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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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Construction Spending Projections Scaled Back for Rest of Year

Construction spending projections for the rest of the year have been lowered slightly, according to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Consensus Construction Forecast Panel. The panel cites the weather-related slow start in the nonresidential building market and continued weakness … Continue reading

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JLM Wholesale Inc. to Exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ 2015

JLM Wholesale Inc. is set to exhibit at the Glass Expo Northeast™ 2015 show. The two-day architectural glass event will be held April 23-24 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. JLM, of Oxford, Mich., will display … Continue reading

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AAMA Announces Fall Conference Registration

Registration is now open for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) National Fall Conference. Participants may register by Monday, August 25 to take advantage of the discounted early bird rate of $925. Paper registration for the conference, to be held at the Westin … Continue reading

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Glaston Experiences ‘Significantly Better’ Second Quarter

Glaston recently released its interim report for January-June, adjusting its outlook from the January-March report. According to Glaston president and CEO Arto Metsänen, “the second quarter was significantly better than the first,” as the company saw signs of the market … Continue reading

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Pleotint Inks Partnership with Solar Innovation

Pleotint has reached a distribution partnership with Solar Innovations Inc., enabling Solar Innovations to incorporate Suntuitive glass in its full product line. Solar Innovations, a Pennsylvania-based window manufacturer, operates out of a 300,000-square-foot corporate office and manufacturing facility and is … Continue reading

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