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Thomsen Addresses BEC Attendees

In 2007 there were 42 float plants in the U.S. Today there are 30–a fact that Scott Thomsen, president of Guardian industries’ global flat glass … Continue Reading

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Technical Meetings and Programs Get BEC 2013 Underway

It’s not every day that the glass industry gets to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day together, but this year they did, as the Glass Association of … Continue Reading

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Alliance Glazing Technologies Opens New Office in Colorado

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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Another Contractor Faces Penalty for Violating Lead Renovation Rule

James J. Welch & Co. Inc., based in Salem, Mass., faces a penalty of $28,125 for allegedly violating a requirement designed to protect children from … Continue Reading

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New Construction Starts to Climb Six Percent in 2013

New construction starts are forecast to rise six percent this year to $506 billion, according to the mid-year update to the 2013 Construction Outlook from … Continue Reading

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Heitmann and Associates Opens New California Office with Phil DeSautell as West Coast Manager

Heitmann and Associates has already been busy at work in California, but the company is officially heralding its presence in the state with next week’s … Continue Reading

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Hillcrest Glass Opens New Location

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

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Glazier Ranked Nation’s 75th-Best Job

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

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Trainor Committee Continues to Seek $14.4 Million in Preferential Payment Claims

The Committee of Unsecured Creditors appointed in the bankruptcy case of Trainor Glass remains in negotiations with a number of industry companies on its recently … Continue Reading

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Trainor Committee Continues to Seek $14.4 Million in Preferential Payment Claims

The Committee of Unsecured Creditors appointed in the bankruptcy case of Trainor Glass remains in negotiations with a number of industry companies on its recently … Continue Reading

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