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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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Video: Equipment and Software on Display in Las Vegas

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GlassBuild America continues in Las Vegas and today USGlass and Door and Window Market (DWM) magazine editors focus on the latest equipment and software. Find out what new developments may be right for your business. Also learn what exhibitors are … Continue reading

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Pre-Registration Remains Open for GANA Fall Conference

Pre-registration for the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Fall Conference, to be held September 23-26 in Toronto, will remain open until the day of the conference. The event will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Downtown and … Continue reading

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Software Makes a Push at GlassBuild America

Tyson Oldroyd, project manager at Kimzey Software, talks to GlassBuild attendees about Glasstrax, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software program for glass businesses.

As part of the construction community, the fenestration industry utilizes plenty of hardware. Software, however, has also staked its claim. Among the more than 330 industry suppliers exhibiting at GlassBuild America 2014 in Las Vegas are a handful of software … Continue reading

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