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Top Glass Attendees Get Exclusive Look into Upcoming Guardrail Standard

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An increased number of building guard failures in the Toronto area over the past few years—many involving glass infill panels falling catastrophically—has drawn a lot of attention and scrutiny of late. So the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) is working to … Continue reading

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OSHA’s Top 10 List of Things Your Company Should Monitor

Do you know the top 10 Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) citations in the building materials industry? Two recent webinars from the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) highlighted the most common violations and ways to avoid … Continue reading

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Glass Doctor of the Gulf Coast Appears on Television Program

Glass Doctor of the Gulf Coast recently installed a shower for a house being featured on the television show “Tiny House Nation.” The season premiere episode of the FYI network program aired on April 13. Tiny House Nation features two … Continue reading

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Industry Veteran Norman Herd Passes Away

Norman D. Herd, regional manager for Custom Window Co. in Seattle, passed away on March 31 after a four-year battle with cancer. Herd, 77, spent 53 years in the glass industry. He was the first president of the Washington Glass … Continue reading

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Tubelite Hires DSW Architectural Products to Serve Clients in New England

Tubelite Inc. has selected DSW Architectural Products LLC to serve its clients in New England. Dave Williams, president of DSW, will work closely with glazing contractors and architectural teams across the region to provide assistance with storefront, curtainwall, entrances and … Continue reading

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Alcoa Names Perreiah President

Alcoa Building and Construction Systems (BCS) has promoted Diana Bolt Perreiah to president, effective May 1, 2015. She replaces Glen Morrison, who has accepted a position to lead a North American subsidiary of Tarkett, an international flooring and sports surfaces … Continue reading

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PPI Report: Flat Glass Prices Jump Nearly a Full Percent in March

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Flat glass prices rose 0.8 percent in March, following a 0.6-percent decrease in February, according to the latest Producer Price Index Report (PPI) issued by the U.S. Labor Department. The PPI program measures the average change over time in the selling prices … Continue reading

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Harter Family Holds Online Fundraiser for Todd Harter

The family of Donn Harter, former president and technical director of the California Glass Association/America’s Glass Association (CGA/AGA), recently launched an online fundraiser for Donn Harter’s son, Todd Harter, who recently was diagnosed with Stage 3C colon cancer. Todd Harter, … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 On-Site Registration Still Available

There is good news for everyone who has been planning to attend Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 but hasn’t registered yet. Online registration ends today, but on-site registration will still be available at the show. This year’s exhibit floor will feature … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 Welcomes GLG Canada Ltd.

GLG Canada Ltd. is set to exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15. The two-day architectural glass event will be held April 23-24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. London, Ontario-based GLG Canada Ltd. will display … Continue reading

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