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Glazing is Bright in the Sunshine State

Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center in Dania Beach, Fla. [Crawford-Tracey]

To say that the construction industry in Florida took a major hit during the Great Recession would be an understatement. The state, however, has since bounced back in a big way. “The floodgates opened a year or so ago, particularly … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: A Cut Above the Rest

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 taking a look at two … Continue reading

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Pilkington North America is Set to Exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15

Pilkington North America will be exhibiting at the Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15, one of the region’s leading architectural glass and metal industry-related events. The conference and trade show will be held on April 23 and 24 at the Hyatt Regency … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 Show Floor Expands with New Exhibitor Access Door

Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 welcomes Access Door of Keokuk, Iowa, as a new exhibitor at the two-day architectural glass industry event, which will be held April 23-24 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. Visit Access Door … Continue reading

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Saint-Gobain, Burkard Family Extend Time Period for Deal

Glass globe with dollar signs on background with money symbol.

Saint-Gobain’s agreement with the Burkard family over the sale of Schenker-Winkler Holding (SWH) has been extended until June 30, 2016. The deal would position Saint-Gobain to gain majority voting rights in Swiss specialty chemical company Sika AG without having to … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Declines in March

Construction employment declined by 1,000 jobs in March but is still up by 282,000 compared to the prior year, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). The sector’s unemployment rate fell to 9.5 percent. “After … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 Welcomes Security Lock Distributors

Security Lock Distributors of Westwood, Mass., is set to exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15. The two-day architectural glass event will be held April 23-24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. Security Lock Distributors will … Continue reading

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ASA Members Elect Tish Barker as 2015-16 President

Members of the American Subcontractors Association (ASA) elected Letitia “Tish” Haley Barker to serve as its 2015-16 president. Barker, who will succeed Brian Johnson of Soil Consultants, is president of Dallas-based curtainwall contractor Haley-Greer Inc. “I am honored and humbled … Continue reading

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CGA Glass Connections Set for June 3-4

The Canadian Glass Associations’ (CGA) Glass Connections 2015 event will be held June 3-4 at the Sheraton Cavalier in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. According to the association, Glass Connections “is a highly focused educational and networking event for glaziers, architects, engineers, designers, … Continue reading

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Survey Shows Top Companies Prioritize LEED in Sustainability Efforts

The world’s top-performing companies are prioritizing sustainability as part of their corporate social responsibility efforts, and a majority of them are using LEED to achieve their goals, according to a new survey released by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The … Continue reading

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