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Goodman Joins AGC Glass Architectural Team






AGC Glass Company has appointed Scott Goodman as its architectural representative in Florida. Goodman brings to AGC 24 years of glass industry experience in sales, management and product development, and is well-versed in the commercial construction supply chain. He began his career in … Continue reading




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Anaheim Glass Shop Credits “Relationships” to 70 Years in Business






A third-generation Southern California glass shop will celebrate its 70th anniversary early next month. Anaheim Glass was opened on July 5, 1945 by entrepreneur Nick Wingert. The company, which sells a range of glass and glass-related products and services for the … Continue reading




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BLOG: GIG Economy???






“I’m always fascinated by new definitions or uses for old words, and just a few days ago, I was taken aback by yet another ‘word recycling,’ if you will. Specifically, I heard a politician (and who can spin and recycle … Continue reading




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Roofing Contractor’s Indictment Shows Importance of Fall Safety

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A roofing company owner charged with lying to federal authorities investigating the death of an employee illustrates why glazing contractors and door and window installers must take falling hazards seriously. James J. McCullagh of James J. McCullagh Roofing in Philadelphia … Continue reading




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Multifamily Up, Nonresidential Down in May Construction Starts






New construction starts climbed three percent from April to May at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $729.7 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The May statistics raised the Dodge Index to 154, up from a revised 149 for … Continue reading




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Tubelite Names Jim Conte Client Development Manager in Mid-Atlantic






Jim Conte has joined Tubelite Inc. as a client development manager in the Mid-Atlantic territory, where he will concentrate on clients in Maryland, Delaware, northern Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. He will report to eastern regional sales manager Jim … Continue reading




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Apple Awarded Another Structural Glass Design Patent

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Apple has ensured yet another one of its glass structures will remain one of a kind for at least 14 years. The electronics giant was awarded a patent last week for its glass cylinder store entrance design, which was put … Continue reading




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Construction Employment Continues to Increase in Most States






Construction firms added jobs in 40 states and the District of Columbia between May 2014 and May 2015, according to analysis of Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Employment increased in 28 states and D.C. … Continue reading




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glasstec Online Exhibitor Registration Open






Online exhibitor registration for glasstec 2016, the international trade fair for glass production, processing and products, is now open. The event will take place from September 20-23, 2016 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany. Exhibitors can sign up online here. … Continue reading




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Glaston Closes Machinery Deal in Poland






Glaston Corp. has closed a deal with European glass processor Press Glass SA for machinery valued at $2.74 million (EUR 2.4 million). The order, according to Glaston, is booked in the second quarter of its fiscal year. The deal includes … Continue reading




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