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August 6, 2013
From Glass Magazine
The New Normal: A glass company's story of survival, and success, post-recession
The current construction market is markedly different than its pre-recession self, as are the glass and glazing companies that survived the downturn. Among them is full-service glass company Santa Barbara Glass.

Industry news
MiTek Acquires Benson Industries
Triple Seal Group Becomes Saand
NSG Revenues Up 15 Percent in First Quarter 2014
Tempco Announces Delivery Service
PGT Industries Doubles Profits, Increases Sales
AIA Scales Back Nonresidential Growth Projections
Construction Employment and Spending Up for the Year, Down for the Month
Unprecendented Growth Forecast for Middle Eastern Glass Industry
People news
Syracuse Glass' Jim Dwyer Passes Away
Association news
IGMA Hosts Summer Conference
AAMA Releases BIM Specification


Take a tour of the online floor plan, and start planning your time at GlassBuild America 2013. Dynamic Glass is a very hot and exciting industry segment, and GlassBuild America will be the place to see the best options on the market today. In the latest edition of the Road to GlassBuild, we meet one of the main players, and get a video tour of what they’re all about.

From the Fabricator: LEED Under Fire
By Max Perilstein
This past week, I was alerted to two situations that cast a negative light once again on the LEED green building rating system. Some recent attacks of the program may be a little beyond the pale even for my tastes, but the fact remains that this system is not what it was cracked up to be.
Product Spotlight
Digital Glass Printers from Arrow Systems
Arrow Systems Inc. now offers digital glass printers from TecGlass. Advaprinter, ideal for architectural glass, features a print format up to 12 meters. The Advaprinter uses ceramic inks, suitable for interior and exterior applications, with scratch and UV resistance.
Great Glazing
East Orange, N.J. City Hall

Glass manufacturer: PPG Industries
Window system supplier: Crystal Window and Door Systems
Window installer: Window City Inc.

As part of East Orange, N.J.’s energy efficiency and conservation program, the historic East Orange City Hall underwent an extensive façade renovation that included installation of more than 500 new energy-efficient windows that met the building’s challenging historic and operational requirements.Read more...

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