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Quanex Manager Dies From Injuries Sustained During Plant Visit

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Tim Harris, the technical service manager for Quanex Building Products, died last week as a result of injuries sustained Wednesday, April 22 during a customer site visit at a door and window manufacturing plant, which at press time was undisclosed. … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ Gets Exhibitors in the Game

J. Sussman Inc. is one of 68 companies--many locally-based--exhibiting at Glass Expo Northeast in Hauppauge, N.Y.

The Glass Expo Northeast show floor has plenty of the glass and glazing industry’s national and international players exhibiting. But the event, which ran Thursday and Friday at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y., also provides a … Continue reading

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See What’s Happening at Glass Expo Northeast™

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Glass Expo Northeast™ attendees were treated to a daylong slate of seminars Thursday, as well as a packed exhibitor floor. Watch today’s special event coverage video to see how it all went down. The event is being held at the … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ Gets Rolling with Industry Seminars

Doug DeRusha of C.R. Laurence/U.S. Aluminum Co. gives a presentation Thursday at Glass Expo Northeast on selling frameless shower doors.

Glass Expo Northeast ’15, a two-day architectural glass event in Hauppauge, N.Y., boasts 68 exhibitors for attendees to explore. But before the group was set free on the show floor, it got an industry education thanks to a series of … Continue reading

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Living Building Challenge About to Get a Version Older

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Come late May, the Living Building Challenge will be taken to a whole new level. And as a result, the green building envelope will be pushed that much further. The Living Building Challenge is a building certification program, advocacy tool … Continue reading

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Sprinkler Proposal at I-Codes Voted Down

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The glass industry was successful this week in seeing the disapproval of two code change proposals that would have allowed the use of sprinklers in place of fire-rated glazing. Monday, proposals FS 1-15 and FS 2-15 at the I-Codes Committee … Continue reading

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PNC Puts Façade to Test

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Test it before you buy it. Or in PNC Financial Services Group’s case: test it before you build it. The company has taken that concept to a whole new level over the past year and a half en route to … Continue reading

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Offshore Systems in Focus at Top Glass

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Cost competitiveness has put the use of offshore curtainwall and glazing systems from Asia on the uptick in Canada in recent years. While that has raised pricing concerns from domestic suppliers, questions about potential quality control and delivery issues have also … Continue reading

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Top Glass Closes Out with Big Talk

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Go big or go home? How about go big, then go home. Attendees of Wednesday’s Top Glass Conference and Exhibits 2015 were treated to a closing seminar by Louis Moreau of Architectural Glass of North America (AGNORA), who spoke about … Continue reading

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Top Glass Attendees Get Exclusive Look into Upcoming Guardrail Standard

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An increased number of building guard failures in the Toronto area over the past few years—many involving glass infill panels falling catastrophically—has drawn a lot of attention and scrutiny of late. So the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) is working to … Continue reading

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