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  •   Baird Thomsen Kevin Baird has been named president of the Global Flat Glass Group for Guardian Industries Corp., and will assume full profit and loss responsibility of the business unit. Baird replaces Scott Thomsen, who resigned for health reasons. Most recently, Baird was president and CEO of SRG Global Inc., a Guardian company. SRG Global is one of the world’s... more »
  • Interlock USA has entered into an agreement with Industrial Sales Corp., under which the sales and distribution agency will represent Interlock USA window and door hardware products throughout the United States and British Columbia, Canada. The agreement comes at a critical time, as Interlock USA moves forward with plans to expand its sales force in order to accommodate increasing demand... more »
  • The National Fenestration Rating Council has elected a new executive committee and board of directors. The NFRC Executive Committee includes: Jeff Baker, WESTLab – Chair Joe Jonely, AMSCO Windows – Vice Chair Gary Curtis, Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance – Secretary Sneh Kumar, ALCOA/TRACO – Treasurer Jim Krahn, Marvin Windows and Doors – Ombudsman... more »
  • Ramapo Sales & Marketing hired Shannon Carlin as vice president of sales. Carlin is a 19-year veteran of the window and door industry, most recently serving as VP of sales for Intigral Inc. In his new position, Carlin will be responsible for leading Ramapo’s North American sales team, along with developing and supporting the strategic direction of the company. more »
  • Glass Apps LLC, a provider of switchable glass and film, acquired the production assets of Citala, the original inventor of switchable film, according to a company release. The acquisition includes Citala's switchable polymer dispersed liquid crystal film manufacturing line, one of two in North and South America, Glass Apps reports.   “Citala's products were developed using... more »
  • The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance 2014 Winter Conference, to be held March 3-7 at the JW Marriott in San Francisco, will feature lunch presentations on industry technical issues, as well as networking sessions and several IGMA committee meetings. The first full day will include a meeting of the Emerging Technology and Innovation Committee at the Lawrence Berkeley National... more »
  •   John Evans’ Sons Inc. recently launched a redesigned corporate website and updated logo, both designed to communicate the company's long-standing commitment to high quality. The clean, fully optimized website interface includes updated graphics, photos and simplified navigation. Window designers, manufacturing engineers and other visitors can easily search product offerings... more »
  •   Antonios Bountzouklis, from Roto Frank Spain, will join Roto Frank of America on Feb. 1, 2014, as the market product manager of European Products, and the area sales manager for Central America. "This newly created position reflects our strategic efforts to continue the sales growth of our European products in North America," says Chris Dimou, Roto's president & CEO... more »
  • Tyman Plc, parent company of Amesbury and Truth Hardware, has appointed new leadership to integrate both businesses following its acquisition of Truth in July 2013. Jeff Graby, currently president of Truth Hardware, will assume the role of president and CEO for the combined Amesbury and Truth organizations, effective immediately. Graby joined Truth in 2012 and oversaw the divestment of the... more »
  • PGT recently broke ground on its $15 million glass plant expansion. The new glass plant will sit on 12 acres PGT purchased for $1.6 million just north of its main Venice, Fla., campus. "This tells such a great story about our region's economic recovery," says Rod Hershberger, president and CEO. "Seven years ago, we would have never thought this could happen. We were shutting... more »