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Pending Patents and Partnerships in Las Vegas

Pending Patents Innovation rises to the top at most trade shows – and GlassBuild is no exception. Exhibitors work to make sure everything from their booths is a literal show stopper. So when a product has a “Patent Pending” sign … Continue reading

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Continuing Coverage of GlassBuild America

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Today we bring you a look at what glass manufacturers are featuring in Las Vegas. We also asked companies what they think of 2014 so far. Check out today’s video to learn more. Click HERE to watch the video on … Continue reading

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W&W Glass’ Lalonde Wins First Week of USGlass Football Challenge

Chris Lalonde of W&W Glass was the Week 1 winner of the USGlass Weekly Football Football Pick’em Challenge. Lalonde, a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, picked 12 of the weekend’s 16 games correctly. Kevin Frisone of Vetrotech was also 12-for-16 … Continue reading

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Quanex Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Results; Sees 8.4-Percent Increase in Net Sales

Quanex Building Products Corp. has released its financial results for the third fiscal quarter, which ended on July 31. Net sales for the quarter increased 8.4 percent to $170 million versus $157 million for the same quarter in 2013. “With … Continue reading

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Fire-Rated Applications, Transparent Aesthetics a Focus at GlassBuild

Exhibitors and visitors convened for day two of GlassBuild America 2014 in Las Vegas today, as the more than 330 industry suppliers continued their presentation of their best and newest products. A hot topic among many has been the increased … Continue reading

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GlassBuild Shower Door Exhibitors Identify Emerging Trends

  Among the shower door exhibitors at GlassBuild America, there is a general consensus building as to what the future of the market looks like: exposed rollers. “That’s become a far more popular product,” says Bill Fur, branch manager, Arizona … Continue reading

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GlassBuild America 2014 Underway, Companies Report Strong Year

GlassBuild America kicked off yesterday and exhibitors are beginning to report an improving market since last year.  Fenestration companies in particular are reporting an uptick in sales – as high as 25 percent over last year. “2014 has been very … Continue reading

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Linetec to Expand with a Third Anodize Line in Wisconsin

Wausau, Wis.-based Linetec, is expanding its capacity and capabilities with a third anodize line. The 120,000-square-foot addition and associated improvements are estimated to cost $15.3 million and add nearly 100 employees. In January 2014, Linetec opened a 30,000-square-foot addition to … Continue reading

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Solar Seal Company Returning to Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15

Solar Seal Company will again exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast ™, a two-day architectural glass event to take place at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y., on April 23-24, 2015. Solar Seal Company of South Easton, Mass., … Continue reading

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Vitrum Glass Group Names Tara Brummet Sales Representative

Vitrum Glass Group has hired Tara Brummet as its newest sales representative. She will be working from the company’s Langley, British Columbia, head office and will be responsible for key accounts throughout the Western United States. Brummet brings with her … Continue reading

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