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Glazing is Bright in the Sunshine State

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To say that the construction industry in Florida took a major hit during the Great Recession would be an understatement. The state, however, has since bounced back in a big way. “The floodgates opened a year or so ago, particularly … Continue reading




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Getting Down to Business – The Best and Worst States for Glass Industry Companies

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It’s hard enough running a business. But in certain states, it may be even harder for those in the glazing industry than others. Texas and Florida are number one and two, respectively, in terms of the best states to do … Continue reading




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Hurricane-Prone Florida Among States Lauded for Strengthened Building Codes

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Tammy Solomon doesn’t think the statute that requires wind- and impact-resistant glass for exterior glass doors and windows throughout most of Florida should be a one-size-fits-all mandate. Solomon, the purchaser/buyer at Jacksonville-based First Coast Glass and Repair, says flying debris … Continue reading




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