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Southern Stretch Forming Returns to Exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15

The Glass Expo Northeast ™ ’15 show floor will once again include Southern Stretch Forming as an exhibitor. The two-day architectural glass event will take place at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y., on April 23-24, 2015. … Continue reading

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ABI Sees Modest Decrease in January

The Architecture Billing Index (ABI) eased back in January, showing no increase in design activity after a nine-month stretch of positive billings. An economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine- to 12-month lead time between architecture … Continue reading

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Firestone Building Products Appoints Brian O’Neil CEO

Firestone Building Products Company announced Brian O’Neil as its new chief operating officer. The Massachusetts native brings more than 26 years of operations experience to Firestone. Most recently, he served as senior vice president of operations at Ply Gem Holdings … Continue reading

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Synon Named President of HHH Tempering Resources

HHH Tempering Resources Inc. (HHH) announced the appointment of Mike Synon as the company’s new president. Synon has spent the past two years as the company’s vice president of sales and marketing. Previous majority owners, Leon and Rick Silverstein, have … Continue reading

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Committees Get to Talking at AAMA Conference

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The 78th annual conference of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) kicked off on Monday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The core of the annual gathering is its committee meetings, and there were dozens covering all aspects of the fenestration industry. The … Continue reading

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Jobsite Monitoring as You Know it is About to Change

What if you could inspect the ongoing glazing installation on a high-rise tower without ever leaving the ground? The idea isn’t all that impossible when you think about the potential use of “drones” on construction sites. While their commercial use … Continue reading

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Show Floor Expands at Glass Expo West™ ’15 with DeGorter Inc.

DeGorter Inc. 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, Calif. DeGorter Inc. of Monroe, N.C., will display informational brochures, … Continue reading

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Foreign Currency Manipulation a Focus of New Bills in Congress

Congress recently introduced a pair of bi-partisan bills aimed at holding foreign countries accountable for manipulating currency to skirt fair trade rules. Last week, the Senate introduced the Currency Undervaluation Investigation Act, and the House of Representatives contributed the Currency … Continue reading

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UAM Appoints Richard Richkowski Vice President of Operations

North Canton, Ohio-based United Architectural Metals (UAM), a designer, manufacturer and fabricator of unitized curtainwall systems, named Richard Richkowski its new vice president of operations. “I am excited to have Rick on board with us,” says Tom Nesbitt, president and … Continue reading

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Petersen Celebrates Half-Century in Business

Petersen Aluminum Corp. is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, as the company was founded in February of 1965 by the late Maurice “Maury” Petersen. “Fifty years in business is a noteworthy milestone, and we’re thrilled to not only still … Continue reading

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