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Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls in June

August 3, 2021

Nonresidential construction spending fell again in June, according to a new analysis of federal construction spending data the Associated General Contractors of America.

Vitro Architectural Glass Launches Titan Oversized Glass

August 3, 2021

Vitro Architectural Glass announced that it has launched Titan glass, a new oversized glass product for large-scale exterior insulating glass units. Titan glass is available with a wide range of Vitro high-performance magnetron sputtered vacuum deposition coatings to optimize performance and aesthetics.

Vitro Architectural Glass Launches Titan Oversized Glass

Consolidated Glass Holdings Files for Bankruptcy

August 3, 2021

Yahoo Finance reported that Consolidated Glass Holdings filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in mid-July, and that the company continues to have several creditors, including trucking and logistics companies. 

Guardian Glass Introduces New UL Product Lens Certification

August 3, 2021

Guardian Glass is the first float glass manufacturer to achieve UL Product Lens Certification, covering three global product categories: uncoated float glass; sputter, or vacuum, coated float glass, including Commercial SunGuard and residential ClimaGuard products; and UltraMirror products, say company officials.

U.S. Leaders in Heat Safety Create National Heat Safety Coalition

August 3, 2021

Mission, the manufacturers of cooling and heat relief technologies and Magid, a supplier of workplace safety innovations, announced they are coming together with The Korey Stringer Institute at the University of Connecticut, a national heat safety advocate and research institute, to form the National Heat Safety Coalition.  

United Architectural Metals Names Bob Cummings COO

August 3, 2021

North Canton, Ohio-based United Architectural Metals, a designer, manufacturer and fabricator of unitized curtain wall systems, appointed Robert T. Cummings to the newly formed position of chief operating officer.

United Architectural Metals Names Bob Cummings COO

YKK AP Opens New Showroom in Downtown Atlanta

August 2, 2021

YKK AP America Inc. opened a new showroom in the heart of downtown Atlanta.

YKK AP Opens New Showroom in Downtown Atlanta

Rhyno Glass Becomes Florida’s First Contractor to Earn NACC

August 2, 2021

Rhyno Glass of Tampa became Florida’s first glazing contractor to achieve North American Contractor Certification. NACC is the only ANSI-accredited, third-party credential that recognizes architectural glass and metal contractors for competency, business practices, and industry accepted guidelines for quality and safety excellence. By having met NACC requirements, Rhyno Glass demonstrated it has the processes and procedures in place to consistently deliver high quality project results.

Commercial and Multifamily Starts Advance During First Half of 2021

August 2, 2021

The value of commercial and multifamily starts in the top 20 metropolitan areas of the U.S. gained 12 percent during the first six months of 2021 relative to the first half of 2020, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. Nationally, commercial and multifamily construction starts were 10 percent higher on a year-to-date basis through six months.

Commercial and Multifamily Starts Advance During First Half of 2021