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ABI Regains Traction after Temporary Dip

The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) got back on track in February, showing a nominal increase in design activity at 50.4. The month before, the ABI saw its first negative score in 10 months at 49.9, though the index has now … Continue reading

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Clearview in the Clear for Azon Applicator Program

Azon announced Clearview Industries is now an approved Azo-Brader Applicator, and that the company is working closely with Azon to follow the processing guidelines for producing structural thermal barriers with a mechanical lock as applied in its patio door systems. … Continue reading

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Glass Expo West™ ’15 Expands Floor to Welcome Martin Shower Door Inc.

Martin Shower Door Inc. joined the exhibitors of Glass Expo West™ ’15 in kicking off the show’s opening day at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in Irvine, Calif. Exhibitors and attendees will enjoy today and tomorrow’s lineup of educational seminars, … Continue reading

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Cefla Announces Dates for New Cefla I-Learn Events

Cefla North America, a provider of finishing, decoration and digital printing solutions for glass, metal and other applications, announced its new I-learn series educational sessions will be held May 7 and June 4 at its finishing lab in Charlotte, N.C. … Continue reading

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Video: Glass Expo West Back with a Bang

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Glass Expo West, sponsored by USGlass magazine, is back after a break of many years. Find out what companies are looking forward to when the show opens today. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

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Burkard Family’s Bid to Sell Sika Will Be Addressed at Regular Shareholders Meeting

The Swiss Cantonal Court of Zug has denied Schenker-Winkler Holding’s (SWH) request to hold an extraordinary shareholders meeting for Swiss specialty chemical company Sika AG. The Burkard family-owned company, SWH, controls 16.1 percent of Sika’s capital with 52.4 percent in … Continue reading

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Salem Takes Step to Expand Footprint in Canada

Salem Flat Glass & Mirror has been around for eight decades and has sales in dozens of countries. Throughout that time, however, it has maintained its locations only in the United States. That has now changed. The company recently announced … Continue reading

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Most States Add Construction Jobs over Past Year

Construction firms added jobs in 31 states from December to January, according to an analysis of Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America. On a year-over-year basis, 43 states and the District of Columbia added jobs from … Continue reading

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AGC to Close Facility in South Belgium

AGC Glass Europe announced at an extraordinary meeting of the Athus Works Council that it will close its South Belgium plant. The Athus plant, which specializing in production of laminated glass for the construction industry, “is faced with prohibitive handicaps … Continue reading

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Intertek Invests in, Expands Facilities in U.S.

Safety service company Intertek plans to invest more in the U.S. than it ever has before. The company will expand its facilities and new testing devices to enhance its breadth of services it offers building products manufacturers. “Intertek remains committed to … Continue reading

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