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Baltimore Riots Shut Down Major Industry Events

The ongoing civil unrest in Baltimore has forced the cancellation of two major door and window industry events scheduled in the city this week. The Door Hardware Institute’s annual convention and trade show, which was scheduled to run Wednesday through … Continue reading

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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™

Residents, reflected off broken glass, clean up after an evening of riots following the funeral of Freddie Gray on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Baltimore. The violence that started in West Baltimore on Monday afternoon had spread to East Baltimore and neighborhoods close to downtown and near Camden Yards. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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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Bullitt Center Latest to Gain Living Building Challenge Certification

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The Living Building Challenge is a building certification program, advocacy tool and philosophy “that defines the most advanced measure of sustainability in the built environment possible today and acts to rapidly diminish the gap between current limits and the end-game … 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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