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FGIA Webinar Provides Financial Tips Amid COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on the economy and many glass and glazing companies are looking for ways to strengthen their businesses during this time. To address this issue, the Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) hosted … Continue reading

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Viracon’s Owatonna Facility Initiates Contact Tracing, Other Measures to Fight COVID-19

Eighty-one of the approximately 1,500 employees at Viracon’s facility in Owatonna, Minn., have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a recent report in a local newspaper. Though Apogee Enterprises, Viracon’s parent company, has issued a statement saying it believes the … Continue reading

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AGC Reports Very Slight Decrease in Sales for Glass Segment in Q1 2020

AGC Inc.’s total net sales and net sales for its glass segment were down in the first quarter of 2020 compared to the first quarter of 2019. That’s according to the company’s first quarter 2020 consolidated financial results. For the … Continue reading

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Patrick Kenny Reflects on 40-Year Career as He Approaches Retirement

Patrick Kenny, vice president of marketing for Vitro Architectural Glass, has been a pioneer throughout his 40-year career in the glass industry. He’s led new departments and taken on roles that didn’t exist previously. After spending his entire career with … Continue reading

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Construction Starts Show Sharp Contraction in April

Total construction starts declined 25% from March to April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $572.2 billion as COVID-19 and an economic recession hit the construction sector. In April, nonresidential building starts fell 37% from March, while residential dropped … Continue reading

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