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  • Cardinal LG Co., a subsidiary of Cardinal Glass Industries, has acquired Northeast Laminated Glass Corp., based in Jessup, Pa. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Cardinal LG will continue serving customers’ product needs from the Jessup facility.  “Founders Tom Zaccone and Larry Tumminia, and the employees of Northeast Laminated, have done an excellent job building... more »
  • Lowe’s Home Centers, one of the nation’s largest home improvement retailers, has agreed to implement a comprehensive, corporate-wide compliance program at its more than 1,700 stores nationwide to ensure that the contractors it hires to perform work minimize lead dust from home renovation activities, as required by the federal Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule. The company... more »
  • In an April 17 letter to North American customers, Guardian Industries announced it would increase prices, effective with shipments beginning May 19, 2014. The price increases are as follows: 15 percent on clear glass from 1 millimeter to 2.2 mm in thickness 9 percent on clear glass from 6 mm to 19 mm in thickness 7 percent on clear glass from 2.3 mm to 5 mm in thickness 9 percent on all tinted... more »
  • Integrity Windows and Doors, part of The Marvin Cos., has gone from 400 employees 15 months ago to more than 700 now, and hopes to add 100 to 125 more employees, according to a local news report from the Prairie Business. The company  has reorganized its West Fargo, N.D., plant, to create space so it can quickly respond to future growth, according to Brian Johnson, vice president of... more »
  • Guardian Industries will close its Reedley, Calif., glass fabrication plant on May 2, citing ongoing economic challenges. The Reedley plant opened in 1985 and provides mirror and laminated glass for residential, commercial and interior applications. Reedley currently has 36 employees, some of whom will transfer to Guardian’s Kingsburg, Calif., float glass plant. Guardian says it will assist... more »
  • CopyTele, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, J-Channel Industries Corp., has entered into an agreement with YKK AP America Inc. in connection with JCIC's patented J-Channel Window Frame Construction technology. The agreement is the seventh settlement for the technology, and resolves the patent infringement lawsuit filed against YKK on October 9, 2013, which will be dismissed.   more »
  • VPI Quality Windows will acquire the majority of the window and door manufacturing assets of Mercer Windows, which recently announced it would close its Beaverton, Ore., facility due to the lingering effects of the recession. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  “This acquisition...allows us to rapidly add high-quality aluminum window and door offerings to our customers,... more »
  • Western Window Systems announced it will no longer manufacture insulating glass, a business the company has been involved with since it started in 1959. The company has partnered with All Weather Tempering to provide customers with insulating glass, allowing Western Window Systems to expand its production capacity, continue its aggressive lead times, and provide much-needed space on its... more »
  • Mathews Brothers has launched a new website that offers visitors a cleaner, brighter look with a greatly improved navigation experience. The new site incorporates JQuery technology for ease of use across multiple browsers, as well as animated CSS3 techniques for a rich visual experience. “We made this investment in this very important customer support tool for a very simple reason.... more »
  • Technoform Glass Insulation North America partnered with Coniston Products Ltd., a wholesaler based in Delta, British Columbia, that will now offer TGI's products for commercial and residential IG systems. “We’re looking forward to working with Coniston to reach more Canadian customers,” says Brian Stephens, TGI NA’s market team member. “We see significant... more »