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FGIA Webinar to Focus on Implementing Quality Management for IG Unit Fabrication

March 30, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance will host a webinar, "Implementing Quality Management for the Fabrication of IG Units: Making the Case," on April 6 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern.

NSG Group Appoints Officers, Senior Managers

March 29, 2021

NSG Group announced the following officer and senior management appointments, which will take effect April 1. 

Construction Supply Chain Struggles Could Worsen Following Suez Canal Blockage

March 29, 2021

The U.S. construction industry will likely feel ripple effects of the blockage of the Suez Canal, adding to a series of ongoing supply chain and material acquisition concerns.

AGC Issues Building Material Inflation Alert

March 29, 2021

The Associated General Contractors of America issued an inflation alert last week, responding to the construction industry’s “unprecedented mix of steeply rising materials prices, snarled supply chains, and staffing difficulties, combined with slumping demand that is keeping many contractors from passing on their added costs.” 

By the Numbers: Women in Manufacturing

March 29, 2021

Women are underrepresented in the manufacturing industry. Despite accounting for just under half of the overall workforce, women lag in manufacturing. Here is a close-up look at the representation of women in manufacturing, according to a 2020 report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and a 2016 breakdown of women in manufacturing from the U.S. Census Bureau. 

BEC Presents Episodes Now Available at Glass.org

March 23, 2021

Watch these episodes on demand: Construction Industry After COVID-19, Changes in Commercial Real Estate and the Glazing Industry, Key Glazing Codes & Standards, State of the Industry.

BEC Presents Episodes Now Available at Glass.org

New Toronto Office Building Features Diamond Facade

March 23, 2021

The new CIBC Square features of 545,300 square feet of glass and more than 8,000 frames of custom unitized curtain wall, which comprise the unique, diamond-like exterior of this office building, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Artistic Glass Exhibit Illustrates Women Breaking Glass Ceilings

March 23, 2021

The Fearless Girl is a custom bronze sculpture and a representation of female empowerment worldwide. A single-day exhibit added 250 simulated glass "shards" that signify the ceilings, barriers and obstacles that women continue to shatter on a daily basis. 

Syracuse Glass Welcomes New Architectural Sales Manager as Tim Kelley Retires

March 23, 2021

Syracuse Glass Co. announced that after 30-years of dedicated service, Tim Kelley will transition to a well-deserved retirement.

Eastman to Upgrade and Expand Extrusion Capabilities for Interlayers Production

March 22, 2021

Eastman Chemical Co. plans to upgrade and expand its extrusion capabilities for production of interlayers product lines at its Springfield, Massachusetts, manufacturing facility.