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New Giroux Glass CEO Aims to Carry on Ambitions of Predecessor

Fourteen years ago, it was Anne-Merelie Murrell’s “enthusiasm and integrity” that drew Nataline Lomedico to the Giroux Glass company. A decade and a half later, Lomedico says the manner in which that enthusiasm and integrity is reflected in the company itself … Continue reading

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Trulite Continues to Eye “Further Growth Through Acquisition”

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Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions closed out 2014 with yet another acquisition, and at the rate the company is currently moving, there may be more on the horizon. “We continue to see opportunities for consolidation in this market,” Trulite CEO … Continue reading

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Industry Member Cautions Businesses of Domain Name Discrepancies

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In hindsight, Southern Stretch Forming marketing director Charles Michie wishes he would have purchased all domain names that could imply a website for his company. But for the time being, he’ll have to settle for cautioning others to not make … Continue reading

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Apple Scores Another Glass Structure Patent

The electronics giant that is seemingly obsessed with glass has staked another claim in the architectural world. Apple, the Cupertino, Calif.-based company, was awarded a design patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office at the end of last month … Continue reading

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Glass Walls Stand to Honor Disabled Veterans of U.S.

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Fourteen years after being signed into law, the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial was dedicated in October of 2014. The completed memorial, located in Washington, D.C., stands as the first such tribute in the nation to specifically honor veterans … Continue reading

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Happy New Year: A Look Back at the Top Ten Stories of 2014

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With 2014 coming to a close this week, USGNN.com™ is again taking a look back at the top headlines of the past year. Listed below are our most-read stories on the web over the past 12 months. 1. Viracon Sold Out … Continue reading

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This All-Glass House Shatters Assumptions About ‘Green’ Construction

The Photon Spaces project is designed to “enhance the positive effects of natural light on health, well-being, mood and behavior.”

Forget that bit about throwing rocks. People who live in glass houses might be healthier and happier. That’s the thinking behind the Photon Project a British start-up developing all-glass residences called Photon Spaces that the company says will “enhance the … Continue reading

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Glass Scientists Have Eye on Talent Pipeline, Future of Glass Research

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John Mauro’s parents brought him to the Corning Museum of Glass when he was six years old, and right then and there, Mauro was hooked. Fast forward to 2014, and Mauro is a research manager at Corning, trying to nudge … Continue reading

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Brazil Levies Antidumping Duties on Float Glass from U.S., Five Other Countries

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The Brazilian Foreign Trade Chamber (Camex) has made antidumping charges levied on float glass imports from the United States and five other countries definitive. Provisional duties placed on the imported glass in July have now been made permanent. According to … Continue reading

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NFRC Says It’s ‘Just Scratching the Surface’ in Ratings and Codes

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Since its founding in 1989, the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) has issued about 400 project-specific commercial label certificates and roughly 8,500 unique commercial product ratings. But senior program manager Ray McGowan wants to see those numbers go up. Way … Continue reading

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