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seele group Names New Executives

The seele group announced three personnel changes and collectively they represent a comprehensive knowledge of engineering, economic vision and a profound understanding of the feasibility of demanding seele projects, according to the company. Nelli Diller is the new managing director … Continue reading

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Crystal Windows Executives Expand Corporate Roles

Steve Chen, executive vice president of Crystal Window & Door Systems, is also assuming assume the title of chief operating officer (COO), effective February 1, 2014. Crystal founder and president Thomas Chen assumes the title of CEO. Since joining the … Continue reading

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Glass TEXpo™ Welcomes Bella Architectural Products & MFG as an Exhibitor

Bella Architectural Products & MFG is set to exhibit at the Glass TEXpo™ 2014 show. The two-day architectural glass event will be held April 10-11, 2014, at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio. Bella Architectural Products & … Continue reading

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MGA Postpones January Meeting

The Mid-Atlantic Glass Association has postponed its January dinner meeting. A re-schedule notice will be issued in the near future.

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Sefar Offers Digitally Printable Vision Interlayers

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Vision aluminum-coated precision fabric interlayers from Sefar Architecture are now digitally printable. UV-resistant inks allow architects and designers to produce Pantone colors, patterns, pictures or any other design effects on building exteriors without obstructing views from inside, according to the … Continue reading

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Salem Introduces New Polishing Wheels

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Salem Flat Glass now offers the Status Earth Wheel, its latest generation of cerium-based composition polishing wheels. The Status Earth Wheel was designed to operate on automatic edging machines to cost-effectively produce bright surface finishes on any thickness of glass. … Continue reading

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ASHRAE Drops Proposal to Reduce Window-to-Wall Ratio

The ASHRAE working group voted 18-1-1 yesterday in favor of withdrawing the proposed ASHRAE 189.1 addendum to reduce the allowable prescriptive window area. Today the full committee confirmed the vote to withdraw the proposal. Tom Culp with Birth Point Consulting … Continue reading

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Guardian Names New President of Global Flat Glass

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Kevin Baird has been named president of the Global Flat Glass Group for Guardian Industries Corp., and will assume full P&L responsibility of this business. Baird replaces Scott Thomsen, who has resigned for health reasons. Most recently, Baird has been … Continue reading

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Vitrealspecchi Offers New Satin-Finish Glass

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Ecosat Velo is a satin-finish glass from Vitrealspecchi. According to the company, it offers higher luminous transmission (extra-clear – 87.4 percent; 8mm thick) and easier cleaning, compared to ordinary acid-etched glass. Ecosat Velo is marketed for all-glass doors and partition … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Benjamin’s Glazing

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“Glass, china and reputation are easily cracked, and never well mended.” While the latter two may be true, Benjamin Franklin may consider taking back the first part of that statement if he could see the glazing used in the newly … Continue reading

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