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Developer has Hawaii’s “Glass Rule” in its Crosshairs

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A commercial real estate developer is at odds with a development authority in Hawaii over the glass used in one of its high-rise projects. The Symphony Honolulu mixed-use condominium tower is under construction in the Kakaako district of Hawaii, where … Continue reading

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New Association Challenges Florida Building Code

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A newly formed association, the Impact Window Affordability and Safety Association (IWASA), is fighting the implementation of part of the Florida Building Code that relates to doors and windows, citing severe impacts on businesses. The latest version of the code, … Continue reading

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Washington State Family Files Lawsuit Against School for Wired Glass

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Yet another lawsuit has surfaced as a result of a wired glass injury sustained at a school. Austin Woods and his mother, Lisa, have filed a complaint in the state of Washington against the Auburn School District for damages suffered … Continue reading

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Former Cardinal Shower Execs Start New Venture in Louisville

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Two industry veterans have taken note of a heightened demand for custom fabricated tempered glass, and they plan to do something about it. Greg Abrams and Chris Murphy, former president and vice president, respectively, of Hoskin & Muir Inc.—parent company … Continue reading

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Gates Brothers Glass Loses Fabrication Facility to Fire

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Gates Brothers Glass suffered a loss to its business on Saturday. The company’s Bellefontaine, Ohio, facility, which housed machinery for edging glass, making insulating units, polishing and aluminum fabrication, went up in flames on August 8, 2015. “My wife and … Continue reading

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Glass, Fenestration Companies Make Inc.’s Fastest Growing List

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Inc. magazine recently released its 2015 list of the fastest growing private companies in America, and the glass and fenestration industries wouldn’t be left behind. A handful of industry-related businesses made the cut, including shower door companies, door and window … Continue reading

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n-tech Report: Optimistic Outlook for Dynamic Glazing

“Smart windows” may turn out to be a smart investment, according to a recent study. Last month, industry analyst firm n-tech Research released a report titled “Smart Windows Materials Markets: 2015-2022.” According to the report, materials used in smart windows … Continue reading

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USGlass Goes Inside a Lab to Learn about Technology and Innovation

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In this month’s newscast, USGlass takes a look at one company’s approach to new product technology and development. Also, in kicking off the magazine’s 50th anniversary celebration, some of our editorial team members share some favorite memories. Click HERE to … Continue reading

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Oldcastle, BNP Continue to Hash Out Settlement Terms

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Last month, BNP Media asserted that a settlement with Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE) stemming from a recently filed lawsuit was “more likely than not” within 30 days. It turns out the sides need more time to hash out the details. BNP … Continue reading

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Pertici Staking its Claim in the United States

Mark Chesbrough, formerly of Elumatec, is starting Italy-based Pertici's first subsidiary in the United States.

After 50 years, Italy-based Pertici Industries is opening its first ever subsidiary, Pertici-North America, in the United States. And for help, it has called upon an industry veteran on the West Coast who knows a thing or two about the … Continue reading

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