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AGC to sell North American architectural glass business to Cardinal

AGC has announced it will sell its North American architectural glass business to Cardinal Glass Industries for approximately $450 million. The deal is expected to close in July at the earliest.

FGIA Virtual Summer Conference keynote speaker emphasizes role of demographics research

Demographer Ken Gronbach (KGC Direct) spoke about the importance of the Millennial birth rate, China’s population concerns, social justice and more during his keynote address at the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) 2021 Virtual Summer Conference.

Conestoga to develop showcase facility for trades education

Local politicians, industry partners and friends of Conestoga joined college employees at a special event on Tuesday, November 19 where President John Tibbits announced the development of a new Skilled Trades Training campus to be developed in Cambridge.


The Jorma Vitkala Award of Merit is a major international award recognizing innovation in the international glass industry presented at the opening ceremony of GPD Finland. Nominations are open until June 30. Let's get some Canadians in there!
Sponsored Spotlight 

Introducing Commdoor Aluminum, ProTemp Glass and Woodbridge Glass Distribution

As proud members of the Toro Aluminium Group of Companies, Commdoor Aluminum, ProTemp Glass and Woodbridge Glass Distribution together meet the commercial and industrial demands for high quality architectural products. Commdoor Aluminum is the specialist in curtail walls, windows and doors; Protemp Glass offers elite glazing solutions with architectural glass; and Woodbridge Glass Distribution specializes in the supply, tempering and distribution of glass walls, windows and mirrors. Each serves its clientele with innovative process, quality products and exemplary service. » Learn more
Glass Talk

Glass Talk episode #23: The return of float glass – Glenn Leroux, Canadian Premium Sand

At Top Glass in April, Canadian Premium Sand burst on to the Canadian architectural glass scene with an announcement that it was finalizing plans to build a float glass facility north of Winnipeg using high-quality sand from its deposit near Wanipigow, Man. Whether the new facility will produce architectural glass or glass for solar panels remains uncertain, but either way the return of primary glass production to Canada is an exciting prospect. CPS CEO Glenn Leroux recorded a in in-depth interview with Glass Canada editor, Patrick Flannery, to introduce the industry to his company and discuss their plans. The video version of this interview was originally recorded to appear on CPS’s virtual booth at Top Glass. » Listen now...
Job Board 

Sales Consultant - Building Envelope

Mitrex, an Integrated solar and construction solution provider, is looking for an experienced, full-time permanent outside salesperson to sell a groundbreaking new Solar system to the construction industry. We are looking for someone with 3+ years of experience selling to architects, developers, building owners, and builders. » Learn more...

Production Assembler - Composite Cladding Panels

Mitrex, an Integrated solar and construction solution provider, is looking for a skilled artisan to assemble and finish composite cladding panels made from aluminum and natural surface materials such as stone, porcelain or glass. » Learn more...

Maintenance Mechanic - Glass Manufacturing Equipment

We are seeking a Maintenance Mechanic - Glass Manufacturing Equipment ($30.00 hr.) for the Day Shift for our location in Concord, Ontario. (Steel Avenue West and Adesso Drive). » Learn more...

FGIA Fall Conference

Date: October 18 - 21, 2021 » Learn More