 15-18, 2021. In view of the continued uncertainties in terms of travel restrictions and quarantine provisions in the core target markets, Messe Düsseldorf, in coordination with the tradeshow’s advisory board and all partners involved, opted in favor of these new dates, say officials.

MY Shower Door Opens 8th Showroom

May 25, 2020

MY Shower Door opened its eighth showroom, located in Cape Coral, Florida.

DOL and IRS Extend Timeframes for Some Employee Benefit Plans

May 22, 2020

The Department of Labor and Internal Revenue Service have extended timeframes for some group health plans, according to a joint notice.

Afam Ike Joins Forel Sales Network

May 22, 2020

Forel welcomed Afam Ike, a well-known sales and service manager with experience in the glass business, to its sales network.

OSHA Releases Revised Enforcement Guidance for Recording Cases of COVID-19

May 21, 2020

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration released a memorandum providing interim guidance for enforcing the requirements of recording cases of COVID-19, which will go into effect on May 26.