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Reed Construction Data Rebrands as CMD

Construction information provider Reed Construction Data announced it is rebranding itself as CMD, a nod to the company’s original name, Construction Market Data. The new brand, which includes an updated logo and website, “emphasizes CMD’s commitment to its core business … Continue reading

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New Better Buildings Challenge Partners Aim for Greater Efficiency in Data Centers

As part of the Obama Administration’s Better Buildings Challenge, the U.S. Department of Energy announced the first data center owners and operators who have committed to reduce their energy use by at least 20 percent over the next decade. According … Continue reading

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Ballots, Bulletins and More Keep Laminators and Temperers Busy

Both the laminating and tempering divisions of the Glass Association of North America (GANA) were hard at work when they met last week in Toronto for their Fall Conference. Each division discussed the progress and development of various documents and bulletins, … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ Welcomes Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions LLC as Exhibitor

Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions LLC 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. Trulite, of Deerfield Beach, … Continue reading

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Fall Conference Discussions Cover Big Topics

Courtesy of Tom Culp, Birch Point Consulting.

When Glass Association of North America (GANA) divisions and committees met in Toronto last week for the group’s Fall Conference, members had plenty to discuss. Those in attendance covered topics ranging from ongoing interest in Building Information Modeling (BIM) to … Continue reading

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Consolidated Glass Holdings Hires Alex Bradaran

Consolidated Glass Holdings Inc. (CGH), a manufacturer, fabricator and distributor of glass and glazing products, announced the appointment of Alex Bradaran as the senior vice president and general manager of the company’s architectural division. The CGH architectural division consists of … Continue reading

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CSA Group Moves Closer to Guardrail Standard Completion

Dwayne Torrey of the CSA Group spoke to Fall Conference attendees about the development of a standard for guards and railings.

Over the past few years, the city of Toronto has seen a number of cases involving glass falling from balustrades and railings. As a result, the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Group began work on the development of a standard in 2012, … Continue reading

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Scott Gates Named New Western Window Systems COO

Western Window Systems, a Phoenix, Ariz.-based designer and manufacturer of custom door and window systems, announced the promotion of Scott Gates to chief operating officer. Gates was previously the company’s vice president and general manager and has been with it … Continue reading

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AMG Adds New Drafter, Project Manager

Minnesota-based AMG Architectural Glass and Glazing has hired Bee Lor as a drafter and Joe Theisen as a project manager. Lor brings four years of drafting experience in the construction industry and has a computer drafting and design degree from … Continue reading

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NSG Sells Non-Current Assets to Finance, Leasing Company

Nippon Sheet Glass Co. Ltd. (NSG) announced it has agreed to the sale of non-current assets in Japan and a lease-back agreement. “For the purpose of the balance sheet enhancement, [NSG] signed a contract of sale of non-current assets and … Continue reading

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