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January 28, 2020
From Glass Magazine
2020 Economic Forecast: Your Top Five 2020 Questions Answered
The U.S. economy is slowing but is unlikely to go into recession, say economists. Richard Branch, chief economist for Dodge Data & Analytics, says the economy remains fairly healthy, making a recession unlikely in 2020. “We talk a lot about recession, slowdown, contraction. But the economy is in good shape—decent shape,” he says.
Industry News
Architectural Billings Ends Year on Positive Note
Construction Starts Fall 21 Percent in December
Petersen Adds Rep for US Pacific Islands
Graboyes Commercial Announces Revised Company Name, Promotions
Vitro Architectural Glass Publishes New Glass Catalog
Product Spotlight
GGI offers a complete range of satin-etched glass in a variety of options, including Low-Iron Crystal Light and a variety of decorative designs. Crystal Light provides a more refined finish than traditional satin-etched glass, offering a less opaque level of transparency and higher light transmission. Sold in cases or cut-to-size, satin-etched glass from GGI can be back-painted, laminated, tempered—or enhanced with an Alice® direct-to-glass printed design. Visit our website to view all the possibilities.
2020 and Beyond
By Pete De Gorter
Before we blink and another year is over, now would be an appropriate time to reflect on where we've been and where we will be heading. Capital is moving, companies continue to invest, and it appears opportunity will continue to knock on our industry's door.
From the Fabricator: Get Ready for the Year of Glass
By Max Perilstein
How cool would it be if our industry, our little world, had the honor of having a year named for it? Well, if we all can come together and push, maybe 2022 will be known as the International Year of Glass by the U.N. 
Project News
New Corporate HQ to Feature Crawford-Tracey Curtain Wall
Medical device manufacturer Arthrex Inc.’s new corporate headquarters is on the cusp of completion after two years of development, say officials at Crawford-Tracey Corp; the company provided its high-performance Pro-Tech glazing systems for the entire Arthrex expansion project. Located in Naples, Florida, the new Arthrex complex is projected to increase Collier county’s economy by more than $1 billion annually.

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