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Linetec to Expand with a Third Anodize Line in Wisconsin

Wausau, Wis.-based Linetec, is expanding its capacity and capabilities with a third anodize line. The 120,000-square-foot addition and associated improvements are estimated to cost $15.3 million and add nearly 100 employees. In January 2014, Linetec opened a 30,000-square-foot addition to … Continue reading

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Solar Seal Company Returning to Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15

Solar Seal Company will again exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast ™, a two-day architectural glass event to take place at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y., on April 23-24, 2015. Solar Seal Company of South Easton, Mass., … Continue reading

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Vitrum Glass Group Names Tara Brummet Sales Representative

Vitrum Glass Group has hired Tara Brummet as its newest sales representative. She will be working from the company’s Langley, British Columbia, head office and will be responsible for key accounts throughout the Western United States. Brummet brings with her … Continue reading

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Pre-Registration Remains Open for GANA Fall Conference

Pre-registration for the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Fall Conference, to be held September 23-26 in Toronto, will remain open until the day of the conference. The event will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Downtown and … Continue reading

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Software Makes a Push at GlassBuild America

Tyson Oldroyd, project manager at Kimzey Software, talks to GlassBuild attendees about Glasstrax, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software program for glass businesses.

As part of the construction community, the fenestration industry utilizes plenty of hardware. Software, however, has also staked its claim. Among the more than 330 industry suppliers exhibiting at GlassBuild America 2014 in Las Vegas are a handful of software … Continue reading

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Association Honors Industry Legend Donn Harter

The Glazing Executives Forum at Glassbuild today included a special presentation for one of the industry (and the association’s) strongest safety advocates. Donn Harter, who began his career with Hal’s Glass in Bellflower, Calif., and went to help grow the … Continue reading

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Dodge Momentum Index Makes Small Gain in August

The Dodge Momentum Index made a small gain in August, increasing to 118.8 (2000=100) for the month, up 0.2 percent from the July reading. The improvement in August is on the heels of a 5.7 percent decline in July, according … Continue reading

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Apple Taking Bite Out of Glass Architecture

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Apple loves glass, and it’s stocking up on the patents to prove it. The company was awarded a patent last month by the US Patent and Trademark Office for its well-known glass cube building design, as featured at its flagship Manhattan … Continue reading

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Nonresidential Construction Employment Retains Momentum in August

The U.S. construction industry added 20,000 jobs in August, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics report released September 5. July’s estimate was revised upward from 22,000 to 31,000 net new jobs. Nonresidential construction added 5,500 jobs in August, which … Continue reading

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