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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 […]

Suspect’s Suicide Won’t Slow Investigation into PPG Industrial Espionage

Jul 24th, 2015

The suicide of Thomas Rukavina, a former PPG Industries chemist accused in federal court in Pittsburgh with theft of trade secrets, won’t slow down the investigation into the case. “U.S. Attorney David Hickton in Pittsburgh said the FBI will continue to spearhead the spy probe but couldn’t be more specific due to the ‘sensitive nature’ of […]

PPG Reports 1 Percent Net Sales Increase in First Quarter

Apr 20th, 2015

PPG Industries reported its first quarter 2015 net sales from continuing operations were $3.7 billion, up 1 percent versus the prior year, according to a release from the company. Net sales in local currencies grew 8 percent year-over-year, including a 7 percent contribution from acquisition-related sales and a 1 percent improvement in sales volume. According […]

PPI Report: Flat Glass Prices Rise 1.8 Percent in December

Jan 16th, 2015

Flat glass prices saw a big jump—relative to recent month-to-month changes—in December, increasing 1.8 percent from the month before, according to the latest Producer Price Index Report (PPI) issued by the U.S. Labor Department. The spike comes after flat glass prices rose 0.5 percent from October to November. The PPI program measures the average change over time […]

PPG to Sell Mt. Zion Plant to Fuyao

Jul 18th, 2014

PPG Industries announced today that it will sell all the assets of its Mt. Zion, Ill. glass manufacturing facility to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc. According to PPG, the sale is expected to close in the third quarter of 2014. PPG will continue to operate the plant for up to one year, producing […]

Give Me an Attitude … Please!

Jul 10th, 2014

When I was growing up, my dad would tell me more often that I care to admit, “Son, don’t give me an attitude!” It was usually when I was doing something that was contrary to what he wanted me to do. If he wanted the grass cut and I thought that I had a better […]

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