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Glass Expo Northeast™ Gets Exhibitors in the Game

J. Sussman Inc. is one of 68 companies--many locally-based--exhibiting at Glass Expo Northeast in Hauppauge, N.Y.

The Glass Expo Northeast show floor has plenty of the glass and glazing industry’s national and international players exhibiting. But the event, which ran Thursday and Friday at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y., also provides a … Continue reading

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See What’s Happening at Glass Expo Northeast™

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Glass Expo Northeast™ attendees were treated to a daylong slate of seminars Thursday, as well as a packed exhibitor floor. Watch today’s special event coverage video to see how it all went down. The event is being held at the … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increases in 41 States

Even as construction firms added jobs in 41 states between March 2014 and March 2015, construction employment declined in 29 states and the District of Columbia between February and March, according to an analysis of Labor Department data by the … Continue reading

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Vitrum Names New President

Dino Zandonella Necca has been named the president of Vitrum, the international trade show specialized in machinery, equipment and systems for flat and hollow glass and in glass and processed products for industry, scheduled to take place in Milan October … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ Gets Rolling with Industry Seminars

Doug DeRusha of C.R. Laurence/U.S. Aluminum Co. gives a presentation Thursday at Glass Expo Northeast on selling frameless shower doors.

Glass Expo Northeast ’15, a two-day architectural glass event in Hauppauge, N.Y., boasts 68 exhibitors for attendees to explore. But before the group was set free on the show floor, it got an industry education thanks to a series of … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Mirror, Mirror

Every Thursday leading up to USGlass magazine’s 50th Anniversary celebration in August, USGNN.com™ is taking a look back at past issues and highlighting advertisements, stories and images that ran throughout the publication’s half-century life. This week, we’re going back to the early … Continue reading

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Architecture Billings Index Accelerates in March

For the second consecutive month, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) indicated a modest increase in design activity in March. The ABI reflects the approximate nine- to twelve-month lead time between architecture billings and construction spending. The American Institute of Architects … Continue reading

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AEC Announces New Board of Directors

The results of the annual election of officers and directors of the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) were announced at the 66th Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference last month in Palm Desert, Calif. Martin Bidwell, CEO of Magnode Corp. in Trenton, … Continue reading

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Living Building Challenge About to Get a Version Older

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Come late May, the Living Building Challenge will be taken to a whole new level. And as a result, the green building envelope will be pushed that much further. The Living Building Challenge is a building certification program, advocacy tool … Continue reading

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New Construction Starts in March Drop 13 Percent

New construction starts in March dropped 13 percent from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $633.3 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The decline followed strong gains in January (up 9 percent) and February (up … Continue reading

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