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Glaston Agrees to Long-Term Financing






Finland-based Glaston Corp. has signed a new long-term financing agreement, which consists of an $11.4 million (EUR 10 million) long-term loan and a $25.1 million (EUR 22 million) revolving credit facility, which can be used for short-term financing and guarantees, … Continue reading




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Transportation Drives Conversation at NWDA

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North America encompasses a countless number of industries and markets, all with their own unique challenges. But most of them, however, share one particular concern that affects everything from the early stages of production to the end user’s ability to … Continue reading




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BLOG: Are We Totally Crazy?

“I’m starting to think the world has gone mad. Actually, that’s not a totally true statement. I have thought for a few years now that the world has gone mad and that it can never be returned to normalcy – … Continue reading

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Brian Anderson Returns to Kawneer as Sales Representative






Kawneer Co. Inc. has hired Brian Anderson as an architectural sales representative for the Indianapolis territory. In his new role, he will be responsible for “the successful promotion and sales of Kawneer’s extensive portfolio of products with the goal of … Continue reading




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Swiss Superior Court Denies SWH Appeal to Overturn Voting Restriction

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The Swiss Superior Court of Zug (Obergericht Zug) has denied Schenker-Winkler Holding AG’s (SWH) appeal over its restriction of voting rights in specialty Swiss chemical company SIKA AG. SIKA, its current management and some investors are attempting to stave off … Continue reading




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Quanex Acquires Flamstead Holdings






In a strategic move to expand its reach into the vinyl extrusion business in Europe, Houston-based Quanex Building Products has acquired U.K.-based Flamstead Holdings, parent company of HL Plastics, Wegoma Machinery Sales and Vintage Windows. The all-cash transaction was valued … Continue reading




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Construction Input Prices Increase in May






In May, prices for inputs to construction industries saw their largest month-over-moth increase in more than two years, according to analysis by the Associated Builders and Contractors. Prices expanded by 1.1 percent for the month, marking only the third time … Continue reading




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Tower Added to PPG’s Authorized Manufacturing Program






Tower Insulating Glass is now certified as a member of PPG’s Authorized Manufacturing Program. The company is also an independent Guardian Select Fabricator and an AGC Authorized Residential Fabricator. “It’s always satisfying to be recognized by glass industry leaders,” says … Continue reading




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Giroux Moves Fresno Location






Giroux Glass announced it has moved to a new, larger office location in Fresno, Calif. According to Giroux, the new site includes office space, as well as a shop area almost four times larger than its previous location, where it … Continue reading




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BLOG: My Job is to Say, “Yes, Dear,” and I Just Love It!






“Our children are getting married in the next couple of weeks. Yes, children. Our daughter Jessica is getting married in 11 days here at our home in New Hampshire. Two weeks later, our son Philip is getting married at the … Continue reading




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