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Glass, Window Dealers Near Ferguson, Mo., Provide Update

After months of speculation, late last night it was announced that the grand jury declined to indict officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. The announcement was followed by riots, looting and arsonists setting … Continue reading

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Show Floor Expands at Glass Expo West™ ’15 with IrisFilm USA

IrisFilm USA 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, Calf. IrisFilm USA of Irvine, Calf., will be displaying window … Continue reading

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Texas Glass Association’s Jerry Wright of AAA Glass Passes Away

Jerry C. Wright, one of the founders and current president of Texas Glass Association and owner of AAA Glass & Mirror, passed away last night. Wright, who spent decades in the industry and served as the president at National Glass Association from 1991-93, … Continue reading

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Title 24 Awareness a Joint Effort in Fenestration Sectors

In July, the state of California put into effect the updated standards of its Title 24 building code, which includes increased stringency in its Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential and Nonresidential Buildings. According to a summary by Title 24 Express, … Continue reading

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Minnon, Hill Share Week 11 Win in USGlass Pick’em Challenge

Tom Minnon and Patrick Hill were the Week 11 winners of the USGlass magazine Pro Football Pick’em Challenge. Minnon is Tubelite’s architectural specification manager and a fan of the New England Patriots. He picked 10 of 14 games correctly in … Continue reading

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Hotel Construction Continues to Travel Upward

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Much of the commercial buildings construction spotlight has been shining on the office buildings sector because of its large role in green building and overall positive growth. But don’t sleep on hotels. According to Dodge Data & Analytics, total hotel … Continue reading

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Sika Promotes Russell Livermore III

Sika Industry announced the promotion of Russell Livermore III to vice president, marketing industry target market USA. He will report to Dan Hilliard, senior vice president, industry target market USA. Livermore joined Sika Corporation in June 2004 as senior marketing … Continue reading

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Skyline Windows Appoints Matthew Kraus Senior VP

Skyline Windows promoted Matthew Kraus to senior vice president, which the company says is “a natural evolution for Matthew,” whose family founded Skyline Windows in 1921. Kraus is being groomed by his father, current Skyline Windows CEO Steven Kraus, to … Continue reading

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Quality Metalcrafts/Americlad to Expand Manufacturing Space

Quality Metalcrafts LLC/Americlad announced the acquisition of a second site in Rogers, Minn., increasing its manufacturing space to more than 130,000 square feet. “This expansion is necessary so that we can continue to efficiently support our customer base as well … Continue reading

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Nearly 30 Glaziers Among Recent FTI MAR Program Graduates

The Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region (FTI MAR) held its Second Annual Commencement Ceremony in conjunction with Mountwest Community & Technical College and the National Labor College on November 6. Approximately 50 men and women earned an associate’s … Continue reading

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