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DFI Implements FuseCube Nano-coating System in Europe

On the heels of glasstec 2014, Diamon-Fusion International (DFI) announced the first FuseCube installation in Europe as a result of a partnership with Mamparas Doccia. According to DFI, the patented protective nano-coating application chamber FuseCube is a fully automated system … Continue reading

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Glass Walls Stand to Honor Disabled Veterans of U.S.

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Fourteen years after being signed into law, the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial was dedicated in October of this year. The completed memorial, located in Washington, D.C., stands as the first such tribute in the nation to specifically honor … Continue reading

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Dixen Named CEO of A+W Software

Mark Thompson, chief executive officer of the Friedman Operating Group, announced Peter Dixen has been named CEO of A+W Software GmbH. Dixen will succeed Dr. Uwe Schmid. “We would like to thank Dr. Schmid for his role in strengthening A+W’s … Continue reading

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Glass Guru Franchise Opens in Peoria, Ariz.

The Glass Guru Franchise Systems Inc. announced the addition of its newest franchise, located in Peoria, Ariz. Jeff Aviles, an American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Installation Masters instructor, is the owner of the franchise. “Having been in the window and … Continue reading

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AAMA to Release New Procedural Guide for Certification of Window Door, Skylight

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) is set to release AAMA 103-14a, Procedural Guide for Certification of Window, Door and Skylight Assemblies, on December 1. According to AAMA, the document has been completely re-written and re-formatted to comply with new … Continue reading

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Multifamily Construction Continues to Cast Shadow over Single-Family Homes

Robert A. Murray, chief economist and vice president at Dodge Data & Analytics, speaks to attendees at Dodge’s 2015 Construction Outlook conference in Washington, D.C., Thursday.

As the construction industry continues its recovery, the single-family and multifamily housing sectors have been in a battle. Because of certain economic and sociological conditions, multifamily has gotten the best of the fight so far. Dodge Data & Analytics released … Continue reading

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AGC Technovation Centre Inaugurated in Belgium

The AGC Technovation Centre, serving AGC Glass Europe, was inaugurated by the King of Belgium Wednesday in Gosselies. According to the company, the AGC Technovation Centre brings together 250 researchers, technicians and engineers in “brand-new premises focused on improving the … Continue reading

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The Dwyer Group Surpasses Milestone in VetFran Program

The Dwyer Group, parent company of the Glass Doctor, has surpassed $2.3 million in discounts to military veterans who have been awarded a franchise through the VetFran program. Established after the Gulf War by the late Don Dwyer Sr., founder … Continue reading

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Gardner Announces New VP of Flat Glass Sales, Other Appointments

North Wilkesboro, N.C.-based Gardner Glass Products Inc. named Jim Ventre vice president of flat glass sales. In his new position, Ventre will be focused on the growth and management of distribution and installer sales accounts. “Jim’s relationships in the industry, … Continue reading

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Cefla Live Hosts Attendees from 32 Countries

Representatives from more than 245 manufacturers participated in this year’s “Cefla Live” held October 9-11, 2014 at the company’s headquarters in Imola, Italy. Representing 32 countries, Cefla Live attendees participated in a broad range of demonstrations across all of the … Continue reading

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