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March 3, 2015
From Glass Magazine
Now Accepting Nominations for the 2015 Glass Magazine Awards

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Industry news
AmesburyTruth Announces the Sale of its Non-Fenestration Custom Extrusion Business
AGC Announces Investments in Coating Technologies, New Equipment
Discussions of LCA, Energy Star and Building Codes at AAMA Annual Conference
People news
C.R. Laurence Expands Leadership Team with Three Promotions
Graham Architectural Products Makes Three Personnel Appointments
Chris Fronsoe Joins ICD Coatings Sales and Marketing Team
Pekka Hytti Appointed Member of Glaston Executive Management Group
Isra Vision Names Andreas Gerecke to Executive Board
Cefla Promotes Bolognini to Sales Manager
Adam Taylor Named Marketing Manager for GlassSolutions
Product Spotlight
Bovone Robotics System

The Bovone Robotics System is a complete, automatic loading and unloading robotic system designed to reduce labor costs and labor risks from loading and unloading glass. Bovone sells its machinery through Salem Distributing. See the robots in action.

Comment Deadline Looms for Life Cycle Assessment Criteria
By Katy Devlin

Nearly two years ago, I issued a “Loud Call for Attention” regarding the industry’s development of Life Cycle Assessments for windows. That call reaches a new peak this month as the industry finalizes what is arguably the most critical component of the LCA process: the Product Category Rules.

From the Fabricator: Winter Woes
By Max Perilstein

The renewed grip of winter hitting in more areas than normal could wreak havoc on bottom line performance in this quarter. So once again, the need for planning and proactivity is key. Bottom line for me: I hope March quickly moves from its “entering as a lion" phase and moves right to the “lamb” portion.

Great Glazing
The CUBE, TD Bank Center

Contract glazier: Pena-Alum
Glass supplier:
Sage Electrochromics

Currently housing a TD Bank retail location, “The CUBE,” a 2,500-square-foot glass structure at the iconic 1101 Brickell office towers in Miami, was designed to create a pedestrian-oriented space with glass that is more translucent, energy efficient, and enhances the urban landscape. Architects specified dynamic glass to offer glare protection from the intense south Florida sun, without reducing views. Read more...


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