Posts Tagged ‘ Vitro ’

Vitro Names Davis Productivity Manager for Intercept Spacer System

Oct 12th, 2017

Vitro Architectural Glass has hired William Davis as productivity manager and technical services engineer in support of the company’s Intercept stainless steel spacer system technology. William Davis Davis previously spent 11 years in glass research and development for PPG Industries in Pittsburgh where he was part of the team that developed Intercept. He will conduct […]

Day One in Atlanta

Sep 12th, 2017

GlassBuild America opened today in Atlanta, where we checked in with some exhibitors to learn about some changes and developments shaping up in the glass and fenestration industry. Youtube link

Vitro Glass Publishes Architectural Glass EPDs

Aug 28th, 2017

Vitro Architectural Glass recently published third-party-verified, product-specific Type III Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for its flat glass and processed glass products. According to the company, it is the first architectural glass manufacturer in North America to do so. “EPDs continue to grow in value as green building certification programs and sustainable design become more mainstream,” […]

Thomas Meston Joins Vitro

Aug 28th, 2017

Vitro Architectural Glass hired Thomas Meston to fill its newly created position of manager of employee communications and engagement. In his new post, Meston will research, develop and implement new employee communications channels and vehicles. “Tom brings a wealth of experience and strong track record to this position,” says Vitro manager of brand and communications […]

Vitro Restarts Off-Line Production at Carlisle Plant

Aug 25th, 2017

Vitro Architectural Glass has resumed production for certain processes at its Carlisle, Pa. plant, which sustained damage last week during a fire caused by a glass leak. According to a Vitro spokesperson, the company has re-started its glass coating, tempering and insulating glass units for residential windows operations. “It is believed that this should meet […]

Glass Leak Causes Fire at Vitro Plant

Aug 21st, 2017

Vitro Architectural Glass officials are assessing damage at the company’s Carlisle, Pa., float glass plant after a glass leak caused a fire Thursday morning. According to a statement from Vitro, the leak was discovered on one of two glass melting furnaces at the facility. “The local fire department responded, and one employee was taken to […]

Vitro Glass Names Dritz National Architectural Manager

Aug 10th, 2017

Vitro Architectural Glass has promoted Emily Dritz to the position of national architectural manager. In her new post, Dritz will market Vitro Glass products to architects and help them manage the glass selection process, from initial building design and specification through production scheduling, fabrication and final installation. “Emily has a unique educational and professional background […]

April Newscast: The AIA Show 2017

Apr 27th, 2017

Glass products have a huge presence at the 2017 AIA Show, which opened today in Orlando. Take a look at what some companies have to offer. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

More Than 1,000 Companies Express Support for Energy Star

Apr 26th, 2017

A coalition of more than 1,000 companies, including several U.S. industrial giants and some major players in the fenestration industry, have signed a letter urging Congress and the administration to preserve the popular Energy Star program, which has been targeted for elimination in President Trump’s 2018 budget plan. “Energy Star is a model for successful […]

Architizer A+Awards Recognize Door, Window, Glass Companies

Apr 25th, 2017

Several door and window companies are recipients of the 2017 Architizer A+ Awards, which acknowledge and promote the year’s best architecture projects and products. In the Building Products-Windows & Doors category, the winners are PlybooDoo Panels by Krownlab, Marvin Windows and Doors’ Ultimate Multi-Slide Door, Pirnar’s Ultimum Pure with a OneTouch handle, Sky-Frame Slope sliding […]

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