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AAMA to Host FenestrationMasters Contest and Game Show

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) will host an online contest on LinkedIn and Twitter every Tuesday and Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. EDT through September 3. The contest will feature quiz questions from AAMA’s FenestrationMasters program. Each Tuesday, one quiz … Continue reading

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Viracon Sold Out of Glass through April 1, 2015

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Owatonna, Minn.-based glass fabricator Viracon is informing its sales reps it cannot accept any new project bookings that require glass prior to April 1, 2015, USGNN.com™ has recently learned. According to a communication from the company, Viracon’s current lead time … Continue reading

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Glaston Acquires the Industrial Property Rights to Glassrobots Products

Glaston Corporation has acquired the industrial property rights to all Glassrobots Oy products. The deal, completed August 8, includes all related documentation of the Finnish glass processing machine manufacturer’s flat tempering and bending machines, as well as its automotive products … Continue reading

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C.R. Laurence Expands on East Coast with New Super Center

C.R. Laurence (CRL) has announced its new U.S. Aluminum super center in Secaucus, N.J. The renovated 150,000-square-foot facility will house both CRL and U.S. Aluminum full product lines. Service center managers Peter Ascherl and Jerry Kempa will oversee daily operations … Continue reading

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AAMA Releases Report on Wind Load Determination for Fenestration

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has released AAMA TIR-15-14, “Overview of Design Wind Load Determination for Fenestration Systems.” This report discusses the determination of design wind loads on curtain walls and other building cladding systems. The document originally was … Continue reading

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CGH Adds Connecticut Location to Solar Seal Brand

Consolidated Glass Holdings (CGH) has rebranded its Hamden, Conn., location, which was previously Insulpane, as Solar Seal Connecticut. Hamden joins sites in South Easton, Mass., and Stafford, Va., operating under the Solar Seal brand.

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Glass America USA Distributors Inc. Returns to Exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15

The Glass Expo Northeast™ show floor will again include Glass America USA Distributors Inc. as an exhibitor next spring. The two-day architectural glass event will take place April 23-24 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. Glass … Continue reading

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Wausau Expands Bob Thiede’s Sales Territory

Wausau Window and Wall Systems expanded architectural sales representative Bob Thiede’s sales region to include southern California, Nevada and Hawaii, as well as Wyoming, Montana and portions of Idaho, South Dakota and North Dakota. He succeeds Tom Metz, who retired this year. With … Continue reading

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YKK AP Appoints John Spelman to Florida Sales Territory

YKK AP America has hired John Spelman as a sales representative. Spelman will be based in the Orlando branch and work with customers in the Central Florida sales territory under the leadership of branch manager Barry Wampler. “John is a great … Continue reading

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EFCO Receives Safety Excellence Award

EFCO Corporation recently received the Missouri Association of Manufacturer’s Safety Excellence Award in the large business category. The award was presented to the company’s vice president of operations Doug Dieleman and safety manager Brad Anderson at the Missouri Association of … Continue reading

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