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How to Use Glass for Design

How to Use Glass for Design

Using Glass for Interior Design Whether you are an architect constructing a new building or looking to remodel your office, it is likely you have researched different design elements to bring your facilities together. One common design element that you may consider is the use of glass. Glass can be […]

Employee Spotlight Benjamin Luis-Guzman

Employee Spotlight Benjamin Luis-Guzman

Employee Spotlight Benjamin Luis-Guzman Glass Mechanic This month, KGa would like to spotlight Benjamin Luis-Guzman, one of KGa’s glass mechanics. Benjamin began his employment at KGa in June of 2016 as a glass helper. Benjamin was eventually promoted to the glass mechanic position because of his hard work ethic. Since […]

How Glass Cough Guards Shield from Illness

How Glass Cough Guards Shield from Illness

How Glass Cough Guards Protect Your Employees from Coronavirus While the coronavirus pandemic continues to loom over us, the infection rate has slowed in the Mid-Atlantic region. As such, many offices are sending their employees back to the office – including Kensington Glass Arts. However, many employers wonder how they […]

Staying Safe in the Summer Heat

Staying Safe in the Summer Heat

At Kensington Glass Arts, Inc., we are aware that many of our employees must work outdoors during hot conditions. In addition, many of us enjoy having fun in the sun during the summer. However, it’s important to consider the risks of heat-related illness. Preventing heat-related illness is a top priority […]

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. […]

How To Recycle Glass This Earth Day

How To Recycle Glass This Earth Day

Kensington Glass Arts, Inc. would like to discuss the benefits and process of recycling glass.

Spotlight on Nancy Genies | Preconstruction & Contract Administrator

Spotlight on Nancy Genies | Preconstruction & Contract Administrator

Employee Spotlight | Nancy Genies KGa Preconstruction & Contract Administrator Nancy Genies, the Preconstruction and Contract Administrator for Kensington Glass Arts, Inc. comes through the Ijamsville office greeting everyone with a “Good Afternoon” while she distributes samples and checks in with Project Managers. A vibrant personality and dedicated individual, Nancy […]