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Construction Industry Sees Increase of 19,000 Employees for March 2014

Construction employers added 19,000 workers to payrolls in March, bringing industry employment to the highest level since June 2009, while the industry’s unemployment rate dropped to the lowest March level in seven years, according to an analysis of new government … Continue reading

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2016 Greenbuild Annual Conference & Expo to Take Place in Los Angeles

The 2016 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo will be held in Los Angeles, according to an announcement from event organizers, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Hanley Wood. The event previously had been scheduled for San Diego. “Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Glass TEXpo™ Welcomes Glass Doctor as an Exhibitor

Glass Doctor is set to exhibit at the Glass TEXpo™ 2014 show. The two-day architectural glass event will be held April 10-11 at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio. Waco, Texas-based Glass Doctor’s franchisees can learn how … Continue reading

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Quanex Promotes Vince Warne to Technical Services Director

Quanex Building Products promoted Vince Warne to director of technical services. Warne is an industry veteran, previously working as part of the Quanex Insulating Glass Systems team and serving in many roles, including production supervisor, standard spacer business unit manager, … Continue reading

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YKK AP America to Open New Texas Facility in July 2014

YKK AP America announced plans to launch a new manufacturing center in the state of Texas. The new facility, set to open in July 2014 in Coppell, Texas, will be the company’s first major manufacturing and logistics center outside of … Continue reading

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Chicago Heights Glass Names O’Halloran Business Development Manager

Chicago Heights Glass Inc. hired Blake O’Halloran as its business development manager for the Chicagoland market. He will be responsible for both sales and business development in this region. O’Halloran has 25 years of selling experience and is a graduate … Continue reading

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WDMA Members Take to Capitol Hill

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The EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (LRRP) continues to take center stage, when it comes to industry lobbying efforts. Specifically, the industry wants to make sure that the rule, which affects homes built before 1978, is not expanded … Continue reading

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Stephen Selkowitz Honored for Green Building Research

Stephen Selkowitz of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory received the 49th Award of Excellence, Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) highest honor. Selkowitz received the award in front of more than 800 industry leaders at a black-tie awards gala in New York City. He was … Continue reading

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Glass TEXpo™ Welcomes General Impact Glass and Window Corporation as an Exhibitor

General Impact Glass and Window Corp. set to exhibit at the Glass TEXpo™ 2014 show. The two-day architectural glass event will be held April 10-11, 2014 at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. General Impact Glass … Continue reading

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Sedak Adds Digital Printing Capabilities

What the company calls “the world’s largest flatbed printer” was installed recently at sedak GmbH & Co. KG’s Gersthofen, Germany location. With the addition, the company now offers digital ceramic-ink screen printing technology for oversize glass formats. “Excellent quality is … Continue reading

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