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February 28, 2012
Top News
Sudden closure of Trainor Glass likely to cause ripple effect across industry

The demise of the country’s third largest glazing contractor could pose challenges to suppliers and other contract glaziers, according to several sources. 


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Business news
Sit-in at Serious Energy Chicago plant ends with 90-day reprieve for workers
Suit filed against Trainor Glass
Tubelite expands production capacity at Michigan manufacturing facilities
DORMA and Brivo collaborate to offer SaaS-based access-control solutions
ABI in positive territory for third straight month
International news
Vitro announces completion of reorganization under concurso plan
Xinyi Glass reports drop in net profit
People news
Cathy Hartley named territory sales manager for Agalite Anaheim
Paul Trainor joins Skyline Sky-Lites as manager of business development

Evolution and technical ‘smarties’
By Nicole Harris

When former Navy SEAL Eric Greitens talks about evolution, it's about character. At the AAMA 75th anniversary luncheon, he described how this training principle forms the core of his post-combat work.

From the fabricator
By Max Perilstein
There’s no doubt that the Trainor story was a huge event in our world. The emotions and fallout surrounding it continue to be intense.
Product Spotlight
Edging/grinding machines

C.R. Laurence Co. introduced CE-certified versions of two of its most popular glass edging/grinding machines. Both are based on machines that CRL Glass Machinery (formerly Sommer & Maca) has made for more than 80 years.

Great Glazing
RBC Centre

Toronto's 43-story, 1.2 million-square-foot RBC Centre recently became the largest building in Canada to earn Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification for new construction. The tower features more than 420,000 square feet of custom curtain wall. Floor-to-ceiling windows maximize daylighting, and sensor-controlled sun shades and automated blinds provide additional energy efficiency.



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