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Glass Industry Priming for AIA Convention 2014 in Chicago

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The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) annual convention, the AIA Convention 2014, kicks off Thursday at a fitting setting—the home of the first skyscraper: Chicago. More than 700 exhibitors will convene at the McCormick Place for a three-day event that, … Continue reading

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USGlass Magazine Named as ASBPE Bronze Award Winner

USGlass Magazine was recognized for editorial excellence in the special section category for “Shattering the Original Glass Ceiling” by editor Ellen Rogers in the regional American Society of Business Publication Editors’ (ASBPE) awards, affectionately known as the Azbee awards. Editor … Continue reading

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J.E. Berkowitz’s Expansion Marks Another Milestone in its Long History

J.E. Berkowitz recently broke ground for the expansion of its Pedricktown, N.J., facility.

Three’s a charm. Maybe four will be, too. Architectural glass manufacturer J.E. Berkowitz broke ground for the expansion of its Pedricktown, N.J., facility last Thursday, and although it’s the first time the building has actually expanded, it’s the third time … Continue reading

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North Carolina Adopts Emergency Rule Regarding Low-E Requirements in Code

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The North Carolina Building Code Council will go before an administrative judge this week with an emergency rule the Council adopted regarding requirements for low-E windows. The state’s building code requires low-E windows to be used for their energy-efficiency benefits, … Continue reading

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Growth of Commercial Building Size Outpacing Increase in Number of Buildings

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Commercial buildings continue to get bigger and bigger—at least the bigger ones do, anyway. According to the recently released 2012 preliminary results of the Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the amount of commercial … Continue reading

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Latest PPI Report Shows No Change in Flat Glass Prices

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Flat glass prices sat stagnant from April to May following a 1.7 percent increase a month prior, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) Report from the U.S. Department of Labor. The flat glass index didn’t move even a … Continue reading

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New Glass Labyrinth in Kansas City a Real Piece of Work

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Creating a large piece of art takes a lot of coordination, particularly when it isn’t technically being “built” by the artist. It takes even more coordination when the art includes 53 large glass panels and a structure weighing more than … Continue reading

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Former President of Kentucky-Based Glass Company Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud

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Dennis Martin, former president of Central Kentucky Glass (CKG), pleaded guilty Monday to a federal wire-fraud charge, agreeing to a 27-month prison sentence in addition to paying the federal government more than $74,000 in restitution. Martin, 51, admitted to forging … Continue reading

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seele Inc. Faces Lawsuit Over Broad Collection Museum Facade

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Broad Collection, along with general contractor Matt Construction, recently filed a $19.8 million lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court against German subcontractor seele Inc. for its alleged role in the delay of the completion of the Broad Collection museum in L.A. … Continue reading

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BLS Reports Import Prices Continue to Trend Down While Export Prices Head Up

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Import prices for glass and glassware edged down for the third straight month, seeing a 0.1 percent decrease from April to May, according to the latest release of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) Import and Export Price Indexes. … Continue reading

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