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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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Valspar’s Fluropon Celebrates 50 Years

Valspar Corp. is celebrating 50 years of its Fluropon coatings. Since the flagship architectural coating launched in 1965, the company’s Fluropon exterior coatings have become the industry standard for both metal coil coating and aluminum extrusion applications, according to the company. … Continue reading

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ASTM and ICC Eye Sustainability in Middle East

The International Code Council (ICC) and ASTM International are teaming up to support sustainable construction in Middle East. The work is part of The Standards and Codes for Sustainable Construction project funded in part through the Market Development Cooperator Program … Continue reading

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Glass Expo West™ ’15 Show Floor Expands with Besana Lovati Inc., Weldco Glass Racks, Tom’s Truck Center

Besana Lovati Inc., Weldco Glass Racks and Tom’s Truck Center are set to exhibit at the Glass Expo West™ ’15 show. The two-day architectural glass event will be held this Thursday and Friday, March 19-20, at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 Welcomes Fenzi North America as Exhibitor

Fenzi North America is set to exhibit at the Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 show. The architectural glass and metal educational event will be held April 23-24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. Toronto, Ontario-based Fenzi … Continue reading

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Western Window Systems Receives ASU Honor

Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business selected Western Window Systems president and chief executive officer Scott Gates for its first-ever Sun Devil Select event, a celebration that honors top businesses owned or run by ASU alumni. The door … Continue reading

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