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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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FGIA Explains History and Usage of Curtainwall Manual

AAMA CWM-19, Curtain Wall Manual, was published in July 2019 and addresses many aspects of curtainwall design, specification, testing and installation. To explain the document’s history, target audience and to give an overview of how it can be used, the … Continue reading

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Wall to Wall: The Differences in Installing Curtainwall and Window Wall Systems

Glazing is an integral part of a building’s façade, giving occupants access to the outside world while protecting them from its elements. However, there are many differences between the various glazing types which impact performance and aesthetics. It’s important for … Continue reading

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