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Washington State Family Files Lawsuit Against School for Wired Glass

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Yet another lawsuit has surfaced as a result of a wired glass injury sustained at a school. Austin Woods and his mother, Lisa, have filed a complaint in the state of Washington against the Auburn School District for damages suffered … Continue reading

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Former Cardinal Shower Execs Start New Venture in Louisville

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Two industry veterans have taken note of a heightened demand for custom fabricated tempered glass, and they plan to do something about it. Greg Abrams and Chris Murphy, former president and vice president, respectively, of Hoskin & Muir Inc.—parent company … Continue reading

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Gates Brothers Glass Loses Fabrication Facility to Fire

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Gates Brothers Glass suffered a loss to its business on Saturday. The company’s Bellefontaine, Ohio, facility, which housed machinery for edging glass, making insulating units, polishing and aluminum fabrication, went up in flames on August 8, 2015. “My wife and … Continue reading

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Glass, Fenestration Companies Make Inc.’s Fastest Growing List

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Inc. magazine recently released its 2015 list of the fastest growing private companies in America, and the glass and fenestration industries wouldn’t be left behind. A handful of industry-related businesses made the cut, including shower door companies, door and window … Continue reading

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n-tech Report: Optimistic Outlook for Dynamic Glazing

“Smart windows” may turn out to be a smart investment, according to a recent study. Last month, industry analyst firm n-tech Research released a report titled “Smart Windows Materials Markets: 2015-2022.” According to the report, materials used in smart windows … Continue reading

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USGlass Goes Inside a Lab to Learn about Technology and Innovation

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In this month’s newscast, USGlass takes a look at one company’s approach to new product technology and development. Also, in kicking off the magazine’s 50th anniversary celebration, some of our editorial team members share some favorite memories. Click HERE to … Continue reading

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Oldcastle, BNP Continue to Hash Out Settlement Terms

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Last month, BNP Media asserted that a settlement with Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE) stemming from a recently filed lawsuit was “more likely than not” within 30 days. It turns out the sides need more time to hash out the details. BNP … Continue reading

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Pertici Staking its Claim in the United States

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After 50 years, Italy-based Pertici Industries is opening its first ever subsidiary, Pertici-North America, in the United States. And for help, it has called upon an industry veteran on the West Coast who knows a thing or two about the … Continue reading

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AEC Calls for Investigation in Wake of Report on Chinese Extruder Zhongwang

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One of the world’s largest aluminum extruders is on the defense after a recent report accused it of committing “the largest and most complex China fraud ever uncovered.” In a scathing 51-page report released last week, short seller Dupre Analytics … Continue reading

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Saint-Gobain Says Acquisition of SIKA Moving Forward

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“Antitrust filings are proceeding as planned.” This is how French conglomerate Saint-Gobain’s management refers to the company’s bid to acquire Swiss specialty chemical company SIKA AG in its 2015 report on half-year results. “Under no circumstances can Saint-Gobain be forced … Continue reading

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