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Plan Administrator in Dlubak Case Asks for Final Extension

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The plan administrator for Dlubak Corp.’s ongoing bankruptcy proceedings is requesting an extension of post-confirmation deadlines—again. For the fourth time since last August, Lawrence C. Bolla has filed a motion to extend post-confirmation deadlines for the case in the U.S. … Continue reading

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New Curtainwall Company Brings Veteran Take on Rejuvenated Market

The market for curtainwall is on the rise in North America, and a band of longtime industry members have come together to help curb the demand. Jim Mitchell, former president of Gamma Window & Walls, has joined industry veterans Bob … Continue reading

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sedak Ramping up Efforts in North America

sedak's new 145-meter-long production line is fully automated to produce insulating glass units up to 3.2 meters by 15 meters. (photo: Rene Muller)

In 2007, glass fabricating company sedak was established to provide oversized, high quality lites of glass for niche projects. But a growing market and increased demand for large applications of glass—led in part by the efforts of Apple and its … Continue reading

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Kingsport Glass Plant Seeks Fix to Financial Issues

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The United States’ only solar glass manufacturer is looking to make things right after getting behind in paying some of its employees. According to the Times News in Kingsport, Tenn., multiple employees of Kingsport-based Heritage Glass claim they haven’t been … Continue reading

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Worker Injured in Glass Accident at Facility in Ohio

A photo of the scene after the accident. (photo provided by the Mason Police Department)

More than 1,000 pounds of glass fell onto a worker at a contract glazing and manufacturing facility in Mason, Ohio, early last Friday, according to a police report. The Mason police and fire departments responded to a report of an … Continue reading

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Swiss Financial Authority Confirms Validity of Sika’s Opt-Out Clause

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The Swiss Financial Markets Authority (FINMA) has denied an appeal by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust as well as Cascade Investment, which are both shareholders in Swiss specialty chemical company Sika AG. The shareholders were attempting to appeal … Continue reading

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A Family Affair: Fifth-Generation NYC Glazier Breaking the Mold

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Having been in business for 128 years, New York City contract glazier David Shuldiner Inc. has seen a lot of firsts—its first window, its first curtainwall, its first glass staircase. Two weeks ago, however, the family business took on something … Continue reading

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Canadian Committee on Glass to Review Wired Glass Standard This Month

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A draft of the new national standard for wired glass in Canada may finally be available for public review later this month. Maybe. According to Pierre-Alain Bujold of Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC), the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) … Continue reading

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Viracon Lead Times “Back to What Customers Expect”

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Due to a spike in demand in 2014, Owatonna, Minn.-based glass fabricator Viracon was forced last August to put a temporary halt on new project bookings that required glass prior to April 1 of this year. The company has since … Continue reading

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Baltimore Area Glaziers Work to Get City Back up to Speed

While the city of Baltimore recovers from the devastating riots and protestor confrontations with police Monday evening, the area’s contract glaziers and retailers have been busy helping rebuild some of the worst-hit spots. Among the extensive damage—including a reported 144 … Continue reading

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