Aldora Aluminum and Glass
Establishes New Atlanta-Area Facility
ldora Aluminum and Glass
Products is opening a new lo-
cation in Austell, Ga., and plans
to be operational by this October.
We believe that it’s an excellent time
to enter the Atlanta market,” says Leon
Silverstein, CEO of Aldora.“Lead times
on key products have been extending
well beyond normal, which indicates
that there is room for another provider.”
The new 43,000-square-foot loca-
tion will be fully renovated. It previ-
ously was a glass fabrication facility for
Tempered Glass Inc. (TGI). It will also
operate a new 96- by 196-inch HHH/
Northglass full convection tempering
“We are in a great location,” says Bill
Stone,president of Louisville Plate Glass,
a division of Aldora.“I have had an ex-
cellent history with this property when
I was with TGI and am very excited for A new 96-by 196-inch HHH/Northglass full convection tempering furnace is
Aldora to be in the Atlanta market.”
being installed in Aldora’s Atlanta-area facility.
SAF Opens Midwest Branch
Southern Aluminum Finishing Co.
SAF) opened a new Midwest branch.
We see commercial construction
Clarity Moves to Larger Facility
growth potential in Indiana and sur-
rounding states,” says SAF project
manager and co-CEO Penn McClatchey.
“Indianapolis is a major hub in which
we will expand our aluminum sales,
fabrication services and architectural
fabricator Clarity Glass
from a 15,000-square-foot fa-
cility to a 55,000-square-foot
plant, according to owner Chris
The company made the move
Clarity Glass Wholesalers has invested $2 to meet customer demand and
million in new machinery, including a new increase its capabilities. It re-
cently invested $2 million in
new equipment, including a
tempering furnace, CNCs and polishers, a cutting table and an aerial loader.
Sezonov says Clarity plans to double in size within the next 18 months, and
has hired new staff in preparation. The company currently employs 46 people
in its ofﬁce and production departments.
Forel NA Expands
Forel has remodeled and expanded
its North American headquarters in St.
Paul,Minn.,to accommodate additional
employees and spare parts inventory.
This is the company’s second expan-
sion in the last 18 months,including its
new service branch ofﬁce that opened
in Vaughan, Ontario, in 2016. n
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