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September 6, 2011
Top news
Glass Magazine announces 2011 Crystal Achievement Award winners

Selected by a panel of judges representing all segments of the glass industry, the awards recognize the best products and glass applications the commercial, retail and fabrication markets have to offer. Read on to see this year’s winners revealed.  


Hiring dilemmas
Execs representing the commercial, retail and fabrication segments of the industry discuss the positions they have the most trouble filling, and what they look for in new hires.


Business news
RavenWindow production line to be complete mid-2012
Australia's CSR to lay off Viridian workers
Project news
Glass balcony panels shatter to sidewalk outside Four Seasons in Seattle
High-rise window breaks in downtown Indianapolis, raining glass
Video: Glass for 5th Ave. Apple Store cube arrives
Association news
AAMA Fall Conference to feature U.S. economic outlook, monitoring of state and national legislation
People news
John Crowe named president and CEO of Saint-Gobain Corp. and CertainTeed
YKK AP names Kevin Haynes ProTek brand manager
Former NGA board member Donald Francis McNabb passes away

From the fabricator: A warning realized
By Max Perilstein
Following the earthquake on the East Coast last week, Arlene Stewart said it perfectly in a tweet: "@ArleneOnEnergy 10 yrs ago, I watched SE code bodies look at Nanette Lockwood like she was nuts for advocating for seismic provisions. Vindicated much?"
Product Spotlight
Structural glazing tape

3M’s VHB Structural Glazing Tape is made of acrylic foam, an effective alternative to structural silicone and spacer tape for commercial curtain wall applications.

Great Glazing
Vernon Manor Hotel

The major renovation of the historic Vernon Manor Hotel in Cincinnati called for about 2,000 fixed picture windows in approximately 1,000 openings. The new windows provide energy efficiency, aesthetics and strength, and are specially configured for the project to replicate the original appearance of the iconic hotel.



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