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Pilkington Announces Two Appointments

Pilkington Architectural Glass North America announced Jason Weiss has been appointed the company’s director of domestic and export sales, and Dan Knecht was appointed director of planning. Both will be effective September 1. Weiss joined the company in September 1996 … Continue reading

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Vitro to Expand Production Capacity for Flat Glass

Mexico-based glass manufacturer Vitro is expanding its production capacity of flat glass by adding a fourth furnace, which is expected to be operational in 2017. The company also announced its furnace operating in Mexicali will enter a repair phase in … Continue reading

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Former Cardinal Shower Execs Start New Venture in Louisville

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Two industry veterans have taken note of a heightened demand for custom fabricated tempered glass, and they plan to do something about it. Greg Abrams and Chris Murphy, former president and vice president, respectively, of Hoskin & Muir Inc.—parent company … Continue reading

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POLL: What is the Next Piece of Glass Fabrication Equipment you Will Buy?

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Gates Brothers Glass Loses Fabrication Facility to Fire

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Gates Brothers Glass suffered a loss to its business on Saturday. The company’s Bellefontaine, Ohio, facility, which housed machinery for edging glass, making insulating units, polishing and aluminum fabrication, went up in flames on August 8, 2015. “My wife and … Continue reading

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BLOG: Politics and Policy

“With the U.S. presidential primary season in full swing, there are plenty of claims being thrown around. On the Republican side, there are 17 candidates. The Democratic side is not as crowded, but it has its own share of hot … Continue reading

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PPI Report: Flat Glass Prices Up Again in July

Flat glass prices increased 0.9 percent in July, after a jump of 2.8 percent in June, according to the latest Producer Price Index Report (PPI) issued by the U.S. Labor Department. The PPI program measures the average change over time in the … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Getting the Low(-E) Down

Every Thursday, in accordance with USGlass magazine’s 50th Anniversary celebration, USGNN.com™ is taking a look back at past issues and highlighting advertisements, stories and images that ran throughout the publication’s half-century life. This week, we’re throwing it back to low-E. In the … Continue reading

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Glass, Fenestration Companies Make Inc.’s Fastest Growing List

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Inc. magazine recently released its 2015 list of the fastest growing private companies in America, and the glass and fenestration industries wouldn’t be left behind. A handful of industry-related businesses made the cut, including shower door companies, door and window … Continue reading

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BLOG: Marketing Communications Strategy Question No. 5

“Does your organization’s structure, policies and management style support the marketing communications plan?” —Vladimir Seizovic [guest blogging for Richard Voreis] CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

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