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  • The National Glass Association and the Glass Association of North America Boards of Directors have each appointed three representatives to serve on an Integration Task Force to oversee and advise the Boards on transition and integration matters.    The Representatives are: NGA Michael Albert, S. Albert Glass Co.     Angelo Rivera, Faour Glass... more »
  • Roto North America announced Chris Wellborne from Climate Solutions as the winner of its contest at the WinDoor Show in Toronto. Wellborne received a gift card to Apple for having the closest guess for how many mini Angel Vent Locks were in a box at the Roto North America booth.  more »
  • Western Window Systems introduced hinged windows and a fixed window to its Series 7000 performance family of aluminum windows and moving glass walls. Designed to deliver energy efficiency and strength in a variety of weather conditions, the new window line features low U-values, glass from Cardinal IG, and an outstanding performance rating, according to the company. Series 7000 hinged windows, in... more »
  • The National Glass Association and the Glass Association of North America have taken the next step to finalizing the combination, resulting in a new, larger, more financially sound association. Following unanimous approval by both boards of directors to combine the associations, the members now vote to ratify, according to a joint press release. Read More  more »
  •     Kohler     Chuang Premier Building Solutions added Michael Kohler as director of technical services, and Alexander Chuang as a research and development chemist. In this newly created position with the company, Kohler will oversee research and development and enhance the role the technical department plays in supporting Premier’s sales and manufacturing... more »
  • Nationwide housing starts rose 3.3 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.297 million units. This post-recession high comes after a downwardly revised October reading, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department. Single-family production rose 5.3 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted annual... more »
  •     Devon Tilly, Greg Hernandez at GlassBuild America 2017 Podcast now live on iTunes and Stitcher  The Art of Construction podcast visited the 2017 GlassBuild America show, talking with staff, attendees and exhibitors, and sharing insights on the events at the show, along with offering industry updates. The AOC podcast program, hosted by Devon Tilly of Mountain View... more »
  •     Delvaux     Molin Nico Delvaux was appointed as the new president and CEO of Assa Abloy. The change will take effect by June 18, 2018. He will replace Johan Molin, who will leave his position after 12 years as CEO at the company. “With Nico Delvaux, we have found a strong and experienced leader of large global businesses with a strong track record... more »
  • Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes increased five points to 74 in December on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index after a downwardly revised November reading. This was the highest report since July 1999. “The HMI measure of home buyer traffic rose eight points, showing that demand for housing is on the rise,”... more »
  • The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will continue accepting 2016 OSHA Form 300A data through the Injury Tracking Application until midnight on Dec. 31, 2017. OSHA will only enforce action against those employers who submit their reports after the Dec. 31, 2017 final entry date, rather than the original Dec. 15, 2017 deadline. Starting Jan. 1, 2018,... more »