More articles by Nick St. Denis

Utah Glass Art Project Telling Big Story in Big Way

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An ongoing project at Utah Valley University seeks to provide “the most attention grabbing summary of the history of knowledge and the history of the world that has ever been created.” Glass is helping it achieve that goal. Utah-based glass … Continue reading

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Spandrel Defects the Focus of Construction Lawsuit in Portland

Alleged defects in spandrel glass units on a newly completed mixed-use building in Portland, Ore., have prompted a lawsuit against the project’s contract glazier and glass supplier. Building owner 12W RPO LLC is suing general contractor Hoffman Construction Co., contract … Continue reading

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The Next-Gen “Help Wanted” Ad: Taking Your Hiring Strategy to the Next Level

Editor’s note: In the August issue of USGlass, the magazine is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The special anniversary issue looks at how the industry has changed and editors also look at special challenges including hiring. Look to page 80 of … Continue reading

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Companies Provide Industry Solutions for More than 50 Years

  It’s tough for a new product to stand out in any industry. Yet all of the products featured below (and more appear in the August issue of USGlass on page 110) come from companies that have been innovating for at … Continue reading

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Letters: Happy 50th USGlass

Many readers are taking the opportunity to wish USGlass a happy 50th anniversary. Be sure to look to the August issue of USGlass on page 10 for more letters from readers. A Message From the USGlass Founding Editor I was … Continue reading

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Settlement Talks Have “Significantly Progressed” in Case between Oldcastle, BNP Media

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BNP Media, publisher of the magazine Building Envelope and buildingenvelopeonline.com, has been granted a second deadline extension to respond to a lawsuit Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE) recently filed against it. The motion, filed July 14, was approved by Judge A. Joe … Continue reading

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Oregon Seis-ing up its Schools

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Legislative leaders in Oregon have allocated $300 million in bond funding for seismic upgrades and other safety improvements in K-12 schools throughout the state, as part of the legislature’s $1.2 billion capital construction budget. Whether or not that means improvements … Continue reading

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Apple Awarded Another Structural Glass Design Patent

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Apple has ensured yet another one of its glass structures will remain one of a kind for at least 14 years. The electronics giant was awarded a patent last week for its glass cylinder store entrance design, which was put … Continue reading

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BLOG: Another Way Glass Can Make You Look Stupid

“Remember that blog I posted four months ago titled ‘Eight Ways Glass Can Make You Look Stupid?’ Well, apparently I posted it four months too soon.”—Nick St. Denis CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

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Which Industry-Related Companies Made the Fortune 500 Cut?

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The 61st Fortune 500 list was recently released, with the 500 companies accounting for $12.5 trillion in revenues, $945 billion in profits and 26.8 million employees. Among them are a handful of glass and glazing industry-related companies. 3M, which recorded $31.8 … Continue reading

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