October 10, 2006
Vol 1 | Num 18

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Glaziers overcome labor shortage through training, technology
Code council committee strikes bath enclosure amendments, approves new energy code
Safti First exec responds to cost concerns
Construction put in place edges up in August
The week's business headlines

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The week's business headlines

Ford subsidiary prepares to sell or close Tulsa glass plant
The Tulsa glass operation of Automotive Components Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of Detroit-based Ford Motor Co., will be sold or closed by 2008, according to an Oct. 2 report from the Associated Press read more

Silicon Valley companies join solar panel market
Several Silicon Valley companies have entered the solar-energy industry with aims to provide more affordable solar sells through improved technology and increased volume, according to Sept. 26 article from the Sydney Morning Herald in Australia read more

Connecticut fabricator plans new facility
Officials from Glass Contractors LLC, a commercial glass fabrication and distribution company out of Norwalk, Conn., plan to build a new factory in Sandy Hook, Conn., according to a Sept. 28 article in the Newton Bee in Connecticut read more

White Aluminum expands with new glass processing line
White Aluminum Enterprises of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, will purchase the first complete Bavelloni integrated pre-processing line in the Middle East, according to an Oct. 3 release from Italian equipment and machine producer Z. Bavelloni read more


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