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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

Perfection Glass employee Diego Montes in NYC's Rockefeller Center with NBC's Al Roker. Photo courtesy of Perfection Glass.

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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U.S. Aluminum Industry Hails Court Ruling on Chinese Curtainwall Units

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The Court of International Trade (CIT) is standing behind its decision that Chinese curtainwall units imported into the U.S. are subject to trade remedy orders. The ruling was issued yesterday in a case brought forth last fall by Yuanda challenging … Continue reading

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Atlanta Glass Industry Works to Pick up the Pieces after Crippling Winter Weather

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David Cox, the general manager for Atlanta-based Southeastern Insulated Glass, did the best thing he could have done Tuesday evening as the snow and ice brought the city’s unprepared roads and interstates to its knees. He wisely remained in the … Continue reading

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State of the Union Address Strikes a Chord with Glass Shops

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Jurate Akstakalnyte, the manager at Chicago-based Ashland Glass Co., says she liked what President Obama had to say during Tuesday night’s State of the Union address. “I thought he made some pretty good points,” says Akstakalnyte. “It wasn’t really anything … Continue reading

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Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Member Says Laminated Glass Key to School Safety

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A member of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission says laminated glass offers the best chance to keep students safe from predators while at school by providing the valuable time needed until authorities arrive. “The first five to eight minutes is … Continue reading

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PGT Glass Fabrication Expansion Could Bring New Opportunities

PGT Industries is building a new plant that will allow it to increase its glass fabrication capabilities.

Door and window maker PGT Industries took the first steps in greatly expanding its glass-cutting, tempering and laminating abilities when it recently broke ground on a new $15 million glass operations plant. Expected to be completed sometime later this year, … Continue reading

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