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Registration Now Open for AAMA National Summer Conference

Registration is now available for the AAMA National Summer Conference. The event will be held June 1-4, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis in Indianapolis. Anyone interested may register by Wednesday, May 14 to receive the discounted early bird rate … Continue reading

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Glass Sales Contribute to PPG’s Record First-Quarter

In its first-quarter results, PPG Industries reported its glass segment saw net sales increase from last year. According to the report, net sales were up 4 percent from last year, totaling $266 million for the quarter. That $10 million boost, … Continue reading

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Exhibitors Report Positive Feedback on China Glass 2014

EDTM reported it saw a good flow of booth traffic during the China Glass Expo.

Glass industry companies from around the world have been in China this week, taking part in the 25th China Glass Expo. The event, which concludes April 17, is taking place at the ShanghaiNewInternationalExpoCenter. Exhibitors have been showcasing their latest glass … Continue reading

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Glass TEXpo™ Opens in San Antonio

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Glass TEXpo™, now in its 12th year, opened today in San Antonio, Texas, at the Wyndham Riverwalk Hotel and will run through Friday, April 11. The show kicked off with a welcome by Jerry Wright, president of the Texas Glass … Continue reading

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Interest in Doorless Showers Still Lags Following Recession

Fred Daues blames the recession for stunting what had been a growing demand for doorless glass block showers. Daues, the owner of Masonry & Glass Systems Inc. of St. Louis, says his company was doing anywhere from 10 TO 15 … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Glass Inc. Celebrates 50 Years in the Business

One of MGI's recent projects was the DaVita world headquarters in Denver.

What began as a trickle 50 years ago has cascaded into something considerably bigger at Metropolitan Glass Inc. (MGI). From its humble beginnings of just two employees, the Denver-based commercial glazing contractor had morphed into a well-known name in the … Continue reading

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Widow of Pennsylvania Man Killed by Glass Door Poised to Sue Sandwich Shop Architects

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The widow of the Slippery Rock, Pa., man who died last summer after slipping and falling head-first through a glass door at a local sandwich shop has now turned her sights to those she believes responsible for the building’s alleged … Continue reading

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Asset Purchase Makes Doralco 100-Percent Employee-Owned

DAMS Inc., short for D. Architectural Metal Solutions Inc., has purchased the assets of Doralco. The new owners say the purchase makes the former Doralco a 100-percent employee-owned company. DAMS is led by former Doralco employees Trip Hummel and Matthew … Continue reading

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Attorney for Indiana Man Suing Local YMCA for Glass Accident Withdraws from Case

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The attorney representing the Indiana man who crashed through a glass window while playing tennis at a local YMCA early last year has withdrawn from the case. Judge Marianne L. Vorhees is presiding over the complaint filed by Brandon Smith … Continue reading

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