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Vitro Architectural Glass Renews Cradle to Cradle Certification

February 21, 2021

Vitro Architectural Glass announced that its entire range of coated and uncoated architectural glasses has been renewed as Cradle to Cradle Certified by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute.

Registration Open for FGIA Leadership Development Program Through March 31

February 21, 2021

Registration for the third installment of the Leadership Development Program from the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance is open through March 31, with the first session taking place April 14.

Xinyi Glass Canada Says it will Suspend Plans for Stratford Float Plant

February 21, 2021

Xinyi Glass Canada released a statement on Feb. 15 saying that it would suspend its plans to build a float plant in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, “indefinitely.”

Construction Starts Down to Begin 2021

February 21, 2021

Total construction starts dropped 4 percent in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $794.3 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.

GGI Helps Bring Public Art Display to LIfe at New Moynihan Train Hall

February 19, 2021

As of January 2021, Moynihan Train Hall, located in New York City's Penn Station, is complete and ready to accommodate New Yorkers. This ambitious project comes with a revival of classic architecture alongside a helping of modern art, which General Glass International, GGI, brought to life with its Alice direct-to-glass printing process.

GED Integrated Solutions Acquires Norfield Inc.

February 18, 2021

GED Integrated Solutions Inc., a portfolio company of The Beekman Group, has acquired Norfield Inc., a California-based provider of automation equipment, parts and services to the residential and commercial door manufacturing market. 

Safety Glass Pioneer Norman Nitschke Dies at 100

February 17, 2021

Norman Nitschke, a leader in developing safety glass fabrication processes and standards, died on Feb. 14 at the age of 100 at his home in Perrysburg, Ohio. In his decades-long career in glass, Nitschke was instrumental in advancing glass fabrication technologies, in particular glass tempering for the automotive and architectural industries. He is listed as inventor or coinventor on over 40 glass industry patents.

Eastman Machine Co. Plans Expansion of Headquarters

February 16, 2021

Eastman Machine Co., influenced by client and product line growth, acquired a new building and plans an expansion of its headquarters in Buffalo, New York.

Survey: How will COVID-19 Affect Architectural Glass?

February 16, 2021

Glass Magazine needs your input! Please take 5 minutes to complete our survey about the changes you have seen, and expect to see, in architectural design due to the pandemic.