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Architects Have Plenty of Pull in Glazing-Related Product Development

Give the people what they want. Or more precisely, give the architects what they want. More than 700 exhibitors re-convened Friday at Chicago’s McCormick Place for the second day of the American Institute of Architects’ national convention, AIA Convention 2014. … Continue reading

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Guardian’s Zoulek Promoted to Oversee Broader Region

Guardian Industries has named Rick Zoulek vice president of flat glass for the Americas. Zoulek, who will oversee all aspects of Guardian’s North and South American flat glass, was most recently vice president of Flat Glass for North America. “Rick’s … Continue reading

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PPG to Manufacture Starphire® Glass Using Oxy-Fuel Furnace in Fresno

PPG Industries will begin manufacturing Starphire ultra-clear glass using oxy-fuel furnace technology at its float glass plant in Fresno, Calif. The glass was formerly manufactured only at PPG’s central Pennsylvania plant. According to Patrick J. Kenny, PPG director of marketing, … Continue reading

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Glass TEXpo™ Welcomes General Impact Glass and Window Corporation as an Exhibitor

General Impact Glass and Window Corp. set to exhibit at the Glass TEXpo™ 2014 show. The two-day architectural glass event will be held April 10-11, 2014 at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. General Impact Glass … Continue reading

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Sedak Adds Digital Printing Capabilities

What the company calls “the world’s largest flatbed printer” was installed recently at sedak GmbH & Co. KG’s Gersthofen, Germany location. With the addition, the company now offers digital ceramic-ink screen printing technology for oversize glass formats. “Excellent quality is … Continue reading

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Stamp of Approval

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The William H. Gross Stamp Gallery is a new $66 million addition to the National Postal Museum at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., the world’s largest museum gallery dedicated to philately, the study of stamps and postal history. While … Continue reading

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Attendees Receive an Education about IG at IGMA 2014 Winter Meeting

Attendees focused on education during the final day of the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) 2014 Winter Meeting, held at the JW Marriott Union Square in San Francisco. With a variety of seminars encompassing topics from safety and investigating failures, … Continue reading

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A Snake in the Glass

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The beauty of Salt Lake City’s Public Safety Building may sneak up on you. Attribute it to the serpentine glass curtainwall used in the LEED-Platinum designed building’s construction. The brainchild of Salt Lake City-based GSBS Architects, the serpentine glass curtainwall … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Benjamin’s Glazing

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“Glass, china and reputation are easily cracked, and never well mended.” While the latter two may be true, Benjamin Franklin may consider taking back the first part of that statement if he could see the glazing used in the newly … Continue reading

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Pilkington Closing Lathrop, Calif., Plant

Pilkington North America, a subsidiary of Nippon Sheet Glass, has announced it is closing its Lathrop, Calif., plant, which currently manufactures commercial architectural and automotive glass. According to a release from the company, “This decision was made after a careful … Continue reading

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