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Texas Department of Insurance Postpones Adoption of 2018 IBC Due to COVID-19

The Texas Department of Insurance’s (TDI) adoption of the 2018 International Building Code (IBC) and International Residential Code (IRC) for coastal counties under the jurisdiction of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association has been postponed from April 1 to September 1 … Continue reading

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Victoria Renz-Kiefel to Replace Andreas Geith as Swisspacer’s Managing Director

Swisspacer managing director Andreas Geith is retiring from the company on May 31, 2020. Victoria Renz-Kiefel, former director of strategy at Saint-Gobain High Performance Solutions, will replace Geith as managing director. Since 2011, Geith’s team-based approach has focused on finding … Continue reading

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Former Employee Alleges Arconic Fired Him Over COVID-19 Illness

A former employee of Arconic Corp., parent company of Kawneer, has filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court of Western Pennsylvania alleging that the company violated the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) by firing him due to work … Continue reading

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Wansack Named Southeast Commercial Account Manager for Vitro Architectural Glass

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has appointed Sarah Wansack as commercial account manager for the Southeast region. Wansack will provide sales and service coverage to the nonresidential, commercial construction market for Vitro Architectural Glass. “Sarah is a results-driven, highly … Continue reading

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glasstec 2020 Rescheduled for 2021

The 2020 staging of glasstec, which was set to take place October 20-23 in Düsseldorf, Germany, is the latest event to announce rescheduling due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The biennial event is now scheduled for June 15-18, 2021. According to … Continue reading

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