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Awards, Seminars and More as Glass TEXpo™ Continues Today

Kyle Lamb (left) receives TGA's first ever Glass Professional of the Year Award from TGA president Jerry Wright.

Glass TEXpo™ day-two began with a hot breakfast and warm thanks and praise as the Texas Glass Association (TGA) held its biennial awards breakfast. TGA president Jerry Wright of Triple AAA Glass in Fort Worth, provided plaques of recognition and … Continue reading

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Guardian to Close California Glass Fab Plant

Guardian Industries announced that it is closing its Reedley, Calif., glass fabrication plant because of ongoing economic challenges. The company anticipates a May 2 closure date. The facility provides mirror and laminated glass for residential, commercial and interior applications. Reedley … Continue reading

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YKK AP Launches New Career Development Program for Engineers

YKK AP America launched a formal career development program for its existing and future engineering employees. The program provides a means by which engineers can foster personal and professional development as well as grow within the company and the fenestration … Continue reading

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Tax Time: Is Your Company Ready?

Hopefully, you’ve already filed your company’s taxes, but if not, Dominique Molina of CertifiedTaxCoach.com said some businesses are saving “a few thousand dollars each year in deductions, and in some cases, they save millions.” What can you do to trim … Continue reading

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MGA Glass Expo to be Held April 30

The Mid-Atlantic Glass Association (MGA) will hold its annual glass expo on Wednesday, April 30, in Greenbelt, Md. The event will be held at Martin’s Crosswinds, located at 7400 Greenway Center Drive from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event … Continue reading

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ASTM Standards in Building Codes Available in DVD and Online

The latest compilation of ASTM Standards in Building Codes is available in DVD and online. The ASTM Building Codes contain more than 2,000 ASTM construction specifications, practices and test methods compiled from the Annual Book of ASTM Standards. These standards … Continue reading

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Glass TEXpo™ Opens in San Antonio

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Glass TEXpo™, now in its 12th year, opened today in San Antonio, Texas, at the Wyndham Riverwalk Hotel and will run through Friday, April 11. The show kicked off with a welcome by Jerry Wright, president of the Texas Glass … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increases, Remains Below Peak Levels

Construction employment expanded in 175 metro areas, declined in 106 and was stagnant in 58 between February 2013 and February 2014, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Association … Continue reading

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Apogee Reports 97-Percent Increase in Operating Income for Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter

Apogee Enterprises Inc. reported that its fiscal 2014 fourth-quarter revenues totaled $214.4 million, up 19 percent from the previous year, and its operating income of $12.1 million is up 97 percent. For the full fiscal year, the company reported revenues … Continue reading

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AAMA Forms Sustainability Steering Committee

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) board of directors recently voted unanimously to establish a sustainability steering committee. It will oversee the various AAMA committees and task groups involved in establishing standard practices that lead to product sustainability, from component development to structural integrity. “This decision reflects the … Continue reading

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