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Metalcon Slated for October 1-3 in Denver

Metalcon, an annual international event offering education and product exhibits focused on the use of metal in construction, will be held October 1-3 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Experts from 275 exhibiting companies will share their knowledge of … Continue reading

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USGlass Kicks Off First Annual Pro Football Pick’em Challenge

USGlass magazine and USGNN.com™ has kicked off its first annual Pro Football Pick’em Challenge for members of the architectural glass and glazing industry. The pool is free to enter. Participants simply log in each week to pick each NFL game … Continue reading

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Recent California Supreme Court Ruling Changes Game for Architects

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What started out as a discrepancy over glass has turned into a much larger conversation about where architects’ liability ends. The California Supreme Court recently ruled that, at least in one case, architects in the state owe a “duty of … Continue reading

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JE Berkowitz Returning to Exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ‘15

The Glass Expo Northeast™ ‘15 show floor will once again include JE Berkowitz as an exhibitor. The two-day architectural glass event is scheduled to take place at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y., April 23-24, 2015. JE … Continue reading

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Şişecam Increases Net Profit by 83 Percent in First Half of Year

Şişecam Group, a global manufacturer of flat glass and other glass products based in Turkey, announced $1.6 billion consolidated net sales for the first half of 2014. It increased its net profit by 83 percent in that span, reaching $136 … Continue reading

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PPG Helps Angels’ Place With Energy Saving Solution

PPG Industries donated approximately $8,000 worth of glass to Pittsburgh-based Angels’ Place to enable the installation of 142 new energy-efficient windows at its Swissvale facility. John Arch, president of Angels’ Place board of directors, said his fellow directors and staff … Continue reading

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Glass, Glazing Businesses Make Way to Inc. 5000 List

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More than half a dozen architectural glass and glazing-related companies made Inc. Magazine’s annual Inc. 5000 list, which ranks the fastest-growing private companies in America. Leading the way for the industry at No. 1,762 overall is Western Window Systems, a door … Continue reading

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Survey Shows Labor Shortages as Construction Employment Expands

As construction employment expands in many parts of the country, many firms are having a hard time finding enough qualified workers, according to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). A survey conducted by SmartBrief, in partnership with AGC, found … Continue reading

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American Manufacturing Bill Sitting in Congress

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Legislation that seeks to bolster manufacturing in the United States is now awaiting consideration in Congress. The Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act of 2013 (H.R. 2996/S.1468) was reported to Congress by committee at the end of last month. The … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 Slated for Next April

Glass Expo Northeast™ (GENE) ’15, an architectural glass and metal industry event featuring the latest industry trends and services, will once again return to Long Island (Hauppauge), N.Y., April 23-24, 2015. GENE ’15 brings industry suppliers, dealers and other attendees … Continue reading

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