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PGT Innovations’ Lynn Miller Appointed to Chair ASTM Task Group

Lynn Miller, PGT Innovations code compliance manager, was recently appointed chairperson of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) impact-resistance task group. Miller will serve as chair of the task group that oversees the development of the ASTM E1886 … Continue reading

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800 West Fulton Market

800 Fulton Market

800 West Fulton Market is a Chicago mixed-use office building. It features 19-stories of stepped terraces rising from a 3-story podium that matches the existing scale of Fulton Market Street. The building’s design creates landscaped outdoor spaces for native plants … Continue reading

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United Architectural Metals Appoints New Director of Operations

Based in North Canton, Ohio, United Architectural Metals (UAM) has named Jason McIntire as its new director of operations. McIntire has worked with UAM for over two years as a process manager. “We are thrilled to move Jason into this … Continue reading

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Sika Acquires Japanese Adhesives and Sealants Business

Sika has agreed to acquire Hamatite, the adhesives business of the Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. Hamatite offers adhesives and sealants to the construction and automotive industries. The acquisition will significantly strengthen Sika’s market position in Japan, increase market access to … Continue reading

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Putting on a Façade: Installation Differences Between Curtainwall and Window Wall Systems

Window wall and curtainwall have structural differences that affect the applications for which they are suited. With these differences come several installation and design considerations that are important for glazing contractors to understand, especially upfront in the design-assist phase when … Continue reading

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