Premier plant proves CertainTeed’s veneer stone market ambition

Sources: Saint-Gobain, Malvern, Pa.; CP staff Saint-Gobain building products subsidiary CertainTeed LLC has commenced operations at its newest North American production site: An inaugural STONEfaçade plant in Quakertown, Pa. Anchored with metal fasteners, the precast concrete veneer system consists of 8-in. panels in 10-, 12- or 14-in. widths, painted by hand and shipped complete with 3/8-in. thick rainscreen insulation and…

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CertainTeed chief transitions to Glen-Gery helm

Sources: Ibstock plc, United Kingdom; CP staff

U.K. and U.S. clay and concrete product operator Ibstock has appointed Greg Silvestri as president of its key operating business, Wyomissing, Pa.-based Glen-Gery. He will oversee one of North America’s oldest and largest masonry brands, with 10 brick and stone plants plus 10 distribution sites serving 500-plus U.S. and Canadian dealers.

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