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PPG Completes Sale of Float Glass Plant to Fuyao

PPG Industries completed the sale of substantially all the assets of its Mount Zion, Ill., glass manufacturing facility to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc. Financial terms were not disclosed. Fuyao plans to rebuild and retrofit the facility’s two … Continue reading

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Crystal Window & Door Systems Inc. to Exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15

Crystal Window & Door Systems Inc. is set to exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15. The two-day architectural glass event will be held April 23-24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. Crystal Window & Door … Continue reading

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Registration Still Open for AAMA Fall Conference

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) is still accepting registrations for the upcoming AAMA 2014 Fall Conference, to be held Sept. 14-17 in Westminster (Denver), Colo. Several exhibitor spots for the supplier product display are still available. This opportunity is offered … Continue reading

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Construction Spending Gets Big Boost in July

Nonresidential construction spending expanded strongly in July, growing 2.5 percent on a monthly basis and spiking 8.6 percent on a year-over-year basis, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Spending for the month totaled $617.8 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized … Continue reading

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WDMA Market Study Projects Strong Growth for U.S Architectural Door Market

The architectural door market is poised for strong growth in 2015, according to a recently released study from the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA). The Architectural Door 2014 U.S. Market Study—prepared, researched and analyzed by Metrostudy and the Virginia … Continue reading

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Technoform Expands North American Market Team

Technoform Glass Insulation (TGI) expanded its North American market team with a new representative, Laura Woods. Woods has more than 20 years of business development experience across multiple industries. She has an undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University and a … Continue reading

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glasstec to Feature Expanded Program in Ancillary Segment

In addition to product presentations by the more than 1,150 exhibitors, glasstec 2014, will feature a wide-ranging ancillary program geared toward the sectors of mechanical engineering, manufacturing, crafts, architecture/construction, window/façade and solar. The international trade fair for glass production, processing … Continue reading

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Metalcon Slated for October 1-3 in Denver

Metalcon, an annual international event offering education and product exhibits focused on the use of metal in construction, will be held October 1-3 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Experts from 275 exhibiting companies will share their knowledge of … Continue reading

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Şişecam Increases Net Profit by 83 Percent in First Half of Year

Şişecam Group, a global manufacturer of flat glass and other glass products based in Turkey, announced $1.6 billion consolidated net sales for the first half of 2014. It increased its net profit by 83 percent in that span, reaching $136 … Continue reading

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