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Survey Shows Labor Shortages as Construction Employment Expands

As construction employment expands in many parts of the country, many firms are having a hard time finding enough qualified workers, according to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). A survey conducted by SmartBrief, in partnership with AGC, found … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 Slated for Next April

Glass Expo Northeast™ (GENE) ’15, an architectural glass and metal industry event featuring the latest industry trends and services, will once again return to Long Island (Hauppauge), N.Y., April 23-24, 2015. GENE ’15 brings industry suppliers, dealers and other attendees … Continue reading

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MGA Golf Tournament Registration Deadline September 5

Registration for the Mid-Atlantic Glass Association’s (MGA) golf tournament, to be held September 17 at Whiskey Creek Golf Club in Ijamsville, Md., ends September 5. The tournament format will be scramble with a noon shotgun start. Lunch will be served … Continue reading

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AMG Architectural Glass and Glazing Adds Nick Cohawitz, Paul Kitching

AMG Architectural Glass and Glazing has hired Nick Cohawitz as project manager and Paul Kitching as general manager. Cohawitz brings six years of construction experience—three directly related to glass and glazing—to AMG. He holds a degree from Temple University with … Continue reading

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Saand Inc. Names Peter Garvey CEO

Saand Inc., a Toronto-based glass fabricator and distributor, announced the appointment of Peter Garvey as its new CEO. Currently president of Horizon Plastics International, Garvey will assume his new role September 15, when he’ll have responsibility and oversight for the … Continue reading

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Portalp Appoints Steve Gray President

Steve Gray has been named Portalp USA Inc.’s new president. “Steve Gray, together with our existing team members, looks forward to working with you to promote excellent hi-tech products and great quality customer service,” Gray and director general Olivier Bel … Continue reading

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Petersen Aluminum Hires Rob Heselbarth as Director of Communications

Petersen Aluminum has named Rob Heselbarth director of communications. Heselbarth will be responsible for overall marketing communications, including public and media relations, promotional material, social media, website content and advertising. “Our marketing program has reached the point where we need … Continue reading

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AAMA Adds Two to Certification and Technical Staff

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) named Jason Seals certification manager and Rich Rinka technical/industry affairs manager. Seals comes to AAMA with more than 15 years of experience in the fenestration industry. As AAMA’s certification manager, he will direct all … Continue reading

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Construction Starts Rise in July

New construction starts in July climbed 6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $588.8 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction. Nonresidential building continued to advance, and residential building was unchanged from its pace in June. For the first … Continue reading

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