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Judge’s Ruling in Safety Case Bears Watching

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An administrative law judge’s recent ruling has the potential to expand the power of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Though one expert says it could be a one-time event, he’s urging the glass and glazing industry to keep an eye on the case — … Continue reading

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BLOG: When Was The Last Time You Used “Great Customer Service” and “Cell Phone Company” In The Same Sentence?

“I never had, until last Sunday, when the battery on my phone wouldn’t take a charge. The phone was 16 months old, and that is about when batteries go. I stopped in at the local store, where I had purchased … Continue reading

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Dorma Earns CMA Marketing Award

Dorma, a manufacturer and marketer of access solutions and services, won a 2015 Construction Marketing Star award from the Construction Marketing Association (CMA). The company’s Muto multifunctional manual sliding door system was selected as the “Superstar” award winner in the collateral/literature category. … Continue reading

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PPG Works on Repairs at California Glass Facility

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PPG Industries has launched a $20 million repair project on its Fresno, Calif., flat glass facility. The company says it’s re-bricking its oxygen-fired glass furnace there after 15 years of continuous operation. “The purpose of the scheduled outage is to restore the furnace’s original … Continue reading

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BLOG: What Goes Around…

“‘I guess you’ve gotta enjoy it while you can, because you know it won’t last forever.’ This is the advice I gave to an old friend who called me last week in response to some of my recent comments in … Continue reading

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New York City Leading Commercial, Multifamily Building Sector

The Big Apple is a big builder. New York City led all U.S. metropolitan areas by dollar amount of construction starts for commercial and multifamily building in 2015, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. A total of $34.9 billion of … Continue reading

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PPG Industries Inc. Joins Glass TEXpo™ ’16 Show Floor

Glass TEXpo™ ’16, a two-day architectural glass event to be held April 8-9, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio and Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, added PPG Industries Inc. to its list of exhibitors. The event … Continue reading

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DOC Delays Decision on Zhongwang

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The U.S. aluminum extruder industry is still waiting on a decision from the Department of Commerce (DOC) as to whether it will investigate allegations that a Chinese aluminum extruder evaded U.S. import duties. The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) filed a … Continue reading

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Dodge Momentum Index Moves Higher in January

The Dodge Momentum Index rose 2.4 percent in January to 126.4 (2000=100) from its December reading of 123.4. The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Pacific Northwest™ ’16 Hotel Reservation Block Now Available

As announced last week, the official dates and location for Glass Expo Pacific Northwest™ (GEPN) ’16 have been set and registration is now open. Taking place June 2-3, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue in Bellevue (suburban Seattle), Wash., the … Continue reading

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