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FCA International Announces CREST Award Winners

FCA International announced the winners of its fifth-annual CREST Awards on Friday, May 8 during its Annual Awards Event in Chicago. Of the glazing companies who entered, four received international recognition announcing them as the safest contractors in glass, and … Continue reading

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CGA to Hold Election for Board of Directors’ Seats

The Canadian Glass Association (CGA) is seeking nominations for its board of directors. CGA member companies can submit one nomination each by May 20. Nominees must be from companies that are members of the provincial association and have voting privileges … Continue reading

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AIA 2015 National Convention Opens Today

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Every year glass industry companies take to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Convention with some of their latest new products. This year will be no exception, and USGlass magazine will once again bring you a look at some of these developments. Continue reading

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PPG Announces Executive Appointments

PPG Industries announced two executive appointments effective June 1. Vince Morales, currently vice president, investor relations, will become vice president, investor relations, and treasurer. Morales will report to executive vice president and chief financial officer Frank Sklarsky. Since joining PPG … Continue reading

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Pompeo Appointed Independent Sales Rep for Vetrotech Saint-Gobain

Dan Pompeo, owner of Architectural Glazing Solutions (AGS), has been appointed an independent sales representative for Vetrotech Saint-Gobain North America. AGS represents a wide range of glass and glazing manufacturers, including Dorma Glas, Glasswerks and Major Industries. Pompeo started in … Continue reading

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Plan Administrator in Dlubak Case Asks for Final Extension

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The plan administrator for Dlubak Corp.’s ongoing bankruptcy proceedings is requesting an extension of post-confirmation deadlines—again. For the fourth time since last August, Lawrence C. Bolla has filed a motion to extend post-confirmation deadlines for the case in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Graham Curtain Wall Adds Two, Promotes One

Graham Architectural Products (GAP) Curtain Wall Systems announced the addition of two associates and the promotion of a third. Ken Schmidtchen has been hired as the company’s new engineering manager. He spent 20 years at Kalwall Corp. where he served … Continue reading

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Linetec Expands Taylor’s Role as Regional Sales Manager

Linetec has expanded Wendy Taylor’s role as a regional sales manager. In addition to working with customers in Canada, she will now serve those in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska and Colorado. Taylor is based in Wausau, Wis., where … Continue reading

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New Curtainwall Company Brings Veteran Take on Rejuvenated Market

The market for curtainwall is on the rise in North America, and a band of longtime industry members have come together to help curb the demand. Jim Mitchell, former president of Gamma Window & Walls, has joined industry veterans Bob … Continue reading

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sedak Ramping up Efforts in North America

sedak's new 145-meter-long production line is fully automated to produce insulating glass units up to 3.2 meters by 15 meters. (photo: Rene Muller)

In 2007, glass fabricating company sedak was established to provide oversized, high quality lites of glass for niche projects. But a growing market and increased demand for large applications of glass—led in part by the efforts of Apple and its … Continue reading

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