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Report: Glass, Doors and Windows Could be Strong U.S. Exports

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A global construction boom and a growing emphasis on “green” building technologies will create strong opportunities for U.S. building products exporters, including manufacturers of glass, doors and windows. That’s according to the 2015 Top Markets Report for Building Products and … Continue reading

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BLOG: He Actually Did It!

“YES, he actually did it. And I am now paying the price for his actions. Although I guess if I really analyze the whole thing, it is my fault to begin with. You may remember that four or five weeks … Continue reading

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DFI Restructures as Global Growth Accelerates

DFI announced it has restructured its organization. The main shift, according to a release from the company, creates dedicated teams for both account management and business development, “allowing a more strategic focus on the specific needs of each.” The restructured … Continue reading

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drupa 2016 to Showcase 3D Printing, Other Applications for Printed Products

drupa 2016, an international trade show for print and cross-media solutions, will again feature the drupa cube, as well as 3D printing and other technologies. The conference and event program, which runs from May 31-June 10, 2016, will consist of … Continue reading

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Will Florida Code Changes Boost Window Prices?

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On June 30, the Florida Building Code’s 5th Edition went into effect. One of the biggest changes involves dropping the prescriptive solar heat gain coefficient for residential windows from 0.30 to 0.25. The code changes have many in the industry wondering … Continue reading

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Kolbe’s Cary Bell Passes Away

Kolbe & Kolbe’s Cary Bell passed away Friday, July 10. Bell joined the company in 1988 and had spent the last decade as a national sales manager. “For those of us who had the pleasure of working with Cary, we … Continue reading

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Faour Hires New Account Manager for Southwest Florida

Faour Glass Technologies, a fabricator of custom architectural glass and glazing systems for the high-end residential and commercial markets, announced the addition of Annette Nuhfer as account manager for the Southwest region of Florida. Nuhfer will cover Naples to Tampa … Continue reading

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NFRC Moving Forward With Commercial Sector Commitments

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) affirmed in a recent release that it is renewing its commitment to providing the commercial fenestration industry with an energy performance certified rating program. While in the short term the organization is refining its … Continue reading

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Vitrum Registration Open

Online registration for Vitrum 2015 is now open. Prospective attendees can register for the international exhibition of machinery, equipment and special products for glass processing here. The event will be held October 6-9 in Milan, Italy.

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Giroux Glass Again Makes LA’s “Best Places to Work” List

For the sixth time in seven years, Giroux Glass Inc. has been named one of the “Best Places to Work in Los Angeles” by the Los Angeles Business Journal and Best Companies Group. Giroux previously earned the honor in 2014, … Continue reading

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