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Exhibitors Enjoying Upbeat Tone at Metalcon 2014

The positive vibes from the AIA and GlassBuild conventions earlier this year have made their way to Metalcon—the largest international event in the metal construction industry for metal construction products, technologies and solutions—this week in Denver, Colo. C.R. Laurence sales … Continue reading

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Continuing Coverage of GlassBuild America

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Today we bring you a look at what glass manufacturers are featuring in Las Vegas. We also asked companies what they think of 2014 so far. Check out today’s video to learn more. Click HERE to watch the video on … Continue reading

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PPG Announces Concierge Program Service for Complex Building Projects

PPG Industries has launched its Concierge Program service, designed to provide members of the PPG Certified Fabricator Program (PPG/CFP) with customized project coordination for large, complex or high-profile commercial construction projects. Glenn T. Miner, director of construction, flat glass, says … Continue reading

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PPG Helps Angels’ Place With Energy Saving Solution

PPG Industries donated approximately $8,000 worth of glass to Pittsburgh-based Angels’ Place to enable the installation of 142 new energy-efficient windows at its Swissvale facility. John Arch, president of Angels’ Place board of directors, said his fellow directors and staff … Continue reading

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PPG Launches Updated GlassNET Site

PPG Industries’ flat glass business launched a fully redesigned and updated version of its online order entry, inventory review and shipment tracking system for its clear, tinted and coated glass products. The site, called GlassNET, now features a more colorful … Continue reading

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PPG Awards More Than $340,000 through National Merit Scholarship Program

The PPG Industries Foundation is sponsoring more than $340,000 worth of undergraduate college scholarships for U.S. students in communities where PPG Industries operates. The program, through the National Merit Scholarship Corp., will include 54 new four-year scholarships, according to a … Continue reading

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PPG Appoints McGarry to Chief Operating Officer

PPG Industries promoted Michael H. McGarry, currently its executive vice president, to chief operating officer. The move will be effective August 1. According to the company, McGarry will have executive oversight responsibility for all of PPG’s strategic business units and … Continue reading

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PPG to Sell Mt. Zion Plant to Fuyao

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PPG Industries announced today that it will sell all the assets of its Mt. Zion, Ill., glass manufacturing facility to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc. According to PPG, the sale is expected to close in the third quarter … Continue reading

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PPG to Celebrate Solarban Milestone

In commemorating the 50th anniversary of Solarban, PPG Industries will host a retrospective of modern and historic buildings constructed with Solarban products both online and at certain trade shows through the end of 2014. The website, www.SolarbanGlassLegacy.com, and expositions will … Continue reading

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View the June Newscast for News from AIA

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In USGlass magazine’s June newscast, look for the latest video interviews from the American Institute of Architects convention taking place this week in Chicago. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

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