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DSW Representing Safti First

DSW Architectural Products (DSW-AP) LLC is now representing Safti First in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. “Safti First is a premium manufacturer with a strong reputation in the market place that fits into DSW-AP’s mission statement,” says David Williams, principal … Continue reading

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Petersen Releases New EPD

Petersen Aluminum has released an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD), which delivers cradle-to-grave transparency for the manufacturing, installation, maintenance and recycling of its roll-formed steel and aluminum roof and wall panels. According to the company, the EPD was published to meet … Continue reading

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AAMA Summer Conference Registration Open

Registration for the upcoming American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) 2015 National Summer Conference is now open. The conference will be held June 28-July 1 at the Grand Hyatt Seattle. The AAMA Western Region Summit will immediately follow, from July 1-2, in … Continue reading

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Kingsport Glass Plant Seeks Fix to Financial Issues

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The United States’ only solar glass manufacturer is looking to make things right after getting behind in paying some of its employees. According to the Times News in Kingsport, Tenn., multiple employees of Kingsport-based Heritage Glass claim they haven’t been … Continue reading

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Website of the Week: Structures Unlimited Inc.

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Annette Panning Named Director of Marketing for Viracon

Architectural glass fabricator Viracon has appointed Annette Panning as its new director of marketing. Panning joins Viracon with director-level experience leading global marketing, marketing communications and brand initiatives. She also has experience in product development management and international marketing management practices. … Continue reading

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Frisone Moves from Vetrotech to Sage

Kevin Frisone has been named Midwest territory manager at Sage Electrochromics Inc. Frisone spent the last three years as sales and marketing manager, North America, with Vetrotech Saint-Gobain. “I’m really excited to be joining the Sage team,” says Frisone. “SageGlass … Continue reading

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Frank Lowe Passes ISO 9001 Renewal Audit

Shirley, N.Y.-based Frank Lowe Rubber and Gasket Co. Inc. successfully passed a renewal audit for its ISO 9001:2008 standard certification. ISO 9001 is a standard defining corporate Quality Management System (QMS) requirements. “Consistently meeting industry highest quality requirements and passing ISO 9001:2008 … Continue reading

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Glass Connections Early Bird Deadline Today

Early bird registration for Canadian Glass Association’s Glass Connections 2015 ends today. The event, to be held June 3-4 in Saskatoon, Sask., is an educational and networking event for glaziers, architects, engineers, designers, spec writers, commercial construction contractors and building … Continue reading

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Worker Injured in Glass Accident at Facility in Ohio

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More than 1,000 pounds of glass fell onto a worker at a contract glazing and manufacturing facility in Mason, Ohio, early last Friday, according to a police report. The Mason police and fire departments responded to a report of an … Continue reading

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