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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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Pre-Registration for Glass Expo Northeast™ 2013 Closes in Two Weeks

Online pre-registration for the upcoming Glass Expo Northeast will close in just two weeks on Friday, February 15. The event will be held March 7-8, 2013, at the Hyatt Regency Long Island at Wind Watch Hotel & Golf Club in … Continue reading

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BHMA Issues Revisions for Five Standards

The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) has announced the publication of five revisions to the ANSI/BHMA Standards. The industry standards recently approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) are: A156.18 Materials and Finishes; A156.20 Strap Hinges, Tee Hinges and … Continue reading

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Court Denies Request for Reconsideration of Vitro Case

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A judge for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans has denied Vitro’s recent motion for “en banc” consideration of the court’s decision affirming an original ruling denying Vitro SAB’s use of a Mexican bankruptcy restructuring plan in … Continue reading

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Architects Announce Legislative Agenda for 113th Congress

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today announced a five-point legislative agenda for the 113th Congress, targeting job creation for small businesses as a top priority. “Our legislative agenda reflects the interests of our members, which not so coincidentally reflects … Continue reading

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