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August 2, 2011
Top news
Inside the new Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions

In an  interview with Glass Magazine, Trulite President and CEO Jeff  Leone shares his view on what the future holds for the company's employees, customers and vendors.  


Anticipation builds for GlassBuild America
Despite the downturn, the glass industry continues to invest in value-added products and technologies to meet demand for increasingly better performing and aesthetically pleasing options.

Business news
Patriot Glass files for bankruptcy
Tubelite expands into South Carolina and Texas
Matodi USA named sales rep for Intermac/Diamut America
Architectural Testing becomes BHMA-approved lab for hardware testing
Saint-Gobain reports 53 percent net profit increase for first half of 2011
Asahi India Glass profits edge up in Q1
Project news
Glass continues to fall from Grosvenor Street highrise
Google embraces solar skylight from EnFocus
People news
David Jaffe named Guardian VP
Don McCann named director of international sales at Viracon
Edgetech I.G. hires Jeff Wycinski as quality engineer
John DeMartini named director of communications for Surface Dynamix
Former UGC CEO named to board of directors for Cracker Barrel
Have the duties on Chinese aluminum helped, or hurt, your business?
By Jenni Chase

While many have benefited, others report the duties on Chinese aluminum have negatively impacted their companies. 

From the fabricator: Ready to roll!
By Max Perilstein

For companies in our industry, I believe now is the time to attack, business-wise. It is time to step up, get ahead of the pack and be a market leader as the economy continues to evolve.

Product Spotlight
Glass thickness meter and low-E detector

EDTM Inc. will announce improvements to the GC3000 Glass-Chek Pro digital meter that measures glass, air space and IG thickness of single-, double- and triple-pane windows at GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo.  

Eye on GlassBuild
Rick Hamlin

In advance of GlassBuild America, will feature brief interviews with various people connected to the show. This week, "Eye on GlassBuild" trains its sights on Rick Hamlin, executive vice president, Estimating & Design, for Trainor Glass Co., who will be on the panel for the seminar, "Building Integrated Photovoltaics: It's Not the Future, It's the Now." 

Great Glazing
Hollywood & Vine Metro Plaza
The Hollywood & Vine Metro Plaza in Hollywood, Calif., underwent a major renovation that includes a notable entrance canopy made of several different tones and translucencies of golden glass.
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