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AGC Teams up with Obeikan for Solar Control Glass Coating Venture

AGC announced its consolidated subsidiary, AGC Glass Europe (AGEU), has signed a letter of intent with Obeikan Glass Company, a Saudi Arabian glass manufacturer, to establish a solar control glass coating joint venture. The processing line for temperable solar control … Continue reading

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2014 Door Security & Safety Foundation Scholarship Applications Available

The Door Security & Safety Foundation Scholarship Program, which provides funds for individuals to attend courses offered by the Door and Hardware Institute, announced its 2014 scholarship process is underway. The application may be downloaded here. Submissions are due on … Continue reading

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New Texas Facility a ‘Significant Milestone’ for YKK AP America

YKK AP America's new Texas facility will be dedicated to production, distribution and logistics.

YKK AP America has a plan, and this week marked a major part of its unfolding. The company announced Tuesday it has opened the doors to its new, 105,000-square-foot Texas facility in the Dallas/Fort Worth Area—a major expansion move by … Continue reading

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HPDs Provide Transparency in Green Building Community

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As the green building community grows, so does the demand for disclosure of material content. And to make that disclosure process simpler, Health Product Declarations (HPD) have emerged over the last few years in the construction materials and products industry. … Continue reading

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AGC Consolidating Fabrication Facility in Jacksonville to Atlanta Area

AGC Glass Company North America announced it will consolidate its fabrication capabilities in Jacksonville, Fla., into the company’s 200,000-plus-square-foot facility in Lithia Spring, Ga., in the Atlanta area. The move, which is expected to be completed no later than the … Continue reading

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Whitney Heyde of American Glass and Metals Passes Away

Whitney Holland Heyde Jr. of American Glass and Metals passed away Monday at 69 years old. Heyde, who did estimating and sales for many years in Michigan with AGM, is survived by his wife Christine, son Whitney Holland III and … Continue reading

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Bayer MaterialScience Consolidating Polycarbonate Business

In an effort to consolidate its polycarbonate business, Bayer MaterialScience announced it will close its site in Darmstadt, Germany. The closure will affect 90 employees, though the company “will do everything possible to ensure that this step is conducted in … Continue reading

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Construction Activity Continues to Expand With Uneven Patterns

For the third-straight month, construction spending continued its modest climb, as solid increases in private nonresidential and public construction outweighed a downturn in residential projects, according to an analysis of new Census Bureau data by the Associated General Contractors of … Continue reading

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View the July Newscast for a Look Back at AIA 2014

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The 2014 AIA National Convention concluded last week, offering attendees information about many of the hottest glass and fenestration industry products. Watch the video to learn more about what exhibitors had to offer. Click HERE to watch the video on … Continue reading

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MGA’s By Wagener Passes Away

Mid-Atlantic Glass Association (MGA) member By Wagener passed away last Saturday at 86 years old. A longtime area representative in the industry, Wagener started his career in sales with Scott Paper Co. in Philadelphia prior to college and a stint … Continue reading

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