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April 29, 2014
From Glass Magazine
Compliance with Government Regulations Crucial to Limiting Risk

Recent industry news has provided examples of legal risk stretching beyond how glazing systems are put together and into government controls over what companies say about them. There are a host of government regulations that businesses face, many of which can often be addressed through some common-sense controls.

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Industry news
Cardinal Glass Industries Acquires Northeast Laminated Glass
PPG Announces Price Increase
Tom O'Malley Launches Clover Architectural Products
Glaston Reports Q1 Operating Loss
ABI Falls in March after Two-month Recovery
People news
Jeff Phillips Joins C.R. Laurence
Heinz Wiedmayer and Joe Santelli Join Ashton Industrial Sales Team
Troy Lentner Joins Forel North America
Project news
Glass-clad Center for Sustainable Landscapes Earns Four-star SITES Program Rating
Nominate Your Best for the Glass Magazine People Awards
By Katy Devlin

May 15 is the nomination deadline for the 2014 Glass Magazine Award People Categories: best installer, best production supervisor, best project manager and best sales rep. 

From the Fabricator: The Best Place to See "Glass"
By Max Perilstein

With the whole “Glass” debate happening thanks to Google, I've been taking a longer and harder look at where glass products are being used. One building area that uses glass extremely well is renovated airports. Honestly, I think if you took the folks from the Patent and Trademark Office to Dulles and showed them the way that glass works, this whole effort would be done with.

Product Spotlight
Designer Series Panic Handles from CRL-Blumcraft

C.R. Laurence’s Blumcraft division offers a collection of stainless steel panic handles from its Designer Series, featuring sharp lines and smooth surfaces. The panic handles are designed for monolithic tempered glass doors, with or without a keyed access device. The slender Alloy 316 brushed or polished stainless steel profiles and careful installation on glass doors provide an uninterrupted glass viewing area that elevates the modern aesthetic of the handles, according to CRL-Blumcraft.

Great Glazing
Gundersen Health System

Glazing contractor: Inglas LLP
Glass supplier: Meltdown Glass
Cable system engineer and manufacturer: Tri-Pyramid Structures

The owner and architect of Gundersen Health System in Lacrosse, Wis., specified a glass feature wall to act as a monumental work of art in the building’s lobby while providing privacy. The large kiln-fired glass wall obstructs visibility between patient rooms and family waiting areas. Read more...

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