Posts Tagged ‘ Vitro ’

Line 1 at Vitro Carlisle Plant Restarts Production

Jul 31st, 2018

Vitro Architectural Glass has restarted production on Line 1 at its Carlisle, Pa., plant. The line experienced a glass leak on August 17, 2017, resulting in a complete cold repair of the line. “The entire Carlisle team is thankful for the support provided by Vitro management, our employees, suppliers and industry partners following the incident […]

June Newscast: All the News from AIA

Jun 28th, 2018

The American Institute of Architects just wrapped up its annual Conference on Architecture in New York City, and it was a showcase for new developments in glass for residential applications. DWM’s June newscast takes a look at that and other products on display at the big event. Youtube Link

Three Appointed to Positions at Vitro Glass

Jun 13th, 2018

Vitro Architectural Glass has announced three new appointments. Paul Bush is the new director of quality and technical services, Deron Patterson will be architectural market manager in Mexico and Guillermo Martinez has been named manager of general marketing for architectural glass operations in Mexico. Paul Bush Bush, formerly director of technical services for Vitro Glass, […]

Court: PPG Industries Liable for Toxic Pollution from Glass Plant

Apr 27th, 2018

A judge recently ruled that PPG Industries Inc. is liable for toxic pollution that flowed for decades from its solid waste disposal area (SWDA) near its glass manufacturing plant in Ford City, PA, into the Allegheny River. U.S. magistrate judge Robert Mitchell of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania issued an […]

Vitro Launches Online Hub for Customers, Industry Pros

Mar 12th, 2018

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has launched VitroGlassHub.com, a website designed exclusively for glass customers and glass industry professionals. The new site provides direct access to technical documents, material safety data sheets (MSDS) and tools for energy modeling and thermal stress analysis, as well as the Vitro Glass CONSTRUCT tool, which enables users to […]

Vitro Receives DOE Funding for Glass Furnace Project

Feb 23rd, 2018

Vitro Flat Glass is working on a project to reduce industry cost and energy use by developing a neural network model for glass furnace operations. The goal is to enhance its reduced-order model for glass furnace operations with real-world production data. According to the project details of Vitro’s proposal, a machine learning approach will be […]

Texas Home Featuring Vitro Glass Wins Design Awards

Dec 14th, 2017

Solarban 60 solar control, low-emissivity (low-e) by Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) is featured in Winnwood Residence, a LEED Platinum-certified, energy-positive private home in Dallas that received two prestigious architectural awards this year. Designed by 5G Studio Collaborative, the 4,600-square-foot, single-story home received the 2017 Texas Society of Architects Annual Design Award, one of […]

Vitro Launches Online Energy Star Guide for Residential Windows

Dec 5th, 2017

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has launched an online “Guide to Energy Star Criteria” page at vitrowindowglass.com to help consumers understand the Energy Star program, select windows to maximize energy savings in their homes and find Vitro Glass residential window dealers in their area. The portal details the most recent Energy Star criteria for […]

Vitro Glass’ Fresno Plant Marks 50 Years in Operation

Nov 16th, 2017

The Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) float glass manufacturing plant in Fresno, Calif., is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The milestone comes as the facility implements new technology to enhance the environmental performance of the glass-manufacturing process for Starphire Ultra-Clear glass and other residential and commercial flat glass products. The process, which involves injecting ammonia […]

Vitro Names Tan Diep Architectural Manager

Oct 20th, 2017

Tan Diep has accepted a position as Vitro Architectural Glass’ West Coast architectural manager. Diep will work with architects in a five-state territory (California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Hawaii) to help them manage the glass selection process, from initial building design and specifications through production scheduling, fabrication and final installation “We are excited to […]

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