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ConSol Founder Discusses Impact of California Regulations on U.S. at AAMA Conference

The California Energy Commission has a number of proposals for the 2016 Energy Code as it chases the eventual goal of getting the state of California to “zero energy” by 2020. Michael Hodgson, ConSol founder, spoke at the American Architectural … Continue reading

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Exhibitors Showcase More than Just Glass

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In addition to all the glass products on the GlassBuild show floor, exhibitors also featured machinery, equipment and much more. Watch part two of the USGNN™ September newscast for a look back at some of these new developments. Click HERE … Continue reading

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Bostik Expands to Johor Bahru

Bostik, a global adhesive specialist for industrial manufacturing, construction and consumer markets, has opened a new production plant near the Malaysian city of Johor Bahru in order to expand its cementitious powder manufacturing capabilities. “We are delighted to be bringing … Continue reading

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View Earns USGBC Best of Buildings Award

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) named View Dynamic Glass the recipient of its “Best Product for Exteriors” honors in the 2014 Best of Buildings Awards. According to the USGBC, the Best of Building Awards celebrate the year’s “best products, projects, … Continue reading

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New OSHA Rule Presses Employers on Reporting Work-Related Injuries

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has beefed up its requirements for employers reporting severe injuries. In updating its “Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting Requirements,” OSHA enacted a final rule that will require … Continue reading

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Azon Promotes Roberts, Hires Elsner

Azon, a developer of energy-saving technologies for manufacturers of aluminum doors and windows, announced two new personnel appointments. Margaret Roberts, who has been with Azon for nearly 29 years, has been named chief financial officer and will oversee all of … Continue reading

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Central Glass Group to Expand Carlex Business by Purchasing Two Guardian Subsidiaries

Central Glass Co. Ltd., a parent company of Carlex Glass Co., has resolved to conclude a share transfer agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of two subsidiaries of Guardian Industries Corp.—Guardian Automotive Products, Inc. (GAPI), headquartered in Sterling … Continue reading

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GlassBuild Offers Plenty of Glass Options

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From glass that you can write on and wipe clean to products that help create a comfortable and safe environment, exhibitors this year featured many different glazing products. In part one of this month’s newscast we take a look back … Continue reading

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Companies Make Final Pitch as GlassBuild Comes to Close

The 330-plus industry suppliers at GlassBuild America 2014 wrapped up their exhibits in Las Vegas Thursday—some with a longer trip home than others. Onyx, which recently partnered with AGC Glass Company North America, was one of those companies, showing its … Continue reading

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Fenestration Proves to be a Buying Industry at GlassBuild

“People are buying again. That’s why we brought the equipment,” says Sarah Colberg with Witte. All throughout GlassBuild America, which ended yesterday in Las Vegas, the mood was positive. On the first day of the show, Diane Huybers, Windowmaker Software, … Continue reading

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