Oldcastle Glass(R) Sells Translucent Business



    Unifies Curtain Wall Products Under A New Brand

    SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 9 /CNW/ -- Oldcastle Glass(R) has reached an
agreement to sell its translucent wall and skylight business to Major
Industries, a market leader in the translucent daylighting industry. Under the
terms of the sale, Major Industries will assume the translucent wall and
skylight backlog, and provide warranty support for existing installations. The
sale is expected to close by the end of July.
    
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    The sale will allow Oldcastle Glass(R) Engineered Products to focus on
custom-engineered curtain wall, storefronts, architectural windows and
skylights, which are key engineered products used to close the building
envelope.  Oldcastle Glass(R) will market their curtain wall products under a
new brand, Oldcastle Glass(R) Skywall(R).
    "Through recent acquisitions, we have become a market leader in
custom-engineered curtain wall and have assembled a comprehensive range of
best-in-class products.  Oldcastle Glass(R) Skywall(R) is the brand for our
integrated, custom-engineered curtain wall systems to close the building
envelope," said Ted Hathaway, CEO, Oldcastle Glass(R).
    About Oldcastle Glass(R) - Oldcastle Glass(R) is the largest North
American supplier of Building Envelope Solutions to the architectural and
commercial glazing communities, including custom-engineered curtain wall,
high-performance and custom-fabricated architectural glass, architectural
windows, skylights, and storefronts and doors.

    
     Information contact:

     Susan Trimble:  Director of Corporate Communications
     (strimble@oldcastleglass.com)
     310.264.4700
    




For further information:

For further information: Susan Trimble, Director of Corporate
Communications of Oldcastle Glass, +1-310-264-4700,
strimble@oldcastleglass.com Web Site: http://www.oldcastleglass.com

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