Posts Tagged ‘ glass ’

Pilkington Ordered to Share Documents in Insurance Payout Case

Apr 15th, 2022

In its ongoing case against Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance (MSI), Pilkington North America, was ordered to share documents with the insurance company after experiencing a $60 to $100 million loss caused by a tornado striking its glass manufacturing facility in Ottawa, Ill., on February 28, 2017. In early 2021, Nippon Sheet Glass, parent company of Pilkington, […]

CES 2022 Features Some Very Smart Doors

Jan 11th, 2022

CES 2022 took place last week in Las Vegas, and while reports show lower attendance than previous years due to COVID-19, a few players in the door hardware space, and glass, still came armed with their latest innovations. The annual event is one that unveils the newest consumer electronic technology. The biggest introduction came from […]

Glass Plays a Starring Role in Iconic Christmas Tradition

Dec 14th, 2021

Since 2018, the massive tree in Rockefeller Center has featured a star topper with a design that could have only been accomplished using glass. The star, designed by Polish-American architect Daniel Libeskind, was brought to life with the help of glass manufacturer HMI Glass, based in Louisville, Ky. HMI Glass was contracted to work on […]

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 […]

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