Posts Tagged ‘ Vitro Architectural Glass ’

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Get Involved with NFRC

Dec 13th, 2021

Despite 2021 being a year of online meetings and missed connections with colleagues in person, the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) succeeded in laying the groundwork for new and improved programs, engaged members, and increased dialogue within the industry. As plans develop for more in-person meetings, as well as continued online meetings, now is a […]

Vitro Acquires Exclusive Rights To Sell Tempered Vacuum Insulating Units

Jul 22nd, 2021

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced it has reached an agreement with LandGlass and VIG Technologies to sell their tempered vacuum insulating glass (VIG) products in North America. “LandGlass and their LandVac brand uses the world’s best VIG technology, so their products are a natural fit in Vitro’s already expansive and trusted product portfolio,” […]

Vitro Contributes to Weber State University’s Solar Decathlon Success

Jul 1st, 2021

Vitro Architectural Glass, formerly PPG Glass, donated Solarban® 70 solar control, low-E glass, to Weber State University’s (WSU’s) team that won first place in the energy performance contest of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon® 2020 Build Challenge. In addition to winning the energy performance contest, the WSU team’s project – now a 2,540 […]

Laraia Named a Commercial Account Manager for Vitro Flat Glass

Oct 9th, 2020

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has appointed Mike Laraia to senior account manager for the company’s residential/specialty (RESP) glass business segment. Laraia has more than 25 years of experience in multiple product segments, including mirror glass and coatings. He will use this experience to offer sales and support to residential and specialty customers in […]

FGIA Conference Begins With Focus on the Post-COVID-19 Economy

Oct 7th, 2020

The Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) began its 2020 Virtual Fall Conference with a focus on the economy. Keynote speaker Dr. Chris Kuehl, managing director at Armada Corp. Intelligence, presented “Are We There Yet? Will 2021 Be Better than This Mess?” Kuehl began his session by explaining how unclear data is surrounding the COVID-19 […]

GlassCon Global VE-Glass Expo VE Proves Next Best Thing to Being There

Sep 10th, 2020

GlassCon Global VE-Glass Expo VE is giving attendees and exhibitors a chance to interact virtually in ways they haven’t been able to during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s also providing plenty of relevant industry educational seminars and networking events. The first day of the show included educational tracks, with a variety of sessions, and live Q&A […]

Vitro Names Martin Bracamonte Vice President of Marketing and Innovation

Aug 27th, 2020

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has appointed Martin Bracamonte to the newly created post of vice president of marketing and innovation. In his new role, Bracamonte will oversee marketing efforts for Vitro Glass throughout the U.S. and Canada while also leading a range of value creation efforts across all aspects of the business. He […]

Approaching Retirement, Vitro’s Patrick Kenny Reflects on 40-Year Career

May 20th, 2020

Patrick Kenny, vice president of marketing for Vitro Architectural Glass, has been a pioneer throughout his 40-year career in the glass industry. He’s led new departments and taken on roles that didn’t exist previously. After spending his entire career with PPG and, later, Vitro Architectural Glass after PPG sold its flat glass division, Kenny plans […]

Vitro Architectural Glass Names Martin Bracamonte Vice President of Operations

Feb 21st, 2020

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has named Martin Bracamonte vice president of operations. In his new post, Bracamonte will oversee operations for four U.S. plants operated by Vitro Glass in Carlisle, Pa.; Wichita Falls, Texas; Fresno, Calif.; and Salem, Ore. His primary responsibilities will include increasing operational efficiencies, production output, product quality and overall […]

Vitro Architectural Glass Names Stipetich Sales Director for the Eastern Region

Sep 24th, 2019

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has named Dan Stipetich sales director for the eastern region, where he will lead a team of commercial account managers in the Eastern U.S. serving the commercial construction industry. Stipetich joined Vitro Glass in 2016 as senior account manager for the southeastern region. Prior to his time with Vitro […]

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