Posts Tagged ‘ Billco ’

Energy, Material Costs and Supply Chain Issues Linger Throughout Door, Window Industry

Nov 15th, 2022

WinDoor 2022 has come and gone but increasing energy prices, supply chain issues and material costs linger throughout the door and window industry. Tracy Rogers, a glass specialist at Billco, says that the provider of machinery and parts to the door and window industry has around half a dozen machines that were ordered over a […]

WinDoor 2022: Bigger, Bolder Aspirations Highlight Annual Door and Window Show

Nov 10th, 2022

Long lines and a packed trade show floor highlighted the second day of WinDoor 2022. The annual event kicked off officially on Tuesday at the Palais des congrès in Montreal. Behind the convention center’s beautiful backpainted glass lites and funky architecture, the exhibitors and attendees networked and mingled in a long-awaited return to normalcy. For […]

WinDoor 2022: Billco Looks to Expand in Canada

Nov 10th, 2022

Billco, which provides machinery and parts to the door and window industry, seeks to gain a foothold in Canada, says Tracy Rogers, glass specialist at Billco. WinDoor provides the perfect opportunity to meet customers and display products.

See the Products to be on Display at GlassExpo VE

Sep 2nd, 2020

GlassCon Global-GlassExpo VE takes place virtually next Wednesday and Thursday on September 9-10, and the virtual platform contains many opportunities to engage and interact between exhibitors and attendees—including an interactive way to view products and talk to company representatives about new introductions. The look and feel of GlassCon Global VE-Glass Expo VE is designed to […]

Bob Lang Retires from Billco

Apr 19th, 2019

After a little more than 50 years since taking his first job in the industry, officials have announced that Bob Lang is officially retiring from Billco Manufacturing. Lang spent his first two years with the company working on the shop floor, while finishing his bachelor’s degree at the University of Pittsburgh at night. He was […]

Bobby Hart Retires After 44 Years at Billco

Dec 21st, 2018

Officials for Billco have announced that Bobby Hart has retired from the company, after 44 years in the industry. Hart started at the company the day after his 18th birthday and did general labor in the shop—running errands, sweeping floors or doing whatever it was that was needed, his peers say. Hart recalls that he […]

Billco Attributes Many Years of Success to Continued Innovation

Dec 14th, 2018

Equipment manufacturer Billco is celebrating more than just the holidays this December. The Zelienople, Pa.-based company is also celebrating 70 years in business—an accomplishment that company officials attribute to innovation and adaptability. Billco was founded in 1948 in Zelienople, Pa., by the Billinger family. In 2008, the company was bought by a group of Billco […]

Hugh Trautmann – A Pioneer in Glass Cutting Technology – Passes at Age 84

Jun 13th, 2018

Hugh Trautmann, a longtime Billco engineer and a pioneer in the glass industry, passed away peacefully on June 9, 2018 at the age of 84. Well known around the world as innovative and forward-thinking, Trautmann was one of the most influential contributors to the development of technology in the glass industry. His legacy and techniques […]

DWM Newscast: Trends in Texas and Product Spotlights

May 17th, 2018

Glass TEXpo™ was held last week in San Antonio, and sponsored by DWM’s sister publication, USGlass magazine. It was a chance for exhibitors to unveil new products, and DWM was there to learn about trends in Texas, what companies are doing to rebuild after Hurricane Harvey and more. Youtube Link

Billco Rolls Out New Website

Dec 13th, 2017

Machinery maker Billco has launched a new website, in addition to a new logo. The company says it has simplified navigation on, as well enhanced the site’s equipment research process. Other improvements include product overviews, videos, technical data sheets and more. The website’s resource center, Glassistance, offers quick tips or in-depth reports to help […]