J.E. Berkowitz LP Launches
Fabricated in the USA” Program
E. Berkowitz LP (JEB), a Pe- labeled so that end users can conﬁdently be difference-makers in the American
dricktown, N.J.-based glass know they are directly supporting the economy, leading by example. As we
J.fabricator and a division of American economy and American implement this initiative throughout all
Consolidated Glass Holdings (CGH), workers who receive world-class tech- six CGH companies in the near future,
launched a “Fabricated in the USA” nical and safety training, competitive our hope is that the proactive promotion
initiative. The program promotes the wages and comprehensive beneﬁts.”
use of American-made products in the
of American-made products becomes a
Bob Price,vice president of CGH,an- growing trend in more industries.”
production of the company’s architec- ticipates rolling out similar programs
tural glass solutions. across its family of brands.
J.E. Berkowitz is a proud company
Glass Vice Earns
“With the myriad of glazing prod- ICC/ES Certiﬁcation
with a long history of working with do- ucts available from companies around
mestic manufacturers up and down the the world, design professionals, build-
supply chain,” says JEB executive vice ing owners and everyday people are—
president Arthur Berkowitz.“The ‘Fab- more often than not—unaware of
ricated in the USA’ initiative is a way to where the products they see and use
ensure that glass products and compo- every day are made,” Price says.
nents passing through our facility are
“J.E. Berkowitz has a long history of
sourced, manufactured and fabricated innovation, and Arthur has always been
in the United States. All ﬁnished prod- a respected voice in the glass industry.
ucts and communications will be clearly Now, J.E. Berkowitz is doing its part to
GGI Expands Warehouse Space,
Glass Vice supplies stainless steel
hardware for a variety of commercial
and residential applications.
eneral Glass International (GGI)
opened a new 95,000-square-
New-Zealand-based Glass Vice,
which recently opened a new ware-
house in San Diego, earned ICC/ESR
3563 certiﬁcation for its hardware.
The company supplies marine-grade
stainless steel hardware for frameless
glass balustrades, windscreens and pool
fencing.Its new certiﬁcation covers com-
mercial and residential applications.
According to the company,Glass Vice
is the ﬁrst and only ICC/ES-certiﬁed
residential product that allows for a
frameless glass railing system without
a handrail or a top cap.
foot warehouse and distribu-
tion center in Avenel, N.J., for its range
of specialty, laminated and ﬂoat glass
GGI has also expanded its ﬂeet of spe-
cialized glass delivery trucks, which will
enable expedited deliveries throughout
The opening of the warehouse,
the increased level of stock on hand,
GGI’snewwarehouseanddistribution and the additions to our ﬂeet of trucks
space will be an asset to the ensures our customers get fast and
company as it continues to expand timely delivery of the glass they need,
its range of specialty glass products. when they need it,” says GGI execu-
tive vice president Richard Balik.
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USGlass, Metal & Glazing | March 2017