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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the Indiana man who crashed through a glass window while playing tennis at a local YMCA early last year has withdrawn from the case.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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Fired Fork Truck Driver Sues Pilkington North America

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A 53-year-old African-American man is suing Pilkington North America, claiming he was fired from his job as fork truck operator because of his age, race and disability. In papers filed last month with the U.S. District Court for the Northern … Continue reading

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Flat Glass Prices Fall for the Fourth Time in Five Months

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Flat glass prices dipped .6 percent from December to January, marking the fourth such fall in prices within the last five months, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) Report issued by the U.S. Labor Department. The only increase … Continue reading

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Supreme Court to Hear Industry Challenge to New EPA Regulations

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The general counsel for the Glass Association of North America (GANA) says he’s “guardedly optimistic” that the Supreme Court will favorably view the challenge by GANA and other members of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) to the proposed new … Continue reading

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U.S. Contract Glazing Rep Says Fairness is the Issue in Chinese Curtainwall Dispute

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One of the people responsible for paving the way for the Court of International Trade (CIT) decision subjecting Chinese curtainwall units to tariffs insists that he has no personal animosity against the communist country. “I don’t view this as a … Continue reading

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Construction, Glazing Industries Welcome Immigration Reform

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There’s no easy answer to immigration reform, but it’s an issue that must be addressed for the sake of the nation. That’s the consensus of many within the construction and glass industries following the recent unveiling of the House Republican … Continue reading

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Perfection Glass Rewards Faithful Employee with Super Bowl Trip

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You’ll excuse diehard Seattle Seahawks fan Diego Montes if he doesn’t seem terribly excited the next time he sees an NFL game in person. It’s just that the bar has been set pretty high when the Perfection Glass employee’s first … Continue reading

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Dallas Museum Tower Disputes Being Source of Nasher Glare Problems

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There’s no way the glare from the Museum Tower in Dallas is strong enough to have caused damage to the nearby Nasher Sculpture Center. That’s the expert assessment of Dr. C.D. Cantrell in a recently released paper that used geometric … Continue reading

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Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® Seeks Payment for Work Done at Charleston Military Base

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Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope Inc. is seeking more than $40,000 in a breach of contract lawsuit against Sauer Inc., Capstone Architectural LLC and Federal Insurance Co. in a dispute over work done on a military base in Charleston last year. In papers … Continue reading

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