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Glass Expo Midwest™ Welcomes St. Cloud Window as an Exhibitor

St. Cloud Window of Sauk Rapids, Minn., will exhibit at Glass Expo Midwest this fall. The two-day architectural glass event will be held October 31–November 1 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Chicago (Schaumburg), Ill. The company will … Continue reading

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PPG Reports High Flat Glass Volumes for First Quarter

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PPG Industries has reported that its glass segment sales were $256 million for the first quarter of 2013, matching the prior year’s sales for the same quarter. Company officials say higher flat glass volumes were more than offset by lower … Continue reading

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Mid-Atlantic Glass Expo Scheduled for Wednesday, April 17

The Mid-Atlantic Glass Association will hold its annual expo this Wednesday, April 17, from 3 to 9 p.m. at Martin’s Crosswinds in Greenbelt, Md. During the event, a number of educational and training tools, equipment, products and services will be … Continue reading

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Dodge Momentum Index Jumps in March

The Dodge Momentum Index rose 5.9 percent in March, according to the latest report from McGraw-Hill Construction, a division of the McGraw-Hill Companies. The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building products … Continue reading

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HHH Adds East Coast Location

Vancouver, Wash.-based HHH Tempering Resources has added a new location in Western Pennsylvania. The new facility is located in New Kensington, Pa., and will serve as the East Coast support hub for the company. “We continue to grow and evolve … Continue reading

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Glassfab Tempering Receives PPG Certification

Glassfab Tempering Services Inc. of Tracy, Calif., has received certification from PPG Industries to produce all of the company’s high-performance coated products. “We are extremely proud to have received the certification,” says Mike Goldfarb, vice president of sales and marketing … Continue reading

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China Government Agency Rules in Favor of LandGlass in Glaston Case

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China’s Patent Reexamination Board, based in Beijing, has ruled in favor of China-based LandGlass Inc. in a patent infringement case filed by Glaston, according to information from both Glaston and LandGlass. Glaston had filed the suit last year, alleging patent … Continue reading

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Website of the Week – PPG

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Thimons Hired as Operations VP at Pulp Studio

Bill Thimons has been named vice president for operations of Pulp Studio. According to an announcement from the company, its recent acquisition of California Glass Bending led it to create this new position. Thimsons has past experience with IBA Consultants, where … Continue reading

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High School Building Code Program Teaches Importance of Codes

Many in the construction trades, including glass companies, are constantly lamenting over the need for training high school students to enter the building trades. One established training program endorsed by the International Code Council (ICC), the High School Technical Training … Continue reading

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