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June 10, 2014
From Glass Magazine
Understanding Insurance Coverage is not Optional

All companies must have current and adequate insurance coverage, but the insurance marketplace can be confusing, making it hard to know if you have what you need. Beyond the purchase of insurance, owners should get to know their brokers and the underwriters. Ownership is in the best position to represent the company, its history, goals and vision to those who will prepare and provide the coverage the company needs.

Industry news
Kuraray Acquires DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions/Vinyls
PPG to Manufacture Starphire Using Oxy-fuel Furnace in Fresno
Quanex Reports Growth in Second Quarter
Glass Machinery Products Scheduled for Vitrum 2015
Façade Design & Engineering Summit Scheduled for Sept. 7-9 in Dubai
Dodge Momentum Index Up 2% in May
People news
Tubelite adds Tim McMenamin as Lean Champion
MG McGrath Hires Susan Koelfgren as Contract Manager
BCI Hires Ken Hines as Senior Estimator

Prepare for Lead Paint Rules in Commercial Renovations
By Katy Devlin
Are you familiar with the EPA’s lead paint rules? If not, it’s probably time to get up-to-date, as the lead paint rules that have been in effect for residential renovation projects for several years could be coming to the commercial segment.
From the Fabricator: World Cup of Glass
By Max Perilstein

Later this week the World Cup kicks off and soccer fans from all around the world will be glued to their TVs and computers following the action. With all the hype around this event, it made me think: If we had a World Cup of the glass and glazing industry, what country would be the winner?

Product Spotlight
3Seal Insulating Glass Spacer System from JE Berkowitz

J.E. Berkowitz LP introduced the JEB 3Seal insulating glass spacer system, made from structural thermoset silicone with integral 3A desiccant. The spacer system features a tripleseal design consisting of a pre-applied acrylic adhesive for spacer-to-glass bonding, a hot-applied captive polyisobutylene primary seal, and a two-part structural silicone secondary seal.

Great Glazing
Sacramento International Airport, Terminal B

Contract glazier: Bagatelos Architectural Glass Systems
Glass manufacturer: PPG Industries
Glass fabricator: Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
Rain screen supplier: DAMS Inc.

The 300,000-square-foot Central Terminal B at Sacramento International Airport includes a 19-gate passenger concourse with an international arrivals facility, office space for building/airline support, a taxiway/apron and automated people mover, all housed in a three-story glass box outfitted with extensive daylighting and low-E glass to meet Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Silver certification. Read more...

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