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PPG Senior Vice President Navikas to Retire

PPG Industries announced David B. Navikas, senior vice president, strategic planning and corporate development, will retire March 1. “PPG has benefited greatly from David’s deep knowledge of our company’s strategic priorities and financial framework,” says Charles E. Bunch, PPG chairman … Continue reading

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The Pushback Over Saint-Gobain’s Move to Acquire a Controlling Interest in Sika AG Accelerates

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The management of Swiss specialty chemical company Sika AG continues to push back against French conglomerate Saint-Gobain’s move to seek controlling interest in the company. Several investors are supporting management’s position, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust, Cascade … Continue reading

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

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

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CGCA Educational Dinner Slated for January 28

The Colorado Glazing Contractors Association’s educational dinner meeting will be held Wednesday, January 28 at Dave & Busters in Denver. The event will run 5:30-8 p.m. in Function Room 1, with a dinner and a speakers to follow a cocktail … Continue reading

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Nonresidential Construction Inputs Fall in December

Construction input prices dipped 1.4 percent in December and are down nearly 1 percent on a year-over-year basis, according to the recently released producer price index report from the U.S. Department of Labor. Inputs to nonresidential construction fell further, down … Continue reading

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Steve Lewis Wins First USGlass Pro Football Pick’em Challenge

While four teams in the NFL are still vying for the Super Bowl title, USGlass has already crowned a champion of its own. Steve Lewis of Technical Glass Products is the overall season winner of the first ever USGlass Pro … Continue reading

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PPI Report: Flat Glass Prices Increase Almost 2 Percent in December

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Flat glass prices saw a big jump—relative to recent month-to-month changes—in December, increasing 1.8 percent from the month before, according to the latest Producer Price Index Report (PPI) issued by the U.S. Labor Department. The spike comes after flat glass … Continue reading

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Glass Expo West™ ’15 Welcomes Matodi USA as an Exhibitor

Matodi USA is set to exhibit at Glass Expo West™ ’15, a two-day architectural glass event to be held March 19-20, 2015 at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in Irvine, Calif. Matodi USA of Greensboro, N.C., will have brochures on … Continue reading

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CGI to Fund Scholarships for Future Architects

CGI Windows & Doors of Miami has created a $2,500 fund that will pay for two to three scholarships for the Department of Architecture at the Florida International University College of Architecture + the Arts (CARTA). The scholarships will go … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Facebook’s New Page Rules

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Facebook has often been used as a source of free advertising for businesses—glass companies, included. As of this month, however, that has all changed. According to information released by Facebook in November, the social media site has begun weeding out … Continue reading

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