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PGT Glass Fabrication Expansion Could Bring New Opportunities

PGT Industries is building a new plant that will allow it to increase its glass fabrication capabilities.

Door and window maker PGT Industries took the first steps in greatly expanding its glass-cutting, tempering and laminating abilities when it recently broke ground on a new $15 million glass operations plant. Expected to be completed sometime later this year, … Continue reading

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IEA Introduces Roadmap to Energy-Efficient Building Envelope Technology

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Officials from the International Energy Agency (IEA) commended advanced nations such as the U.S., Canada, Russia and others for their efforts to date, but says that more can be done still in the building of energy-efficient building envelopes, including the … Continue reading

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Registration Opens for 2014 IGMA Annual Conference

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) has opened registration for its annual conference, which will be held March 4-7 at the JW Marriott Union Square in San Francisco. The conference will feature informative lunch presentations on several industry technical issues, … Continue reading

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IGMA Adds New Industry Calendar to Website

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) has added a new industry calendar feature on its website listing events pertaining to the insulating glass industry. “Now there is one place to get the best IG technical information, as well as keep … Continue reading

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IGMA Calls for Review of Changes to 2010 Canadian National Model Construction Codes

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) has issued a call for its members to review the proposed changes to the 2010 National Model Construction Codes. The fall 2013 public review period opened on October 15 and runs until December 13; … Continue reading

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IGMA Announces 2014 Annual Conference Dates

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) has announced that its 2014 Annual Conference and Insulating Glass Educational Seminar will be held March 4-7, 2014, at the JW Marriott Union Square in San Francisco. The combined event will feature informative lunch … Continue reading

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Quanex EPG Net Sales Increase 15 Percent

Quanex Building Products Corp. has released its fiscal 2013 second-quarter results for the period ended April 30, 2013. The company’s Engineered Products Group, which includes Edgetech IG, reported second-quarter 2013 net sales of $125.2 million compared to $108.8 million a … Continue reading

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GENE ’13 Opens Today with Snow, Seminars and Sealants

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Amid the snow storms rocking portions of the East Coast, Glass Expo Northeast™ (GENE) ’13 stood in defiance, opening with a bang today at the Hyatt Regency Long Island at Wind Watch Hotel and Golf Club in Hauppauge, Long Island, … Continue reading

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Surface-Four Findings Discussed at IGMA Meeting

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“Use of Fourth-Surface Coatings in a Cold Climate,” presented by Tim Clancy and Lisa Green of Guardian Industries, was one of the main topics of discussion today at the 2013 Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance Annual Conference in New Orleans. The … Continue reading

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Wagner Presents Potential Solution for Global IG Standards

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Dr. Werner Wagner of Sika Services AG, based in Zurich, Switzerland, presented his findings on “European Gas Loss Testing and Related Benefits” at today’s sessions for the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) Annual Conference in New Orleans. Most notably in … Continue reading

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