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Firestone Facility Celebrates Safety Milestone

Firestone Building Products Co. LLC announced its Salt Lake City manufacturing facility has reached the milestone of working one million man-hours without a lost-time accident. “At Firestone, safety is more than a goal; it’s an integral part of our commitment … Continue reading

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Study: OSHA Officials’ Estimated Cost of Silica Rule Short by $4.5 Billion a Year

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OSHA was off. Way off. That’s according to a new report by the Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC), which found that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) proposed silica standards for U.S. construction industry will cost the industry $5 … Continue reading

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2016 Energy Standard Targeting U-Factor Changes

With the next version of the energy standard a year away, work on ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2016 has been ramped up—and the topic of U-factors has been in its crosshairs of late. Earlier this month, code consultant Tom Culp of Birch Point … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Safety in the Seventies

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 and stories that ran throughout the publication’s half-century life. This week, we zip back to 1971. The mostly … Continue reading

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Show Floor Expands at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 with Machines and Wheels Inc.

Machines and Wheels Inc. is set to exhibit at the Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 show. The two-day architectural glass event will be held April 23-24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. Stop by Machines and … Continue reading

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Schuco Opens New York Showroom

Schuco USA announced it has opened its New York showroom for architects, consultants, fabricators, contractors and developers to get an up-close look at the company’s products. The showroom, located in Midtown Manhattan, showcases Schuco’s curtainwalls, windows and doors, and a … Continue reading

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Swiss Court Denies Burkard Family’s Request to Uphold Its Voting Rights in Sika AG

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The Swiss Cantonal Court of Zug has denied Schenker-Winkler Holding’s (SWH) request to uphold the company’s voting rights in Sika AG. SWH is owned by the Burkard family, which controls 16.1 percent of Sika’s capital with 52.4 percent in voting rights. … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 Welcomes PPG Industries Inc.

PPG Industries Inc. is set to exhibit at the Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 show. The two-day architectural glass event will be held April 23-24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. PPG will feature its high-performance … Continue reading

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Pleotint Names Joshua Perilstein Regional Sales Manager

Jenison, Mich.-based dynamic glass manufacturer Pleotint LLC announced it has appointed Joshua Perilstein as regional sales manager. In his new position, Perilstein will lead sales efforts in the Southwest, covering Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah. “I’m excited to be … Continue reading

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Dlubaks Deny Allegations by Plan Administrator in Bankruptcy Case

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Last month, the plan administrator for Dlubak Corp.’s ongoing bankruptcy case filed a complaint in the United States Bankruptcy Court of the Western District of Pennsylvania against Frank and Ave Maria Dlubak “to avoid and recover fraudulent transfers.” The Dlubaks, … Continue reading

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