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GANA Posts Free GIB Library

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) announced its more than 50 Glass Information Bulletins (GIBs) are all now available for free. The bulletins, which range from topics of safety glazing and laminated glass to decorative glazing and daylighting, are … Continue reading

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North America Leads NSG Group’s Architectural Fiscal Year Results

NSG Group announced its architectural operating results for fiscal year 2015 improved over the previous year, as the company’s business in that sector recorded revenues of $2.11 billion and an operating profit of $140 million. Results improved “due to cost … Continue reading

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Alliance to Begin Dallas Cowboys Facilities Project This Summer

Specialty glazing contractor Alliance Glazing Technologies announced its will provide the façade for the Dallas Cowboys’ new headquarters and practice facility, which is currently under construction in Frisco, Texas. Alliance will begin the installation of building enclosure elements on the … Continue reading

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Construction Materials Prices Level Out in April

Prices for inputs to construction industries fell 0.1 percent in April, and prices have now fallen in six of the previous eight months, according to analysis by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Input prices are also down on a … Continue reading

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Nearly Three-Dozen Ironworkers, Contractors Earn STSC Certification

The Iron Workers and its labor-management arm, IMPACT, held a day-long event in April in which 33 ironworkers and contractor personnel took the Safety Trained Supervisor Construction (STSC) certification exam. The STSC is administered by the Board of Certified Safety … Continue reading

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Curran Becomes CEO of Binswanger

Binswanger Enterprises LLC, a Grey Mountain Partners portfolio company, has named Tim Curran as CEO. Curran replaces Norm Plotkin, who is transitioning to a role supporting other Grey Mountain Partners portfolio companies. “I’m excited to join Binswanger’s industry-leading workforce,” Curran … Continue reading

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Tom Foley Named WBS Regional Sales Manager

Wardobe & Bath Specialties (WBS), based in Modesto, Calif., has appointed Tom Foley as regional sales manager for the central coast and Los Angeles region. Foley, a graduate of Central Michigan University, joins WBS after a 25-year career in sales … Continue reading

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Industry Expert Tom Minnon Passes Away

Thomas Edward Minnon, 63, of Derry, N.H., died Friday, May 15, 2015, surrounded by his family at Lahey Clinic in Burlington, Mass. He was diagnosed recently with lung cancer that was too advanced to cure. A respected leader in the … Continue reading

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Chemetall Acquires Aluminum Finishing Business of Chemal GmbH & Co. KG

Chemetall, a global business unit of Albemarle Corp. has acquired the business of Chemal GmbH & Co. KG, based in Hamm, Germany. Founded in 1975, Chemal GmbH & Co. KG specializes in research and development of surface finishing chemicals for … Continue reading

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FCA International Announces CREST Award Winners

FCA International announced the winners of its fifth-annual CREST Awards on Friday, May 8 during its Annual Awards Event in Chicago. Of the glazing companies who entered, four received international recognition announcing them as the safest contractors in glass, and … Continue reading

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