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April 24, 2012
From Glass Magazine
Social (media) etiquette
Today's glass companies are looking to make more with less, and one way they are doing so is with social media. Legal columnist Matt Johnson looks at the risks and rewards of online networking, and why a social media policy is crucial to your business.

Avoiding hand injuries
Do your safety gloves provide the right cut resistance? Here’s how you can tell

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Business news
Cardinal lays off 33 employees at Chehalis facility
PPG glass sales for first quarter 2012 down slightly year-over-year
March ABI shows commercial building projects in greatest demand
Home remodeling spending expected to see 5.9 percent increase in 2012
Project news
Apple looking to patent design of huge glass cylinder in Shanghai
People news
Nippon Sheet Glass CEO resigns over disagreements regarding company strategy
Bob Leyland to retire from Kawneer, succeeded by Colin Brosmer

From the fabricator: The trend is still our friend
By Max Perilstein
It’s hard not to get excited over the latest numbers from the Architecture Billings Index. We are now surely past fluke territory and into a full-blown trend. The ABI has now stayed positive for the fifth straight month, and I am not about to throw cold water on it.
Product Spotlight
AIA/CES Provider Resource

Glass Magazine is providing industry suppliers with the opportunity to publicize their American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA/CES) programs in the magazine and in an updatable database on the website. Read on to see how you can get listed.

Great Glazing
Texas Children’s Hospital, Neurological Research Institute

Glass installer: Haley-Greer
Glass fabricator: Viracon
Glazing system supplier: Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope

Texas Children's Hospital Neurological Research Institute has reshaped the heart of the Houston Medical Center with its iconic aluminum and glass twisted tower, according to officials from Haley-Greer. The northwest corner of the building was designed and built to mimic the spiral of DNA.



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