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November 15, 2011
From Glass Magazine
G3: Industry insiders talk glass

David Petratis, president and CEO of Quanex Building Products; Lloyd Talbert, president of C.R. Laurence Co., Inc.; and Mark Silverberg, president of Technoform North America, discuss the role innovation plays in their businesses.


Business news
DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions announces price increase
NSG Group unveils visual identity changes
No new CPSC testing rules for glass
CSR laments losses on Australian glass manufacturer Viridian
Virginia Glass Products opens Hiram, Ga., sales office; appoints new personnel
DFI expands into Central America, Caribbean markets with Grupo Alucom distribution agreement
Gamma to open five new offices; announces executive appointments
Construction hire rate reaches 7.3 percent in September
Guardian sponsors the Energy Efficiency Conference in Brazil
Project news
Glass condo towers face criticism, lawsuits in Toronto
Glass walkway opens on Tianmen Mountain in China
Detroitís Cobo Center to get glass-enclosed ballroom
PNC tower to feature double-skin glass façade

Fashion or Focus?
By Ron Crowl

Being an avid reader, I often find inspiration and focus within the pages of biographies of successful people or in discussions with people I admire. Sometimes, I even find it while enjoying a spectacular sunset. On occasion, inspiration and focus can be found in the strangest things and at the most unexpected times.

From the Fabricator: Big code news
By Max Perilstein
The big news of the week was from the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) meetings in Arizona. When the event was complete, the United States finally had for the first time a national green building code.
Product Spotlight
Top hung sliding door
C.R. Laurence Co. introduced the CRL280 Series Top Hung Sliding Door System, available in six different configurations for ceiling or glass panel mounting.
Great Glazing
Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine

The new $104 million Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine is a 144,000 sq. ft. facility and laboratory for stem cell research built adjacent to the University of California at San Diego campus in Torrey Pines, Calif. The facility includes innovative architectural elements and mechanical systems designed to drive collaboration and scientific productivity, including extensive glass railings.



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