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International Painters, CBO Glass, Settle Labor Contract Case

The International Painters and Allied Trades Industry Pension Fund (IPAT) has settled its suit filed last year against Alden, N.Y.-based CBO Glass, along with two … 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 … Continue Reading

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BEC Live Debuts in Las Vegas with Roving Reporter Lyle Hill

During this year’s Building Envelope Contractors Conference, Lyle Hill caught up with a few attendees and presenters to talk about some of the changes and … Continue Reading

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BEC Attendees Learn about Curtainwall Tariffs During Tuesday Session

When asked in which presentations on the agenda for this years’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference they were most interested, a number of attendees, without … Continue Reading

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Networking, Seminars and More are Top Draws for BEC 2013 Attendees

The Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope Contractors Conference, which opened yesterday at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, has become … 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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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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Construction Market Sees Positive Outlook for 2013; Some Concerns Still Linger

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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Iron Workers, CBO Glass Case Dismissed

The Trustees of the Iron Workers Local Union No. 5 and Iron Workers Employers Association, Employees Pension Trust and CBO Glass have jointly filed a … Continue Reading

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Ironworkers Conference Wraps Up in Las Vegas

The Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) held its annual labor management conference this week in Las Vegas, where it concludes today. The conference … Continue Reading

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