More articles by Ellen Rogers

Nearly 200 Metro Areas See Construction Employment Increases

Construction employment expanded in 197 metro areas, declined in 87 and was stagnant in 55 between March 2013 and March 2014, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America. … Continue reading

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Cardinal Glass Industries Acquires Northeast Laminated Glass Corp.

Cardinal LG Company, a subsidiary of Cardinal Glass Industries, completed the acquisition of Northeast Laminated Glass Corp. in Jessup, Pa., on April 21, 2014. The terms of the agreement are undisclosed. Cardinal LG will continue serving customers’ product needs from … Continue reading

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O’Malley Launches Clover Architectural Products

Tom O’Malley, formerly of Doralco, along with business-minded partners, started a new company, Clover Architectural Products. Clover will focus on selling aluminum sunshades and lightshelves, grilles, stainless steel cladding and will offer a full line of all-glass door entrance products. … Continue reading

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Linetec Adds Stretch Forming Option


Stretch Forming by Linetec is designed to allow architectural product manufacturers to have their metal building components curved and finished in one location. Stretch forming is the newest service Linetec has added to benefit customers seeking not only paint, anodize … Continue reading

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Court Denies Dlubak’s Motion to Convert; Grants Committee Authority to Pursue Affiliated Entities


Following hearings held on April 4, 2014, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania entered an Order denying Frank Dlubak’s Motion to Convert from a Chapter 11 to Chapter 7 bankruptcy case. In conjunction, the Court also … Continue reading

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More from China Glass: Deron Patterson Gives First-Hand Report

Deron Patterson, international sales manager, flat glass international, for PPG Industries, traveled to China recently to take part in the China Glass Expo, which took place in Shanghai. “The Shanghai glass show has been very informative and busy at our … Continue reading

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NIST Calls for Performance-Based Standards for Tornado-Resistant Building Design


The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released the final report on its technical investigation into the impacts of the May 22, 2011, tornado that struck Joplin, Mo. The final report includes clarifications and supplemental text suggested by organizations … Continue reading

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WDMA Members Take to Capitol Hill


The EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (LRRP) continues to take center stage, when it comes to industry lobbying efforts. Specifically, the industry wants to make sure that the rule, which affects homes built before 1978, is not expanded … Continue reading

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Website of the Week – Triview Glass

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Stephen Selkowitz Honored for Green Building Research

Stephen Selkowitz of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory received the 49th Award of Excellence, Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) highest honor. Selkowitz received the award in front of more than 800 industry leaders at a black-tie awards gala in New York City. He was … Continue reading

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