(Malvern, Pa.) – CertainTeed Corporation announced on Feb 2, 2016 it is expanding its HVAC Mechanical and Industrial Insulation business by becoming the exclusive manufacturer of Glass Master, the industry leader in fiberglass ductboard fabrication machines and products.
For more than 35 years, Glass Master has designed and manufactured the preferred line of tools and equipment for fiberglass ductboard fabrication in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) industry. Its leading products have included fiberglass ductboard grooving machines, foam board grooving machines, fiberglass ductboard closure machines, as well as a variety of hand tools and accessories designed to make professional ductboard fabrication easier and more efficient.
“Glass Master is well respected in the HVAC industry and has revolutionized the design and construction of fiberglass duct board systems. This is a natural fit for our company and our future, and demonstrates our full support and commitment to HVAC professionals,” said Andrew Goldberg, general manager of Mechanical and Industrial Insulation for CertainTeed.
The Glass Master grooving machine (SG-220), hand tools/accessories and replacement blades will now be manufactured at the CertainTeed Insulation’s Machine Works facility in Winter Haven, Florida. For more information or to purchase replacement blades, hand tools and machines, call 800-874-9135.
CertainTeed Machine Works has been the leader in the technology, design and manufacture of machinery used to install insulation and fireproofing materials since 1936. As a specialist in this segment of the construction equipment industry, CertainTeed Machine Works has developed a variety of pneumatic application machines with unique features that complement the particular characteristics of different types of insulation materials.
Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," quickly inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed® is North America’s leading brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, gypsum and ceilings.
A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed and its affiliates have more than 5,700 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. For seven consecutive years, the company has received top honors from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its contributions in protecting the environment and was most recently the recipient of the 2015 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award. The group had total sales of approximately $3.3 billion in 2015. www.certainteed.com