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“The future is a totally oxymoronic concept. It’s anticipated happily, yet at the same time, it’s dreaded. Parts of it are so certain they seem pre-ordained; other parts are completely unknown. The future is for sure, though exactly what it … Continue reading




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BLOG: Another Way Glass Can Make You Look Stupid






“Remember that blog I posted four months ago titled ‘Eight Ways Glass Can Make You Look Stupid?’ Well, apparently I posted it four months too soon.”—Nick St. Denis CLICK HERE TO READ MORE




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BNP Granted Deadline Extension as Publisher Continues Settlement Efforts with Oldcastle

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BNP Media, publisher of the magazine Building Envelope and buildingenvelopeonline.com, has been granted additional time to respond to a lawsuit Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE) recently filed against it. In May, OBE filed a complaint against BNP alleging trade name and trademark … Continue reading




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Which Industry-Related Companies Made the Fortune 500 Cut?

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The 61st Fortune 500 list was recently released, with the 500 companies accounting for $12.5 trillion in revenues, $945 billion in profits and 26.8 million employees. Among them are a handful of glass and glazing industry-related companies. 3M, which recorded $31.8 … Continue reading




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Throwback Thursday: Ford Reflections






Every Thursday leading up to USGlass magazine’s 50th Anniversary celebration in August, USGNN.com™ is taking a look back at past issues and highlighting advertisements, stories and images that ran throughout the publication’s half-century life. This week, it’s back to the 1980s. While … Continue reading




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Glaston Agrees to Long-Term Financing






Finland-based Glaston Corp. has signed a new long-term financing agreement, which consists of an $11.4 million (EUR 10 million) long-term loan and a $25.1 million (EUR 22 million) revolving credit facility, which can be used for short-term financing and guarantees, … Continue reading




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Transportation Drives Conversation at NWDA

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North America encompasses a countless number of industries and markets, all with their own unique challenges. But most of them, however, share one particular concern that affects everything from the early stages of production to the end user’s ability to … Continue reading




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BLOG: Are We Totally Crazy?

“I’m starting to think the world has gone mad. Actually, that’s not a totally true statement. I have thought for a few years now that the world has gone mad and that it can never be returned to normalcy – … Continue reading

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Brian Anderson Returns to Kawneer as Sales Representative






Kawneer Co. Inc. has hired Brian Anderson as an architectural sales representative for the Indianapolis territory. In his new role, he will be responsible for “the successful promotion and sales of Kawneer’s extensive portfolio of products with the goal of … Continue reading




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Swiss Superior Court Denies SWH Appeal to Overturn Voting Restriction

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The Swiss Superior Court of Zug (Obergericht Zug) has denied Schenker-Winkler Holding AG’s (SWH) appeal over its restriction of voting rights in specialty Swiss chemical company SIKA AG. SIKA, its current management and some investors are attempting to stave off … Continue reading




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