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C.R. Laurence Alters Will Call Service Practices Until March 30

March 16, 2020

C.R. Laurence altered its Will Call service practices until March 30, according to a statement released by the company. The statement cited concern for the health and welfare of employees, and the guidance on the enhanced guidance from authorities on social distancing.

Mid-Atlantic Glass Association Postpones Glass Expo 2020

March 16, 2020

The Mid-Atlantic Glass Association postponed Glass Expo 2020, scheduled to be held April 29.

Tru Tech Doors Appoints Skip MacLean Vice President, Canadian Sales

March 13, 2020

From Window + Door

Tru Tech Doors appointed Skip MacLean as vice president – Canadian sales.

FHC Appoints Gary Sprague Vice President, Product Design and Development

March 13, 2020

The Frameless Hardware Co. appointed Gary Sprague to the position of vice president of design and development.

Linetec Promotes Jake Kriewald to Mid-Central Sales Manager

March 13, 2020

Linetec has promoted Jake Kriewald from inside sales lead to outside sales manager for the Mid-Central states of Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky. He reports directly to Linetec's vice president of sales and marketing, Jeff A. Fochs Jr., who previously managed the territory.

 

Saint-Gobain Divests from German Fabrication Business

March 10, 2020

Saint-Gobain sold Glassolutions, a German-based glass fabricator, to Industriekapital GmbH, an investment firm, as reported on Nasdaq.com. The divestment will include seven locations, and affect a total of 350 employees, according to the reporting.

Greg Saroka, Co-founder of Goldray Glass, Passes Away

March 9, 2020

Greg Saroka, co-founder of Goldray Glass, passed away. Saroka began his career in the glass industry when he co-created Goldray Glass in 1985. Together with his family, he built a business that serves customers across North America.

JW Marriot Nashville Part II: High-End Hotel Features High-performance Glass Courtesy of Viracon

March 9, 2020

The JW Marriott Nashville, which hosted the 24th annual Building Envelope Contractors Conference, boasts a glass-clad exterior courtesy of the high-performance glass supplied by Viracon.

Dodge Momentum Index Inches Lower in February

March 8, 2020

The Dodge Momentum Index moved 1.8 percent lower in February to 148.7 (2000=100) from the revised January reading of 151.4. 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.

FTI Postpones World Congress Until August 2020

March 5, 2020

Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, known as the coronavirus, in the Los Angeles area, the Facade Tectonics Institute has postponed Facades Week: LA! until Aug. 3-7, 2020 with the World Congress to be held Aug. 5-6, according to officials.