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May 15, 2012
From Glass Magazine
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Business news
NSG Group reduces float capacity in Europe; says additional factory closings possible
Saint-Gobain buys SAGE Electrochromics
Guardian and Soladigm partner to bring dynamic glass to commercial buildings sector
ASI denies claims in employee termination class action suit
Contractors' prices for new nonresidential buildings rise moderately in April
Project news
Rams dome proposal features pop-top stadium, glass wall, no price tag
Architects unveil twin Korean towers with lizard-like 'scales' of glass
People news
KL megla America names new CEO
YKK AP America names Matt Hale national operations manager
Garibaldi Glass announces new personnel appointments

It’s never too early to be thinking about GlassBuild America.  See the latest edition of “Road to GlassBuild” for videos, company spotlights, interviews and more!

Will you be ready?
By Lilly Grossman
Economic indicators say the job picture is brightening and demand for skilled workers is on the rise.  How can you prepare and ensure that you’re competitive?
From the fabricator: A truly ‘dynamic’ week
By Max Perilstein
Last week saw huge growth in the world of dynamic glass.  Within a span of 24 hours, this industry segment took massive steps forward and increased its legitimacy dramatically.  First, Sage announced that Saint-Gobain was purchasing it. The next day brought the news that Guardian was teaming up with Soladigm.
Product Spotlight
AIA Expo2012 preview

Architectural glass and metal industry suppliers are exhibiting at the American Institute of Architects trade show in Washington, D.C., this week. See products on display and visit us at booth #717 to pick up a copy of Glass Magazine’s AIA/CES Provider Program Resource.

Great Glazing
United Hospital Center

Glazing contractor: D-M Products Inc.
Glass fabricator: Viracon
Glazing system supplier: United Architectural Metals

The new 692,000-square-foot United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, W.V., features more than 110,000 square feet of unitized curtain wall, and was designed to maximize patient comfort, staff and operational efficiencies, and flexibility.




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