More articles by Penny Stacey

Quanex Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Results; Sees 8.4-Percent Increase in Net Sales

Quanex Building Products Corp. has released its financial results for the third fiscal quarter, which ended on July 31. Net sales for the quarter increased 8.4 percent to $170 million versus $157 million for the same quarter in 2013. “With … Continue reading

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Linetec to Expand with a Third Anodize Line in Wisconsin

Wausau, Wis.-based Linetec, is expanding its capacity and capabilities with a third anodize line. The 120,000-square-foot addition and associated improvements are estimated to cost $15.3 million and add nearly 100 employees. In January 2014, Linetec opened a 30,000-square-foot addition to … Continue reading

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Solar Seal Company Returning to Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15

Solar Seal Company will again exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast ™, a two-day architectural glass event to take place at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y., on April 23-24, 2015. Solar Seal Company of South Easton, Mass., … Continue reading

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Vitrum Glass Group Names Tara Brummet Sales Representative

Vitrum Glass Group has hired Tara Brummet as its newest sales representative. She will be working from the company’s Langley, British Columbia, head office and will be responsible for key accounts throughout the Western United States. Brummet brings with her … Continue reading

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Pre-Registration Remains Open for GANA Fall Conference

Pre-registration for the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Fall Conference, to be held September 23-26 in Toronto, will remain open until the day of the conference. The event will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Downtown and … Continue reading

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Dodge Momentum Index Makes Small Gain in August

The Dodge Momentum Index made a small gain in August, increasing to 118.8 (2000=100) for the month, up 0.2 percent from the July reading. The improvement in August is on the heels of a 5.7 percent decline in July, according … Continue reading

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Nonresidential Construction Employment Retains Momentum in August

The U.S. construction industry added 20,000 jobs in August, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics report released September 5. July’s estimate was revised upward from 22,000 to 31,000 net new jobs. Nonresidential construction added 5,500 jobs in August, which … Continue reading

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IGMA Hosts Summer Tech Conferences; Announces Complimentary Member Benefits

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) hosted its Summer Technical Conference this week in Quebec City, Canada. The event included three days of insulating glass (IG) technical discussion, work and networking among industry leaders. Among the many discussions, the group … Continue reading

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Dodge Momentum Index Loses Ground in July

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The Dodge Momentum Index erased the gains made over the last two months, falling 4.4 percent in July to 121.4 (2000=100). This marks the index’s first decline in four months, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill … Continue reading

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