The tornados that struck Moore, Okla., earlier this week brought to the forefront a myth that involves glass. According to Valerie Block, senior marketing specialist with DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions, some people believe you should open the windows if you hear a tornado because it will equalize air pressure, potentially saving a roof or home from destruction. This is not true, she explains. Just as in the event of a hurricane, open windows increase internal [Read Full Story]
Moore, Okla., a suburb of Oklahoma City, was left devastated and essentially rubble after a tornado pounded its way across the town yesterday afternoon. The area has been declared a major disaster area by President Obama. The death toll, initially cited as 51 and expected to climb to as many as 91 people, with more than 200 injured, was later revised by the Oklahoma chief medical examiner to 24 dead and more than 120 injured, [Read Full Story]
The Committee of Unsecured Creditors appointed in the bankruptcy case of Trainor Glass has begun to settle a few of its recently filed preferential payment claims to obtain funds paid to a number of industry companies and others in the 90 days before Trainor filed for Chapter 11 last March.
Among these, the committee has reached a settlement with Dorma Glass Inc. by which Dorma will return $8,500 to the Trainor estate, according to court documents; [Read Full Story]
VEKA celebrated 30 years in the industry this week at its U.S. headquarters in Fombell, Pa., with its employees, suppliers, supporters and members of the press, including USGlass magazine.
VEKA U.S. president Joe Peilert welcomed attendees and said they, and VEKA, have a lot to celebrate.
“We are celebrating today your and our entrepreneurial spirit and your and our growth in the boom years and your and our ability to weather the biggest recession over the last [Read Full Story]
Just one month has passed since the Boston Marathon bombing on April 15, and some area glass shops continue to work in the area to replace the glass that was broken in the tragic incident.
Among these, Hub Glass in nearby Somerville, Mass., was one of the first businesses allowed to enter the Boylston Street area to board up (and later replace the glass) at one of the buildings affected in the blast near Marathon Sports. [Read Full Story]
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