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The Results Are In. We Now Want to Hear from You.

USGlass magazine and USGNN™ surveyed contract glaziers this past week with one question in mind: What tools are the most important to you? Following a week’s long poll, we have the results: Tape Measure Suction Cup Laser for Layout Portable … Continue reading

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IUPAT Works to Equip Future Glaziers

The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) hosted a Coatings and Glazing Forum this past week at its headquarters in Hanover, Md., to equip glaziers with the tools they need to become successful. While the group has hosted … Continue reading

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Change is Constant for Contract Glaziers, but Knowledge is Power

Disruptive trends are starting to shape how the contract glazing industry obtains, bids, and executes work. From glass innovation and design complexities to labor and capacity constraints, changes are dramatically affecting markets, customers, and more. In the words of Winston … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Classroom for Future Ironworkers

Four years, 800 hours in a classroom and 8,000 hours practicing and working with your hands. That’s the formula for becoming an Iron Worker apprentice. Chartered in 1901, the Iron Workers Local 5 Union is based in Largo, Md., about … Continue reading

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Kuraray Announces Price Increase for Interlayer Products

Effective on shipments as of May 1, or as contract allows, Kuraray has issued a global price increase of its Trosifol PVB interlayer and SentryGlas ionoplast interlayer. According to the announcement, the price increase, which will be $0.30/sqm (0.76mm / … Continue reading

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