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Despite Weather, Construction Industry Making Best of Start to 2014

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Construction economists don’t always see eye-to-eye, and that’s okay, according to Bernard Markstein, chief economist for Reed Construction Data. “We seem to agree on most things, but not everything …we’re economists. That’s what we do,” he says. But during a … Continue reading

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AGC Glass Co. North America to Sponsor Glass TEXpo™ Official Program

AGC Glass Co. North America (AGC) of Alpharetta, Ga., has signed on as the official program sponsor for this year’s Glass TEXpo™. Attendees can expect to see an enhanced illustration of all that is being offered at Glass TEXpo, as … Continue reading

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AGC’s Glass Division Improves Net Sales Year-Over-Year

Asahi Glass Co. has announced fiscal-year net sales for its glass division of $6.5 billion in U.S. dollars (667.3 billion Japanese Yen), compared to $5.5 billion U.S. dollars (564.6 billion Japanese Yen) in the same period of 2012. Operating profit … Continue reading

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AGC Named Thomson Reuters 2013 Top 100 Global Innovator

AGC has been named a Thomson Reuters 2013 Top 100 Global Innovator. This program identifies and honors corporations and institutions that are at the heart of innovation as measured by a series of proprietary patent-related metrics: overall patent volume, patent … Continue reading

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AGC to Open Mexico-Based Laminated Glass Facility

AGC announced it is establishing a new laminated automotive glass plant in Mexico, which is scheduled to start operations in early 2016. The new plant will be located in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, and will produce glass for approximately 750,000 … Continue reading

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AGC’s Brazil Plant Starts Production

AGC’s new plant in Brazil has started production. The plant is located in Guaratinguetá, São Paulo, Brazil, and is part of AGC Glass Brazil. Construction on the plant had begun in November 2011. The plant will fabricate architectural glass, mirrors … Continue reading

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Will the Government Shutdown Affect Your Business?

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If you’re thinking today’s shutdown of parts of the Federal government, due to the budget impasse in Congress, will have no impact on your company’s business, you may want to think again. The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, which … Continue reading

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Judge Denies AGC Request for Settlement Terms

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Donetta W. Ambrose, the Senior U.S. District Court Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania, has denied a request that would have compelled window manufacturer Jeld-Wen Inc. to reveal the terms of a confidential settlement agreement between the window manufacturing … Continue reading

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Riding the Roller Coaster: Experts Offer Conservative but Optimistic Outlook

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Though experts predict the construction market may still have a ways to go before it reaches a full rebound, they were positive about the present outlook during a recent webinar provided by Reed Construction Data. Titled “Riding the Roller Coaster: … Continue reading

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Construction Market Outlook Optimistic for 2013, AGC Reports

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Respondents to a recent survey conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) were positive about the outlook for the construction market in 2013, citing increased demand for private construction projects, along with growth in the construction of both … Continue reading

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