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Glass Companies in Louisiana Face the Aftermath of Hurricane Ida

New Orleans and the state of Louisiana are once again left to pick up the pieces after Hurricane Ida made landfall this week. The storm has since been called the second most intense hurricane to make landfall in Louisiana. Reminiscent … Continue reading

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Glass Companies in Lake Charles Hurting After Hurricane Laura Devastation

Employees of some glass companies in Lake Charles, La., returned after evacuating the area to find their buildings destroyed, making the recovery process for homes and businesses even more difficult following Hurricane Laura. The Category 4 hurricane caused major damage … Continue reading

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FEMA’s New Guideline Explains How to Assess Exterior Glazing for Wind Vulnerabilities

As increasingly powerful hurricanes continue to make landfall in the U.S., resulting in extensive wind damage to critical facilities, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has developed FEMA P-2062: Guidelines for Wind Vulnerability Assessments of Existing Critical Facilities. The document … Continue reading

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Irma’s Impact on Glass Businesses Uncertain

Hurricane Irma weakened to a tropical storm Monday after roaring up much of Florida Sunday, though it is still considered dangerous and is now making its way into and through Georgia. The glass industry is feeling the effects. Irma hit … Continue reading

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Insurance 101: When Property Policy Isn’t Enough

As Hurricane Harvey continues to lash southeast Texas with record-setting rain, it’s important for glass-related companies to consider what lessons can be drawn from this wide-ranging catastrophe. For example, at least one in four businesses that are forced to close … Continue reading

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