Posts Tagged ‘ Diamond Glass ’

Krypton is Poised for a Comeback

Feb 15th, 2024

Krypton gas has been taking a hit in the fenestration market over the last several years. Years ago, it was selling for as high as $1.50 per liter and window companies were paying that price. I know that to be true because at the time, I was selling it as an independent agent. But despite […]

From Jet Engines to Thin-Triple, PGTI Revamps Virginia Facility for Glass

Feb 5th, 2024

PGT Innovations is set to be acquired by Miter Brands, but that hasn’t stopped the company from moving forward with existing plans—including a new glass company and production facility in Prince George, Virginia, where it will produce thin-triple glass. In June 2023, the company announced a new form of thin, laminated glass it co-developed with […]

Execs Answer Key Questions About the Masonite/PGTI Deal

Dec 21st, 2023

– Is the acquisition a culmination of long-term plans? – Will Masonite become a window company? – Will the company expand PGTI’s direct-to-consumer model? – What about PGTI’s new endeavor: Diamond Glass? – What happens with PGTI’s brands? Masonite announced this week it will acquire North Venice, Fla.-based PGT Innovations (PGTI). The $3 billion deal […]

Corning Debuts New Glass and Production Line for Thin Triples

Jun 26th, 2023

(This article was updated June 28, 2023.) Researchers at the University of Maryland found that people remember information better when it’s presented in virtual environments. Perhaps that was the premise employed by thin-glass manufacturer Corning Inc. when it hosted its “Advanced Windows Virtual Experience” last week. The company used Spatial.io, a web-based, virtual meeting platform, […]