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  •     Michael Glover (left) with Lauren founder Dale Foland at the Edgetech 20-year anniversary celebration in 2009. Michael Glover, the original founder of Edgetech and co-inventor of Super Spacer, died on Sept. 1, according to a joint statement from Lauren International and Quanex Building Products. “Michael was first a family man, who was full of kindness, and, second,... more »
  • Pertici North America partnered with Stürtz Machinery to expand Stürtz’s presence in the aluminum fabrication arena. “2018 was the best year Stürtz Machinery Inc. has had since we opened up shop in northeast Ohio in 1997,” says Ellis Dillen, president and CEO of Stürtz. “While our success and growth to this point has focused on the PVC fenestration market in North America... more »
  • The number of women employed in the construction industry rose to 1.1 million in 2018, a number not seen since prior to the Great Recession. During the Great Recession, the number of female in construction declined by almost 30 percent to 807,000 by 2010. From 2010 to 2017, the total remained around 970,000, but remained below the peak of pre-recession levels. In 2018, however, 1.1 million women... more »
  • The U.S. imposed 15 percent tariffs on some Chinese goods, valued at $300 billion, as of Sept. 2, according to Reuters. The Chinese government responded with retaliatory tariffs, and filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization.  Read more more »
  • Dow will feature several of its solutions at GlassBuild America in Atlanta next week in booth #3805. Solutions include: A preview of Dow’s new Building Innovation and Collaboration Center, which offers a full-scale test wall for structural stability and air and water infiltration testing. New DOWSIL 1550 Fast Cure Sealant, which is designed to increase productivity with high green strength... more »
  • H.B. Fuller will exhibit at GlassBuild America 2019. With the addition of Kӧmmerling, the company has a complete line of primary and secondary sealants, backbedding and glazing products, as well as reactive thermoplastic warm edge spacer, to ensure quality, long-lasting windows, say officials. Below is a preview of the products and innovations H.B. Fuller will be promoting at GlassBuild America:... more »
  • A+W Software will showcase new software solutions—A+W iShape and A+W Smart Companion—for the flat glass, window, door, and garage door industries at GlassBuild America 2019. Visitors to booth #625 will get hands-on experience using A+W iShape, a way to digitize templates with a smartphone camera and convert them into CAD files. “A+W iShape is a game changer for our fabricators... more »
  • Forel will present solutions that are specifically focused on processing machines for ‘residential’ insulated glass at GlassBuild America in booth #1550. The company will display its residential insulating glass, with a special flexible spacer applicator, equipped with automatic reel change function, and the high-speed arrissing machine.   more »
  • The GED Store will open to the public at GlassBuild America 2019. This new online platform, launched by GED Integrated Solutions, is dersigned to simplify ordering process for GED Integrated Solutions customers, according to officials.  “The real value to our customer is their ability to order from our over 8,500 in stock OEM parts with 24/7 access,” says Bradly Duguay, director... more »
  • The Louisville, Kentucky, Paragon facility will close operations, effective Oct. 11, according to Carl Will, president and CEO of Sunrise Windows. “We are incredibly proud and appreciative of the significant efforts made by our entire team, both at Paragon and at Sunrise, to try to grow and improve the business,” Will says. “At this time, however, we have made the difficult... more »