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April 8, 2014
From Glass Magazine
Your Profits: The Right Way to Build Credit with Your Vendors

Managing cash flow is difficult under these conditions, but it doesn’t have to be. Small companies can build a credit profile and enjoy the benefits of trade credit—if they do things strategically.

Industry news
YKK AP America to Open New Manufacturing Facility in Texas
Technoform Glass Insulation Expands Service in Western Canada
Doralco Under New Ownership
SAF Boosts West Coast Panel Production with CNC Router Installation
SAGE Expands Market Reach with New Distributor
Tubelite’s Michigan Facility Expands Extrusion Capacity, Increases Capabilities
Northern Building Products Merges with Subsidiary, Changes Name
People news
Quanex Building Products Promotes Vince Warne to Technical Services Director
Greco Aluminum Railings Names New Business Development Manager/Chief Estimator
Dlubak Specialty Glass Names Chris Cotton General Manager
Kolbe Promotes Jeff De Lonay to President

Time is Running Out...
By Katy Devlin

Time is running out to nominate your best product, project or employee for the 2014 Glass Magazine Awards, with the deadline to submit nominations coming up next Thursday, April 17.

From the Fabricator: Bad News on the Horizon?
By Max Perilstein

This past week, both the USA Today and the New York Times ran stories predicting a crash in the markets. The USA Today piece put a date on it, predicting that in mid-May the market will reach 1,311 trading days since the bull market began, meaning, based on past history, the market will crater. 

Product Spotlight
Fire-rated Hurricane Impact Glass from Vetrotech

Vetrotech Saint-Gobain launched the Vetrotech HI System, an assembly of high-strength VDS curtain wall and door profiles and Contraflam HI glazing. Vetrotech HI is the first certified fire-rated solution on the market that has hurricane impact resistance feature built in to curtain wall.

Great Glazing
AACC Truxal Library

Glazing contractor: Zephyr Aluminum
Glass fabricator: J.E. Berkowitz LP
Glass manufacturer: PPG Industries

The Anne Arundel (Md.) Community College’s Truxal Library recently received a major renovation that included installation of a custom decorative glass façade. The façade on the LEED Gold-certified project was designed to regulate interior lighting and temperature, while offering an eye-catching design. Read more...


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