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AAMA Updates Architecturally Finished Aluminum Documents

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has updated and released two aluminum-specific documents—the combined AAMA 609/610-15, “Cleaning and Maintenance Guide for Architecturally Finished Aluminum” and CW-10-15, “Care and Handling of Architectural Aluminum from Shop to Site.” AAMA 609/610-15 spells out methods, … Continue reading

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Watch: Glass Expo West Showcases Products, Industry Insight

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Exhibitors at last week’s Glass Expo West™ ’15 show in Irvine, Calif., featured everything from hardware products to window film, while speakers covered social media, the future in the glass and glazing industry and everything in between. USGNN.com™ has it … Continue reading

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Twin Pane – The Glass Source Returns to Exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15

The Glass Expo Northeast ™ ’15 show floor will once again include Twin Pane – The Glass Source as an exhibitor for the upcoming expo. The two-day architectural glass event is scheduled to take place at the Hyatt Regency Long … Continue reading

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More than Two-Thirds of Metros see Increase in Construction Employment

Construction employment expanded in most U.S. metropolitan areas over the past year, according to analysis of federal employment data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Employment increased in 247 metro areas, declined in 56 and was stagnant in 55 … Continue reading

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Industry “Rock Star” Patterson Closes out Educational Sessions at Glass Expo West

Mic Patterson of Enclos gives a presentation during today's final educational session at Glass Expo West '15. The show continues until 2 p.m. PDT today.

Mic Patterson, widely considered a “prophet” of architectural glass, has a list of things he’d like to see change in the U.S. glass industry. “Take big glass,” said the director of strategic planning for Enclos this morning during the final … Continue reading

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Show Floor Expands at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 with EDTM Inc.

EDTM Inc. is set to exhibit at the Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 show. The two-day architectural glass event will be held April 23-24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. EDTM Inc. of Toledo, Ohio, will … Continue reading

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February Provides Bounce-Back for Nonresidential Construction

Following a weak January, nonresidential building surged in February with a 42-percent increase in construction starts, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $724.3 billion, new construction starts as a whole advanced 16 percent … Continue reading

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Glass Expo West Kicks Off in California

A robust Glass Expo West ’15 began today at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in suburban Anaheim, Calif., with a full slate of seminars, networking events and activity on the trade show floor, open from 3-8 p.m. The morning began … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Oldies but Goodies

Every Thursday leading up to USGlass magazine’s 50th Anniversary celebration in August, USGNN.com™ is taking a look back at past issues and highlighting advertisements and stories that ran throughout the publication’s half-century life. Read USGlass publisher Debra Levy’s blog about … Continue reading

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