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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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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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Curtainwall Mock-Up Bolsters Chicago’s Local 63 Training

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The architectural and ornamental ironworkers union of Chicago (Local 63) has been around for more than a century, and over the last few decades, pre-glazed curtainwall has represented a big part of the group’s work—and that will continue to be … Continue reading

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Canadian Standards Board Committee Still Working on New Wired Glass Standard

The Canadian General Standards Board’s (CGSB) Committee on Glass’s efforts to update the country’s national standard for wired glass still continue. The CGSB announced in November 2013 that it had begun working on a new edition of the standard and … Continue reading

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Panasonic Gives Window to Future with Transparent Displays, ‘Interactive Mirror’

The Japanese electronics company Panasonic continues to look for ways to maximize the uses and applications of digital displays. One of its most recent prototypes related to those efforts is a display on glass windows. The company announced this week … Continue reading

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New Giroux Glass CEO Aims to Carry on Ambitions of Predecessor

Fourteen years ago, it was Anne-Merelie Murrell’s “enthusiasm and integrity” that drew Nataline Lomedico to the Giroux Glass company. A decade and a half later, Lomedico says the manner in which that enthusiasm and integrity is reflected in the company itself … Continue reading

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Trulite Continues to Eye “Further Growth Through Acquisition”

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Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions closed out 2014 with yet another acquisition, and at the rate the company is currently moving, there may be more on the horizon. “We continue to see opportunities for consolidation in this market,” Trulite CEO … Continue reading

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Industry Member Cautions Businesses of Domain Name Discrepancies

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In hindsight, Southern Stretch Forming marketing director Charles Michie wishes he would have purchased all domain names that could imply a website for his company. But for the time being, he’ll have to settle for cautioning others to not make … Continue reading

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Apple Scores Another Glass Structure Patent

The electronics giant that is seemingly obsessed with glass has staked another claim in the architectural world. Apple, the Cupertino, Calif.-based company, was awarded a design patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office at the end of last month … Continue reading

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Glass Walls Stand to Honor Disabled Veterans of U.S.

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Fourteen years after being signed into law, the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial was dedicated in October of 2014. The completed memorial, located in Washington, D.C., stands as the first such tribute in the nation to specifically honor veterans … Continue reading

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