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Another Skylight Fall in New England; OSHA Issues Advisory on Snow Removal

Ice on the roof

At least six people have fallen through skylights in New England this past week as a result of snow-covered rooftops—the most recent accident happening Tuesday in Westwood, Mass. A 17-year-old fell more than 25 feet after stepping on a skylight … Continue reading

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Show Floor Expands at Glass Expo West™ ’15 with Diamon-Fusion International

Diamon-Fusion International is set to exhibit at Glass Expo West™ ’15, a two-day architectural glass event to be held March 19-20, 2015 at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in Irvine, Calif. Diamon-Fusion International of Irvine, Calif., will be displaying its … Continue reading

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Skylight Falls Rampant in Snowy New England; Industry Discussing Fall Resistance

Ice on the roof

The New England area has gotten pounded with snow the past couple weeks, and it’s not only the roads that have succumbed to accidents. There has been an alarming number of incidents involving skylights in the past week alone—and at … Continue reading

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Show Floor Expands at Glass Expo West™ ’15 with EDTM Inc.

EDTM Inc. is set to exhibit at Glass Expo West™ ’15, a two-day architectural glass event to be held March 19-20, 2015 at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in Irvine, Calif. EDTM Inc. of Toledo, Ohio, will be displaying test … Continue reading

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GGI Returns to Exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15

The Glass Expo Northeast ™ ’15 show floor will once again include GGI as an exhibitor for the upcoming expo. The two-day architectural glass event is scheduled to take place at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y., … Continue reading

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CBI Dips Slightly in Final Quarter of 2014

The Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) declined 1 percent, or 0.1 months, in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The backlog, however, ended the year at 8.7 months, still 4.4 percent higher than one year … Continue reading

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Chemetall Acquires All Shares of Shanghai Joint Venture

Chemetall, a business unit of Albemarle Corporation, has completed the acquisition of all shares of its Shanghai Chemetall joint venture and is now the entity’s sole owner. “We are committed to expanding our presence in China with one voice to … Continue reading

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NFRC Spring 2015 Ballot Cycle to Close Thursday

The Spring 2015 ballot cycle for the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) will close on Thursday, February 26. The seven ballots may be reviewed on the NFRC website, but only NFRC members in good standing are permitted to vote. Ballot … Continue reading

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Show Floor Expands at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 with Mainstreet Computers Inc.

Mainstreet Computers Inc. is set to exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15, a two-day architectural glass event to be held April 23-24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. Mainstreet Computers Inc. of Belleville, Mich., will … Continue reading

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Anticipated Window PCR Available for Review

Two new Window Product Category Rules (PCRs) developed by a handful of industry associations are now available for review and public comment. Monday, the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) announced the release of a draft of the PCRs, which are … Continue reading

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