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GANA Annual Conference Opens with Thermal Stress Discussions

Thermal stress conditions in heat-strengthened spandrel glass was the opening discussion topic during the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Tempering Division meeting. The group met today as part of GANA’s 2015 Annual Conference, taking place at the Paris Las … Continue reading

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Glass Expo West™ ’15 Welcomes EFCO Corporation as an Exhibitor

EFCO Corp. is set to exhibit at Glass Expo West™ ’15, a two-day architectural glass event to be held March 19-20, 2015 at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in Irvine, Calif. EFCO Corp. of Monett, Mo., will display high-performance windows, … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 Adds Ergo Robotic Solutions LLC to Exhibitor Lineup

Ergo Robotic Solutions LLC of Glens Falls, N.Y., is set to exhibit at the Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 show. The two-day architectural glass event will be held April 23-24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. … Continue reading

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Northern Architectural Systems Appoints Michael Richard President

Teterboro, N.J.-based Northern Architectural Systems (NAS) has named Michael Richard, formerly the company’s vice president, as its new president. Robert Pecorella, NAS’s president of the past 36 years, will take on the role of CEO. Richard served as vice president … Continue reading

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Washington Glass Association Announces New Officers, Directors

The Washington Glass Association (WGA) announced its newly elected officers and board of directors. The new appointments, including Pacific Glass’s Bernie Thueringer as president, were effective March 1. Thueringer takes over for Bill Coady of Guardian, and Bud Henson of … Continue reading

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Bayer MaterialScience Pushes Further into Composite Materials with Major Acquisition

Through a business acquisition in southern Germany, Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) has expanded its stake in the composite materials market. The company recently concluded the takeover of Thermoplast Composite GmbH (TCG), which specializes in the production of thermoplastic fiber composites, in … Continue reading

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GSA Assesses Retrofit Technology for Energy Savings

Along with the private sector, the federal government continues its efforts to reduce energy consumption in commercial buildings. In at least one study, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has keyed in on a potential solution regarding fenestration. Twenty-eight percent … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 Welcomes Salem Flat Glass & Mirror

Salem Flat Glass & Mirror is set to exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15, a two-day architectural glass event to be held April 23-24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Salem Flat Glass & Mirror, … Continue reading

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Glaston Sees ‘Improved Profitability’ in 2014

Finland-based Glaston, a developer of glass processing technology, saw its net sales rise approximately 2 percent in 2014, totaling $137.9 (EUR 124.5) million. According to the company’s 2014 annual review, its net sales growth was slowed by the Ukrainian crisis … Continue reading

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After 60 Years, Miami’s Dash Door Still Open to New Ideas

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In 2015, Dash Door & Closer Service Inc. of Miami celebrates its 60th year of success in South Florida, but don’t expect these company employees to spend a lot of  time reminiscing. They’re far too busy for that. “It’s been fun, but in … Continue reading

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