Today’s News

Salem FGM adds Four to Sales Team

Salem Flat Glass and Mirror announced it has added Doug Jackson, Joe Cota, Dio Guerra and Wayne Rush to its sales team. The group collectively brings more than 90 years of experience to the company. Jackson, who will cover the … Continue reading

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GDP Rebounds in Second Quarter with 4 Percent Increase

Nonresidential fixed investment expanded 5.5 percent and residential fixed investment expanded 7.5 percent during the second quarter of 2014, according to a July 30 release by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Overall, real gross domestic product (GDP) increased 4 percent … Continue reading

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Heritage Glass a Breath of Fresh Air for Kingsport

Heritage Glass CEO Chris Cording (left) and president Eric Kerney (right).

Kingsport, Tenn., had a handful of glass industry veterans champing at the bit to get back to doing what they do best. In May, it happened. Chris Cording and Eric Kerney, who combine for well over half a century of … Continue reading

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Study Shows Green Building in Canada Gaining on U.S.

The U.S. Green Building Council reported in May that the United States holds the biggest share of green building practices in the world per square meters of LEED space. However, the current runner-up—Canada—is apparently picking up steam. The Canada Green … Continue reading

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Glass Expo West™ 2015 Set for Next March

USGlass magazine will host Glass Expo West™ 2015 next spring in the Southern California city of Irvine, near the major hubs of Los Angeles and Anaheim, less than an hour’s drive from San Diego and an hour’s flight from most … Continue reading

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ALI Launces Redesigned Website

The American Ladder Institute (ALI) announced the official launch of its newly redesigned website, www.americanladderinstitute.org. According to ALI, the purpose of the redesign is to advance ALI’s mission of promoting ladder safety in the workplace and home through education, training and … Continue reading

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PGT to Acquire CGI Windows & Doors

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Two major manufacturers of impact-resistant doors and windows will join forces as PGT Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to buy CGI Windows & Doors Holdings Inc. (a portfolio company of Cortec Group Fund, IV LP). CGI will become … Continue reading

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View Appoints Brett Murray Vice President of Marketing

Dynamic glass producer View announced it has named Brett Murray vice president of marketing. Murray, who brings nearly 20 years of leadership experience in marketing technology products, will lead the company’s marketing efforts. “As View expands its market position, we … Continue reading

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Cardinal, Four Seasons Respond to North Carolina Code Council’s Low-E Emergency Rule

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The North Carolina Building Code Council recently enacted an emergency rule in the state’s residential building code that allows builders to use non-low-E glass in areas where it poses a “safety concern.” In the “Emergency Rule-Making Findings of Need” document … Continue reading

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Two Key Communications Publications Named as ASBPE National Winners

Door and Window Market Magazine (DWM) took home the gold for best news video in the national American Society of Business Publication Editors’ (ASBPE) awards, affectionately known as the Azbee awards. The FILM’d video newscast, produced by Window Film magazine, … Continue reading

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