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Reese Joins Quanex as New Mikron CEO

Houston, Texas-based Quanex Building Products Corp. has brought in F. Timothy Reese as president and CEO of Mikron Industries, Quanex’s vinyl profile business. Reese brings 35 years of extrusion manufacturing experience to this role, including “successful turnaround situations,” a company … Continue reading

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NFRC Fall Meeting Online Registration Open

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) will hold its fall membership meeting September 21-23 in Minneapolis. Online registration can be accessed here. Early bird registration closes on August 26, and the deadline for registration is Wednesday, September 16. Registration prepayment … Continue reading

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Binswanger Glass Employee Witnesses Tennessee Shooting

An FBI investigator investigates the scene of a shooting outside a military recruiting center on Friday, July 17, 2015, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez of Hixson, Tenn., attacked two military facilities on Thursday, in a shooting rampage that killed four Marines. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Chattanoogan Marilyn Hutcheson, a Binswanger Glass customer service representative, was on a break from work yesterday when she heard gunfire. Binswanger Glass sits just across from the Naval Reserve Center where Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez allegedly shot and killed four Marines … Continue reading

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Website of the Week: Nathan Allan

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IG and Altitude to Be Discussed at IGMA Fall Conference

Trulite’s Jeff Haberer will give a presentation on altitude and insulating glass (IG) technology at the upcoming Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) Fall Technical Conference, to be held October 5-8 in Denver. “This presentation won’t tell you who is guilty … Continue reading

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Lauren Manufacturing Facing More than $100K in OSHA Fines

A New Philadelphia, Ohio-based seal and gasket manufacturer is facing $105,000 in fines after one of its employees sustained multiple broken bones in her hand while operating machinery. The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) handed … Continue reading

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BLOG: NFRC Redux

“Over the past couple of weeks, the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) has been in the news again. Some of the people intimately involved in the organization have left, and the July 14 piece on USGNN.com™ that NFRC is seeking more industry … Continue reading

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Settlement Talks Have “Significantly Progressed” in Case between Oldcastle, BNP Media

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BNP Media, publisher of the magazine Building Envelope and buildingenvelopeonline.com, has been granted a second deadline extension to respond to a lawsuit Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE) recently filed against it. The motion, filed July 14, was approved by Judge A. Joe … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Getting Technical

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, stories and images that ran throughout the publication’s half-century life. This week, we’re getting technical. In the below … Continue reading

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McGarry to Succeed Bunch as PPG CEO

Effective September 1, Michael H. McGarry will become president and CEO of PPG industries. He will also join the company’s board of directors immediately. McGarry, 57, has served as the company’s president and chief operating officer since March and will … Continue reading

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