Posts Tagged ‘ Vitro Architectural Glass ’

That’s Using Your Metal

Oct 28th, 2019

After nearly two decades of writing about and reporting on the architectural glass and metal industry, I’ve been to many, many trade shows and conferences. These are a great way to keep up with and learn about new products, companies, trends and more. While much of what we cover is about glass, metal is also […]

Vitro to Sponsor Rainforest Habitat Restoration at National Aviary

Apr 30th, 2018

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced that it is a contributing sponsor to restoration of the historic Tropical Rainforest exhibit at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh, and that it will supply 19,600 square-feet of Starphire Ultra-Clear glass, featuring AviProTek bird-friendly Velour acid-etched finish by Walker Glass, to the $1.2 million project. “Vitro Glass is […]

PROJECT: New College House

Feb 26th, 2018

New College House on the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) campus in Philadelphia is the first new student residence constructed at Penn since 1972. The seven-story building features 43,000 square feet of Vitro Architectural Glass fabricated by J.E. Berkowitz (JEB). 

PROJECT: The Baker Center in Minneapolis

Feb 7th, 2018

Located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, the renovated 90-year-old Baker Center showcases a prominent new building entry featuring Tubelite curtainwall and storefront systems. At the corner of Marquette Avenue and Eighth Street, the main entry provides a unified façade for the four buildings that comprise the complex.

Vitro Texas Plant to Expand; Jumbo Coater Being Added

Jan 26th, 2018

Vitro Architectural Glass is preparing for big changes at its plant Wichita Falls, Texas. A $55 million expansion is underway to make room for a jumbo coater at the facility. “Architects and our customers are demanding oversized glass. We can create jumbo glass now but we can’t yet coat it. There are things you can […]

Vitro Glass Publishes Architectural Glass EPDs

Jul 28th, 2017

Vitro Architectural Glass published third-party-verified, product-specific Type III Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for its flat glass and processed glass products. According to the company, it is the first architectural glass manufacturer in North America to do so. EPDs are voluntary and transparent reports made by companies regarding the life-cycle impacts of their products on the […]

Vitro to Build Jumbo Coater in Wichita Falls

Feb 16th, 2017

Vitro Architectural Glass, formerly PPG Glass, will build a new jumbo magnetron sputtered vacuum deposition (MSVD) glass coater at its Wichita Falls, Texas, plant. According to the company, it is expected to be the largest of its kind in North America, and groundbreaking is slated for April.

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