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AGC Named Sole-Supplier of Brazil’s Arena Corinthians

AGC announced it will be the sole-source supplier of all glass components for the construction of Arena Corinthians, a new soccer stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil that features a design heavily accented by glass. The building’s architects cited AGC’s specialty … Continue reading

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U.S. Green Building Council Launches Real-Time Green Building Data Resource

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) launched its new online data visualization resource, which provides the public with real-time green building data in every state in the U.S. and Washington D.C. The tool highlights LEED projects, LEED-credentialed professionals and USGBC … Continue reading

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AAMA Announces Keynote Speaker and New Phone App for Summer Conference

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) announced Dr. Elizabeth Watson will serve as keynote speaker for the associations’ Summer Conference, to be held in downtown Indianapolis, June 1-4. Watson will address the future of ADA principles and design. Additionally, AAMA will be introducing a … Continue reading

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Watch the April Newscast

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This month we’re taking a look back at two industry events that offered the glass industry news, education and information. First, learn more about Fenetech’s Glass Processing Automation Days Conference, which took place in New Orleans. We’ll also look back … Continue reading

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Glaston Reports Dip in Net Sales Through First Quarter

Glaston Corp. saw a slight loss in net sales during the 2014 January-March quarter, totaling approximately $32 million (USD), a $1 million drop from the last period. “Seasonal fluctuations are typical in Glaston’s industry and the first quarter is traditionally … Continue reading

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Cardinal Glass Industries Acquires Northeast Laminated Glass Corp.

Cardinal LG Company, a subsidiary of Cardinal Glass Industries, completed the acquisition of Northeast Laminated Glass Corp. in Jessup, Pa., on April 21, 2014. The terms of the agreement are undisclosed. Cardinal LG will continue serving customers’ product needs from … Continue reading

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Plenty of Optimism in Associated General Contractors of America Construction Industry Outlook Survey

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With varying degrees of optimism, leading economic experts in the construction industry have come to a general consensus that this year will be better than last. According to one survey, many working within the industry feel the same. At the … Continue reading

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Architectural Billings Index Drops Nearly Two Points in March

Demand for design services in the construction industry had been on a modest rise the first two months of the year, but it took a notable dip in March. The Architectural Billings Index (ABI), a leading economic indicator of construction … Continue reading

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O’Malley Launches Clover Architectural Products

Tom O’Malley, formerly of Doralco, along with business-minded partners, started a new company, Clover Architectural Products. Clover will focus on selling aluminum sunshades and lightshelves, grilles, stainless steel cladding and will offer a full line of all-glass door entrance products. … Continue reading

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Forel Appoints Troy Lentner Service, Parts Manager

Forel North America announced the hiring of Troy Lentner, who will take over as the company’s new service and parts manager. Lentner will oversee the establishment of Forel North America’s service and parts program to support the company’s growth in … Continue reading

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