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March 15, 2016
From Glass Magazine
The 2016 Top 50 Glaziers: Highlight Your Achievements!
The June 2016 issue of Glass Magazine will feature the highest-earning contract glaziers of 2015. The "Top 50 Glaziers" issue will include glazier profiles, industry statistics, project spotlights and more. To ensure your company's achievements are highlighted in this special issue, please complete and submit our online submission form by March 25.

Industry News
AGC Asahi Glass Adds Float Production Plant in Brazil
Saint-Gobain Extends Validity of Agreement with Schenker-Winkler Shares; Sika Investors Plan Takeover Disruption
American Architectural Glass Expands Ohio Facility
Alpen High Performance Products Expands Production in Colorado
Dodge Momentum Index Up in February
People News
Graham Architectural Products Makes Personnel Changes
DeGorter Adds Sales & Business Development Position
Product Spotlight
Oversized glass from Press Glass

Press Glass has expanded its product offerings with larger dimensions of glass. The company can now manufacture glazed units and single glass, including tempered and laminated glass, in dimensions up to 275 inches by 126 inches.


March Madness = Pressure
By Bill Evans
March Madness is one of the most exciting, yet pressure packed times of the year. Business can be similar to March Madness. Businesses often have a steady, yet slower, pace during the holiday and winter months. Then everything changes.
From the Fabricator: Renovate and Remodel First!
By Max Perilstein

A lot of things drive me crazy. It’s insane when we build new commercial spots when we have empty or underused ones in virtually the same place. We as a society really need to improve the existing for many reasons.

Great Glazing
Clark Center

Contract glazier: Suntech of Connecticut Inc.
Glass supplier: Viracon Inc. 
Curtain wall supplier: Wausau Window and Wall Systems
Metal systems finisher: 

Part of a larger 15-year, $145 million expansion project, the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts, features an impressive new glass, stone and concrete visitor’s center. The 42,600-square-foot visitor’s center, known as the Clark Center, was designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando. Transparency plays an integral part in Ando’s design, visually integrating the museum’s new and renovated indoor spaces with the campus’ 140-acres of outdoor woodland. Read more...



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