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IGMA Winter Meeting Continues with Committee Updates

The San Francisco meeting has proved to be the most highly attended IGMA meeting so far, with a considerable increase in attendance compared to past conferences.

Meetings at the 2014 Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) 2014 Winter Meeting, held at the JW Marriott Union Square in San Francisco, continued today with technical services committee task groups as well as a technical update. The morning, which began … Continue reading

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Energy Solutions Help Power-Thirsty Glass Businesses Weather the Winter Cold

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he best way for the glass industry’s most power-hungry businesses to manage energy costs is to do two things—first, if you can, put in cost-saving mechanisms before the thermometer starts impacting energy bills and, second, just dig in and bare … Continue reading

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IGMA Tours LBNL

As part of its winter meeting, taking place this week in San Francisco, yesterday the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) toured nearby Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories. Check out the slide show for a close look inside the facility.

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Glass Industry and Related Companies Make Fortune’s Most Admired List

At first glance you might not think about glass when you see the name “Berkshire Hathaway,” but the company, led by Warren Buffet, does in fact have a place in the industry. MiTek Industries, a Berkshire-Hathaway company, acquired Portland, Ore.-based … Continue reading

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Nonresidential Construction Spending Remains Frozen in January

Nonresidential construction spending declined for the second consecutive month, falling 0.3 percent in January, but is up 6.5 percent over the past year, according to a March 3 release by the U.S. Census Bureau. Spending for the month totaled $578.7 … Continue reading

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Glass TEXpo™ Hotel Discounts End This Weekend

The hotel discount for the upcoming Glass TEXpo™ will end this Sunday, March 9. Glass TEXpo 2014 is set to take place April 10-11 at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk Hotel, located on the banks of the Riverwalk. The host … Continue reading

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