Posts Tagged ‘ AGC ’

Watch the May Newscast for a Look Back at AIA 2015

May 21st, 2015

In this month’s newscast we’re taking a close look at glass and other components shown at last week’s American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Convention. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

Stage Set for Employment Cost Increase in Construction Industry

Dec 4th, 2014

As the U.S. construction industry continues its recovery, the much-discussed labor shortage will continue to change its scope. With that change also will come an increase in pay for workers, according to Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) chief economist Ken Simonson. Simonson recently joined CMD chief economist Alex Carrick and American Institute of Architects […]

Survey Shows Correlation Between Worker Shortage, Training Pipeline

Nov 5th, 2014

As the words “worker shortage” have become louder and louder amid the discussion of the construction industry’s apparent recovery, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) has pushed for a more proactive approach in reinvigorating the pipeline of young talent. Last month, the association showed exactly why its officials think that approach is necessary. The […]

Continuing Coverage of GlassBuild America

Sep 11th, 2014

Today we bring you a look at what glass manufacturers are featuring in Las Vegas. We also asked companies what they think of 2014 so far. Check out today’s video to learn more. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

AGC Consolidating Fabrication Facility in Jacksonville to Atlanta Area

Jul 3rd, 2014

AGC Glass Company North America announced it will consolidate its fabrication capabilities in Jacksonville, Fla., into the company’s 200,000-plus-square-foot facility in Lithia Spring, Ga., in the Atlanta area. The move, which is expected to be completed no later than the fourth quarter of 2014, will bring all processes under one roof. According to the company, […]

AGC Adds Four Representatives to North America Sales Team

Jun 17th, 2014

AGC Glass Company North America recently bolstered its sales team, adding Brad A. Bartley [CSI CDT], Meghan Beach [LEED AP BD+C, CSI CDT], Shawn Winn and Paul Drake as architectural sales representatives.  “Each new team member is well-qualified within the construction industry, holding a number of key industry certifications along with a strong track record […]

AGC Chief Economist Urges Caution as Construction Industry Slowly Improves

Dec 13th, 2013


Slowly, but surely, but hardly where it needs to be yet. That was the gist of Ken Simonson’s outlook on what’s ahead in 2014 and beyond for the commercial/multifamily building markets. Speaking during Thursday’s hour-long webinar sponsored by the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA), the chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America […]

AGC’s Brazil Plant Starts Production

Oct 21st, 2013

AGC’s new plant in Brazil has started production. The plant is located in Guaratinguetá, São Paulo, Brazil, and is part of AGC Glass Brazil. Construction on the plant had begun in November 2011. The plant will fabricate architectural glass, mirrors and automotive glass. It is expected to produce 220,000 tons of float glass per year, […]

Heliatek and AGC Sign Development Agreement to Integrate Organic Solar Films

Sep 30th, 2013

Heliatek GmbH, a manufacturer of solar films, has signed a joint development agreement with AGC Glass Europe, already active in traditional building-integrated photovoltaics. The agreement is focused on researching and developing the integration of glass and solar films, targeting the delivery of integrated solutions for the glass envelope of buildings. This will enable the entire […]

AGC Opens Atlanta Fabrication Facility

Sep 9th, 2013

AGC Glass Co. North America announced the grand opening of its new Southeast fabrication facility in Atlanta. According to the announcement, the new facility is equipped with the most advanced fabrication and processing equipment in the industry. In addition, the company combined its fabrication and processing equipment with the latest advances in software technology from […]