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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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Dooley Joins Tubelite as Client Development Manager

Tubelite Inc. has hired Scott Dooley as a client development manager serving clients in Alabama and in Florida’s panhandle. Dooley most recently worked at Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, where he was a sales representative for 14 years. His career in the glass … Continue reading

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Culp Discusses Building Codes and Energy Efforts During BEC Conference

Energy efficiency and the role that glass and glazing products can play in high-performance buildings was a key discussion point during the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference, which concluded yesterday at the Plant Hollywood … Continue reading

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Heinricht Appointed Board Chair for Schott AG

The supervisory board of Schott AG recently appointed Frank Heinricht to the position of its new chairman of the board of management. Heinricht currently is chairman of the board of management for Germany-based Heraeus Holding GmbH, a precious metal and … Continue reading

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Dodge Momentum Index Sees February Increase; Highest Level Since April 2010

The Dodge Momentum Index rose 6.3 percent in February, according to 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 projects in planning, which have … Continue reading

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Architects Urge SEC to Issue Rules on Crowdfunding

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently sent a letter to Securities & Exchange Commission Chairman Elisse Walter urging the agency to issue regulations for equity-based “crowdfunding”– the practice of investing in projects through the use of a crowd-supported web … Continue reading

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Slideshow: IGMA Masquerades in Style

When The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance gathered last week in New Orleans they had some fun at an industry masquerade ball. Check out all the pics in our slideshow.

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Last Chance to Book Rooms for Glass Expo Northeast™ 2013 at Discounted Rate

Today is the deadline to reserve rooms at a discounted rate for the upcoming Glass Expo Northeast™. The Hyatt Regency Long Island at Wind Watch Hotel & Golf Club in Hauppauge (Long Island), N.Y., where the event will be held … Continue reading

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Vitro in Talks with Creditors

Vitro S.A.B. officials have announced that they are “holding talks with creditors regarding [the company’s] financial restructuring process.” According to Vitro, the announcement was made at the request of the Mexican stock exchange. In addition, company officials say, “In the … Continue reading

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