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Michigan’s House of Rep. Introduces Energy Efficiency Legislation Impacting Glass and Glazing

Oct 14th, 2021

Rep. Mark Huizenga introduced a bill to amend the “Property assessed clean energy act” during a session for Michigan’s House of Representatives on October 5. The bill, No. 5357, referred to the Committee on Energy, aims to amend the title of 2010’s Act No. 270 and introduce a new section which discusses how glass, glazing […]

What’s the Problem? Industry Companies Continue to Grapple with Supply and Labor Issues

Oct 8th, 2021

The ongoing pandemic and strengthening delta variant continue to be major factors impacting industry. That’s according to the fourth in a series of Construction Inflation Alerts from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) this year, as the association seeks to inform project owners, government officials and the public about cost increases and supply-chain disruptions. […]

United Expanding Manufacturing Facility

Apr 29th, 2021

Officials for United Window and Door announced their company is expanding one of its manufacturing facilities. An additional 156,000 sq. ft. of space at the company’s operations in Wayne, N.J., will be used to produce two product lines of double hung windows, as well as two patio door lines and a new line of glass. […]

Are We There Yet? Why Yes, We Are.

Feb 25th, 2020

I remember when I bought my first house. It was a two-bedroom bungalow in one of Richmond’s early suburbs, overlooking a small meadow and one of Bryan Park’s two-acre ponds. This is a rare setting to find in the middle of the city. And to go with that pond view (a feature we came to […]

Big Ideas Surface for Glass at BAU 2019

Jan 18th, 2019

BAU 2019 is underway at the Messe München in Munich, Germany, this week, where glass industry companies are displaying their latest technologies. The six-day trade fair features 2,250 exhibitors from 45 countries, focusing on architecture, materials and systems for commercial, residential and interior construction. Amid the exhibitors on hand, Press Glass premiered its 3D Glass […]

USGlass Publishes Expanded Guide to Glass and Metal Fabricators

May 4th, 2018

USGlass magazine, sister publication to DWM, recently published an in-depth, expanded version of its Annual Guide to Glass & Metal Fabricators.  This 68-page special report, available online by following this link, features more than 40 fabrication categories of architectural glass and metal fabrication capabilities, each with its own map. These maps provide a geographic reference […]

Glass Imports, Exports Go Different Directions in October

Dec 8th, 2016

The U.S. increased its imports and decreased its exports of flat glass in October, according to DWM‘s analysis of U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) data. Exports of goods in the “glass-plate, sheet, etc.” category totaled $114 million for the month, down 8.7 percent from September. However, exports of the material are up 2.5 percent year-to-date compared […]

Cardinal to Open New Facility in Arizona

Jun 9th, 2016

Cardinal IG Co. will build a new 200,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Buckeye, Ariz., where it will fabricate insulating glass for the southwest region. It will be Cardinal Glass Industries’ tenth standalone insulating glass division location and the parent company’s 37th manufacturing facility. Cardinal also produces float, coated, custom tempered and laminated glass. “There’s been […]

Recent ANSI Standards Activity Includes Door, Window Updates

Mar 10th, 2016

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) noted new standards activity related to the glass and glazing industry in its recent “ANSI Standards Action” publications. According to the March 4 publication, action for the Standard for Safety for Door, Drapery, Gate, Louver, and Window Operators and Systems has been approved by the ANSI Board of Standards […]

View’s Tinianov to Give Window and Glass a Voice in HPD Process

Dec 17th, 2015

Now is the time to get the glass industry more involved in the Health Product Declaration (HPD) movement. That’s according to one of its new board members. Brandon Tinianov, vice president of business development at View Glass, was recently elected to HPD Collaborative’s board of directors. He is now helping guide the organization, which supports HPD advancement. An […]

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