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Pleotint Announces Partnership with Tam Skylights

Jenison, Mich.-based Pleotint LLC announced a distribution partnership with Tam Skylights, based in Seattle. The company will now offer Suntuitive glass with its skylight solutions for commercial and residential projects in the Pacific Northwest. Tam Skylights, established in 1980, manufactures … Continue reading

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Guardian Industries Corp. Expands its Science and Technology Center

Guardian Industries Corp. has expanded its Science and Technology Center in Carleton, Mich. with a 27,000-square-foot addition that the company claims will accelerate its rate of product design and development. Highlights of the expansion include a full-size vacuum coater, a … Continue reading

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Quanex Manager Dies From Injuries Sustained During Plant Visit

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Tim Harris, the technical service manager for Quanex Building Products, died last week as a result of injuries sustained Wednesday, April 22 during a customer site visit at a door and window manufacturing plant, which at press time was undisclosed. … Continue reading

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ICC Approves Two Proposals Related to Fire Safety

The International Code Council (ICC) continues its final action hearings in Memphis, and two proposals related to fire safety were approved as submitted. The first FS 99-15 716.6.5 revises the 2015 International Building Code (IBC) as follows: (716.6.5) “Installation. Fire-protection-rated … Continue reading

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First Quarter Proves “Strong” for Glaston

Glaston Corp., a developer of glass processing machinery and services, announced its net sales increased nearly 28 percent in the first quarter of 2015. According to the company, orders received from January to March totaled $28.2 (EUR 25.8) million, and its … Continue reading

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American Glass to Implement FeneVision ERP

Springfield, Mo.-based American Glass announced it will implement FeneVision ERP software to its operations. The company provides a range of glass products, and its services include custom fabrication and distribution. “We are thrilled to partner with FeneVision for our front … Continue reading

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Graham Completes Acquisition Plan with Continental Glass Systems

Graham Architectural Products (GAP), based in York, Pa., has completed an agreement with Hialeah, Fla.-based Continental Glass Systems LLC (CGS) “to acquire a significant equity and operating partner position in the business of CGS,” according to a release. GAP is … Continue reading

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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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