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AIA Show Hits Glass and Glazing Industry’s Hot Topics

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention 2015 wrapped up Saturday afternoon in Atlanta after three days sporting a busy show floor. The glass and glazing industry maintained a strong presence throughout the event, as exhibitors ranged from glass and … Continue reading

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Construction Materials Prices Level Out in April

Prices for inputs to construction industries fell 0.1 percent in April, and prices have now fallen in six of the previous eight months, according to analysis by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Input prices are also down on a … Continue reading

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Nearly Three-Dozen Ironworkers, Contractors Earn STSC Certification

The Iron Workers and its labor-management arm, IMPACT, held a day-long event in April in which 33 ironworkers and contractor personnel took the Safety Trained Supervisor Construction (STSC) certification exam. The STSC is administered by the Board of Certified Safety … Continue reading

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Curran Becomes CEO of Binswanger

Binswanger Enterprises LLC, a Grey Mountain Partners portfolio company, has named Tim Curran as CEO. Curran replaces Norm Plotkin, who is transitioning to a role supporting other Grey Mountain Partners portfolio companies. “I’m excited to join Binswanger’s industry-leading workforce,” Curran … Continue reading

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Tom Foley Named WBS Regional Sales Manager

Wardobe & Bath Specialties (WBS), based in Modesto, Calif., has appointed Tom Foley as regional sales manager for the central coast and Los Angeles region. Foley, a graduate of Central Michigan University, joins WBS after a 25-year career in sales … Continue reading

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AIA Products Feature Form and Function

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Exhibitors at this year’s American Institute of Architects’ National Convention are featuring a wide range of glazing products. Today we’re taking a look at how glass can meet multiple performance and aesthetic demand. Click HERE to watch the video on … Continue reading

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Industry Expert Tom Minnon Passes Away

Thomas Edward Minnon, 63, of Derry, N.H., died Friday, May 15, 2015, surrounded by his family at Lahey Clinic in Burlington, Mass. He was diagnosed recently with lung cancer that was too advanced to cure. A respected leader in the … Continue reading

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AIA Exhibitors Showcase Glass Innovations

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Architects visiting this year’s American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Convention have found plenty of options when it comes to glass. Exhibitors are featuring solutions that can help create an attractive, high-performance façade. YKK AP also debuted its fourth video. … Continue reading

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Energy and Aesthetics: Key Focus Areas for AIA Exhibitors

Architects continue to be interested in energy performance and aesthetics. And for many exhibitors at the 2015 American Institute of Architects National Convention (AIA), the focus is on providing glazing solutions and options to meet those demands. The show is … Continue reading

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“Custom” Word of Week for Door and Window Exhibitors at AIA

This week, exhibitors at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention in Atlanta are striving to show architects and prospective customers why they’re one of a kind. The words “custom” and “unique” have been trending on the show floor, and … Continue reading

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