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O’Malley, Chojnacki the Latest USGlass Pick’em Challenge Winners

Tom O’Malley of Clover Architectural Products and Pete Chojnacki of FabTech were the Week 9 and Week 10 winners, respectively, of the USGlass Pro Football Pick’em Challenge. O’Malley, a Chicago Bears fan, picked 11 of 13 games right and won … Continue reading

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CRL Contributes to Education Development at Virginia Tech’s design/buildLAB

C.R. Laurence is expanding its continuing education outreach. In addition to partnering with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) on its Continuing Education System (CES), CRL-U.S. Aluminum is collaborating with Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University’s (Virginia Tech) design/buildLAB program … Continue reading

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GPD Finland 2015 Abstract Submission Deadline Approaching

The deadline for submitting abstracts for GPD Finland 2015 is Sunday, November 16. Interested parties are asked to submit abstracts online at http://www.gpd.fi/en/Conferences/GPD-Finland1/Registration/. For proposed topics of the conference, the call for papers brochure can be downloaded here. Additionally, intensive … Continue reading

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Institutional Construction Sector Finally Seeing Growth

Courtesy of Dodge Data & Analytics

As the construction industry continues on its road to recovery, the institutional sector finally appears to be back in action. According to the recently released 2015 Dodge Construction Outlook by Dodge Data & Analytics, the institutional construction sector has seen … Continue reading

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Glass Expo West™ ’15 Welcomes JLM Wholesale as an Exhibitor

JLM Wholesale 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, Calf. JLM Wholesale of Oxford, Mich., will be displaying commercial … Continue reading

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Nonresidential Numbers ‘Disappointing’ in October Construction Employment Report

Nonresidential construction employment slipped in October, as the sector lost 1,900 jobs on a monthly basis. However the U.S. construction industry as a whole added 12,000 jobs in the month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Meanwhile, September’s … Continue reading

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Bohle AG Takes Over Cutting Wheel Producer Lixon

Bohle AG announced it acquired Ransart, Belgium-based cutting wheel producer Lixon sprl, the second largest supplier of the industry sector in Europe. Negotiations regarding the acquisition of all company assets, including machines, customer data, trademark rights, patents and production goods— … Continue reading

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Glazing a Small Percentage of the Specialty Construction Pie

The “Top 600 Specialty Contractors” list, recently released by ENR, included a breakdown of the top-20 firms in a handful of construction categories—one of which was the glazing and curtainwall sector. The top-20 contract glaziers totaled just under $1.1 billion—less … Continue reading

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Dodge Momentum Index Increases in October

The Dodge Momentum Index regained traction in October, climbing to 125.5 for the month. The Index, which had declined in each of the previous three months, was up 7.6 percent from September’s reading of 116.6, according to Dodge Data & … Continue reading

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C.R. Laurence Named One of LA’s 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies

For the second year in a row, C.R. Laurence (CRL) was recognized as one of Los Angeles’ 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Los Angeles Business Journal. “Our core elements of providing quality products and unrivaled customer service have … Continue reading

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