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Linetec’s Scott Platta Retires

Scott Platta, who founded Linetec in 1983 and served as its first president, has retired after a 40-year career. When Linetec was established, Platta oversaw 20 employees and a new aluminum-coating facility in Wausau, Wis. He has since helped the … Continue reading

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New Olin Business School Buildings Have Eye on the Sky

Photo: William Lemke, courtesy of Super Sky Products Enterprises LLC and Linetec.

A two-building addition to Olin Business School in St. Louis nearly doubled its footprint on the Washington University Danforth campus—and it couldn’t have happened without glass. Washington recently celebrated the 97th anniversary of Olin Business School with the dedication of … Continue reading

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Apogee Off to “Strong Start” in Fiscal Year

Apogee Enterprises reported its first quarter revenues were $240 million this year, up 14 percent from the same period last year. Operating income, according to the company, was $18.2 million (up 133 percent), and its backlog of $470.8 million was up 22 … Continue reading

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Linetec Features its Stretch Forming Capabilities

Stretch Forming by Linetec allows architectural product manufacturers to have their metal building components curved and finished in one location. Half-circles, eyebrows and Gothic arches are popular architectural applications. Customers can ship their aluminum to Linetec for bending and finishing … Continue reading

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AIA Show Hits Glass and Glazing Industry’s Hot Topics

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention 2015 wrapped up Saturday afternoon in Atlanta after three days sporting a busy show floor. The glass and glazing industry maintained a strong presence throughout the event, as exhibitors ranged from glass and … Continue reading

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Linetec Expands Taylor’s Role as Regional Sales Manager

Linetec has expanded Wendy Taylor’s role as a regional sales manager. In addition to working with customers in Canada, she will now serve those in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska and Colorado. Taylor is based in Wausau, Wis., where … Continue reading

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Linetec’s Paul Bratz Honored with Patriot Award

The Wisconsin Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense, honored Linetec paint operations manager Paul Bratz with a Patriot Award. According to a release from Linetec, Bratz was nominated … Continue reading

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Apogee Reports “Significant” Growth in Fourth Quarter

Apogee Enterprises Inc. announced its 2015 fiscal year fourth quarter results this week, and according to the company, its revenues were up 15 percent in the quarter and 21 percent over the year. Apogee also reported that its backlog sits … Continue reading

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USGlass Readers’ Choice Awards

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This special section highlights products from USGlass magazine’s Annual Readers Choice Awards, which are selected by you: our readers. The results stem from a survey that included all of the products from the USGlass Showcase section, Annual New Products Guide, … Continue reading

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Apogee Reports 30 Percent Revenue Increase, 58 Percent Spike in Backlog

Apogee Enterprises Inc. announced its fiscal 2015 second-quarter results, which include a 30 percent increase in revenues to the tune of $231.9 million. The company, which provides solutions for enclosing commercial buildings and framing art, reported its operating income of … Continue reading

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