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January 20, 2015
From Glass Magazine
AGC North America Exec Discusses Company’s Future after Sale of Commercial Fabrication Operations

Glass Magazine interviewed Michael Antonucci, vice president and general manager of AGC North America Building & Industrial, about Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions LLC's late December acquisition of the U.S. commercial fabrication assets of AGC, and about the future restructuring and refocus at the company.

Industry news
Tecnoglass Acquires Assets of Glasswall
Saint-Gobain Rejects Sika Request to Bid For Entire Firm
Guardian Offers Health Product Declaration Information for Flat and Coated Glass
Galaxy Glass & Stone Partners with 4walls to Produce Artistic Glass Walls
GPD Finland 2015 Abstract Submission Deadline Approaching
Flat Glass Prices Up 1.8 Percent in December
People news
Garrett Ames Named COO of Dillmeier Glass
David B. Navikas Retires from PPG
Product Spotlight
Personal Protective Equipment from Tuff-N-Lite

Tuff-N-Lite featured its personal protective equipment garments for the glass industry during GlassBuild America 2014. Walt Schulein explains how the garments are abrasion- and cut-resistant, as well as thermal controlled.

Trending at BAU: Performance and complexity
By Katy Devlin

BAU 2015, dubbed the “World’s Leading Trade Fair for Architecture, Materials and Systems,” kicked off yesterday in Munich. This is my first time attending BAU, and thus far I find it immense … and exciting.

From the Fabricator: THE Book for PR Insight
By Max Perilstein
It's a different post than normal this week, as I am just talking one subject—books. Over the holidays I read one of the best books ever: What Did Jesus Drive: Crisis PR in Cars, Computers, and Christianity by Jason Vines. My immediate thought was that we are pretty fortunate as an industry.
Great Glazing
Photovoltaic Skylight at Novartis

Installers: MetroTek Electrical Services and Acralight International Skylights
Skylight manufacturer:
Onyx Solar
Facade manufacturer: Josef Gartner

The Novartis U.S. headquarters in East Hanover, New Jersey, features the world’s largest photovoltaic skylight, at 27,500 square feet. Novartis set out to create a building that set architectural milestones for green building, and in 2014, it won Engineering News-Record’s Best Regional Project in New York 2014 in the Green Project category. Read more...

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