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C.R. Laurence Expands on East Coast with New Super Center

C.R. Laurence (CRL) has announced its new U.S. Aluminum super center in Secaucus, N.J. The renovated 150,000-square-foot facility will house both CRL and U.S. Aluminum full product lines. Service center managers Peter Ascherl and Jerry Kempa will oversee daily operations … Continue reading

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Williams Sales Company Inc. to Represent Alumax

Alumax Bath Enclosures recently announced Williams Sales Company Inc. is its newest sales agency. Williams Sales Company Inc., founded in 1981 by John Williams, represents manufacturers in the building products industry, selling products on behalf of manufacturers in Georgia, Alabama, … Continue reading

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AAMA Releases Report on Wind Load Determination for Fenestration

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has released AAMA TIR-15-14, “Overview of Design Wind Load Determination for Fenestration Systems.” This report discusses the determination of design wind loads on curtain walls and other building cladding systems. The document originally was … Continue reading

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Court Approves Extension of Post-Confirmation Deadline in Dlubak Bankruptcy Case

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A post-confirmation deadline extension requested by the plan administrator for Dlubak Corp.’s bankruptcy proceedings has been granted. On August 6, the United States Bankruptcy Court of the Western District of Pennsylvania granted the motion of the plan administrator, Lawrence C. … Continue reading

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CGH Adds Connecticut Location to Solar Seal Brand

Consolidated Glass Holdings (CGH) has rebranded its Hamden, Conn., location, which was previously Insulpane, as Solar Seal Connecticut. Hamden joins sites in South Easton, Mass., and Stafford, Va., operating under the Solar Seal brand.

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Glass America USA Distributors Inc. Returns to Exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15

The Glass Expo Northeast™ show floor will again include Glass America USA Distributors Inc. as an exhibitor next spring. The two-day architectural glass event will take place April 23-24 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. Glass … Continue reading

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Wausau Expands Bob Thiede’s Sales Territory

Wausau Window and Wall Systems expanded architectural sales representative Bob Thiede’s sales region to include southern California, Nevada and Hawaii, as well as Wyoming, Montana and portions of Idaho, South Dakota and North Dakota. He succeeds Tom Metz, who retired this year. With … Continue reading

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Aluminum Industry Responding to New Window PCR

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The aluminum industry is challenging a new window Product Category Rule (PCR) developed by the Institute for Environmental Research and Education (IERE). PCRs are the guidelines used to create comparable Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) among products that serve similar functions. … Continue reading

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IGMA Hosts Summer Tech Conferences; Announces Complimentary Member Benefits

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) hosted its Summer Technical Conference this week in Quebec City, Canada. The event included three days of insulating glass (IG) technical discussion, work and networking among industry leaders. Among the many discussions, the group … Continue reading

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Dodge Momentum Index Loses Ground in July

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The Dodge Momentum Index erased the gains made over the last two months, falling 4.4 percent in July to 121.4 (2000=100). This marks the index’s first decline in four months, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill … Continue reading

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