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Crawford-Tracey’s Ralph Emory Crawford Passes Away

Ralph Emory Crawford, founder of Crawford Glass Corporation (now Crawford-Tracey) passed away Wednesday. Crawford was recognized as a leader in the glass industry and noted for his work on developing impact-resistant glazing systems and water infiltration systems for hurricane-zoned buildings. … Continue reading

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Dlubak Post-Confirmation Deadlines Extended Again

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An extension for post-confirmation deadlines for the Dlubak Corp. bankruptcy proceedings has been granted for the second time in a little more than three months. In August, the United States Bankruptcy Court of the Western District of Pennsylvania granted a … Continue reading

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Varevice, Pearson, Muessig Latest Winners in USGlass Pick’em Challenge

For the third time in 13 weeks, APG International found its place atop the USGlass Pro Football Pick’em Challenge. Week 13, it was business development manager Peter Varevice, who picked 13 of the 16 games correctly and won the tiebreaker, … Continue reading

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Report Shows Rebound for U.S. Aluminum Extruders Due to Tariffs on Chinese Imports

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Roughly four years ago, the Department of Commerce imposed antidumping and countervailing duties on imports of aluminum extrusions from China to provide domestic extruders a fairer share of the market. According to one study, it’s been so far, so good for … Continue reading

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Show Floor Expands at Glass Expo West™ ’15 with Grove Products

Grove Products is set to exhibit at Glass Expo West™ ’15, a two-day architectural glass event to be held March 19-20, 2015 at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in Irvine, Calif. Grove Products of Newport-Leominster, Mass., will be displaying plastic … Continue reading

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Glaston’s Metsanen to Temporarily Transfer to Asia

Glaston Corp. announced its president and CEO Arto Metsänen will transfer to Asia for the next year and a half to promote the company’s growth in in the region—particularly in the areas surrounding China—as well as its development projects in … Continue reading

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Risk Manager Advises Glass Makers on Top OSHA Violations

While glass companies pride themselves on getting their products out the door in pristine condition, an even bigger priority for glass manufacturers and fabricators is to ensure their employees get out of the plant doors in top shape. And that … Continue reading

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October Nonresidential Construction Bounces Back

Nonresidential construction spending rebounded in October, increasing 1 percent on a monthly basis and 4.3 percent year-over-year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Spending for the month totaled $611.8 billion—up from September’s figure, which was revised to $605.8 billion from … Continue reading

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PPG, Pleotint Renew Marketing Alliance for Suntuitive, Solarban

PPG Industries and Pleotint LLC announced they have renewed their agreement to jointly market a commercial window glass system that combines self-tinting Suntuitive glass by Pleotint with PPG’s Solarban low-E glass. “Pleotint and PPG have a proud heritage of innovation,” … Continue reading

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