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December 11, 2012
From Glass Magazine
Future facades

Advanced curtain-wall technology is making headway in Europe, as building designers demand more in terms of aesthetics and performance. See the facade technologies that made a splash at glasstec 2012.

Shedding light on global market conditions
The glass industry faces notable challenges in the worldwide environment, as it contends with overcapacity issues, potential threats from codes and standards, and economic uncertainty. Despite these challenges,  industry executives say there are significant opportunities for companies that focus on value-added product development.

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Business news
U.S. judge puts units of Mexico's Vitro into bankruptcy
Guardian launches Spanish edition of global website; adds enhanced features
Glass Magazine and NGA launch new online employment center
Fiscal cliff concerns threaten construction spending, employment
People news
CRL names Brad Thurman director of sales and marketing, strategic accounts

From the fabricator: A big win, for now
By Max Perilstein
The DOC has ruled that Chinese curtain-wall units are subject to anti-dumping duties, and I fully expect some consequential fallout. The debate was fierce leading up to this decision, and I have a feeling that the folks who lost are not going away quietly.
Product Spotlight video
Blast mitigation
Watch a video of Kawneer Co. officials showing the company's high thermal performance blast mitigation products, including the AA 425 thermally broken door.
Great Glazing
Sleek, modern kitchen renovation

Kitchen designer: Bradshaw Designs
Glass counter supplier: Think Glass

The owners of this Olmos Park, Texas, residence transformed the existing dark kitchen into a sleek modern space, with a notably thick glass countertop, additional glass and concrete counter surfaces, and a blue glass tile backsplash. Read more ...



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