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January 21, 2014
From Glass Magazine
G3: Industry Insiders Discuss How to Keep Their Best Employees
Three industry representatives from the commercial, retail and fabrication segments weigh in.
Industry news
Manufacturer to Pay $1.1 Million for Violating False Claims Act in Connection to Chinese Aluminum Imports
Personna and Bohle Announce Private Label Partnership
Glaston Closes $2.6 Million Deal with G-TECH Optoelectronics
PPG Glass Segment Sales Up $23 Million in Q4 2013
GPAD 2014 Agenda Now Available
People news
Chris Reavis Joins Gardner as Director of Business Development
Jason Pacyga Joins MG McGrath

From the Fabricator: The DOJ Comes Down Hard
By Max Perilstein

A big story that probably did not get as much traction as I would expect dropped last week. The Department of Justice announced that Basco Manufacturing will pay a $1.1 million fine to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act in conjunction with the duties that were levied on Chinese aluminum being imported into the United States.

Product Spotlight
P50 Hybrid Curtain Wall from Tiltco

The P50 hybrid curtain wall from Tiltco features high thermal performance, and is suited for residential or commercial applications in a punch out window style or true curtain wall.

Great Glazing
Rise at Northgate

Window Manufacturer: Crystal Window & Door Systems
Window installer: Paul Ryan Windows
Glass manufacturer:
PPG Industries

The 18-story, 390,000-square-foot Rise at Northgate mixed-use residential property serving Texas A&M University students in College Station, Texas, features 1,000 energy efficient commercial aluminum windows and patio doors. In order to meet hard deadlines for the start of a new school year, the design team required fast, efficient installation of all building products, including the fenestration. Read more...


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