Hygrade’s Green Initiative

The aluminum used in the Hygrade’s spacer and muntin products is predominantly 3105 alloy. 3105 aluminum contains approximately 75% recycled aluminum and 25% prime aluminum ingot. 100% of 3105 aluminum is recyclable.   The Aluminum and steel scrap produced during machine set up as well as products that are not manufactured to Hygrade’s exacting quality […]

Meet 30/30 with Thermal Edge

Hygrade’s Thermal Edge helps window manufacturers achieve 30/30  to meet stimulus package requirements. Architectural Testing, Inc. in York, PA conducted  computer simulations to see if  low profile, Thermal Edge spacer could be used to help the window manufacturers meet the efficiency requirements of the new stimulus package -an overall U-Factor less than .300 and a […]

Bayform Asset Purchase

In March 2008, Hygrade purchased selected operating assets of Saint Gobain’s Bayform Division. The purchased assets have provided Hygrade with an expanded line of screen frame and screen component offerings, the Thermal Edge Spacer – a warm edge spacer product line that helps customers achieve 30/30, additional stiffener and cladding profiles and the ability to […]

Hygrade Announces Third Plant

Hygrade annouces the opening of its third manufacturing and distribution faciliy in Milwaukie, Oregon outside of Portland.  The Oregon facility complement’s Hygrade’s other manufacturing facilities in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee.  Hygrade has had West Coast distribution for over 30 years, but the addition of a West Coast manufacturing facility allows Hygrade to even […]