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Guardian’s Floreffe Plant Agrees to County Fine

Flat glass manufacturer Guardian Industries has agreed to pay a $25,000 penalty to the Allegheny County Health Department as a result of past “air quality violations” at its Floreffe plant in Pennsylvania. The consent order and agreement, which was executed … Continue reading

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Brazil Levies Antidumping Duties on Float Glass from U.S., Five Other Countries

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The Brazilian Foreign Trade Chamber (Camex) has made antidumping charges levied on float glass imports from the United States and five other countries definitive. Provisional duties placed on the imported glass in July have now been made permanent. According to … Continue reading

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Guardian to Close Floreffe Plant in 2015

Guardian Industries Corp. announced that it will close its Floreffe, Pa. float glass plant in 2015. The plant currently produces dark tinted privacy float glass—PrivaGuard and MidnightGray II—and Guardian plans to shift that production to its Carleton, Mich. float glass plant. The Floreffe … Continue reading

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Fall Conference Discussions Cover Big Topics

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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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