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Fall Conference Discussions Cover Big Topics

Courtesy of Tom Culp, Birch Point Consulting.

When Glass Association of North America (GANA) divisions and committees met in Toronto last week for the group’s Fall Conference, members had plenty to discuss. Those in attendance covered topics ranging from ongoing interest in Building Information Modeling (BIM) to … 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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BLOG: Only the Beginning

Time flies. I’ve now been at my current position at USGlass magazine for a whopping two months to the day. In that span, I’ve delved into an industry—check that, a “world”—I knew very little about as recently as the beginning … Continue reading

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Five Guardian Glass Projects Win Architectural Design Award

Five projects that include Guardian glass are among the 12 winners of the 2014 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel award, conducted by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). The award-winning buildings are Michigan’s Battle Creek … Continue reading

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IGMA Members Discuss Future of IG and Gas Fills

Thursday afternoon during the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance’s (IGMA) Winter Meeting, attendees were invited to participate in a “Glass Performance for Energy-Efficient Fenestration” panel. Bill Lingnell of Lingnell Consulting Services and IGMA technical consultant moderated the panel that included David … Continue reading

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Former NFL Quarterback to Keynote BEC Conference; Hotel Deadline Approaches

Ron Jaworski, a former NFL quarterback and ESPN NFL analyst, will address this year’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference, organized by the Glass Association of North America (GANA). Jaworksi will share his experiences on innovative change. Following his playing career, … Continue reading

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Intermolecular® and Guardian Industries Expand Licensing Agreement

San Jose, Calif.-based Intermolecular Inc. and Auburn Hills, Mich.-based Guardian Industries have expanding and extending their collaborative development program and strategic IP licensing agreement. The contract extension provides for an immediate increase in resources to be deployed at Intermolecular by … Continue reading

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Guardian Names New President of Global Flat Glass

Kevin Baird

Kevin Baird has been named president of the Global Flat Glass Group for Guardian Industries Corp., and will assume full P&L responsibility of this business. Baird replaces Scott Thomsen, who has resigned for health reasons. Most recently, Baird has been … Continue reading

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Dubai Investments Announces Energy-Generating Solar Glass

The largest investment company listed in the Dubai Financial Market says it has produced what it calls the world’s first energy-generating solar glass. Dubai Investments PJSC says its newest subsidiary, Emirates Insolaire, has developed a concept that will “revolutionize glass technology … Continue reading

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PPG Issues Price Increase

PPG Flat Glass has announced a price increase on its primary glass products, effective December 2. The company attributes the increase to “material, operating and distribution costs despite continuing implementation of productivity improvements and cost mitigation efforts.” “To provide sufficient … Continue reading

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