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Glass-Related Construction Spending Still Down in June

The value of nonresidential architectural glass and glazing activity was slightly down again in June, according to glass industry research firm Key Media & Research (KMR). Glass-related nonresidential construction spending decreased 1.2% from June 2019 and 0.6% from May 2020, … Continue reading

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Virtual Summer Conference Offers Codes Update

In addition to topics focused on how the glass industry has adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Glass Association’s (NGA) Summer Conference featured a codes update with insights into what’s new and upcoming in bird-friendly legislation, energy codes and … Continue reading

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Is There a Coin Shortage and Could It Affect Your Business?

Yet another casualty of COVID-19 is a shortage of coins in the U.S., according to media reports and confirmed by the Federal Reserve. This may or may not be affecting retail glass businesses, as most people pay via credit card. … Continue reading

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Glass Companies Work Around Plexiglass Shortage Amid Increased Demand

Demand for products such as sneeze guards and partitions has increased exponentially amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with many companies opting for acrylic glass, commonly referred to as plexiglass, due to its transparency and durability. This increased demand has caused orders … Continue reading

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NGA Conference Puts Spotlight on COVID-19 Impacts on the Glass Industry

It was a conference with a whole new look and the cause of that new look was also its unwelcome star. The COVID-19 pandemic was a major focus on the first day of the virtual (online) National Glass Association (NGA) … Continue reading

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