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PPI Report Shows Dip in Flat Glass Prices for July

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Flat glass prices dropped in July, in contrast to how they’ve been trending for most of the year. According to the latest Producer Price Index Report (PPI) issued today by the U.S. Labor Department, flat glass prices dropped 0.2 percent … Continue reading

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Dow Corning Collaborates With Chinese Authorities to Crack Down On Counterfeiting

Since last November, government authorities across China have made a string of arrests in a counterfeiting crackdown, and in their largest case, law enforcement broke up a ring selling fake Dow Corning silicone sealants across six provinces and one city, … Continue reading

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Pleotint Partners with H Window Company

Pleotint LLC has formed a distribution partnership with Ashland, Wis.-based H Window Company, which will enable H Window to incorporate Pleotint’s Suntuitive glass into its door and window product lines. “We felt that adding a dynamic glass technology would open … Continue reading

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AAMA to Host FenestrationMasters Contest and Game Show

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) will host an online contest on LinkedIn and Twitter every Tuesday and Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. EDT through September 3. The contest will feature quiz questions from AAMA’s FenestrationMasters program. Each Tuesday, one quiz … Continue reading

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Three New Jersey Glass Businesses Facing Charges of Illegal Practices

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The state of New Jersey recently filed action against three glass businesses for illegal practices. On July 24, the state’s Division of Consumer Affairs filed a nine-count civil complaint against J&L Glass & Construction Corp., Its All Glass Corp. and … Continue reading

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Viracon Sold Out of Glass through April 1, 2015

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Owatonna, Minn.-based glass fabricator Viracon is informing its sales reps it cannot accept any new project bookings that require glass prior to April 1, 2015, USGNN.com™ has recently learned. According to a communication from the company, Viracon’s current lead time … Continue reading

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Glaston Acquires the Industrial Property Rights to Glassrobots Products

Glaston Corporation has acquired the industrial property rights to all Glassrobots Oy products. The deal, completed August 8, includes all related documentation of the Finnish glass processing machine manufacturer’s flat tempering and bending machines, as well as its automotive products … Continue reading

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C.R. Laurence Expands on East Coast with New Super Center

C.R. Laurence (CRL) has announced its new U.S. Aluminum super center in Secaucus, N.J. The renovated 150,000-square-foot facility will house both CRL and U.S. Aluminum full product lines. Service center managers Peter Ascherl and Jerry Kempa will oversee daily operations … Continue reading

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Williams Sales Company Inc. to Represent Alumax

Alumax Bath Enclosures recently announced Williams Sales Company Inc. is its newest sales agency. Williams Sales Company Inc., founded in 1981 by John Williams, represents manufacturers in the building products industry, selling products on behalf of manufacturers in Georgia, Alabama, … Continue reading

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