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Are Glass Coatings Getting Better with Age?

The development of low-E coatings in the 1970s was a game changer for architectural glass. It provided a means for builders, developers, architects and specifiers to use an abundance of glass, while keeping occupants comfortable and without concern of increased … Continue reading

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October PPI Shows Unity in Year-over-Year Movement

The prices for materials (seasonally unadjusted) used in glass and glazing manufacturing have been largely mixed in 2020. However, product prices all moved in the same direction on a year-over-year basis in October 2020, according to the latest Producer Price … Continue reading

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Gary Towndrow of RG Architectural, WGA Passes Away

The Washington Glass Association (WGA) has announced that longtime member Gary Towndrow of RG Architectural has passed away. He died Monday, November 23, 2020 in the early morning. “Our love goes out to Gary’s wife, Pat; son, Greg of RG … Continue reading

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Glaston Makes Changes to Executive Management Group

Glaston Corp. and Juha Liettyä, a member of its executive management group and senior vice president of Glaston Heat Treatment Technologies, have mutually agreed that Liettyä will leave the company on November 30, 2020. Liettyä joined Glaston in 1986 and … Continue reading

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FGIA Updates Test Method for Vertical Fenestration Installation Procedures

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has updated a test method evaluating the performance and durability of the integration of a fenestration product with a building envelope. AAMA 504-20, Voluntary Laboratory Test Method to Qualify Vertical Fenestration Installation Procedures, … Continue reading

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