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Glass at Oregon Zoo Reveals the Elephant in the Room

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The Oregon Zoo recently underwent a big expansion for a big animal. A four-year, $57-million project quadrupled the size of its elephant habitat, and it got a key assist from glass. Within the exhibit, which opened to the public last … Continue reading

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Glass Key Contributor to Awarded School Project in Charleston

The design of a new school in historic Charleston on the South Carolina coast earned Stubbs Muldrow Herin architects (SMHa) multiple awards—thanks in part to the project’s glass. Buist Academy, a K-8 school, recently earned an Honor Award from the … Continue reading

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Building Products Leaders Talk about Leveraging the Recovery

Dodge Data & Analytics held a building products manufacturers panel at its annual Dodge Outlook Conference Friday in Washington, D.C.

The economic recession in the latter part of the last decade hit most industries hard, and the construction building products sector was far from immune. Fortunately, things turned around, and many in the industry were able to live, tell about … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Oldcastle Gives Statement on Settlement with BNP Media

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Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE) has commented on the dismissal of a lawsuit it filed earlier this year in the Northern District of Texas against BNP Media II, publisher of the magazine “Building Envelope.” According to Ted Hathaway, CEO of Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Deal Between OBE and CRL Closes

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In what is believed to be the largest acquisition deal ever between two U.S. glass/metal industry companies, Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE) completed the acquisition of the C.R. Laurence (CRL) Company today. The acquisition became public last week but was awaiting final … Continue reading

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Oldcastle, BNP Continue to Hash Out Settlement Terms

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Last month, BNP Media asserted that a settlement with Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE) stemming from a recently filed lawsuit was “more likely than not” within 30 days. It turns out the sides need more time to hash out the details. BNP … Continue reading

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Settlement Talks Have “Significantly Progressed” in Case between Oldcastle, BNP Media

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BNP Media, publisher of the magazine Building Envelope and buildingenvelopeonline.com, has been granted a second deadline extension to respond to a lawsuit Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE) recently filed against it. The motion, filed July 14, was approved by Judge A. Joe … Continue reading

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BNP Granted Deadline Extension as Publisher Continues Settlement Efforts with Oldcastle

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BNP Media, publisher of the magazine Building Envelope and buildingenvelopeonline.com, has been granted additional time to respond to a lawsuit Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE) recently filed against it. In May, OBE filed a complaint against BNP alleging trade name and trademark … Continue reading

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Battle for the “Building Envelope” Begins; Oldcastle Files Lawsuit Against Publisher

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Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE) has filed a lawsuit against a media publishing company alleging trade name and trademark infringement and unfair competition for the publisher’s use of the term “Building Envelope.” According to court documents filed in the United States District … Continue reading

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Colapietro Named GANA Member of Year

In November 2013, the glass industry lost a dear friend, Greg Carney, who spent more than 30 years in the industry and served as the Glass Association of North America (GANA) technical director from 1999 to 2009. He was known … Continue reading

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