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Quanex Appoints Patrick Junker VP of Sales for Screen Division

Quanex Building Products announced it has appointed Patrick Junker to vice president of sales for its screens division. Junker brings more than 35 years of experience in the field, most recently serving as the director of sales and marketing at Amesbury Headquarters, … Continue reading

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YKK AP to Double Residential Window Production Capacity with Plant Expansion

Increasing customer demands has prompted YKK AP America to expand its residential window plant in Macon, Ga. In January 2015, the company will begin relocating its production lines into a larger building on its Macon campus while adding two new … Continue reading

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Abilene Hailstorm Likely to Eclipse $400 Million-Mark in Damage

The June 12 hailstorm in Abilene, Texas—the city’s second catastrophic hailstorm in three years—is expected to hit $400 million in insured losses to vehicles, homes and commercial property, according to the Insurance Council of Texas. “This is the worst storm … Continue reading

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U.S. Steel Latest Manufacturer to Settle in Price-Fixing Lawsuit

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U.S. Steel is the latest company to settle in an ongoing lawsuit stemming from alleged price-fixing in the past by several steelmakers, as the Pittsburgh-based manufacturer has agreed to pay $58 million to remove itself as a defendant. In 2008, … Continue reading

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Cline Aluminum Doors Inc. Returning to Glass Expo Northeast™ 2015

Bradenton, Fla.-based Cline Aluminum Doors Inc. will return to exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ 2015, where it will display its flush aluminum and FRP doors and frames in booth #401. The two-day event, focused on the architectural glass industry, is … Continue reading

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Centric to Manage Canadian Glass Association

The Canadian Glass Association (CGA), which provides support to the Canadian glass industry regarding building codes, standards and legislation, has selected Centric Management and Consulting to serve as its new management company. “The Canadian Glass Association is excited to work … Continue reading

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House Proposes Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act

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In a rare display of bipartisanship, House Reps. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.) introduced a resolution aimed at increasing buildings’ energy efficiency. According to a press release on Blackburn’s website, H.R. 5027, or the Energy Savings and Building … Continue reading

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AMG Adds Brandon Bomar as Assistant Project Manager

AMG Architectural Glass and Glazing has hired Brandon Bomar as an assistant project manager. Bomar, who brings four years of construction experience to AMG, will assist the company’s project management team in submittals, project take offs, cost projections scheduling and … Continue reading

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Speakers Cover Protective Glazing During GlassCon Global

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Energy performance, structural glazing and the future of architectural glass were big discussion topics during GlassCon Global, which concluded yesterday in Philadelphia. But the program also covered another critical topic: safety and security glazing. A number of presenters focused on … Continue reading

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Tristar to Open Third Fabrication Plant

Tulsa, Okla.-based Tristar Glass Inc. announced it plans to open a new fabrication facility in Houston by the first quarter of 2015. According to the company, the new facility will feature a Glaston FC500 furnace with a bed load size … Continue reading

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