More articles by Casey Flores

GUEST BLOG: There’s No Place Like CES

It’s a trade show unlike any in the world. Every year, nearly 200,000 people descend on Las Vegas to attend CES (formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show). It fills multiple convention centers and, if you’re lucky, your hotel, food … Continue reading

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10 Things Every Business Website Should Have

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Welton Hong of Ring Ring Marketing knows what it takes to get glass shops’ phones ringing. Much of that has to do with how their websites are set up and, on a recent webinar, Hong laid out 10 things every … Continue reading

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Is Greenbuild Still Necessary?

It’s not easy being green—or is it? New standards, regulations and technologies have pushed building products to higher levels of performance and now, it seems like there is nothing that isn’t “green.” But exhibitors with whom we spoke at this … Continue reading

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Where in the World Does Green Building Go?

Seattle. Russia. China. These were a few of the places Greenbuild exhibitors were naming when asked where they were seeing growth domestically and abroad. While virtually everyone interviewed for this article reported strong conditions across all sectors, there were a … Continue reading

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PPI Report: Flat Glass Prices Inch Slightly Higher

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Flat glass prices saw a 0.1 percent increase in October after rising 0.2 percent the month before, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) report issued by the U.S. Labor Department. According to the report, flat glass prices are … Continue reading

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Perna Named Director of Operations at CGI

CGI Windows & Doors recently brought on Frank Perna as director of operations for its Miami-based operations. “Frank is an excellent addition to the CGI management team,” says Steven E. Dawson, vice president and general manager. “The depth of his experience … Continue reading

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Architectural Glass of Today and Tomorrow

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Food and flat glass dynamics. Those were the two things the International Window Film Association (IWFA) brought WFCT 2015 attendees last week at IWFA Education Day. Urmilla Joku-Sowell, a 15-year fenestration industry member and technical director of the Glass Association … Continue reading

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Deceuninck North America to Break Ground in the West

What do Apple, Tesla and Deceuninck North America have in common? They are all putting major operations in the Reno, Nev., area. Deceuninck announced it is breaking new ground with its first Western U.S. manufacturing facility. Planting roots in Fernley, … Continue reading

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Should Your Independent Contractor Instead Be Considered Your Employee?

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The United States Department of Labor wants to clarify something it claims is costing employees certain protections and the government money. The department recently put out an interpretation of sorts to ensure employees of companies don’t get misclassified as independent … Continue reading

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Sellers Should Not Be Responsible for Damages Their Products Caused, Congressman Says

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There’s a renewed legislative push to maintain the innocence of sellers whose products end up being deemed “defective.” The emphasis, instead, should be placed on the manufacturer, according to some members of Congress. The Innocent Sellers Fairness Act (H.R. 1199), … Continue reading

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