Posts Tagged ‘ Cardinal ’

Happy New Year: A Look at the Top Stories of 2017

Dec 27th, 2017

It’s been another busy year in the door and window industry, with legislation, company closings and more generating headlines. With that in mind, here are the stories that saw the most web traffic on DWM in 2017. 1. After Closure of B.F. Rich, What’s Next? In February, the sudden closure of window maker B.F. Rich […]

Cardinal LG Announces Second Ocala Facility

Sep 21st, 2017

Laminated glass manufacturer Cardinal LG is expanding its operations in Ocala, Fla., the Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership announced. The expansion will result in more than 50 new jobs and a capital investment of $38 million. “This expansion is great news for Marion County,” says Carl Zalak, chair of the Marion County Board of […]

Cardinal Implements SmartMelter at Float Plant

Mar 9th, 2017

PaneraTech has been working with Cardinal Glass to successfully rebuild its Durant, Okla., furnace using its SmartMelter technology. SmartMelter combines two patented sensors with digital mapping to collect precise data about furnace health, according to a release from PaneraTech. The technology measures the actual residual thickness of walls and helps manufacturers determine the timing of […]

Cardinal Continues to Expand with New Facility in Pennsylvania

Nov 8th, 2016

2016 has been a busy year for Cardinal Glass Industries. After announcing an expansion at an insulating glass (IG) facility in Indiana and the construction of another IG plant in Arizona just months ago, the company’s laminated division, Cardinal Laminated Glass, is now making a move. Cardinal LG purchased 30 acres from the Scranton Lackawanna […]

Cardinal CT Acquires Assets of Catalina Tempering

Jul 7th, 2014

Cardinal CT Co., a subsidiary of Cardinal Glass Industries, has acquired the assets of Catalina Tempering, Inc. and its subsidiaries. The terms of the agreement are undisclosed. Catalina operates seven regional custom tempering facilities serving the residential door and window market. “Over the last ten years, Catalina has built its business based on quality products […]

Jeff Haberer Explains Coated Glass Handling

Sep 12th, 2012

In a very demonstrative presentation for the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) Educational Seminar, Jeff Haberer, mechanical engineer for Cardinal IG, explained the proper procedures for handling coated glass. In the presentation, “Handling Coated Glass,” Haberer demonstrated with visual aids how to maintain an unscathed lite. Proper steps for handling the coated glass, according to […]

FTC Issues Warning to Replacement Window Manufacturers and Glass Manufacturer

Sep 5th, 2012

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has warned 14 window manufacturers and one window glass manufacturer that they may be making unsupported energy savings claims for replacement windows. This is not the first time the FTC and window companies have been in the news in recent months. Earlier this year, five window companies settled with the […]

Cardinal Employee Found Dead at Portage Plant

Dec 27th, 2011

Thomas E. Roche, 55, of Portage, Wis., an employee at Cardinal Glass Industries’ Portage, Wis., plant, was found dead early Christmas morning in the plant’s yard area, says Detective Lt. Mark Hahn of the City of Portage Police Department. “We dispatched around 2:45 a.m., because the plant manager called 911 to say that the employee […]

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