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Garrett Ames Promoted to COO at Dillmeier

Flat glass fabricator Dillmeier Enterprises announced it has promoted Garrett Ames to chief operating officer. “With the growth of Dillmeier Enterprises in both sales volume and new markets, Garrett Ames’ talents are needed in a more broad based application at … Continue reading

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Canadian Standards Board Committee Still Working on New Wired Glass Standard

The Canadian General Standards Board’s (CGSB) Committee on Glass’s efforts to update the country’s national standard for wired glass still continue. The CGSB announced in November 2013 that it had begun working on a new edition of the standard and … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ Show Floor Expands with REBCO Inc.

REBCO Inc. is set to exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15, a two-day architectural glass event to be held April 23-24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. REBCO Inc. of Paterson, N.J., will be displaying … Continue reading

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Tim Fookes Named Tubelite’s Director of Engineering

Walker, Mich.-based Tubelite Inc. appointed Tim Fookes as its director of engineering. In his new role, Fookes will “ensure that the engineering department provides excellent customer service and assistance for both new and existing storefront, curtainwall, entrance and daylight control … Continue reading

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December Yields Increase in Construction Employment

Construction employment totaled 6,166,000 in December, the highest level since March 2009, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). The month proved a 12-month gain of 290,000 jobs, or a 4.9-percent increase. Construction employers added … Continue reading

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Panasonic Gives Window to Future with Transparent Displays, ‘Interactive Mirror’

The Japanese electronics company Panasonic continues to look for ways to maximize the uses and applications of digital displays. One of its most recent prototypes related to those efforts is a display on glass windows. The company announced this week … Continue reading

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Lawrence Carbary Elected to ASTM Board of Directors

Dow Corning Corp. industry scientist Lawrence D. Carbary, who works on the company’s facade engineering and architectural design team for high-performance building solutions, was elected to serve a three-year term on the ASTM International board of directors. Carbary has been … Continue reading

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Innovative Glass Corp. Returns to Exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15

The Glass Expo Northeast ™ ’15 show floor will once again include Innovative Glass Corp. as an exhibitor for the upcoming expo. The two-day architectural glass event is scheduled to take place at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in … Continue reading

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December Helps Bring Dodge Index to Highest Reading in Nearly Six Years

The Dodge Momentum Index increased 4 percent from a revised 123.8 in November to 128.7 in December, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The Index, a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, is … Continue reading

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