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This New Energy-Efficient Window Technology Shows Potential

A company in Eatontown, N.J., is pioneering a dynamic window technology that promises a high level of energy efficiency at a relatively low cost. Elliott Schlam, the principal of New Visual Media Group, says his firm has come up with a … Continue reading

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Study: OSHA Officials’ Estimated Cost of Silica Rule Short by $4.5 Billion a Year

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OSHA was off. Way off. That’s according to a new report by the Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC), which found that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) proposed silica standards for U.S. construction industry will cost the industry $5 … Continue reading

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Swiss Court Denies Burkard Family’s Request to Uphold Its Voting Rights in Sika AG

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The Swiss Cantonal Court of Zug has denied Schenker-Winkler Holding’s (SWH) request to uphold the company’s voting rights in Sika AG. SWH is owned by the Burkard family, which controls 16.1 percent of Sika’s capital with 52.4 percent in voting rights. … Continue reading

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Watch: Glass Expo West Showcases Products, Industry Insight

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Exhibitors at last week’s Glass Expo West™ ’15 show in Irvine, Calif., featured everything from hardware products to window film, while speakers covered social media, the future in the glass and glazing industry and everything in between. USGNN.com™ has it … Continue reading

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Industry “Rock Star” Patterson Closes out Educational Sessions at Glass Expo West

Mic Patterson of Enclos gives a presentation during today's final educational session at Glass Expo West '15. The show continues until 2 p.m. PDT today.

Mic Patterson, widely considered a “prophet” of architectural glass, has a list of things he’d like to see change in the U.S. glass industry. “Take big glass,” said the director of strategic planning for Enclos this morning during the final … Continue reading

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Glass Expo West Kicks Off in California

A robust Glass Expo West ’15 began today at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in suburban Anaheim, Calif., with a full slate of seminars, networking events and activity on the trade show floor, open from 3-8 p.m. The morning began … Continue reading

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Video: Glass Expo West Back with a Bang

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Glass Expo West, sponsored by USGlass magazine, is back after a break of many years. Find out what companies are looking forward to when the show opens today. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

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Salem Takes Step to Expand Footprint in Canada

Salem Flat Glass & Mirror has been around for eight decades and has sales in dozens of countries. Throughout that time, however, it has maintained its locations only in the United States. That has now changed. The company recently announced … Continue reading

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PPI Report: Flat Glass Prices Edge Down in February

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Flat glass prices fell 0.6 percent in February, following a slight 0.1-decrease in January and a spike of 1.8 percent in December, according to the latest Producer Price Index Report (PPI) issued by the U.S. Labor Department. The PPI program measures the … Continue reading

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Q&A With Structural Glass Engineer James O’Callaghan

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James O’Callaghan and his firm Eckersley O’Callaghan have been pushing the (building) envelope with glass for years, and the engineer hopes the growing momentum of structural glass applications continues to drive innovation in the building community. O’Callaghan discussed the evolution of … Continue reading

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