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Throwback Thursday: Delivery!

Every Thursday leading up to USGlass magazine’s 50th Anniversary celebration in August, USGNN.com™ is taking a look back at past issues and highlighting advertisements, stories and images that ran throughout the publication’s half-century life. This week, it’s all about transportation. In the … Continue reading

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AIA Exhibitors Showcase Glass Innovations


Architects visiting this year’s American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Convention have found plenty of options when it comes to glass. Exhibitors are featuring solutions that can help create an attractive, high-performance façade. YKK AP also debuted its fourth video. … Continue reading

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Bullitt Center Latest to Gain Living Building Challenge Certification

Bullitt Center in xx.
Credit: PPG Industries/Tom Kessler.

The Living Building Challenge is a building certification program, advocacy tool and philosophy “that defines the most advanced measure of sustainability in the built environment possible today and acts to rapidly diminish the gap between current limits and the end-game … Continue reading

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PNC Puts Façade to Test

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Test it before you buy it. Or in PNC Financial Services Group’s case: test it before you build it. The company has taken that concept to a whole new level over the past year and a half en route to … Continue reading

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PPG Reports 1-Percent Net Sales Increase in First Quarter

PPG Industries reported its first quarter 2015 net sales from continuing operations were $3.7 billion, up 1 percent versus the prior year, according to a release from the company. Net sales in local currencies grew 8 percent year-over-year, including a … Continue reading

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Glass Expo West™ ’15 Welcomes PPG Industries as an Exhibitor

PPG Industries is set to exhibit at Glass Expo West™ ’15, a two-day architectural glass event to be held March 19-20, 2015 at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in Irvine, Calif. PPG Industries of Pittsburgh will be displaying glass in … Continue reading

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PPG Senior Vice President Navikas to Retire

PPG Industries announced David B. Navikas, senior vice president, strategic planning and corporate development, will retire March 1. “PPG has benefited greatly from David’s deep knowledge of our company’s strategic priorities and financial framework,” says Charles E. Bunch, PPG chairman … Continue reading

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USGlass Readers’ Choice Awards


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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PPG, Pleotint Renew Marketing Alliance for Suntuitive, Solarban

PPG Industries and Pleotint LLC announced they have renewed their agreement to jointly market a commercial window glass system that combines self-tinting Suntuitive glass by Pleotint with PPG’s Solarban low-E glass. “Pleotint and PPG have a proud heritage of innovation,” … Continue reading

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Modern Day Theater

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The Jawas are moving up in the world. A new building in Singapore, tabbed the “Sandcrawler,” is a glass and metal manifestation of the Sandcrawler vehicle featured in the movie “Star Wars: A New Hope.” In the movie, the Sandcrawler … Continue reading

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