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Global Settlement Reached in Dlubak Plan Administrator Case

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Another page has turned in ongoing litigation related to the Dlubak Corp. bankruptcy case. Dlubak Corp. filed for bankruptcy in August of 2013, and the committee of unsecured creditors in the case subsequently filed various complaints again multiple parties—including Frank … Continue reading

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Glasshape adds Project Coordinator Ryan Maki

International glass fabricator Glasshape has added Ryan Maki as a project coordinator at its Seattle location. In his new role, he will perform onsite digital measuring services, develop drawings for customer approval and oversee orders from production through installation, according … Continue reading

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SC Railing Announces All Wall Solutions as Representative

SC Railing Co. has appointed All Wall Solutions’ Doug Zacharias as its sales representative in the Atlanta area. “[Zacharias] brings more than 20 years of pre-construction and design-build assist experience to the SC Railing team,” says Dan Stachel of SC … Continue reading

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HHH Joins Forces with NorthGlass

HHH Tempering Resources Inc. has signed a U.S. and Canadian distributor agreement with Chinese glass tempering manufacturer NorthGlass. HHH will maintain and offer an “expanded product line” of NorthGlass furnaces, cutting tables, parts inventory, installation and technical support, according to … Continue reading

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UL Announces New Building Envelope Services

Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a global safety science organization, has launched new testing services for the building envelope. UL is now offering curtainwall mock-up testing and field testing capabilities, according to a release from the company. Performance testing is available to … Continue reading

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Who “Owns” Legally Binding Construction Codes?

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The state of Georgia has filed a lawsuit against public-domain activist Carl Malamud for publishing the state’s entire legal code online. It’s the latest legal battle for a man who is currently being sued by organizations that develop construction standards—including … Continue reading

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BLOG: It is Amazing What Difference a Mile or Two Can Make

“I was coaching youth baseball in Smithtown, N.Y., in the ’80s and ’90s. Smithtown is a big place—about 100,000-plus residents at the time—and had different sections, geographically. The Little Leagues were based on these sections. Why am I telling you this? … Continue reading

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ABI Hits High Mark in June

The institutional sector has helped lift the Architects Billings Index (ABI) to its highest mark since 2007, according to the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The ABI reflects the approximate nine- to 12-month lead time between architecture billings and construction … Continue reading

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Colin Brosmer Appointed to New Role with Kawneer

Kawneer Company Inc. named Colin Brosmer vice president of sales, marketing and product development. In his new role, he will join Alcoa’s Building and Construction Systems Lead Team and will be responsible for sales, marketing, architectural promotions, product development and … Continue reading

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Crystal Windows Names VP of Manufacturing

Crystal Window & Door Systems has promoted Joseph Chang to the position of vice president of manufacturing. In this role, he will be responsible for all production, scheduling, purchasing, inventory, quality assurance, logistics and shipping at the company’s main facility in … Continue reading

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