Vitro News


General contractors cite price, lead times, on-time delivery as top priorities in working with façade/glass industry suppliers

General contractors want glass suppliers to deliver products faster, on time and at the right price, according to a first-of-its-kind survey commissioned by Vitro Architectural Glass.

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Monday, November 12, 2018
Solarban 70XL glass with Walker Textures acid-etching adorns Oregon Zoo Education Center

Dr. Dolittle learned a lot from his friends. The fictional character in a series of 1920s children’s books used his abilities to speak with his pet parrot Polynesia and other animals to understand their unique habits and learn more about nature.

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Thursday, November 8, 2018
SOLARBAN® 60 glass helps SLATE Portland achieve LEED Gold certification

From the outside-in and inside-out, Slate, a new LEED®-certified mid-rise tower in Portland, Oregon, featuring Solarban® 60 glass by Vitro Architectural Glass, is designed to please the eye and harmonize with the environment.

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Thursday, October 25, 2018
Vitro Glass names Estes regional architectural manager

Vitro Architectural Glass has appointed Michelle Estes as the regional architectural manager for south central Texas.

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Friday, October 12, 2018
Vitro Architectural Glass introduces ACUITY Glass sample kit

The kit contains a pair of insulating glass units (IGUs) – one featuring Acuity glass with a SOLARBAN® 60 solar control, low-emissivity (low-e) coating and another with conventional clear glass and the same coating. A brochure complete with performance data and information about production sizes, fabrication and availability also is included.

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Monday, October 1, 2018
Vitro Architectural Glass updates two AIA continuing education courses

Two updated American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA CES) registered courses can be accessed via Vitro Architectural Glass’ online “Continuing Education” portal.

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Friday, September 28, 2018
Vitro to highlight architectural, automotive, container glass solutions at glasstec 2018

Vitro S.A.B. de C.V., North America’s largest glass producer, will highlight its full range of architectural, automotive, and container glass products and technologies at glasstec 2018, the international trade fair for glass, in Düsseldorf, Germany, Oct. 23-26.

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Friday, September 14, 2018
Vitro Architectural Glass formally introduces ACUITY low-iron glass

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) officially launched Acuity™ low-iron glass, a competitively priced upgrade to conventional clear glass that offers superior clarity for vision glass applications and truer rendition of colored spandrel glass panels.

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Monday, September 10, 2018
Vitro Architectural Glass to feature two new glasses, highlight jumbo coater start-up at GlassBuild America 2018

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 6, 2018 – Vitro Architectural Glass will debut samples of Acuity™ glass low-iron glass, preview the launch of durable Sungate® 700 passive low-emissivity (low-e) glass, and highlight the recent start-up of its jumbo coater, at GlassBuild America 2018 in Las Vegas, Sept. 12-14.

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Thursday, September 6, 2018
Vitro Architectural Glass to sponsor Living Product Expo 2018

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced that it is a sponsor of Living Product Expo 2018, an industry gathering of more than 700 leaders in sustainable design, healthy materials, green design, and health and wellness. Hosted by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI), the fourth annual conference will be held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Sept. 11-13.

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Monday, September 3, 2018
Vitro Architectural Glass publishes literature, performance data for ACUITY low-iron glass

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has published a brochure featuring Acuity™ low-iron glass, a new product that offers better clarity and color fidelity than conventional clear glass at an affordable cost. The new brochure can be downloaded at www.vitroglazings.com/acuity.

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Health education building at University of Kansas glazed with Solarban 70XL, Solarban 72 Starphire glasses by Vitro Glass

Solarban® 70XL solar control, low-emissivity (low-e) glass and Solarban® 72 on Starphire® low-iron glass by Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) are key components in the University of Kansas (KU) Medical Center Health Education Building (HEB), an interdisciplinary, multipurpose academic facility.

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Thursday, August 23, 2018
Line 1 at Vitro Carlisle Plant Restarts Production

Vitro Architectural Glass today announced that Line 1 at its Carlisle, PA plant has restarted production. The line experienced a glass leak on August 17, 2017, resulting in a complete cold repair of the line.

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Monday, July 30, 2018
Main Library at Mexico’s Tecnológico de Monterrey University, featuring Solarban 90 glass, earns honor

Libraries are made for learning; treehouses are built for socializing and communion with nature. Recently, with the help of Solarban® 90 glass, the new library at Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico united the charms of both dwellings to earn a prestigious award from the American Library Association (ALA) and International Interior Design Association (IIDA).

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Thursday, July 26, 2018
Innovative bird-friendly glass featuring Starphire glass among highlights of renovated Tropical Rainforest

Covered by a new bird-friendly glass canopy featuring laminated Starphire Ultra-Clear® glass by Vitro Glass, the Tropical Rainforest exhibit at the National Aviary reopened on July 13 following a four-month-long renovation.

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Friday, July 13, 2018
Goldray’s laminated pattern on Starphire glass showcases colorful corporate design trend

The shift from austere, impersonal office settings to welcoming environments that encourage treamwork and creativity has led to an infusion of color, non-traditional building materials and art in the corporate world.

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Thursday, June 28, 2018
Vitro Architectural Glass to debut ACUITY low-iron glass, sample kit available for pre-order

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced that it will introduce Acuity® low-iron glass in September and that customers can pre-order sample kits for the product at www.vitroglazings.com/acuity beginning immediately. The glass will be produced with the full range of Solarban® high-performing low-e glass coatings to optimize energy savings.

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Installation of new bird-friendly glass at National Aviary nears halfway point

With just over a month to go before the grand reopening, workers at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh have installed nearly half of a new bird-friendly glass canopy that will cover the facility’s historic Tropical Rainforest exhibit.

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Thursday, June 14, 2018
Vitro Glass appoints Deron Patterson architectural market manager in Mexico

Vitro Architectural Glass has named Deron Patterson as architectural market manager in Mexico.

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Vitro Glass names Guillermo Martinez manager of general marketing

Vitro Architectural Glass has appointed Guillermo Martinez to manager of general marketing for architectural glass operations in Mexico.

 

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Vitro Glass names Paul Bush director of quality & technical services

Vitro Architectural Glass announced that it has named Paul Bush as director of Quality & Technical Services.

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Starphire glass enhances UV transmittance, vegetation in renovated Tropical Rainforest

Under a canopy featuring more than 3,100 panes of laminated Starphire Ultra-Clear® glass by Vitro Glass and bird-friendly AviProtek® Velour acid-etched finish by Walker Glass, workers at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh have begun to move hundreds of exotic plants and trees back into the venue’s popular Tropical Rainforest habitat.

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Vitro Glass to sponsor Greenbuild Mexico 2018

Vitro Architectural Glass announced that it is a Platinum Sponsor of Greenbuild Mexico 2018, reported to be the world’s largest conference for the green building community. The event will be held June 19-21 at the Camino Real Polanco Mexico, Mexico City.

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Vitro Architectural Glass to display large units of SOLARBAN low-e glass at AIA 2018

Vitro Architectural Glass will preview a new glass product and display seven large insulating glass units (IGUs), as well as a dramatic glass wall featuring an array of tinted, etched and painted glasses in a 600-square foot exhibit at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Conference on Architecture 2018 in New York, June 21-23.

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Thursday, May 24, 2018
Bird-friendly glass reviving popular Tropical Rainforest exhibit at National Aviary

Workers have begun to install more than 3,100 panes of laminated Starphire Ultra-Clear® glass by Vitro Glass, featuring AviProtek® bird-friendly Velour acid-etched finish by Walker Glass, over the Tropical Rainforest exhibit at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh.

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Vitro Architectural Glass expands online photo gallery

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has added nearly 100 photos of new buildings to its interactive online project gallery at www.vitroglazings.com, including landmark structures such as the new Amazon headquarters building in Seattle (also known as Amazon Spheres) and the award-winning Grove at Grand Bay in Coconut Grove, Florida, designed by renowned architect Bjarke Ingels.

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Thursday, May 10, 2018
Vitro Architectural Glass to sponsor rainforest habitat restoration at National Aviary

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.

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Monday, April 23, 2018
Solarban 72 Starphire Glass by Vitro Glass featured on award-winning residential high-rise

Grove at Grand Bay, an upscale 98-unit Florida condominium featuring an innovative hurricane-resistant design and Solarban® 72 Starphire® glass by Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass), was named the 2017 Building of the Year, U.S. Southeast Region, by The Architect’s Newspaper.

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Thursday, April 12, 2018
Health care facility featuring Solarban 70XL Starphire Ultra-Clear glass by Vitro Glass wins two awards

Solarban® 70XL solar control, low-emissivity (low-e) glass on Starphire Ultra-Clear® glass by Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) is a key component on the University of California San Diego (UCSD) Health Jacobs Medical Center, which received two prestigious architectural awards in 2017.
 

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Thursday, March 29, 2018
Vitro Architectural Glass launches online hub for glass customers and glass industry professionals

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has launched VitroGlassHub.com, a website designed exclusively for glass customers and glass industry professionals.

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Solarban 90 glass by Vitro Glass used in “transformational” arts facility

Solarban® 90 solar control, low-emissivity (low-e) glass by Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) is a defining feature on the Ent Center for the Arts, the first purpose-built performing and visual arts center on the University of Colorado Colorado Springs’ (UCCS) 550-acre campus.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018
Vitro Architectural Glass launches website for CLARVISTA shower glass

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has launched clarvista.com, a new website dedicated to educating consumers, designers, specifiers and other building professionals about Clarvista® glass, a premium shower glass that, with proper care, looks newer longer than other shower glass products.  

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Monday, February 5, 2018
Goldray’s technographic interlayer film, Starphire glass by Vitro Architectural Glass combine to create stunning glass canopy

Sometimes, an artist’s vision can be so subtle that you don’t realize you’ve become part of the picture.

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Thursday, January 18, 2018
Opaque finish acid-etched on low-iron glass by Vitro Architectural Glass lights up H&M flagship store in Toronto’s “Times Square North”

Multinational clothing retailer H&M wants people to “stop in their tracks” when they see the company’s first flagship store in Canada. To achieve that goal, Petroff Partnership Architects (PPA) specified Walker Textures® acid-etched Opaque on Starphire Ultra-Clear® low-iron glass by Vitro Architectural Glass. The result is a stunning visual of glass and illumination at the bustling intersection of Yonge and Dundas streets in Toronto, also commonly known as “Times Square North.”

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Thursday, December 28, 2017
Restored Glass House Sculpture Gallery features Solarcool Gray tinted glass

Vitro Architectural Glass announced that its Solarcool® Solargray® reflective coated glass was used to restore the Sculpture Gallery at the Glass House, designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson, and now a site designated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

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Thursday, December 21, 2017
Texas home featuring SOLARBAN 60 glass by Vitro Glass wins two design awards

Solarban® 60 solar control, low-emissivity (low-e) by Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) is featured in Winnwood Residence, a LEED® Platinum-certified, energy-positive private home in Dallas that received two prestigious architectural awards this year.

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Thursday, December 14, 2017
SOLARBAN glass specified for Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced that Solarban® 70XL and Solarban 72 solar control, low-emissivity (low-e) glasses and Starphire Ultra-Clear® glass have been selected for the Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel) complex in the heart of Singapore Changi International Airport. 

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Thursday, December 7, 2017
Vitro Architectural Glass launches online ENERGY STAR information guide for residential windows

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has launched an online “Guide to ENERGY STAR® Criteria” page at vitrowindowglass.com to help consumers understand the ENERGY STAR program, select windows to maximize energy savings in their homes and find Vitro Glass residential window dealers in their area.

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Thursday, November 30, 2017
Sentinels at Fort Calgary constructed with Starphire Ultra-Clear glass by Vitro Architectural Glass

The Fort Calgary Edges landscaping project, designed to create a respectful delineation between Calgary’s East Village district and Fort Calgary, a national historic site representing the city’s birthplace, features five scarlet red sentinels that present a striking contrast to its prairie surroundings. 

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Vitro Glass’ Fresno plant marks 50 years of glass-manufacturing operations

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced that its Fresno, California, float glass manufacturing plant is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Vitro Architectural Glass publishes Glass Design Guidelines pocket guide

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced that it has published “Glass Design Guidelines,” a pocket-size resource that architects can review with colleagues, engineers, glazing contractors, glass fabricators and other building professionals when drafting or reviewing glass specifications for building projects.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017
SOLARBAN 70XL glass performance contributes to AIA top-ten green building project

Solarban® 70XL solar control low-e glass by Vitro Architectural Glass was specified for Chatham University’s Eden Hall Campus, located near Pittsburgh, which was named one of the top ten building projects of 2017 by the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE).

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Thursday, November 2, 2017
Award-winning academic building features SOLARBAN 70XL glass by Vitro Glass

Solarban® 70XL solar control low-e glass by Vitro Architectural Glass is featured on the University of Kansas’ Capitol Federal Hall Business School, which received a 2017 Rethinking The Future (RTF) Award in the Institutional category for its transformational design.

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Vitro Glass names Diep architectural manager for West Coast

Vitro Architectural Glass announced that Tan Diep has accepted a position as West Coast Architectural Manager.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Solar Roadways pilot project features Starphire glass by Vitro Architectural Glass

The pursuit of safer, more environmentally friendly roadways and sidewalks shifted into another gear with the first public installation of low-wattage, energy-producing tempered glass solar panels manufactured by Solar Roadways topped with low-iron Starphire® glass by Vitro Architectural Glass.

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Thursday, October 12, 2017
Vitro Glass names William Davis productivity manager and technical services engineer for INTERCEPT Spacer System

Vitro Architectural Glass announced that it has hired William Davis as productivity manager and technical services engineer in support of the company’s Intercept® stainless steel spacer system technology.

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Goldray’s award-winning “fish icon sculpture” fabricated with Vitro Architectural Glass

Capturing the tradition of a community while reflecting its history are vital to successfully designing culturally significant artwork. The Fish Icon Sculpture, located on native Tsawwassen land at Tsawwassen Mills Mall in Vancouver, British Columbia, does just that, thanks to the vision of local artists Ken Zawislak and Jeremy Gascho and the design of JPRA Architects.

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Friday, September 29, 2017
Vitro Architectural Glass adds online trademark and logo usage guidelines

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has launched an online “Trademarks” page at vitroglazings.com that enables customers to download authorized artwork for logos, logo usage guides and trademarks attribution rules for popular Vitro Glass products and services for use in their own marketing materials.

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Monday, September 18, 2017
Vitro Architectural Glass debuts specialty glass design kit for architects, designers

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has unveiled its Specialty Glass Design Kit for interior and exterior applications, featuring Starphire Ultra-Clear® glass, Clarvista® shower glass, and earth- and ocean-inspired performance tinted glasses, together with an exclusive array of acid-etched and painted glass products from Walker Textures® glass and ICD High Performance Coatings, respectively.

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Thursday, August 31, 2017
Vitro Glass names Thomas Meston employee communications and engagement manager

Vitro Architectural Glass announced that it has hired Thomas Meston to fill the newly created position of manager of employee communications and engagement.

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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Chicago O’Hare Airport’s Terminal 5 Expansion Features Starphire Ultra-Clear glass by Vitro Architectural Glass

Chicago O’Hare Airport’s Terminal 5 was designed more than 20 years ago, so when it recently underwent a renovation and expansion, architects specified Starphire Ultra-Clear® glass by Vitro Architectural Glass to enhance the original building’s existing architecture and continue it through the mezzanine renovation and expansion.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017
Vitro Glass names Dritz national architectural manager

Vitro Architectural Glass announced that it has promoted Emily Dritz to the position of national architectural manager. In her new post, Dritz will market Vitro Glass products to architects and help them manage the glass selection process, from initial building design and specification through production scheduling, fabrication and final installation.

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Friday, August 11, 2017
Vitro Glass publishes North America’s first third-party-verified Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for architectural glass

Vitro Architectural Glass has published third-party-verified, product-specific Type III Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for its flat glass and processed glass products, becoming the first architectural glass manufacturer in North America to do so.

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Thursday, July 27, 2017
Toronto Raptors training center unites bird-friendly Walker Glass with tinted and low-e glasses by Vitro Architectural Glass

When the architectural team at Guernsey, Oklahoma City, was tasked with designing BioSteel Centre, a world-class training facility for the NBA’s Toronto Raptors, they had to address several competing demands. In addition to providing high levels of privacy and security for players and staff, the goal was to maximize views of nearby Lake Ontario while meeting local bird-safety and energy-efficiency mandates established by the city of Toronto.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Vitro Architectural Glass debuts online guide to LEED certification

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has launched an online guide to help architects understand how their projects can earn LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) credits when they use products by Vitro Glass.

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Monday, June 5, 2017
Solarban 70XL glass featured in one of Architectural Record’s top 2016

Solarban® 70XL solar control, low-emissivity (low-e) glass by Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) is a key component in VIA 57 West, which Architectural Record named one of the top 10 projects of 2016. The three-sided, 32-story high-rise was designed by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG).

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Vitro Architectural Glass adds three topics to online Glass Education Center

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced that it has launched the online Vitro Glass Education Center, which previously operated as the PPG Glass Education Center, and added three new topics to the site. 

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Vitro Architectural Glass launches The Architect’s GPS tool on vitroglazings.com

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has launched The Architect’s GPS, an online navigation tool that uses the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Five Stages of Design as a platform to guide architects, designers and specifiers to the Vitro Glass product information, specification tools and other online resources that are most pertinent to them at each phase of the design process.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Vitro Architectural Glass breaks ground on jumbo MSVD coater at Wichita Falls

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) broke ground today on construction of a $55 million jumbo magnetron sputtered vacuum deposition (MSVD) coater at its Wichita Falls, Texas plant.

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Thursday, May 4, 2017
Vitro Architectural Glass helps launch country’s first Living Product Hub in Pittsburgh

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) joined the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) and Pittsburgh-based Green Building Alliance (GBA) to launch the country’s first Living Product Hub in Pittsburgh on April 18. The event took place at the Center for Sustainable Landscapes at Phipps Conservatory, which was constructed with energy-saving Vitro Glass.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Vitro Architectural Glass to be founding sponsor of Pittsburgh’s Living Product Hub

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has been named the first founding sponsor of the Living Product Hub in Pittsburgh, opening April 18. The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) and Pittsburgh’s Green Building Alliance (GBA) are establishing the hub to accelerate the development of regenerative buildings and manufacturing

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Vitro Glass Wichita Falls plant cited as national model for water reclamation

The Wichita Falls, Texas plant operated by Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has been cited as a national model for water reclamation in a case study published by the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF).

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Thursday, April 6, 2017
Vitro Architectural Glass launches new website at vitroglazings.com

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has launched a new website at vitroglazings.com, which retains all of the most popular and heavily trafficked features on the legacy PPGIdeaScapes.com website, including the CONSTRUCT tool, online sample order system, and thermal stress analysis tools; as well as links to product literature, architectural glass specifications, design resources and technical information.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) to exhibit extra-large glass units at AIA 2017

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) will display two extra-large insulating glass units (IGUs), a glass wall and multiple large panels of glass to showcase its products and expanded technical, service and production capabilities at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Conference on Architecture 2017 in Orlando, Florida, April 27-29.

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Vitro Architectural Glass introduces SOLARBAN 90 glass to residential market

Vitro Architectural Glass has introduced Solarban® 90 solar control low-emissivity (low-e) glass, a high-performance product previously available only for commercial applications, to the residential window market.

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Vitro Glass launches Vitro GlassNET site for online glass ordering, tracking

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has launched Vitro GlassNET, an updated and rebranded version of PPG’s legacy online order entry, inventory review and shipment tracking system for clear, tinted and coated glass products.

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Monday, February 27, 2017
Vitro Architectural Glass to build jumbo MSVD coater in Wichita Falls, Texas

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has selected its Wichita Falls plant to be the site of a new jumbo magnetron sputtered vacuum deposition (MSVD) glass coater, expected to be the largest of its kind in North America.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Vitro Architectural Glass adds 3-part spec feature to “Construct” Tool

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has added a new feature to the Vitro Glass “Construct” tool that enables users to quickly generate 3-part specifications in the Construction Specifiers Institute (CSI) format.

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Thursday, February 9, 2017
Solarban® 90 glass earns 2016 Readers’ Choice Award from USGlass magazine

Solarban® 90 solar control, low-emissivity (low-e) glass by Vitro Architectural Glass has won a 2016 Readers’ Choice Award from USGlass magazine in the category of primary glass products.

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Vitro Architectural Glass introduces Sungate® 460 glass for residential windows

Vitro Architectural Glass has introduced Sungate® 460 glass, a clear passive low-emissivity (low-e) glass that enables window manufacturers to achieve “Equivalent Energy Performance Values” for residential insulating glass units (IGUs) in the ENERGY STAR® 6.0 certification standard.

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Solarban® 90 glass among 2016 Product Innovation Award winners

Vitro Architectural Glass has earned a 2016 Product Innovation Award and a special citation for industry leadership from Architectural Products magazine.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Langone Medical Center makes creative use of textured Starphire Ultra-Clear™ glass

A rooftop canopy featuring Walker Textures® Velour on Starphire Ultra-Clear™ glass by Vitro Architectural Glass creates an ideal marriage of form and function on New York University’s Langone Medical Center.

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Thursday, January 5, 2017
2929 Weslayan, luxury high-rise in Houston glazed with Solarban® 67 glass

Designed by RTKL Associates, Dallas, 2929 Weslayan is one of the first major buildings glazed with Solarban® 67 solar control low-emissivity (low-e) glass by Vitro Architectural Glass.

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Vitro Architectural Glass launches Vitro Certified™ Network

Vitro Architectural Glass has launched the Vitro Certified™ Network, which retains members, products and services of certified fabricator programs formerly operated by PPG’s flat glass business unit, which Vitro Glass acquired on Oct. 1. 

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Sunday, November 27, 2016
Solarban® 90 glass by Vitro Architectural Glass wins R&D 100 Award

Vitro Architectural Glass won an R&D 100 Award from R&D Magazine for the development of Solarban® 90 glass, the first product to feature its proprietary “quad-silver” coating technology.

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Solarban® 70XL glass by Vitro Architectural Glass celebrates 10 years of transforming, enabling sustainable design

When The Terry Thomas opened in Seattle in 2008, it earned architecturalfirm and building owner WeberThompson numerous accolades for its climate-responsive designand extraordinarily transparent connection to the surrounding streetscape.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Solarban® 90 glass available on performance-tinted glasses from Vitro Architectural Glass

Vitro Architectural Glass announced that Solarban® 90 solar control, low-emissivity (low-e) glass is now available on a wide array of performance-tinted glasses, including Atlantica®, Azuria®, Pacifica®, Solarblue®, Solarbronze®, Solargray® and Solexia® glasses.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016