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Linetec Hires Thomas Hogg to Sales Team

Thomas Hogg has joined Linetec as territory sales manager serving customers in the Southwest. He has 16 years of experience in the construction and architectural building products industries, including new construction and renovation for residential and commercial markets. Based in … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Deal Between OBE and CRL Closes

Glass globe with dollar signs on background with money symbol.

In what is believed to be the largest acquisition deal ever between two U.S. glass/metal industry companies, Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE) completed the acquisition of the C.R. Laurence (CRL) Company today. The acquisition became public last week but was awaiting final … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Ford’s the Word

Every Thursday, in conjunction with USGlass magazine’s 50th anniversary celebration, USGNN.com™ is taking a look back at past issues and highlighting advertisements, stories and images that ran throughout the publication’s half-century life. This week, it’s a glassy project by a former business. … Continue reading

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Glaston Sells Pair of Furnaces to Chinese Company

Finland-based Glaston Corp. announced it has received a “significant” order from Chinese company Yunnan Diankai Energy Saving Science & Technology Co. Ltd. for two Glaston CCS1000 double-chamber glass tempering furnaces. The deal is worth approximately $2.67 million (EUR 2.4 million), … Continue reading

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AccuTec Buys Edgewell’s Industrial Blades Division

AccuTec Blades Inc., which manufactures blades used in glass processing and other sectors, has acquired Edgewell Personal Care Company’s (EPC) Industrial Blades division. “Our new name, AccuTec Blades, reflects the precision and accuracy of the products we develop, and underscores … Continue reading

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BLOG: Scattershot Knickerblogging

“As summer comes to a close, some random thoughts about what’s going on out there…”—Chuck Knickerbocker READ MORE

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BLOG: Marketing Communications Strategy Question No. 8

“Do employees in your organization understand and support the marketing communications plan and their role in it?”—Vladimir Seizovic [guest blogging for Richard Voreis] READ MORE

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It Starts Early …

“I’m not sure exactly when it starts. And even more of a question for me is whether or not it is a genetically predisposed trait or something that we learn at an early age. Either way, it is a trait … Continue reading

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Big Year-Over-Year Boost in July Construction Spending

Nonresidential construction spending in July saw its highest year-over-year percentage increase since April 2008, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. Spending expanded 0.5 percent in July and is up 12.7 percent since … Continue reading

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Pat Daniels Hired by Tubelite

Tubelite Inc. has hired Pat Daniels as southeastern regional sales manager, where he will report to Steve Green, the company’s vice president of sales and client services. Daniels brings more than 30 years of experience in sales, marketing and product … Continue reading

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