Month: May 2020

Employee Spotlight on Connie Hardy

Employee Spotlight on Connie Hardy

Employee Spotlight | Connie Hardy Orange Team Project Manager This month, we’d like to honor Connie Hardy, also known to KGa by Connie Denman. Connie is the Orange Team Project Manager at Kensington Glass Arts. While we have previously interviewed Connie for Women In Construction Week, we wanted to give […]

A History of Amelung House and Glassworks

A History of Amelung House and Glassworks

A History of Amelung House and Glassworks While the Amelung House and Glassworks is not the first glass factory in the United States (that feat went to Jamestown), this historical site was a centerpiece to American history. Some historians say that glassmaking was not a successful craft until the introduction […]

Employee Spotlight on Derrick Curley

Employee Spotlight on Derrick Curley

Employee Spotlight | Derrick Curley KGa Blue Team Field Superintendent When Derrick was 17, he started working a summer job with his father in the construction industry. Derrick had no idea this job would ultimately lead him to where he is today. “I grew to love the glass industry,” Derrick […]

National Skilled Trades Day |  Construction Careers

National Skilled Trades Day | Construction Careers

How To Get Started in the Construction Industry Every first Wednesday in May, we celebrate National Skilled Trades Day. City Machines Technology, Inc. created this holiday in 2019 to increase awareness of the benefits of skilled trade jobs. In addition, we take this day to celebrate workers in skilled trades. […]