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“It’s one of my favorite things to do at work, and it only comes once a month. And sometimes, a month even has to be skipped. But when it comes, I sure do enjoy it. Am I talking about our … Continue reading




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Aluro Introduces New Thermal Break Assembly Machine






Belgian company Aluro, which specializes in thermal break assembly of aluminum profiles with plastic strips, announced the development of its latest machine Aluroller EVO. “We’ve noticed that the market of window isolation is rapidly changing,” says Peter De Roovere, head … Continue reading




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PPI Report: Flat Glass Prices Level Out in May

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Flat glass prices edged down 0.1 percent in May, following a 1.1-percent dip in April and a 0.8-percent spike in March, according to the latest Producer Price Index Report (PPI) issued by the U.S. Labor Department. The PPI program measures the average … Continue reading




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Study: Natural Benefits of Glazing Key in Young Learning Environments

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From a building design standpoint, is the use of glazing the most important factor in learning and academic performance of elementary school students? One recent study suggests that just may be. The University of Salford, Manchester, in the United Kingdom … Continue reading




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WDMA Door Market Study Shows an Eight-Year High






Wood still rules the day in nonresidential interior doors, and the use of the material within the market is not dissipating any time soon, according to a report by the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA). The association has released … Continue reading




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Throwback Thursday: Fire Up the Machines






Every Thursday leading up to USGlass magazine’s 50th Anniversary celebration in August, USGNN.com™ is taking a look back at past issues and highlighting advertisements, stories and images that ran throughout the publication’s half-century life. This week, we’re firing up the machines. The May 1985 … Continue reading




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Altus Capital Partners Acquires GED Integrated Solutions






A Wilton, Conn.-based investment firm is investing heavily in the fenestration manufacturing industry by acquiring a major player. Altus Capital Partners, an investment firm focused on middle-market manufacturing companies in the U.S., has acquired GED Integrated Solutions Inc. According to … Continue reading




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Glaston Sells Tempering Line to Kuwait Company






Glaston Corp. has closed a deal worth $2.92 million (EUR 2.6 million) with Kuwait-based Amjad Scientific. The transaction includes the Glaston FC500 tempering line and the ProL laminating line, as well as pre-processing machines. The machines will be delivered during the … Continue reading




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Horizon Glass Recognized as a “Company to Watch”






Denver-based contract glazier Horizon Glass was named a winner of the Colorado Companies to Watch award by UMB Bank. The award, according to a release from Horizon, “honors second stage companies that develop valuable products and services, create quality jobs, … Continue reading




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Firestone Names Partner in Quality Award Winners






Firestone Building Products recognized 133 firms across the United States, Canada and Mexico with its 2015 Partner in Quality Award. To qualify, winners had to meet specific installation and number of warranty requirements, while achieving a Firestone Building Products Quality … Continue reading




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