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The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) published an updated standard for flashing. AAMA 712-14, “Voluntary Specification for Mechanically Attached Flexible Flashing” establishes minimum performance criteria … Continue Reading

Excerpt of an article from Occupational Health & Safety: As 2013 comes to a close, insurance and federal regulatory agencies are sure to be compiling … Continue Reading

Hillcrest Glass, based in Longmont, Colo., has opened a new location to better serve its growing commercial business. Owners Lisa and Michael Sklar say the … Continue Reading

They probably didn’t all grow up aspiring to be glaziers one day, but they’re all probably glad now they did. It’s proven a fairly wise … Continue Reading

Anticipated increases in demand for private construction projects, as well as growth in both hospital and higher-education construction projects have a number of general contractors … Continue Reading

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Linda J. Vos-Graham, president of Vos Glass Inc. in Grand Rapids, Mich., was named one of the 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan by … Continue Reading

Pinnacol Assurance awarded its 2013 Circle of Safety award to Metropolitan Glass. The company is one of fifty recipients to receive this award out of … Continue Reading

Accura Systems Inc. celebrated its 25th anniversary in March. The company was founded in March 1989 and has grown from two employees to more than … Continue Reading

The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) presented its 2013 Excellence in Ethics Awards to 10 construction subcontractors that achieve “the highest standards of internal and external … Continue Reading

It was a move Alliance Glazing Technologies had contemplated for a while, but its expansion into Colorado is now a reality. The Illinois-based glazing contractor … Continue Reading

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When USGlass magazine approached us about creating a way to measure contract glaziers’ confidence in the future, we set about to test and develop research … Continue Reading

“We had the largest backlog and the largest receivable in the history of the company at the time of the receivership so it’s all hard … Continue Reading

These are among the toughest times in the contract glazing industry, yet industry leaders remain. Here is a snapshot of the industry’s top glazing contractors, … Continue Reading

We’ve heard about them, some of us have seen them, a lot fewer of us have actually worked with them, but that may be about … Continue Reading

“This is definitely the biggest thing to happen in my career and I’ve been in this business almost 30 years.” That’s what Steve Jones, senior … Continue Reading

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