Today’s News

SIKA Board Holds Extraordinary Shareholders Meeting

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Swiss specialty chemical company SIKA AG’s board restricted the voting rights of Schenker-Winkler Holding (SWH) to 5 percent of all registered shares, thwarting the Burkard family-owned company’s attempt to remove the board chairman and several board members during the extraordinary … Continue reading

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BLOG: Marketing Communications Strategy Question No. 3

“Does your organization have a marketing communications budget?” —Vladimir Seizovic, guest blogging for Richard Voreis CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

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Throwback Thursday: A Stained Reputation

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, stories and images that ran throughout the publication’s half-century life. This week, we’re going old-school decorative. The March/April … Continue reading

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Metro Area Construction Underwhelming in June Year-Over-Year

Construction employment declined or remained stagnant in half of the United States’ metropolitan areas between June 2014 and June 2015, according an analysis of federal employment data by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Employment in the sector dropped … Continue reading

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Two Key Glass Employees Recognized For Lifesaving Efforts

The Tampa Police Department honored two Bradenton, Fla.-based Key Glass employees last Thursday for their life-saving efforts. On June 1, Conner McPhearson and Zack Simpson performed CPR on a person suffering a heart attack on a jobsite in Tampa. One … Continue reading

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AAMA Updates Test Methods for Exterior Walls

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has released an updated document, AAMA 501-14. The document specifies test methods, specifications and field checks used to evaluate the structural adequacy of wall systems and their ability to resist water penetration and air … Continue reading

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Global Settlement Reached in Dlubak Plan Administrator Case

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Another page has turned in ongoing litigation related to the Dlubak Corp. bankruptcy case. Dlubak Corp. filed for bankruptcy in August of 2013, and the committee of unsecured creditors in the case subsequently filed various complaints again multiple parties—including Frank … Continue reading

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Glasshape adds Project Coordinator Ryan Maki

International glass fabricator Glasshape has added Ryan Maki as a project coordinator at its Seattle location. In his new role, he will perform onsite digital measuring services, develop drawings for customer approval and oversee orders from production through installation, according … Continue reading

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SC Railing Announces All Wall Solutions as Representative

SC Railing Co. has appointed All Wall Solutions’ Doug Zacharias as its sales representative in the Atlanta area. “[Zacharias] brings more than 20 years of pre-construction and design-build assist experience to the SC Railing team,” says Dan Stachel of SC … Continue reading

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HHH Joins Forces with NorthGlass

HHH Tempering Resources Inc. has signed a U.S. and Canadian distributor agreement with Chinese glass tempering manufacturer NorthGlass. HHH will maintain and offer an “expanded product line” of NorthGlass furnaces, cutting tables, parts inventory, installation and technical support, according to … Continue reading

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