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St. Claire Promotes Andy Reilly

Lanham, Md.-based St. Claire Window and Door Corp. announced the promotion of Andy Reilly to executive vice president. In the new role, he will be responsible for “creating, communicating and implementing the organization’s vision, mission and overall direction,” according to … Continue reading

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Italbox Adds FuseCube Coater at Headquarters

Italbox, a European designer of shower screens, has installed DFI’s Diamon-Fusion coater FuseCube at its headquarters in Portugal. According to DFI, Italbox will utilize a small model FuseCube, which can apply Diamon-Fusion to both sides of the glass, and all … Continue reading

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PPI Report: Flat Glass Prices Down in April after Rise in March

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Flat glass prices dipped 1.1 percent in April, following a 0.8-percent increase in March, according to the latest Producer Price Index Report (PPI) issued by the U.S. Labor Department. The PPI program measures the average change over time in the selling prices … Continue reading

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April ABI Shows Sharp Decline

The Architecture Billings Index (ABI), an economic indicator of construction activity, dropped in April for the second month this year. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the April ABI score was 48.8, down sharply from March’s mark of 51.7. … Continue reading

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Pleotint and Sun Valley Skylights Agree to Partnership

Jenison, Mich.- based Pleotint LLC announced a distribution partnership with Sun Valley Skylights + Windows + Doors. Los Angeles-based Sun Valley can now offer Pleotint’s self-tinting Suntutive glass with its full product line. “In today’s energy-conscious environment, driven by stringent … Continue reading

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Glass Connections Early Bird Deadline Extended

The Canadian Glass Association has extended early bird registration for Glass Connections 2015, taking place June 3-4 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The new deadline is Friday, May 22. Glass Connections is an educational and networking event for glaziers, architects, engineers, designers, … Continue reading

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Watch the May Newscast for a Look Back at AIA 2015

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In this month’s newscast from the AIA National Convention we’re taking a close look at products like fire-rated glass, as well as components that go into the completed system. We also talked to exhibitors and attendees to learn just how … Continue reading

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A Sense of Engagement: Architects Discuss School Design

Inside the halls of what will become the new Sandy Hook Elementary School two stories of glass will help provide students and faculty a connection to the outdoors and to nature. No one expected that much glass, according to Julia … Continue reading

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GANA Posts Free GIB Library

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) announced its more than 50 Glass Information Bulletins (GIBs) are all now available for free. The bulletins, which range from topics of safety glazing and laminated glass to decorative glazing and daylighting, are … Continue reading

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North America Leads NSG Group’s Architectural Fiscal Year Results

NSG Group announced its architectural operating results for fiscal year 2015 improved over the previous year, as the company’s business in that sector recorded revenues of $2.11 billion and an operating profit of $140 million. Results improved “due to cost … Continue reading

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