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Glass Expo Northeast™ Show Floor Expands with Reliable Architectural Metals Co. (RAMCO)

Detroit-based Reliable Architectural Metals Co. (RAMCO) 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. RAMCO will display its … Continue reading

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Tompkins Promoted to Sika’s National Sales Manager of Flat Glass

Sika Corp., Target Market Industry announced it has promoted Carl Tompkins to national sales manager of flat glass, effective in January. Tompkins was previously the company’s global AGR-strategic marketing manager and western region manager-aftermarket. In his new role, Tompkins will … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increases in Most States as Demand Continues to Spread

Construction firms added jobs in 36 states between August 2013 and August 2014 while construction employment increased in 28 states between July and August, according to an analysis of Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America. “The … Continue reading

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Nonresidential Building Declines Sharply in August

New construction starts in August dropped 9 percent at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $540.6 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction. The decline followed July’s elevated volume, the strongest so far in 2014, and brought activity back to the average … Continue reading

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Fenzi President Dino Fenzi Passes Away

Dr. Dino Fenzi, Fenzi Group’s president, president of Vitrum and honorary president of the Italian Association of Glass-Processing Machinery and Accessory Suppliers (GIMAV), passed away Monday. “Our Association has lost one of its founding members, but above all a great … Continue reading

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PPI Report Shows 0.7-Percent Increase in Flat Glass Prices in August

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Flat glass prices increased in August, regaining the upward trend they’ve seen for much of the year. According to the latest Producer Price Index Report (PPI) issued this week by the U.S. Labor Department, flat glass prices jumped 0.7 percent … Continue reading

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Pulp Studio Appoints Four to Various Sales Regions

Los Angeles-based specialty glass product manufacturer Pulp Studio has announced four new appointments in its sales department. Katie Grimes will now cover the Virginia, Washington D.C. and Maryland territories, and Chris Harris has been assigned to Texas and Oklahoma. Kami … Continue reading

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APG International’s Tom Darigo Claims Week 2 of USGlass Pick’em Challenge

Tom Darigo, sales/estimating manager at APG International Inc., was the Week 2 winner of the USGlass Pro Football Pick’em Challenge in the architectural glass industry group. Darigo picked 10 of 16 games correctly and won the tiebreaker, picking just six … Continue reading

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RavenBrick Holds Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony with Denver Mayor

Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock joined Alex Burney, CEO of RavenBrick, Tuesday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the company’s headquarters in Denver. The ceremony marked the unveiling of the new automated line for mass production of RavenWindow. According to the … Continue reading

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AAMA, World Vision Partner to Provide Backpacks with Supplies for Children in Need

During the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) 2014 Fall Conference, held earlier this week in Denver, volunteers filled backpacks with school supplies for a nearby Denver Title I elementary school. A total of 500 backpacks were filled and distributed during … Continue reading

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