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Viracon Names Two New Architectural Sales Reps

Viracon has named Connor O’Neill as its newest architectural sales representative for the Midwest and Tyler Tennant for the West. O’Neill, a LEED green associate, is a recent graduate of the University of Maine where he studied economics and business … Continue reading

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A Snake in the Glass

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The beauty of Salt Lake City’s Public Safety Building may sneak up on you. Attribute it to the serpentine glass curtainwall used in the LEED-Platinum designed building’s construction. The brainchild of Salt Lake City-based GSBS Architects, the serpentine glass curtainwall … Continue reading

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Viracon Fabricates Glass Facade for National Museum of American Jewish History

The National Museum of American Jewish History, located on Independence Mall in Philadelphia, features a glass façade fabricated by Owatonna, Minn.-based Viracon and installed by APG International. Designed by Polshek Partnership (now Ennead Architects), the museum overlooks Philadelphia’s Independence Mall … Continue reading

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Viracon Moves Forward with Lawsuit to Recover More Than $1 Million for IGUs

Viracon Inc. is moving forward with a lawsuit aimed at collecting the more than $1 million dollars the company says it is owed for the insulating glass units (IGUs) it specifically manufactured and delivered to two New York companies. In … Continue reading

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Glass Industry Debates Standards for Measuring Optical Distortion

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There’s still a chance that someday there will be an industry-wide standard for measuring optical distortion in heat-treated flat architectural glass. But from whom should such a standard come? “My personal preference is to let the market dictate it,” says … Continue reading

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Arctic Cold Grips Minnesota Glass Industry

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Viracon’s Kevin Anez says the fact that it is warmer at the North Pole today than in Minnesota speaks volumes about the Arctic air that has gripped the Gopher State and much of the nation. Anez, director of marketing and … Continue reading

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Apogee Reports 11-Percent Increase in Operating Income for Third Quarter

Minneapolis-based Apogee Enterprises has reported a 11-percent increase in its operating income for the fiscal-2014 third quarter, totaling $12.7 million. The company’s revenues were up 5 percent to $199.4 million for the quarter. Apogee CEO Joseph Puishys attributes the increase … Continue reading

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Viracon Grows Architectural Design Team

Viracon has hired Jennifer Highfield as its newest architectural design specialist and has promoted Marni Windschitl to architectural design associate within the design department. Highfield will work closely with architects and designers in all Viracon markets. She joins the company … Continue reading

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Viracon Introduces VUE-30

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Viracon has introduced the latest coating in its array of products: VUE-30. This high-performance glass coating allows designers to maximize window-to-wall ratios, while exceeding industry and current domestic energy code requirements—including ASHRAE 90.1–for sustainable design, according to the company. When … Continue reading

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Glass Performance Days Workshops Continue in Finland

The Glass Performance Days will officially kick on Thursday, bringing together some of the best and brightest of the glass industry.  Often called the “largest international conference on architectural and solar glass,” the conference will feature an array of speakers … Continue reading

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