2009 News Archive

December 30, 2009
- International Trade Commission Provides Relief for U.S. Steelmakers
- USGNN.com™ Tracks Top Stories of 2009
- MIT Hosts Conference on Glass and Glazing in the 21st Century
- FA - Major Glass Processing Investment in Ras Al Khaimah
- Erik Gates, of Mythbusters Fame, Dies in Freak Accident
- AUSTRALIA - Sydney Fashion Icon's Son Stable After Glass Door Accident
- Decade in Review: Top 10 in S.F. Architecture
- Twitter Co-Founder's New Startup: Accept Credit Cards with Your Iphone

December 29, 2009
- A Look at the New Energy Star Focus on Energy Efficiency in Glass
Manufacturing

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Slow to Recover: PPG's Drastic Steps Could Pay Off in Economic Recovery
- Israel - City Allows First Glass Shipment into Gaza in Years
- Vietnam - Users Slam Demand for Protective Import Tariff on Float Glass
- CHINA - Backgrounder: China's Industrial Overcapacity Issue
- Architectural Trends of the Decade
-
Why Does A Duck Need A Raincoat?

December 28, 2009
- EPA to Require Glazing Contractors be Certified for Lead Abatement by April 2010
- The World's Greenest General Contractor Talks About Our Efficient Future
- PGT Banking on Changes in Energy Codes
- SHANGHAI - China's Excess-Capacity Nightmare
- Best of the Decade: Architecture
- Washington Paper Names Toronto Museum Addition Worst Building of the 2000s
- Coming Soon: Glass Toaster!

December 23, 2009
- Skylight Council Encourages Comments on ICC-ES Requirements in Acceptance Criteria for Skylights
- PPG Donates $8,000 to Teays Valley Local School District
- Ice-Related Work at City Hall to Close Parts Of East Broad Street
- Times Tribune Issues Correction Regarding Cardinal Glass Story

December 22, 2009
- Senate Health Care Bill Could be Burdensome to Small Construction Firms
- Truseal Workers Strike Over Contract
- Raleigh Council Faces Vote on $205 Million Building
- Getting Glazing at the X Condos in Toronto
- INDIA - HNG Group Fires up its First Float Furnace in Gujarat
- New Glass Promises Improved UV Blocking

December 21, 2009
- The December USGNN Video Newscast is Now Live
- GANA Joins Zero Energy Commercial Buildings Consortium
- AAMA Releases Eight Revised Documents
- Twenty-Six States Add Construction Jobs During November; North Dakota Sees Increase
- Construction Companies Cited for Violations in 3 Deaths
- MALAYSIA - Four Workers Hurt by Falling Glass
- UNITED KINGDOM - Gateshead Glaziers Set to Expand
- CHINA - Turning Waste Glass into Wall Tiles

December 18, 2009
- Extrusion Manufacturers Increase Capacity
- Norshield Corp. Splits from CompuDyne
- Truseal Workers Strike
- AAMA Monitors Government Proposal with Expectations for Encouraging Energy-Efficient Products
- Cambridge Public Library

December 17, 2009
- Apogee CEO Sees Opportunity in Retrofit and International Markets
- Vitro Announces New U.S. Sales Team
- ARIA Resort & Casino Opens in Las Vegas
- City Preservation Issues Delay County Window Project
- PARIS - Saint-Gobain Gets EU Green Light For Egypt Glass Venture
- Deadline Extended for GPD China 2010 Abstracts

December 16, 2009
- New Tax Credit Could Help Boost U.S. Manufacturing and Construction Jobs
- After Some Encouraging Signs, Architecture Billings Index Drops Substantially
- Quel Nouvel! Curator Schwartzman Among First to Close in Jean's 100 11th
- UL and ICC Evaluation Service Announce New Dual Evaluation and Certification Program for Building Products
- Float Glass Case: Two Against 100
- Organizers Say GLASSPEX INDIA Premiere was a Success

December 15, 2009
- Bankruptcy Court Appoints Unsecured Creditors Committee in Arch Case; Contains Several Glass Industry Executives
- Obama Promotes Energy-Efficient Window Use During Today's Speech
- Corbin Glass Founding Member Passes Away
- Glass Expo Midwest™ 2010 to Feature Expanded Seminar Program
- PGC International Announces January Webinar on Fire-Rated Glazing
- DOE Issues Final Rule on Loan Guarantees
- Vegas CityCenter Opens At Last
- Add-on Architecture Bigger, Better in Many Ways
- Steel Recycling Rate Hits All-Time High
- AUSTRALIA - Two Injured as Elderly Woman Drives Through Shop Window

December 14, 2009
- Manufacturers and NFRC Prepare for CMA's Full Implementation Starting January 1, 2010
- Structural Glazing Systems Leases Larger Space in Goodyear
- Texas Tempered Glass Inc. Offers Complete Online Custom Shower Design
- Dr. Bill Crawford, Ph.D. to Present Keynote Address at Glass TEXpo™ 2010
- AAMA Releases Test Procedure and Quality Assurance Guide for Thermal Barriers
- Crystal Windows Executive To Be Advisor to Federal Reserve
- LEED Certification Ensures Building Envelope Durability
- UNITED KINGDOM - EU Leaders Pledge €7.2BN To Help Tackle Climate Change

December 11, 2009
- Thermal Break Technology Could Help Improve Buildings' Energy Performance
- PPG Joins U.S. Department of Energy Save Energy Now LEADER Program
- BELGIUM - AGC Glass Europe Announces Plans to Build New R&D Center
- DUBAI - Lumiglass Launches New Eco-friendly Products
- Vegas $8.5 Billion CityCenter Has Classy Casino, Empty Rooms
- AUSTRALIA - Window Cleaner Falls Through Glass Canopy at Greenwood Plaza

December 10, 2009
- BETEC Attendees Learn Windows Don't Have to be "Energy Losers"
- Industry Companies Collaborate to Replace Windows in Fallingwater
- Spire Inches Closer to Reality
- BELGIUM - AGC Glass Europe Wins "Best Innovator Award Belgium 2009"
- ARABIA - Major Glass Factory Opens in Bahrain
- SPAIN - Glass of the Future

December 9, 2009
- Glass Industry Companies Sign on to DOE's Save Energy Now LEADER Program
- AAMA and Others Demand Congress "Start Over!" as Heath Care Legislation is Debated
- Sponsored Link : JEB Makes Waves at the Marine Mammal Center
- DUBAI - Sukoon Tower Signs the Curtain Wall Deal
- In With the New
- Serious Materials' Kevin Surace Named Entrepreneur of the Year
- ICD Announces New Design Features on Website
- GPD Announces Call for Papers for Two 2010 Events

December 8, 2009
- Glass Manufacturers Motion for Court to Compel Plaintiffs to Produce Sales Data in Antitrust Suit
- EFCO® Opens Two New Texas Distribution Centers
- Longmont's Hillcrest Glass Reflects on 40 Years
- Landmark At The Louvre: The Pyramid Turns 20
- Hotel Indigo Transforms an Old City Skyline
- UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Cladtech Facility Features Bystronic Equipment
- Loud Noise Shatters Glass in Tularosa

December 7, 2009
- House Introduces Bill Tying Tax Credit to ENERGY STAR® Standards
- ALCOA Architectural Products Joins PPG Certified Metal Panel Program
- Through the Looking Glass
- County OKs Economic Recovery Bonds
- Calibre® Door Closers Names New Director of Sales
- NFRC Announces Results of Latest Board Election
- Conference Registrations Go Live on GlassWeek.com
- Curtainwalls Best Suited for High-rise Condominiums
- In Search of Net Zero
- UNITED KINGDOM - Glass & Glazing Federation Relocates to New Headquarters
- CHINA - China to Lift Threshold for Cement and Glass Sectors
- INDIA - Sejal Architectural Glass Allots 50 lakh Warrants at Rs 40
- BRUSSELS - EU Mergers and Takeovers
- Church Selling Tiffany Window to Stay Open

December 4, 2009
- Updated Z97.1 Standard Awaits ANSI Approval
- Comcast Center in Philadelphia Earns LEED Gold Certification
- Oak Ridge National Laboratory Tops Out On Chemical And Materials Sciences Building
- DUBAI - Burj Dubai: World's Tallest Building to Open Jan. 4
- Banish the Bland: The Glass Box Is So Last Century

December 3, 2009
- Proposed Purchase Price for Fletcher-Terry Assets is Approximately $1.8 Million, According to Court Documents
- DOE Launches Save Energy Now LEADER Program
- PGC International Announces December Webinar on Security Framing
- Groves Promotes Jentel
- UNITED KINGDOM - Sheffield's Tallest Tower Will Take Six Months to Clad
- CUNY Fiterman Hall to Rise Again
- Crack Seen 2 Weeks Before Glass Fell From Goldman Sachs Tower

December 2, 2009
- Inside the Arch Bankruptcy: Chapter 11 Filing and Decision to Pursue Asset Sale Followed Months of Negotiations with Lenders, According to Court Documents
- Arch Issues Statement on Warranties
- Alcoa's Kawneer Business Launches Environmental Program to Reduce Carbon Footprint
- SPAIN - Glass Alliance Usher in a New Company: Fenzi - Alu Pro Iberica
- DENMARK - Rodriguez Supplies Universal Robot to Gern Glas
- Construction Around The World Of A Network Of Stained Glass "Lighthouses Of Peace"
- Inside Vdara, CityCenter's All-Suite Hotel
- Glass Shards Connect Burglary Suspect
- Pilkington Plans Solar Project in Northwood

December 1, 2009
- Arch Aluminum and Glass Files Chapter 11
- Arch Aluminum & Glass Files Bankruptcy Protection
- Edgetech I.G. Celebrates 20th Anniversary
- Glassline Acquires Aisa S.p.A.
- GPD Set for Launch in Brazil
- Twenty Large Upcoming Private and Government Office Construction Projects-November 2009
- National Building Code Measure Being Considered
- U.S. Government to Use Template Construction Contract Documents

November 30, 2009
- Industry Reacts to Arch Aluminum Bankruptcy
- The November USGNN Video Newscast is Now Live
- Fletcher-Terry Co. Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
- DFI Signs House of Mirrors & Glass Ltd. as Licensed Distributor
- Falling Glass At Goldman Sachs' Tribeca Tower
- Construction Continues on Park Place Condos in Brampton, Ontario
- Exterior Plans Finalized for Silver Spring Library
- INDIA - HNG Group Forays into Float Glass Segment
- DUBAI - Germany's Hörmann KG Opens UAE Subsidiary to Meet Middle East Demand for Customised Private and Commercial Door Solutions
- Contemporary Curtain Wall Architecture
- Quality Metalcrafts LLC/Americlad™ Announces Sales Team Addition
- Arch Aluminum Issues Statement on Chapter 11 Filing
- Leon Silverstein: We Are Not Going Away
- Arch Aluminum & Glass Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

November 25, 2009
- Win-door Attendees Hear Positive Forecast
- New Glass Furniture Law May Be Coming
- EU Mergers and Takeovers
- Japan's Asahi Glass to Issue up to $1.1 Bln Bonds
- Johnson City Man Lacerates Arms By Punching Glass Door
- 10-Story Glass Building to Go Up in Meat Packing District

November 24, 2009
- Win-door North America Wraps Up; Exhibitors Showcase New Products
- SynergX Opens U.S. Sales Office
- Neiswanger Named GANA Technical Services Coordinator
- AAMA Joins National Coalition Calling For A Fresh Start To Health Care Reform
- Tecnalia Construction Builds First Seismic Test Bed in Spain
- Mergers and Acquisitions: Fight for Fontainebleau

November 23, 2009
- Urmilla Sowell Talks About her New Role as GANA's New Technical Director
- Toddler Dies After Tragic Fall at Pearson International Airport
- Legislation Could Boost Business for AGC Flat Glass
- BIM Sure to Bring Creative Disruption
- DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions Describes Bullet-Resistant Laminate Designs
- Toronto's Royal Ontario Museum's Crystal Named One of World's Ugliest Buildings
- GPD South America Call for Papers
- Deer Shows Up For School Breakfast

November 20, 2009
- Third Round of Layoffs in Order for Viracon
- FOX 5 Special: Risky Repairs
- FINLAND - Glaston Concludes EUR 74 Million Revolving Credit Facility Agreement
- Santiago Skyscraper Provides Clue to Chile's Economy
- ASTM International Adds Certification Capabilities
- Span House Comes out of Woodwork
- Florida Airport Welcomes "SunSkySea" Glass Art Installation

November 19, 2009
- Nelson Glass & Aluminum Celebrates 60 Years in Business
- HAGA to Participate in Wreaths Across America; Announces 2010 Scholarship Program
- BEIJING - China To Suspend Building Of New Cement, Flat-Glass Projects
- BULGARIA - Chinese Company Still Wants to Invest Big in Bulgaria Glass Plant
- Tucson Firm's Mirrors to be Tested at Space Station
- CHINA - Possible UFO Probe Caught by Security Camera Smashing Glass Pane
- CONSTRUCT2011 to Take Place in the Windy City
- CHINA - All in Glass set to take Place Next Week in China

November 18, 2009
- ULE to Develop Standards for Sustainability for Glass and Glazing Materials
- More Layoffs for Owatonna
- Architecture Billings Index Sending Most Positive Signals in Over a Year
- Vietnam - Lawsuit on Float Glass Import Enters New Phase
- INDIA - Dreams that Pay Off
- Florida Airport Welcomes “SunSkySea” Glass Art Installation
- When Glass Develops Into a Shell: New Findings in Diatoms

November 17, 2009
- LEED Pilot Credit Library Presents Opportunities for Fenestration Materials
- Report: OSHA Should Improve Safety Checks
- Innovation? What Innovation?
- Abu Dhabi's Capital Gate Tower Tops Out at 525 Feet
- Pres-On Names MEH Sales Ltd. as Manufacturing Representative in Eastern Canada
- Glass Rules our Cities, for Better and Worse
- CHINA - Hong Kong 'Spiders' Stick to Bamboo Scaffolding

November 16, 2009
- TrussWorks International Inc. Relocates to Larger, More Equipped Facility
- Diana Perreiah Named Vice President Business Operations for Kawneer North America
- RiteScreen Earns Safety Award for Excellence
- PPG Wins DOE Grant for Wind Blade Manufacturing Innovation
- PGC International to Host Webinar on the Uses of Modern Steel Windows
- Busch: Cardinal Glass Gearing up its Solar Side with Wisconsin Sand
- Fire Captain Makes Dramatic Discovery about Children's Inability to Escape Home Fires
- Video: TKTS Booth Tour
- Surface Tension

November 13, 2009
- Marshall Plant Closes
- GreenBuild 2009 Comes to a Close
- Couple Arrested for Factory Silver Theft
- Beijing - China`s Glass Industry in Recovery: Report
- New Study: Green Building to Support Nearly 8 Million U.S. Jobs Over Next 4 Years

November 12, 2009
- ASTM Continues Efforts to Develop Solar Glazing Standard
- Urmilla Sowell, P.E. Named GANA Technical Director
- Construction Materials Market Begins Slow Recovery
- SAFTI FIRST Hires New Architectural Sales Representatives
- DORMA Entrance Systems Opens Sales and Service Division in Chicago for
Automatic Doors, Revolving Doors

- 1 Dead in Kansas City, Mo., Crane Accident
- Kerry, U.N.'s Ban Upbeat on Climate Prospects
- Tubelite Hires Michael Nicklas as National Sales Manager
- Materials Scientists Find Better Model For Glass Creation
- Bellingham Gets a New Museum with a Stunning Centerpiece

November 10, 2009
- Greg Carney Launches C.G. Carney Associates
- Capital Investments Are Key to One Glass Tempering Company’s Growth
- YKK AP Partners with Erie Architectural Products to Provide Custom, Sustainable Products
- PPG Wins R&D 100 Award for DURANAR Powder Coatings
- Konarka and Arch Aluminum & Glass Announce Solar Curtainwall Pilot Project
- India - HC Declines Relief to Asahi Glass Against MRTPC Probe
- Dubai - World’s Tallest Tower
- Philly’s Comcast Center Now Tallest U.S. LEED Building

November 9, 2009
- Proposal to Allow AAMA 507 as NFRC Alternative “Narrowly” Defeated; Commercial Industry Remains Optimistic
- DOE Seeks Industry Feedback Regarding R-5 Volume Purchase
- ABC Forecats 2010 Construction Activity will See Winners and Losers
- C.R. Laurence Co. Inc. Announces Promotion of Amanda Afeiche as Corporate Controller
- PPG Releases New White Paper to Assist in Specifying ‘Green’ Building Products
- DFI Expands into China Through New Strategic Alliance
- Stern Glass Stairway Closed Due to Rain

November 6, 2009
- Syracuse Glass Celebrates 100 Years
- Japan Hot Stocks-Pioneer, Asahi Glass, T&D Holdings, NEC, Toyota
- Texas Tempered Glass Hires New VP of Operations
- PGC International Announces November Webinar on the Wide Uses of Modern Steel Windows

November 5, 2009
- Window Film Company Helps Customers Improve Marketing
- Bohle America Opens New Warehouse and Office
- Grenada Glass Plant Expanding
- AAMA Releases Voluntary Specification for Multi-Bar Hinges in Window Applications
- The Countdown to Greenbuild 2009 Begins
- INDIA - Hindusthan National Glass Shines Ahead of Stock-Split Record Date
- Materials Scientists Find Better Model For Glass Creation

November 4, 2009
- ICC Changes Impact Commercial Glass Industry
- PPG Unveils Certified Metal Panel Program
- Glass Tempering Company Coming to Mount Airy
- INDIA - Excess Supply Mirrors Glass Industry’s Woes
- Taipei 101 Aims To Be World's Tallest Green Building
- Prominent Businessman Held at Delhi Airport for Mobile Theft
- William McDonough Joins Serious Materials’ Board of Directors

November 3, 2009
- Mike Boyle Talks to USGNN™ About the Global Glass Conservation Alliance
- C.R. Laurence Co. Inc. Appoints Gary Noha to National Sales Manager – Door Control Products
- Alumco to Supply Fcades to Meena Plaza Project in Abu Dhabi
- Celebrating Light at the Palacio de Cristal

November 2, 2009
- American Materials Manufacturing Alliance Holds Conference on Climate Bill Concerns
- DORMA Entrance Systems Opens Sales and Service Division in Chicago
- Weak Dollar Is ‘Welcome Change’ for McDonald’s, PPG Profits
- AUSTRALIA - Hotel Considers Suing Glass Offenders
- What a Posh Hotel and a New Library Share

October 30, 2009
- ICC Reduces Residential Fenestration U-Factors During This Week's Code Hearings
- Arch Aluminum Issues Statement on Facility Closures
- FLABEG Opens New Solar Mirror Facility in Pittsburgh
- ASTM E44.20 on Solar Glass to Meet November 11
- PGC International Fall Meeting Takes Different Format and Produces Results
- C.R. Laurence Promotes Nathalie Brun to New Position of French Business Manager
- Window Film Saves Energy and Shields Against Broken Glass At Federal Energy Facility
- Gimme Shelter - But First Restore Glass
- Vetrazzo Shows That Green Doesn't Have to be Boring
- Happy Halloween from USGNN.com™

October 29, 2009
- Bill Furr Joins Arizona Shower Door as Regional Sales Manager
- Glaston Says it Will Adjust Operations in Line with Market Situation
- Pittsburgh Business Times Recognizes Company as Top Manufacturer in the Region
- After Closing, Pratt Glass Reorganizes and Reopens
- DOE Shows Commercial Builders How to Achieve 50 Percent Energy Savings
- Vitro Reports 3Q'09 Declines of 36.9% and 36.7% in Sales and EBITDA
- Wheaton & Sprague Engineering Introduces New Senior Staff Specialist
- Federal Courthouse Opening Delayed
- Repairing Injured Lungs May Boost Organ Donations

October 28, 2009
- Economist Predicts Non-Residential Construction to Remain Down in 2010; More Positive Outlook for Residential
- New GlasWeld General Manager Says Time is Right for Repair; Scratch Removal Business Also Growing as Manufacturers Look to Cut Down on Scrap Glass
- Carbon Disclosure Project Recognizes PPG as Industry Leader
- Construction Employment Shrinks in 325 of the Nation’s 337 Largest Metro Areas in September
- CHINA - China's Ancient Capital to Relocate Glass Factory to Protect Relics
- Vietnam - Glass Plant Construction Begins
- SwissINSO Begins Collaboration with the Solar Energy Laboratory and Building Physics Laboratory of the EPFL, Switzerland

October 27, 2009
- Code Change Proposal Tightens Window Efficiency; Allows Flexibility if Combined with Other Efficient Features
- New World Trade Center's Chinese Glass Is Adding to Trade Furor
- PPG Appoints Kenny Vice President, Corporate Marketing
- Glass Manufacturing Company Names Timothy Moore as Senior Process Engineer
- GlasWeld Hires Former Honda and GM Exec as General Manager
- Apple Set to Raise Curtain on Fourth Manhattan Store
- Solutia Reports Third Quarter 2009 Results
- Government Responds To The Glass Prices ePetition
- DUBAI - Burj Dubai's Finishing Touches are Now in Full View
- Self-Powered Smart Window
- British Woman Falls to Her Death in Spain While Climbing up Porch After Forgetting her Keys

October 26, 2009
- Forecasters Say Construction Industry is Slowly Showing Signs of Recovery
- AAMA Releases Voluntary Test and Classification Method for Drained and Back Ventilated Rain Screen Wall Cladding Systems
- GPD to be Represented at Vitrum
- Crystals at CityCenter Earns LEED® Gold Certification
- Developer Wants to Build Glass Penthouse

October 23, 2009
- Glazing Featured in Energy Saving Houses During Solar Decathlon 2009
- Viracon Names Dr. Charles Boyer Vice President of Research, Process & Product Development
- Venture Tape Names New National Sales Manager for Door and Window, Building Products
- Saint-Gobain - Sales for the First Nine Months of 2009
- Contract Awarded for Green Renovation of Poff Federal Building in Roanoke
- More Exciting than Watching Water Boil

October 22, 2009
- ASTM Continues Efforts to Create Standard for Glass Used in Furniture
- Construction Employment Declines in 49 States and D.C. Compared to September 2008
- Building Envelope Commissioning Lagging in Ontario
- Curtainwall Engineering Expert Implements BIM
- CHINA - Wacker and Dow Corning Begin Second Phase of Pyrogenic Silica Plant in Zhangjiagang, China
- Glass Countertops are the Latest Trends in Kitchen and Bath Designs

October 21, 2009
- Construction Outlook Conference Speakers Say Future Housing Outlook is Positive
- U.S. Must Tackle Emissions First: Chu
- Green Building Materials Startup Expects Big 2010
- SCHOTT to Diversify and Expand in Vincennes
- Glass Shower Door Suddenly Explodes

October 20, 2009
- Legislation Introduced to Amend Tax Credits and Tie it to ENERGY STAR; Industry Responds Favorably
- PHILIPPINES - Glass Producer Opposes Maximum Extension of Safeguard Measures
- Local Entrepreneurial Ingenuity Shines at City Glass & Locks
- Marvin Plant Retools Production Processes to Increase Safety
- Crowdis Elected AEC Vice Chairman
- International Glass Institute Receives Second 5-year Grant from NSF
- Edgetech University in Session at Win-Door 2009

October 19, 2009
- Construction Market Forecast to Increase 11 Percent in 2010
- Employees' Quick Work Averts Major Fire Damage
- BEIJING - China to Curb Over-Capacity in Sectors to Even out Growth
- INDIA - Safety Glasses Destroyed in Fire
- PHILIPPINES - Glass Maker Fulfills Safeguard Duty Requirement
- Kawneer's Robert Holcombe Appointed Director, Products Development
- Biesse Group Proposes New Chief Executive Officer
- Plans are Set for GLASSPEX INDIA Taking Place in New Delhi

October 16, 2009
- Standard Bent Glass Owner Acquires Certain Business Assets of Coastal Glass Distributors
- PPG Directors Announce Quarterly Dividend Increase to 54 Cents Per Share
- Indicator Points to Cyclical Bottom for Remodeling, Start of Recovery in 2010
- Biz Owner Charged with Bribing
- Curtainwalls Best Suited for Highrise Condos
- Computer Circuitry and Electromagnetic Spectrum Inspire Design of New Art Glass Mural

October 15, 2009
- Anti-Trust Suit Update: Court Approves Extension of Deadline to Amend Pleadings or Add Parties
- Stimulus May Boost Viracon
- Despite 5 Digits for the Dow, Economic Recovery Will Still Be Slow
- PPG Reports Third-Quarter 2009 Financial Results
- Glass Work Taking off at Aerocentre in Mississauga, Ontario
- UNITED KINGDOM - C.R. Laurence of Europe Ltd. to Commence Construction of New Headquarters, Office and Warehousing Building in United Kingdom
- DUBAI - Burj Dubai to Open on UAE National Day
- German Firm Says Pittsburgh Plant Could Create 300 'Green' Jobs
- SMI Hires Independent Rep for Florida West Coast
- Metalcon Wraps Up in Tampa

October 14, 2009
- Glass Tabletops Return to the Spotlight as ASTM Committee Meets
- BEMA Members Discuss Standard Development and Volunteer Opportunities; Recognize Design Winners During Annual Meeting
- ENR Names Its List of Top 20 Glazing/Curtainwall Contractors; Enclos Tops List
- New Publication on Glass and Glazing Standards for the Building Industry is Now Available from ASTM International and GANA
- Southwall to Supply Heat Mirror® Insulating Glass for New Line of Owens Corning High Performance Fiberglass Windows
- GANA Celebrates Oktoberfest with Clearance Sale
- South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center Loses $2 Million in Funding

October 13, 2009
- New AAM Study Cites Market-Distorting Impact of Explosive Growth in Chinese Glass Production
- Philippines - Asahi Glass Warns of Massive Losses Without Tariff Protection
- CRL Announces Online Webinars and Videos
- FeneTech to Launch German Language Website
- Rick De La Guardia Launches a New Consulting Engineering Firm
- Green Building Crash
- AAMA Works to Develop BIM Standard
- CONSTRUCT and The TFM Show Prepare for 2010

October 9, 2009
- Tom Harris Talks About his Career and Future Plans upon Departure from Oldcastle® Glass Engineered Products
- Solutia Announces Pricing of $400 Million of Senior Unsecured Notes
- Construction Begins on $750M Devon Tower in OKC
- DUBAI - Iconic Burj Dubai Tower Nearing Completion
- MOSCOW - Russian Culture Chief Opposes Skyscraper Plan

October 8, 2009
- ASHRAE Compromises on Proposed Requirements for Glass in 2010 Edition of Standard 90.1
- Apogee Enterprises Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
- Kawneer Announces New Hires
- EPA's Energy Star Label Now Available for Four Types of Glass and Food Processing Plants
- Brookfield Properties' 1225 Connecticut Ave. in Washington, DC Earns LEED® Platinum Certification

October 7, 2009
- Attendees Share Their Impressions of GlassBuild America
- Arizona Girl Survives Glass-Table Fall
- Debris Keeps Falling from Calgary Construction Sites
- Northern Building Products and ALUMIL Announce Partnership
- Driving on Glass? Inventor Hopes to Lay Down Solar Roads
- ANGOLA - New Glass Factory in Angola to Supply Over Half the Market

October 6, 2009
- EPA Takes on ENERGY STAR® Program; Will Introduce Super Star Program to Complement ENERGY STAR
- Pilkington Sells French Sites
- DUBAI - EGL to Up Coating Capacity by 25% From Next Year
- Ohio Senator Advocates Climate Bills That Include Border Adjusted Carbon Fees
- Stealthy Soladigm Grabs $20M for Tinted Windows

October 5, 2009
- Intermac America and Emmegi USA Announce Joint Sales Collaboration
- Oldcastle Glass Closes D.C.-Area Facility
- Ferro Announces Streamlined Business Structure
- INDIA - Saint-Gobain's Rajasthan Plant will be Delayed by a Year
- UNITED KINGDOM - Glass Falls from Roof at Centre
- Vistamatic Appoints Ruth Gibbons as VP of Sales and Marketing
- Alcoa Executive Discusses Aluminum's Role in Sustainable Building Design During Metalcon

October 2, 2009
- GlassBuild Attendees and Exhibitors Reflect on the State of the Economy
- Perspective from the Far East
- Guardian ShowerGuard Glass to be Featured on Popular Cable Series
- Falling Glass not Breach of Workplace Safety: City
- RPT-U.S. Senate Democrats Seek to Win Climate Moderates
- New Report Shows Slight Dip in August for Nonresidential Construction Spending
- The Downtown Pinnacle Proves Good Architecture and Good Planning aren't the Same Thing

October 1, 2009
- Machinery Suppliers Talk Shop with USGNN
- Italian, International Presence Subdued at GlassBuild
- Chris Boyle and Tim Gregor to Head Glass Mechanix’s New Scratch Mechanix Division
- DUBAI - Burj Dubai's Exterior is Now Complete
- UNITED KINGDOM - Scrappage Scheme for the Double Glazing Industry: Will Homeowners Get Behind It?
- McShane Wraps Construction on Mori Seiki Headquarters in Chicago Suburb

September 30, 2009
- GlassBuild America Show Opens Today in Atlanta
- Vitro and the University of Nuevo Leon Sign Cooperation Agreement
- New Study Finds Construction Equipment Workers Mired in Economic Depression
- China Architectural Engineering Appoints New Vice President of Finance
- CHINA - China Orders Crackdown on Industrial Overcapacity
- Street Decor Goes from Grass to Glass

September 29, 2009
- ASTM to Start Solar Glass Subcommittee; Title and Scope Created During a Virtual Meeting Today
- Hawkins County's Contour Industries Expansion Could Add 100 Jobs
- CHINA –Construction Begins on $1.1-Bln Glass Project in East China
- Saudi Arabia - Biggest Float Glass Plant in Gulf to Rise in Yanbu
- Windows on Wellington West in Toronto

September 28, 2009
- Top 25 Contractors in General Building Announced
- Designs Let Tenants See Light of Day
- Glass Half Empty: Richard Meier's Brooklyn Tower
- UNITED KINGDOM - Interiors: Glass: Now You See It
- CBP Officers Seize $1.3 Million of Marijuana Douglas Port of Entry

September 25, 2009
- Traco's Johnson City, Tenn., Branch to Close
- HTL Heats Up Service Offerings
- Charlotte, N.C. Small Business Owner Visits Capitol Hill
- William H. Hernandez Elected to USG Corporation Board of Directors
- Lab Demonstrates 3-D Printing In Glass
- Canada's Tallest Office Tower Gets a $100-Million Facelift
- Towering Ambiguity: Trump's Chicago Tower, the City's Second Tallest Skyscraper, Soars from Some Vantage Points and Flops from Others
- Classic Glass Inc. Designs a Memorial for the Defense Intelligence Agency

September 24, 2009
- Georgia Glass and Metal Companies Speak Out About Recent Flooding
- Glass Mechanix Launches New Scratch Mechanix Division for Glass Repair
- Contractor Resolves Problem Window Questions
- Beneq has Developed a New ALD Application for the Glass Industry
- RUSSIA - Skyscraper Set Amid the Spires Sparks Russian Ire
- Terrazzo MXD Earns LEED Silver Status
- "The Art of Stained-Glass" Exhibition Gives Glimpse at Local Papermaking History
- Glass Company Exports Example of Shining Work

September 23, 2009
- Class C Debate Resurfaces with Ongoing ANSI Z97.1 Revisions
- United Kingdom - Twenty Jobs at St Helens Glass Giant Pilkington Saved after Funding Offered for Training Course
- Architecture Billings Index Points to Continued Struggles for Construction Industry
- USGBC Joins Worldwide Green Building Councils to Call Attention to the Sustainable Buildings Awareness
- Aqua Tower Gets PETA's Stamp of Approval
- New Commissioned Glass Art Pieces Installed at Downtown St. Petersburg's New Community

September 22, 2009
- Businesses Need to Prepare for Possible H1N1 Spread, According to Harvard Study
- ABC Construction Backlog Indicator Up 8.9%; Nonresidential Construction Industry May Have Hit Bottom
- UNITED KINGDOM - Edgetech's Super Spacer® TriSeal™ Earns Spot in UK's Construction Products Association Showcase
- Serious Materials Closes $60 Million Series C Financing
- Stiles Welcomes New Dealer Partner in New England
- Dubai - Emirates Glass' AED100 Million Coating Facility Goes Online
- CHINA - China Architectural Engineering Provides Business Updates
- NEW ZEALAND - Decorative Glass Panels Installed in Hospice Quiet Room

September 21, 2009
-Glass Industry Raises Concerns Over ASHRAE 90.1 Revisions That Could Reduce the Use of Glass in Nonresidential Buildings
- ASTM Glass and Solar Energy Committees Will Collaborate with U.S. Department of Energy on Solar Standards
- Couple Guiding Company into 41st Year
- CHINA - Taiwan Glass to set up Sodium Carbonate Plant in Mainland China
- AUSTRALIA - Through the Looking Glass
- Check Mate: "Tournament" in Trafalgar Square Brings Design to Life

September 18, 2009
- Glass Sets the Stage for Cowboys' First Regular-Season Home Game on Sunday
- Family Announces Plans to Lay John De Gorter to Rest
- RUSSIA - Guardian Celebrates New Russian Float Glass
- New Glass Doctor Franchise Opens in Frederick, Md.
- Vegas' CityCenter Opens Dooes to World's Most Spectacular Offerings in One Singular Setting, December 2009

September 17, 2009
- Oldcastle Glass Plant in Cheshire, Conn., to Close
- PPG Donates Glass, Paint to Spruce up Phipps Conservatory for G-20
- Argotec Unveils New World Headquarters and Manufacturing Operation
- Sponsored Link: GlasWeld's Scratch Removal Contracting and Consulting Team Continues to Grow
- Firefighters Extinguish Blaze at Ossining Glass Store
- Apogee Enterprises 2Q Profit Rises 7 Percent
- PHILLIPPINES - Flat Glass Maker Seeks Import Safeguard Extension
- AFRICA - Botswana Begins Work at Float Glass Production Plant

September 16, 2009
- Industry Loses Two Legends: John De Gorter and Ray Rickles
- Partha Mukherjee Named Glasslam Chief Technology Officer
- Delaware Passes Law Calling for Net-Zero-Energy Homes
- Sponsored Link: Columbia Commercial Building Products Now Offering Custom Fabricated Break Metal
- INDIA - Sejal Architectural to Raise Rs 220 cr Via Warrants, QIP
- PHILIPPINES - More Protection Sought
- ITALY - RHI Receives € 12 Million Contract in the Glass Sector
- PGC International Announces September Webinar on Protecting Against Electronic Surveillance
- CGCA Dinner Meeting to Focus on Blast Mitigation
- Designers Use Color Glass as Part of Chromotheraphy Design Principles

September 15, 2009
- The September USGNN Video Newscast is Now Live
- State Outlines Charges Against Former Republic CEO Gillman
- YKK AP Celebrates 50 Years in the Architectural Products Industry With U.S. Launch of enerGfacade Family of Products
- 42 Companies Seek Stimulus Energy $$$ -- So Far
- Work Can Resume at Revel After Glass Fell
- Fairview Business Takes the LEED in Development
- Sponsored Link: FeneTech to Double Sales in a Tough Economy
- DUBAI - Emirates Glass Going Global and Promoting New Investments in the European Market
- Edgetech I.G. Welcomes George Wilson to Executive Team

September 14, 2009
- Construction Quality Assurance Bill Would Aim to Eliminate Bid Shopping
- CHINA - Fuyao to Beat Previous 2009 Revenue Target
- AFRICA - Botswana Sees Geotechnical Work Begin at Glass Manufacturing Plant
- QATAR - Zujaj to Build $11.8m Glass Factory in Qatar
- Strong Winds Blow Glass from Atop Revel's Atlantic City Project
- 224-Story Skyscraper Would be High Point for Architect
- Abrisa Appoints Jim Veler as President/CEO

September 11, 2009
- Former Republic CEO in Custody; Bond Set at $10 Million
- CRL of Europe Relocates German Headquarters to New Facility near Stuttgart
- Sponsored Link: New White Paper from Technoform Helps Manufacturers Understand Evolving Fenestration Codes
- Engineers Develop Safer, Blast-Resistant Glass
- City Gives More Than Gets at Atlantic Yards, Study Says

September 10, 2009
- AGGA Presenters Discuss Australian, Global Economic and Market Trends
- Republic Windows and Doors Official in Custody, Authorities Say
- GYRO TECH by NABCO Entrances Inc. Announces Winners of Distributor Trip to Japan
- Synergx Announces Multiple Orders for Its Photovoltaic Glass Inspection Systems
- Safety Glass Enhances Court Annex Security

September 9, 2009
- Energy Efficiency Means a Big Push for Australia's Glass Industry
- Thomas Lee, Jr., of Lee & Cates Passes Away
- Edgetech I.G. Hires New Customer Service Rep
- Man Killed by 500kg Falling Glass
- Metal and Glass Honor Historic Spanish Garden

September 8, 2009
- Solar's Impact on Glass May Be Minimal Now, But Thomsen Says That's Changing
- Glass Expo Midwest™ 2010 Offers Discount Until October 1
- Solvay Acquires Soda Ash Producer in Russia
- Learning to be Less Japanese
- Calgary Highrises Under The Microscope After Glass Falls
- Plans for Super Sustainable Skyscraper Unveiled
- IGI Developer Gets Men from China to Put Up Glass Wall at New Terminal
- Couple to Wed Suspended on Side of Highrise

September 4, 2009
- U.S. Aluminum Celebrates Gene Irwin’s 50 Years in the Industry
- Towne Place Subcontractors Await Ruling
- Glass Shops Find Success with Social Networking Sites
- China Architectural 2nd-Quarter Profit Tumbles
- Korea's 'Worst Building in The History of Mankind' Reflects on Its Status ... With New Glass Facade
- KPF Designs New Science Center for University of Minnesota

September 3, 2009
- Kansas Governor Advocates Solar Energy During GANA Fall Conference
- GANA to Provide Resources to WIndow Cleaners
- GGCA Officially Launches; Now Accepting Members
- Edgetech I.G. Welcomes Tony Thiret to Sales Team
- Glaston's Glass Processing Subsidiary Initiates Employee Co-Operation Negotiations
- Bekaert Specialty Films Achieves ISO 14001:2004 Certification
- E-Verify Backers Say It's Working
- Street Closed in Downtown Fort Worth After Report of Falling Glass

September 2, 2009
- GANA Members Develop New Resources at Fall Conference
- GANA-IGMA Merger No Longer “On the Horizon”
- Sponsored Link: JE Berkowitz Completes Glass for $20 Million Expansion
- Glass Manufacturer Expands in Wisconsin
- DuPont Expands Solar Power Projects in China
- PPG Appoints Robert J. Dellinger as Senior Vice President, Finance, and CFO
- HTL Hires New Engineer to Lead Efforts in Thermal Services

September 1, 2009
- Protective Glazing Under Discussion as GANA’s Fall Conference Begins
- IGMA Releases Voluntary Guidelines for the Identification of Visual Obstruction in the Airspace of IG Units
- Window Maker Gets Protection From Creditors
- CAN-BEST Opens New Office in British Columbia
- Glass Company Marks 35 Years
- Prairie Pillar: Fargo Glass and Paint
- Longtime Marvin President Passes Away
- Nippon Sheet Glass Rises After Solar Sales Report

August 31, 2009
- GANA’s @Glassnation Energy Seminars Broadcast Live on Internet
- Could Hotel’s Views Have Been Avoided with Window Film?
- Tornado-Damaged Hotel to Replace 6,350 Windows
- CANADA - Falling Glass Sparks Safety Review of Calgary's Highrises
- AUSTRALIA - It's Counter-Intuitive: Spy HQ to Have Glass Facade
- Stepdad: Kidnapped Girl ‘Bonded’ With Captor
- A New Ballgame Plays Out At Palace
- Baxter Launches New Solar Glass Consultancy
- INDIA - Sejal Architectural to Invest Rs 1,500 cr in Float Glass Industry

August 28, 2009
- CRL Announces September 1 Opening of Branch Distribution Facility Near Miami
- Besten Announces Equipment Sourcing Agreement with Billco
- Serious Materials Makes News with Products and Personnel
- INDIA - Sejal Glass Commences Operations at Jhagadiya Plant

August 27, 2009
- Back in Action: Greg Carney Talks About Returning to Work; Shares Thanks for Industry Support
- Stuart Chambers Quits Nippon Sheet Glass on Finding He's 'Not Japanese'
- 120 People Set to Get Laid Off from Glass Company
- Wausau's Manufacturing Center Earns LEED-Silver Certification
- A Q & A with Dan Frey, Co-founder of The Glass Guru Franchise Systems
- Xinyi Glass Starts New Solar Glass Furnace
- Plan to Turn Rooftops, Walls and Windows into Cheap Solar Cells
- What's the BIM Deal?
- AUSTRALIA - More Glass Will Fall in CBD, Says Lord Mayor
- In Clubhouse's Glass and Steel, a Feel of Urban Cool

August 26, 2009
- Coastal Glass Distributors to Cease Operations
- NSG President Stuart Chambers to Step Down
- UNITED KINGDOM - Glass Remelters Importing Cullet Due to Declining UK Quality, Say Some in the Industry
- UNITED KINGDOM - Beautiful Glass Shard Spire Set to Dominate London Skyline
- CRL's Corporate Headquarters to Undergo Expansion
- LONDON - Brit Man Sets World Record by Walking Over 18 Miles on Broken Glass!

August 25, 2009
- PEOPLE Magazine names "World's Best Glass Attractions"
- BEIJING - Sustainable and Digital Media Technology Used to Create New Curtainwall Façade in China
- HL23 Almost Ready to Show Off its Big Glass
- Edgetech I.G. Named to Inc. 5000 List for Third Consecutive Year
- Glass Doctor® Announces New Franchise Owners in North Carolina

August 24, 2009
- The August USGNN Video Newscast is Now Live

August 24, 2009
- Glass Company Hailed as Emmitsburg Gem
- AGC Reports Construction Employment Continues to Slide
- UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Business Bay's O14 Tower Handover in September
- INDIA - Consolidated Construction Secures Order Worth INR 431 from ONGC
- UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Top Sponsors of Emirates Glass LEAF Awards Announced

August 21, 2009
- As Glass Floors and Stairs Increase in Popularity, so Does Design and Safety Awareness
- Edgetech Plays Ball in the Dominican Republic
- Sunrise for Solar Heat Power
- Suntech Achieves World Record Conversion Efficiency for a Multi-Crystalline Module
- Potential of the Sun Dawns on the US
- New Logitech Mice Track on Glass and Shiny Surfaces
- Colorful Glass Used to Give an Elevator a Unique Look

August 20, 2009
- Scams Continue to Abound in Glass Industry
- Construction Worker Falls to His Death When a Scaffold Collapses in Brooklyn
- UNITED KINGDOM - Miracle Escape for City Workers as Giant Plate Glass Window Falls From 17th Floor into Busy Street
- INDIA - Hindusthan National Glass Targets 10 Per Cent Growth
- Glass, Metal and Limestone
- Tehama Grasshopper by Fougeron Architecture
- Former Vice President and Environmental Advocate, Al Gore to Keynote Greenbuild Conference

August 19, 2009
- Lisec Founder and Owner Dies at Age 73
- Glass Companies Make the Ranks on Inc. 5000 List
- UNITED KINGDOM - Worker Killed by Sheet of Glass
- Glass Expansion Proposed for Redlands' Santa Fe Depot
- 'Shield' Worker Learns About the Glass Ceiling

August 18, 2009
- Texas Adopts BIM for State Design and Construction Projects
- PGT Acquires Hurricane Window and Door Factory Operating Assets
- EPA Urged to Decline California Request to Impose Billions in New Costs on Devastated U.S. Construction Industry
- Glass and Glazing Used in Constructing Atlanta's New Eco Office
- Glass Will Be Abundant in Mt. Lebanon Project
- Huether's Gotto Go Named One of the 40 best Public Art Works

August 17, 2009
- MetFab Metals Constructs Curtainwall Mock-Up of 4 WTC
- UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Future Architectural Glass to Install Fully Automatic Line at UAE Facility
- LUANDA - Angolan Company to Build Glass Factory in 2010
- No Need to Wear a Watch
- New Eco-Friendly Self-Cleaning Material Tough on Stains, Light on Effort
- Exploding iPhone Incident Follows iPod Reports

August 14, 2009
- Addison Glass & Mirror Prepares to Celebrate 30 Years in Business
- Vienna Glass President Passes Away
- UNITED KINGDOM - Double Glazing Companies Accept Glasstalk Challenge
- Green-Living Couple "LEEDS" by Example; Town Takes Lessons
- Glass Artist Creates Electric Guitar Made of Glass

August 13, 2009
- Glass Companies Speak Out on Healthcare Reform Concerns
- UNITED KINGDOM - Toddler Crushed to Death When 'Heavy' Patio Door Falls off its Rollers
- Fox River Glass Marks 25 Years in Business
- CANADA - Unique Design Earns Award for Manitoba Hydro Place Tower
- CANADA - A Renovation or a Transformation?
- LEBANON - Sama Beirut Project Launched in Beirut
- INDIA - Over 100 Exhibitors Registered for Glasspex India 2009

August 12, 2009
- Lawrence Sends Letter to Customers Addressing Current Rumors
- PARIS - Woman Throws Mug at 'Mona Lisa'
- JAPAN - Earthquake Disrupts Production at LCD Glass Manufacturing Plant
- TRINIDAD - Man Killed While Offloading Glass
- UNITED KINGDOM - Glass Shard Kills Man in Shop Window
- SPAIN - ShowCase: City of Culture of Galicia
- EllisDon's Bankers Court Project Earns LEED Gold Certification
- CHINA - Second Staging of All in Glass Trade Fair Announced
- Sponsored Link: GlasWeld Develops Affordable Marketing Products and Campaigns for Glass
- Traces of Planet Collision Found

August 11, 2009
- Construction Employment Continues to Fall; Jobs Slowly Returning to Some Markets
- Glass Architects
- Satisfaction with Windows and Patio Doors Declines, According to New Study
- Japan Hot Stocks-Aeon, Nippon Sheet Glass, Construction Firms
- INDIA - Rajkot to Get Glass Skywalk Soon

August 10, 2009
- Court Grants Motion to Compel Guardian to Turn Over Documents in Anti-Trust Suit
- Fed Focusing on Real-Estate Recession as Bernanke Convenes FOMC
- China Architectural Engineering Announces Agreement to Sell Common Stock
- SINGAPORE - Month Old Glass Table Shatters
- Las Vegas' CityCenter to be one of World's Largest Green Developments
- Edgetech Provides Rally Point for 'Rolling Thunder'

August 7, 2009
- NFRC Questions Continue, With Some Answers
- Scammers Continue to Plague Glass Shops
- Glass TEXpo™ to Take Place in April in San Antonio
- Azon Promotes Muessig to Vice President; Names Peterson to Board of Directors
- Heavy Call Liquidations Hit PPG Industries (PPG)
- Saint-Gobain Targets Energy Savers With Ferrari Glass
- Schuff Steel Atlantic Begins Heavy Steel Erection on Orlando Events Center

August 6, 2009
- Seitovirta Resigns; Glaston Appoints New President and CEO
- New ACEEE Report Says Most Economic Projections are off on Potential Energy Efficiency Benefits
- CHINA - Glass Industry Sparkles as Prices Peak
- CHINA - China Architectural Engineering Wins New Government Contracts Worth $11.2 Million
- AUSTRALIA - Driver Trapped in Pizza Shop Smash

August 5, 2009
- Green Construction Code Could Increase Energy Efficiency, Reduce Carbon
Footprint

- Boyle Steps Down From GlasWeld Presidency
- Mending an Iconic Building
- UNITED KINGDOM - Glazing Company Picks Hellaby for HQ
- Window Washers Rescued From 37th Floor of Boston High-Rise
- Measuring Residual Stresses in Glass Products Focus of ASTM International Training Course
- Sponsored Link: GANA Offers Back to School Sale on Technical Manuals

August 4, 2009
- Advocates for Safe Glass to Take on Glass Furniture Safety
- SAF to Provide Product and Services for Renewable Energy Projects
- Arch Expands Its Web Presence By Joining Twitter
- Glass Panels Going Up At Carousel Mall Expansion Site
- Dallas and Fort Worth Downtown Buildings Competing for Construction Award

August 3, 2009
- Survey Findings Show Stimulus is Working, Though Not at its Full Potential
- Sapa's Agreement with Indalex Complete
- IGMA Continues Industry Research to Develop a New Standard for the Determination of Gas Permeability with Industry Support
- GANA Educational Foundation Announces 2009 Scholarship Recipients
- Vietnam - Construction Glass Producers Crying for Help
- Case for Glass Becomes Clearer
- Fatal Impact
- There's Still time to Amp up Design of Dallas Convention Center Hotel
- Glass Leaves Sweat to Generate Electricity, Get Nervous in Public Situations
- Opening a New Window on Daylight

July 31, 2009
- The July USGNN Video Newscast is Now Live

July 31, 2009
- AEC Elects New Vice Chairman
- Viracon Named Winner of Managing Automation 2009 Progressive Manufacturing 100 Awards
- Biesse and Intermac Celebrate Canadian Headquarters with Three-Day Open House
- SOUTH AFRICA - Grinaker Subsidiary Clinches Joburg Curtain Walling Contract
- Old U.S. Industrial Town Looking Forward to a Green Future

July 30, 2009
- Understanding Energy-Efficient Opportunities for Commercial Buildings
- Sponsored Link: America the Beautiful
- Saint-Gobain Officially Opens R&D Center Expansion
- YKK AP Receives International Design Excellence Award
- BANGKOK - PACE Unveils Plans for Bangkok's Tallest Building
- East Town Mall to be Renovated
- Artist's Vandalized Bible Now Housed in Glass Case

July 29, 2009
- New Study Shows Energy-Efficient Construction is Key to Green Building Growth
- Vitro Reports 2Q'09 Declines of 36.0% and 32.5% in Sales and EBITDA
- Akzo Nobel Q2 Core Profit Down 12 pct, Cost Cuts Help
- ABC Unveils Construction Backlog Indicator; Backlog for May Rises to 6.3 Months
- Windowizards Investigated for Making False Product Claims
- Stylmark Appoints APG as Manufacturer's Representative
- CHINA - China Architectural Engineering Inc.: Building a Future
- DOE-Funded Clean Energy Research Projects Win 19 R&D 100 Awards
- AUSTRALIA - Row Over Plan for Hotel Windsor Tower
- Calgary's $24.5M Footbridge Unveiled to Cheers, Jeers
- I Think It's Time I Got a Divorce... So I Can Marry Husband No.6: Serial Bigamist Walks Free After Saying 'I Do' Five Times

July 28, 2009
- Plaintiffs Motion for Court to Compel Guardian to Produce Certain Documents in Anti-Trust Suit
- Arch Aluminum & Glass Helps Develop New Firefighting Techniques
- AGC Reports Construction Employment Declines in 333 out of 352 Metropolitan Areas in June
- USGlass and AAMA Launch New Website for Contract Glaziers
- The Glass Racking Company Launches New Website
- DUBAI - Burj Dubai's Final Cladding Panel Ready to Go
- Library's Trustees Oppose UMF Design

July 27, 2009
- CMS Demonstrates Equipment Lines During Open House
- Warren Willoughby: The Man Knows Glass
- Seven Glass Doctor® Franchise Locations Open This Summer
- CPFilms® Launches Commercial Sales Group for Architectural Projects
- Soda Ash Industry Fights Recession, Chinese Rivals
- Yale University Sculpture Building and Gallery
- NEW ZEALAND - Telecom HQ Taking Shape
- PARIS - Shimmering Like a Diamond
- Vitrum to Take Place October 28th - 31st 2009
- Indiana Glass Association Announces New Name for its Annual Golf Scramble

July 24, 2009
- Graham Architectural Continues Focus of Impact Glazing Through Acquisition of FM Enterprises
- Glass Doctor® Announces Personal Achievement Award Winners
- Glass Truck Fatally Hits Caltrans Worker In Lodi
- Heim Named Sales Management Agent for Glasslam
- Five Employees of Israel Berger & Associates LLC Are Now LEED Accredited Professionals
- The Spertus Institute's Brave New Building
- For Sale: Frank Lloyd Wright 'Trophy House' In L.A.
- Modern Bronx: Amazing Architecture in Community Service Buildings
- Cancer Center Features Decorative Combination of Glass and Graphics

July 23, 2009
- ADNEC Capital Gate Tower to Feature Cardinal Coated Glass
- UNITED KINGDOM - Pilkington's Swiss Sell-off
- ZIMBABWE - IDC, Chinese Deal Collapses
- Argotec Restructures TPU Film Business to Better Serve Glass Lamination Industry
- PPG Architectural Glass Wins National Marketing Award
- The Wagner Companies Appoints New Director of Sales
- Glass Worker Burned in Explosion
- The Global Market For Flat Glass Is Dominated By Europe, China And North America; New Construction Report Provides Detailed Analysis of the Construction Market

July 22, 2009
- Bank of America Agrees to Adjourn Public Auction of Glass Wholesalers
- AIA Reports a Drop in June's Architecture Billings Index
- Glass Shower Door Suddenly Explodes
- Glass Falls off Building
- UNITED KINGDOM - Cornwall Glass Acquires Seleda Assets
- INDIA - Glass Industry Looks at Value Additions

July 21, 2009
- "Stretch" Energy Code in Massachusetts Could Mean More High-Performance Glazing Installations
- Three Glass Doctor® Franchisees Honored for Excellence in Leadership
- Glass with Class
- SKS Wins LEED Certification for 1100 Broadway
- Kawneer Announces Two New Hires
- Sheffield Plastics Appoints New Sales Manager for North Atlantic Territory

July 20, 2009
- Glass Installation Continues on Abu Dhabi's Spiraling Capital Gate Tower
- New ASTM Insulating Glass Units Standard Contributes to Testing for Energy Efficiency of Windows
- New Employment Numbers Show Steep Losses in Construction Nationwide
- JAPAN - At Leisure: Stuart Chambers of Nippon Sheet Glass Can See All Things Clearly
- Pupils Pass Out in £25 Million PFI Schools as New Classrooms Overheat
- VIETNAM - Imported Glass Requires Certification
- Brickell Office Tower's Windows Exceed Florida Building Codes
- Tallest Building in U.S. Goes Green
- VT Industries to Relocate Stile & Rail Door Division

July 17, 2009
- NAHB Says Apartments and Condos Can Bring Jobs, Economic Benefits to Cities
- Laid-Off AGC Employees Get Added Benefits
- PPG Second Quarter '09 Financial Results Show Sales and Earnings Decline Versus Last Year
- Graham Architectural Products Acquires FM Enterprises
- C.R. Laurence Co. Inc. Announces Two Export Department Promotions
- Johnson Named Glass Doctor® Technician of the Year
- Falling Concrete Kills Diner in Downtown Montreal
- MALAYSIA - Egg Producer LTKM Bullish on Glass Production Venture

July 16, 2009
- Environmental Awareness Plays Key Role in One Company's New Facility
- Andersen to Restructure and Cut 250 Jobs
- Three Northern Gulf Coast Projects Select IBA Consultants for Third-Party Inspections
- Silver Spring Library Designs Draw Debate
- Plans for Apartments on York St. Underway

July 15, 2009
- Court Continues to Confirm Discovery Details in Price-Fixing Suit
- New Exhibitors Announced for Glass Expo Midwest™ 2010
- UNITED KINGDOM - Pilkington Cuts 90 Jobs at European Research Centre
- DUBAI - Emirates Glass Furnished Building Receives Platinum Leed Certification
- DUBAI - Dubai's Tallest Tower Done by End of Year
- JAPAN - Tokyo Stocks Rally 2.34 Points to Snap 9-day Losing Streak
- JAPAN - Asahi Glass Sees Opportunities for H1 on LCD
- Cooper Construction to Design/Build Second Research Advancement Centre for University of Waterloo, Ontario
- Company Donates Repair To Vandalized Zoo Glass

July 14, 2009
- Bank Issues a Notice of Public Sale of Glass Wholesalers Ltd. Assets
- PPG Glass used in Four of AIA's Top Ten Green Building Projects
- 3M and National Glass Service Group Form an Alliance
- Evans Wins Glass Doctor® Recruiter of the Year Award
- BAHRAIN - Firm to Set up Glass Processing Complex
- TURKEY - Women Take Lead in Building Mosque in Turkey
- When Green Goes Bad
- New Glass Prevents Birds From Colliding with Windows
- Vikuiti Rear Projection Film Turns Shop Windows into Very Big Screen TVs
- CHINA - All in Glass 2009 Helping Local Players to Explore International Markets

July 13, 2009
- In a Down Year, an Expert Explains How to Improve Processes
- U.S. Commercial Construction to Drop 16% This Year, Report Says
- EFCO® to Open Three New Distribution Centers July 17
- Vandalism Keeps Glass Companies Busy
- UNITED KINGDOM - Glass Panel Falls 14 Feet onto Nightclub Dancers
- PGC July Webinar on Tornado Protection Draws Broad Interest
- UNITED KINGDOM - CrownGate's New Heart of Glass
- Brooksville Artist is at the Top of the Class in Glass

July 10, 2009
- Online Database of Crane Repairs and Inspections Could Mean Safer Jobsites
- AAMA Releases Update to Fenestration Standard
- Glass Doctor® of Brookhaven/Jackson Wins National President's Award
- The Aluminum Association Congratulates New Chair for United Nations Environment Program's Sustainable Buildings and Climate Change Initiative
- Americans for the Arts Recognizes Glass Artist Anne Marie Karlsen's Creation
- 25/50 Exhibition Planned by Artist Gordon Huether

July 9, 2009
- Tru Tech Re-Opens Former Therma-Tru Plant
- Alcoa Posts 2Q Loss but Sees Some Stability
- Biesse Launches Diamut America and Diamut Canada
- GlassRenu Partners With GRATCH Company For European Distribution
- Marriott Place Bringing Dramatic Change to Downtown Indianapolis
- Light-Absorbing Nanowires Making Better Solar Panels

July 8, 2009
- Global Report on Door and Window Market Forecasts Declining Demand
- Mark Fanelli, Two Others, Join Georgia Gulf’s Royal Group as VPs
- Cardinal Glass will Cut Almost 30 Jobs
- Former Glass Plant Workers Eligible for Benefits
- Glass Doctor® of Charlotte Wins Franchisee of the Year
- ISO Releases Standard for Calculating Structural Wind Loading
- CHINA - Southwall Announces World's Largest High Performance XIR® Glass Installation at Universiade Center in China

July 7, 2009
- New Forecasting Model Could Help Glaziers Strengthen their Labor Pool
- Manufacturers Look Toward Continuous Improvement and Ways to Save
- Exhibitors are Already Preparing for Glass Expo Midwest™ 2010
- Sponsored Link: Kawneer Launches Corporate Blog: Kawneerosphere
- HO CHI MINH - Vietnam-made Construction Glass Threatened by Cheap Imports
- Javits Center Redo Gets the Green Light
- Lewiston Police Shoot Injured Moose

July 6, 2009
- Wisconsin DSF Now Requires the Use of BIM on Certain Projects
- Glass Expo Midwest Call for Papers
- All in Glass 2009 to Highlight Energy-Saving and Environmental Protection
- UNITED KINGDOM - Firm Rapped as Leeds Worker Killed by Giant Glass Pane
- HA NOI - Vietnam to Probe Flood of Float Glass Import
- BRUSSELS - Antitrust: Commission Confirms Unannounced Inspections in the Special Glass Sector
- DuPont, DOE Partner on Thin Film Solar
- Visitors Step Out Onto Chicago's New Ledge

July 2, 2009
- Climate Change Legislation Could Impact ENERGY STAR® Program
- Trout Glass and Other Contractors Hit by Strike
- NYPD: Iconic High-Rises Need Tighter Security
- Construction Spending Falls More than Expected
- PGT Inc. Announces 2009 Second Quarter and First Half Results Conference Call
- Glaston Receives Order in China for EUR 3.5 Million
- If You Live in a Glass House
- Kolbe's Staff Architect, Mark Piquette, Earns LEED Accreditation

July 1, 2009
- Climate Change Legislation Calls for Energy Use Reduction in Commercial Buildings
- AAMA Discusses Green Building Survey Results; Continues R&D for Green Fenestration Certification Program
- PGC International Announces July Webinar on Tornado Protection
- The Ledge, Chicago's Newest Attraction, Offers Thrill Seekers a Glassy Experience
- Jackson's Body to be Displayed in Glass Coffin?

June 30, 2009
- The June USGNN Video Newscast is Now Live
- Ahead of the Bell: Alcoa
- BEECN Campaigns to Strengthen Building Codes for Energy Use Reductions
- Jinxed Bank of America Tower in NYC Lines Up $1.3B Loan to Finish Construction
- DUBAI - Lumiglass Industries Trebles Bullet Resistant Glass Capacity

June 29, 2009
- Approval of Climate Change Legislation Could Impact Glass Manufacturers
- Aluminum Industry Launches Green Building Initiative
- INDIA - Glass Makers Want Scrapping of Import Duty on Soda Ash
- Charlotte's NASCAR Office Tower
- Davenport Company to Repair Grant Wood Stained Glass

June 26, 2009
- Jack's Glass Recognized by Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce for "Excellence in Business"
- Glasstech Hosts Federal and State Government Leaders to Discuss Innovative Technologies and Solar Energy
- Factbox: Climate Change Bill Pending in House
- KOREA - HanGlas, KCC Admit Glass Price Fixing
- Buildings Seeking LEED to Provide Performance Data

June 25, 2009
- Anti-Trust Lawsuit Progresses
- GANA Climate Change Committee Releases Document on Legislation
- PPG Lists Plant for Sale
- YKK AP Makes LEED AP a Key for Promotion
- Sears Tower Unveils Sustainable Plan to Transform Tallest Building in Western Hemisphere
- FINLAND - Glaston Merges Pre-Processing and Heat Treatment Business Segments
- CHINA - China Architectural Engineering Wins Shanghai Projects

June 24, 2009
- Apogee First-Quarter Architectural Segment Earnings Decline; Backlog Remains "Flat"
- ABI Shows No Significant Improvement in Business Conditions
- UNITED KINGDOM - Horror as Shattered Glass Pane Falls on Diners
- Biden: Council Will Help Auto Workers Get New Jobs
- Making a Living Out of Glass

June 23, 2009
- Pennsylvania's Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act Takes Effect July 1
- Guardian SunGuard AG and Neutral Series Products Now Available from Kingsburg Float Glass Plant
- Alcoa Unveils Plan to Slash Costs
- Mexico Glass Maker Vitro Cancels New York Shares
- Streicker Bridge Begins to Rise Amid Summer Construction
- INDIA - Volcanic Glass Trail Provides Clues to How Humans Settled in Inhospitable Kuril Islands

June 22, 2009
- Committees, Working Groups Stay Busy During IGMA Annual Meeting
- Dates Set for 2009 Finishing Forum Taking Place in Las Vegas
- Huron Valley Glass Co. President Dies in Auto Crash
- FeneTech Announces New Director of Global Sales
- Glass Repair Contracting Team Saves Hawaiian Vacation Home
- New Location Reaffirms Biesse's Commitment to Canadian Customers
- Glass Guru Announces New Franchises
- GANA Publishes 2009 Edition of Laminated Glazing Reference Manual; Offers a Chance to Win a Copy
- DUBAI - Broken Glass Rains from Rolex Tower
- Vitrum 2009: Advanced Technology and New Glass Education Academy

June 19, 2009
- MariTech Windows Acquires Former Phillips Customers
- Truth Hardware Names New President and CEO
- UNITED KINGDOM - Contractors Put Together Petition Against Glass Price Hikes
- NIST Finds 'a Touch of Glass' in Metal, Settles Century-old Question
- New Courthouse Really Taking Shape
- Spotlight on the Skylights at Carnegie Hall Landmarks Hearing
- Signature Chihuly Collection, Along with New Work, on Display at Franklin Park Conservatory

June 18, 2009
- Decorative Glass Makes a Mark on NeoCon World’s Trade Fair
- Sapa to Buy Indalex
- PPG Industries PriceWatch Alert Up To 10.45% Downside Protection
- Developers of New Convention Center Hotel Unveil Plans
- Walnut Creek OKs New Development in Downtown

June 17, 2009
- CONSTRUCT 2009 Opens the Doors in Indy
- Glass Services Business Ready to “Fix Your Panes” in Longview
- Vietnam to Slow Glass Imports as a Boon to Stressed Local Firms
- United Kingdom – A First For N & C Glass in Ely
- Miller Construction Company Launches Expansion, Renovation Project for Cleveland Clinic
- Stained Glass Associates Named Business of the Month

June 16, 2009
- GPD Attracts North Americans, First-Time Attendees
- GANA Submits Comments on Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting to the EPA
- Ridgefield Glass Opens New Warehouse In Danbury
- Research Frontiers Licensee SmartGlass International and SCHOTT Expand SPD-SmartGlass Business Internationally
- Turkish Sisecam Sees Return to Profit in Q2

June 15, 2009
- Glass and Building Designers Gather for GPD
- William Stone Purchases Louisville Plate Glass from UGC
- PPG Industries Spent $278,784 to Lobby Gov't in 1Q
- UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Emirates Glass' AED100 Million Coating Line to Commence Operations in August 2009
- NBI, AIA Propose Changes to IECC to Help Buildings Save on Energy Costs
- AAMA Releases New Voluntary Specification for Rating the Severe Wind-Driven Rain Resistance of Windows, Doors and Unit Skylights
- Glass Artist Nancy Gong Completes RIT Project

June 12, 2009
- GPD Presenters Follow the Sun
- Apogee Enterprises to Webcast Annual Meeting, Host First Quarter Conference Call
- Pelli's Platinum Visionaire
- Alberta Steel Design Awards Winners Shine
- Classic Glass Products Featured on HGTV's Curb Appeal

June 11, 2009
- Fanelli Retires, Two Promotions Announced at PPG
- Webinar Examines Contract Terms to Mitigate Fraud During Payment Processes
- Lansing City Council Talks About Adding Bullet Proof Glass
- AUSTRALIA - Bid for Glass Jobs
- Building Review: The Modern Wing
- Glass Plants Come to Life on Screen
- Glassman Middle East to Take Place in Dubai

June 10, 2009
- "Buy Glass," Says White House Press Secretary During This Week's Briefing
- LaFrance Urges Industry to Support Highly Insulating Windows and Move Beyond Double Pane
- Zeledyne Installs Cutting System at Tulsa Plant
- AIAS and Kawneer Announce 2009 Student Design Competition
- GlasWeld Glass Restoration Team Saves Windows in a California Public High School
- ITALY - Encouraging Signs of a Recovery for Italian Glass Processing Machinery
- CHINA - From Selling Fruit on the Streets to Owning a Glass Factory
- All in Glass 2009 to Feature Hi-tech Glass

June 9, 2009
- Dow Corning Announces Business Transformation Focused on Efficiencies, Innovation and Sustainability for Customers
- AAMA Task Group Continues to Tackle Door Component Testing and Substitution
- SAFTI FIRST Hires Tim Nass as National Sales Manager
- Battle Between Budget and Beauty, Which Budget Won
- AUSTRALIA - Two Cranes Help Install $50,000 Pool Window
- Discovery Channel to Feature One Company's Decorative Glass Production Process

June 8, 2009
- AAMA Considers Changing Test Requirements from Four to Eight Years
- GANA Webinar by Dow Corning Corporation Now Available Online
- PGC International Announces June Webinar on ISC Security Design
- Sponsored Link: JEB Kicks off New Ad Campaign
- SINGAPORE - Property Owners, Tenants Encouraged to Check Windows Every 6 Months
- KOREA - Short-term Glass Substrate Shortage Problems a Positive Development to the Panel Industry
- PPG Appoints Lampe Vice President, Purchasing and Distribution

June 5, 2009
- NOAA Forecasts "Near Normal" Hurricane Season; Uses Experimental Saffir-Simpson Scale
- VEKA Implements Green Technology for LEED Qualification
- Window, Door, Skylight and Curtain Wall Market Study Available
- O'Hollaren, Broqueza Join ICD High Performance Coatings
- Guardian Showcased New Solar Glass Products at Solar Technology Summit in Abu Dhabi
- Research Report of China's Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) Industry, 2009
- Manhattan Firm Commissions 100 Art Glass Sculptures from Detroit Artist

June 4, 2009
- Tru Tech Acquires Therma Tru Plant in Fredericksburg, Va.
- PPG Introduces Three AIA-Approved Continuing Education Courses
- AAMA Releases New Guide Addressing Fenestration Sealants for Windows, Window Walls and Curtain Walls
- Construction Employment Declines in Most Metropolitan Areas Over the Past Year
- AUSTRALIA - Viridian Plant Upgrade Brings Australian Glass into 21st Century
- CHINA - Apple's 2nd Beijing Store to Use Classic Chinese Design
- UNITED KINGDOM - Glass Partitions Specialist, Optima Does its Part for Building Schools for the Future

June 3, 2009
- AAMA Forms BIM Task Group
- Vice President Biden Hosts Roundtable with Business Leaders on Recovery Act
- Ohio to Get $88 Million in Funds to Assist Laid-off Workers
- May National Associates Inc. Acquires License For PRC Insulating Glass Sealants
- Guardian Showcased New Solar Glass Products at Solar Technology Summit in Abu Dhabi
- Vitro's Defaulted 2017 Bonds Rise to Seven-Month High
- INDIA - High Court Asks DGIR to Submit Files Regarding Cartel Probe
- Japan - Nikkei Rises a 6th Day, Led by Glassmakers, Chemicals

June 2, 2009
- Economist Gives Hope for the Future
- Expert Educates AAMA Members on Life Cycle Assessment
- Registration Still Open for GPD 2009
- AAMA Releases Updated Guide for the its Fenestration Exterior Profile Certification Program
- Technoform Glass Insulation Appoints Rob Miller as Sales Engineer
- Goettsch Partners Tapped for New Saudi Arabia Hotel
- Salem Stained Glass, Jon Kuhn Collaborate to Create New Stained Glass Windows

June 1, 2009
- GANA's Greg Carney Begins to Show Signs of Improvement
- AAMA's Green and Sustainability Task Group Works on Green Specification
- Frank Lowe Rubber & Gasket Co. Inc. Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Status
- TECHNI Waterjet™ Celebrates 20 Years of Innovation
- FRANCE - Fuyao Glass Industry Group's Cao Dewang Named Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2009
- CHINA - Skyscraper Stakes Claim as World's Geenest
- INDIA - Door Hardware Industry in Aligarh Suffers Due to Unrest in Nepal

May 29, 2009
- The May USGNN Video Newscast is Now Live
- Truck Crash Spills Glass, Blocks Oregon 22 In Cascades
- Police Looking For Missing Deerfield Township Woman
- Shooting The War: Marine's Photo Exhibit Captures A Different View Of Combat Zones
- Building Permits
- INDIA - Glass Plant Expected To Take Off In Three Months
- Savings on Labor Allow Work on Residential Skyscraper to Resume
- "Ferris Bueller" House on the Market
- Upcoming Workshop to Address Photovoltaic Industry Roadmap

May 28, 2009
- Council Meets on Logistics of Transporting Flat Glass
- Alcoa Offers Details on 2nd Round of Layoffs
- PPG Announces Agreement with Dynasystems
- Gerald R. Ford Airport Pays $30,000 to Settle Dispute with Parking Ramp Subcontractor
- CHINA - Xinyi Glass Placement Upsized to $127 Million
- LIBYA - New Glass Processing Factory Opens in Libya
- Wausau Names New Market Managers
- Hotinger Joins Glass And Metals In City

May 27, 2009
- Operations are Underway at Great Lakes Glass Distributors
- PPG Corporate Sustainability Report Highlights Green Building Products and Manufacturing
- Sponsored Link: CMS Plans Open House
- Building 'Climate Positive' Communities
- SOUTH AFRICA - Man Crushed to Death by Falling Glass

May 26, 2009
- Panelists Discuss BIM for Construction During CSI Webinar
- FeneTech Receives Leading EDGE Award
- Friends, Family Remember Fallen Soldier
- The Glass Man: Leopard Started with "Pickup and a Toolbox"
- CHINA - Xinyi Glass Shareholder Selling $111 Mln in Stock
- UNITED KINGDOM - 23. Saint-Gobain Glass UK
- ETHIOPIA - First Glass Factory Opens in Ethiopia
- Four Named to GICC Hall of Recognition
- GANA Releases 23rd Glass Informational Bulletin

May 22, 2009
- Connecticut Senate Considers Bill That Would Create Penalties for Advertising by Non-Licensed Glass Installers
- Glassmaker's Trading Shattered By Downturn
- Design And Material Selection Guidelines For Most Recent High Performance Thermoplastic Sheet Materials Now On New Website
- AUSTRALIA - Viridian Plant Upgrade Brings Australian Glass Industry into 21st Century
- PPG Chief Financial Officer William H. Hernandez to Retire
- Coating Could Strengthen Nation's Infrastructure
- California's Solar Push
- Is Your Business Eligible for a Solar Energy Rebate in Massachusetts?
- Chinese Solar Companies Lower Forecasts, Shares Fall

May 21, 2009
- ASTM International to Publish New Laminated Glass Standard Specification
- AGC Glass Organizations to be Merged
- Guardian Begins Glass Production at New Brazilian Plant
- Solutia Launches New Website
- United Kingdom - 150 Axed as Glass Firm Closes Durham Factory
- Tinting Windows With World's Tiniest Solar Cells to Generate Electricity
- California City Wins in Pollution Case Against Dow Chemical
- Nano-Raspberries' to Fight Foggy Windows and Eyeglasses

May 20, 2009
- China Glass 2009 Brings in Mixed Reviews from Exhibitors and Others
- JAPAN - Nippon Sheet Glass Sees Wider Loss, Will Cut Jobs
- AUSTRALIA - Man Killed by Imploding Window on Gold Coast
- Architects are Using Autodesk Inventor in BIM workflows to Achieve an Engineering Level of Detail
- Watt Plaza Receives Gold LEED® Certification in 'Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance' Category

May 19, 2009
- Top General Contractors Listed
- Architect Survey Highlights 'Green' Product Attributes, Overseas Growth Markets
- Arch Texas Welcomes PPG Solarban® Products
- CGI Recognized as an ENERGY STAR Partner
- CHINA - Shanghai Yaohua Pilkington Glass Co. Ltd. Earns Additional Insulated and Safety Glass Certifications
- Japan Stocks: Asahi Glass, Canon, Inpex, Lawson, Square Enix
- GANA Announces Free Webinar by Dow Corning Corporation
- Heitmann & Associates Announces Two New Employees

May 18, 2009
- Skylight Makers Say .30/.30 Provision is a Big Challenge
- Girl, 8, Survives 30-foot Fall in New York
- Long Island Gets a Green Touch of Glass
- ETHIOPA - New Glass Factory Enters Market with Capacity of 42,000 Tons a Year
- UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Emirates Glass Inks Deal with EFG
- Schott Expects Rebound in Solar Equipment Orders on U.S. Aid
- Can Noise from Race Cars Break Glass?
- A Penn Physics Study: Of Traffic Jams, Beach Sands and the Zero-Temperature Jamming Transition
- Massachusetts Hospital to Decide Fate of Virgin Mary Window

May 15, 2009
- USGlass Associate Publisher Recognized as Media Representative of the Year
- Serious Materials Selected by the Association of Starwood Franchisees & Owners - North America
- Azon Introduces Expanded Warm Edge Website
- USGBC's 2009 Federal Summit Convened Today in Washington, D.C.
- Miami's 1450 Brickell Office Tower Installs Nation's Most Wind-Resistant Glass Curtain Wall
- Artist Creates a Glass Tile Mosaic of Clint Eastwood's Face
- Glass Plays a Key Role in Architect Christopher V. Ward's Award-Winning School Remodel

May 14, 2009
- CSI Explains Subcontractor's Role in Integrated Project Delivery
- Value of Starts Plummets, Reed says; Construction Jobs Shrink, Local Wages Diverge
- PPG Equipment Sold Off
- NYS SBDC Recognizes Frank Lowe Rubber & Gasket Co. Inc. as 2009 Manufacturer of the Year
- AUSTRALIA - CSR Wary on Outlook After $326m Loss
- BARBADOS - Oran Now Producing Special Glass
- SCOTLAND - Glass Panel Collapse Shuts School
- USGBC Offers Resources for Governments to Save Energy and Money by Building Green
- Renzo Piano Embraces Chicago

May 13, 2009
- Ironworkers and Glaziers Favor the Use of Project Labor Agreements
- Penn Named BEC Division Technical Committee Chair
- NSA Announces Results of the 2008 NSA Design Awards
- Stürtz Announces Plans to Relocate to New Facility
- PPG Industries (PPG) PriceWatch Alert Could Hit 23.17% Return
- CHINA - China Architectural Engineering Announces First Quarter 2009 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

May 12, 2009
- U.S. House Republican Leader Visits Deceuninck North America for Plant Tour and Town Hall Meeting
- Edgetech I.G. Earns ISO 9001:2008 Certification
- As Sharp as Glass
- Ray Kollar Named President and General Manager of CPFilms
- UNITED KINGDOM - Architects to Prince Charles: We're Staying Home
- UNITED KINGDOM - Spencer 'Concerned' After Pilks Axe More Jobs
- JAPAN - Japan Stocks Slump on Outlook, Valuations; Asahi Glass Soars
- SCHOTT Solar Inaugurates Flagship U.S. Manufacturing Facility

May 11, 2009
- Giroux Glass Goes Green with New Facility
- Bohle America Doubles Space, Recruits Staff
- PPG Debuts New Web-Based BIM Module for Architects
- Meech Proves a Sparkling Success with Viracon
- GANA's Greg Carney in Critical Condition
- SMI Systems Names New Director of Sales Development
- Asahi Posts Bleak First Half 2009 Results, Full-Year Forecast
- GANA Educational Foundation Soliciting Donations for Greenhouse Gas Study
- Liberty's Windows Have Local Flavor
- Office, Warehouse Blaze Trail in Environmental Construction
- The Moment a Two-Year-Old Girl Came Face to Face With a 370lb Bengal Tiger... and Survived without a Scratch

May 8, 2009
- United Kingdom - 76 Jobs to Go as Pilkington Shuts St Helens Plant
- Vietnam - Cheap Imports Undercut Local Glass
- PPG Industries (PPG) PriceWatch Alert Support Down To $44.58
- Stimulus-Funded Construction Projects Create New Jobs Nationwide
- IRELAND - Construction Starts on New Research Building at NUI Maynooth
- Postal Rates to Increase on Monday, May 11
- Glass Art by Gordon Huether Featured in AIA Award-Winning Bridge Homeless Assistance Center
- Some People Make Beachcombing for Sea Glass a Business and a Hobby
- HD Expo Exhibitors to Showcase Decorative Glass
- Numerous Decorative Glass Products Displayed at 2009 AIA Expo

May 7, 2009
- Still Fired Up About BIM? Many Say Yes, They Are
- FINLAND - Glaston Releases Interim Report for January 1 - March 31, 2009
- Roto Frank of America Inc. Appoints Chris Dimou As New President/CEO
- Glass Industry Professional Now LEED AP
- Fontainebleau Glazing Contractor No Stranger to Overcoming Adversity
- United Kingdom - Kier Wins King's Cross Glass Ceiling Job
- GPD Prepares Powerful Boost for Solar and Glass Technology
- U.S. Business Delegation to Visit Vietnam

May 6, 2009
- Despite the Construction Industry's Negative Outlook, Companies Remain Optimistic
- Dark Field Technologies Announces Major Expansion of Operations in the U.S.
- Visibility is Key for Solar Products at AIA Convention
- The Dangers Of Glass Furniture
- City Gives Glass Loft in Tribeca a Sparkling Review
- SINGAPORE - New Office Building Breaks New Ground in Singapore
- 'American Idol' Rehearsal Canceled After Injury, Raining Glass

May 5, 2009
- Construction Spending Shows Slight Increase, But Economist Still Expects Declining Conditions
- Former Eubanks Glass Owner, WGA Charter Member Dies in Car Accident
- Davies No Longer with CPFilms
- Arch Aluminum & Glass and Konarka Technologies to Develop Semi-Transparent Solar Glass Products for the Building Integrated Photovoltaics Market
- Viracon Introduces New Website
- Edgetech I.G. and LMI Custom Mixing Host Middle School Students for Day of Learning
- Can You Locate these Historic Prescott Area Windows?
- CHINA - DuPont Opens New Photovoltaic Technical Center in China

May 4, 2009
- AIA Convention Brings Attention to Specialty Glass, Expo Education
- GANA Educational Foundation Soliciting Donations for Greenhouse Gas Study
- MEXICO - Vitro Reports 1Q'09 Declines of 34.5% and 34.3% in Sales and EBITDA
- Thailand - Ajiya Plans to Set up Second Plant in Thailand
- Saudi Arabia - Obëikan Glass to Set up the Biggest Float Glass Plant in the Gulf
- Highest Breakdown Strength for Glass Ever Recorded

May 1, 2009
- Exhibitors Bring a Diverse Display of Glass to AIA 2009
- IRS Says 30/30 Will Not Go into Effect Until June 1
- Oldcastle Glass® Takes a Leadership Position in Building Information Modeling (BIM)
- Sears Tower to Open Glass-Bottom Skydeck in June
- Is This Thing Safe?
- Falling Glass Mystery Vexes Library

April 30, 2009
- AIA Annual Convention Opens Today in San Francisco
- Oldcastle Glass® Chief Executive Elected to Serve on the Executive Board of the Design Futures Council
- Saint-Gobain: First-Quarter 2009 Sales Down 14.8% or 12.9% at Constant Exchange Rates
- Naugatuck Glass Continues Under New Flag: FLABEG Technical Glass U.S. Corporation
- DG Magazine Digital Edition Now Online
- PPG Introduces SOLARPHIRE AR Glass for the Solar Market
- Alberta Steel Projects Take Centre Stage at Gala

April 29, 2009
- American Clean Energy and Security Act Presents Challenges and Opportunities for Glass Manufacturers
- Stuart Dean Company Inc. and GlasWeld Launch New Strategic Alliance
- EGYPT- Raya Ventures into Glass Industry with Interpane
- Clark Construction Completes 300 New Jersey Avenue, NW, in Washington, D.C.
- Fall Convention Details Released; ASC Seeking Presentations

April 28, 2009
- Vice President Biden Visits Republic Windows
- Doralco Expands Capacity in First Quarter
- Guardian ClimaGuard SPF® High Performance Residential Glass Featured on Popular Television Series
- Sekisui Chemical to Buy Celanese's PVA Business for US $173 Million
- PGC International Announces May Webinar on Window Films
- Fedex to Expand Smart Post Operation, Leave Leetsdale for Findlay
- School to Replace All Windows and Doors

April 27, 2009
- DOE's Karney Gives a Few Insights Into ENERGY STAR, Phase Two; Possible Commercial Program
- Building Industry Sees Potential in Green
- Epicor® Customer Apogee Enterprises Recognized as a 2009 Laureate by the Computerworld Honors Program
- Sponsored Link: CRL Introduces SD10, Extensive Specialty Catalog Features Frameless Shower Door Hardware and Supplies
- Westin Getting New Glass
- India - Fitch Affirms Gold Plus Glass Industry's Ratings on Bank Debt

April 24, 2009
- 30/30 Questions Answered: Sen. Snowe's Office Speaks with NWDA Regarding Tax Credit Criteria
- LEED 2009 to Include LEED Credits for Regional Environmental Priorities
- Lawrence D. Carbary Named Industry Scientist
- Nippon to Sell Land in Maizuru, Japan
- Window Pains: Glass on the way for Peachtree Plaza
- SOUTH AFRICA - Stadium's Glass Roof a World First
- Yaohua Pilkington Glass Managed Accounts Make CNY36mn Yield
- New Mesa Solar Plant Expands SolFocus

April 23, 2009
- Construction Forecasters Predict Bottom is Near—If Not Here; Optimism Seems to be Prominent Theme Looking Ahead
- ICC to Initiate Green Code Development Project
- More than 150 Attend Intermac Open House
- Edgetech I.G. and LMI Custom Mixing Commit to Five-Year Investment in YMCA Revitalization
- NFRC's Executive Director Speaks During Earth Day Events in Washington, D.C.
- AGC Says Congress Should End Requirement that Federal “Green Jobs” Training Grants Only go to Union-Affiliated Groups
- Acom, Central Glass, KDDI, Mizuho, Rohm: Japan Equity Preview
- Contractor Takes $2.5M in Towne Place Glass
- CANADA - Van Crashes into Glass Store
- CGCA to Host Educational Luncheon

April 22, 2009
- Industry Companies Talk about Ways Glass and Metal Can Contribute to a Greener Built Environment
- It's Not Easy Being Green; But It's Profitable
- Earth Day Brings Groundbreaking for $130 Million, Sustainably Designed Interdisciplinary Research Facility at University of Utah
- Local Companies are Booming as Green Efforts Take Hold
- Construction Industry Accounts for Less than One Percent of Annual Greenhouse Gas Emissions, According to New Analysis
- Glaston Corp. Announces it Will Merge Business Areas; Close New Jersey Location
- Architecture Billings Index Shows Early Signs of Improving Business Conditions
- South Park's Glass Tower Stirs, Heads to Downtown Meeting Tonight

April 21, 2009
- AIA Chief Economist Offers Good News for Housing Market
- Glass Performance Days Approach
- 40 S. School St. Receives LEED Distinction
- New ASTM Publication on Building Exterior Wall Systems

April 20, 2009
- Cincinnati Insurance Co. Files Complaint Against Gate City Contract Glazing for Alleged Condo Damages
- Officials Respond to Emergency Call at Sika in Lyndhurst
- ABU DHABI - Emirates Float Glass Starts Production
- PPG Issues First Corporate Sustainability Report
- Enterprise Glass Still Shiny After all These Years
- The Doctor's In
- IBA Consultants Secures Contract to Provide Services for The New Joe Dimaggio Children's Hospital
- Three Promotions Announced at Israel Berger & Associates LLC
- Art Institute of Chicago Opens New Modern Wing in May
- Recovery, Renovation And Expansion

April 17, 2009
- Forecasters Share Insights on What to Expect from the Construction Market This Year and Next
- AAMA Releases New, Voluntary Test Method for Thermal Transmittance and Condensation Resistance of Windows, Doors and Glazed Wall Sections
- For D.C. Debut, Gehry Grapples With Ike Site -- And Himself
- Technoform Bautec Appoints Manuel "Tony" Roman and David Buddenhagen to Key Management Services Positions
- Glass Artist Martin Blank Creates Permanent Installation for Tacoma's Museum of Glass
- Andy Katz Named DecoTherm National Sales Manager

April 16, 2009
- PPG Reports First-Quarter Loss of $111 Million
- Webinar Teaches Architects About Benefits of High-Performance Fenestration
- AAMA Responds to Latest ENERGY STAR® Criteria
- Construction Starts Drop 4% in March
- SPAIN - Vitro Collaborates with the Renove Plan for Windows in Madrid
- Clark Construction Building Rockville Science Center at Montgomery College

April 15, 2009
- Kawneer Plant Closing to Result in the Loss of 250 Jobs
- Grant Help for Laid Off Workers
- DUBAI - Emirates Glass Initiatives Lead to Specifying Three million Square Metres of Glass by International and Local Professionals
- PAKISTAN - Gas, Power Outages: Glass Industry in Quagmire
- Architect Pitches Aspen Art Museum Plan
- New Energy Star Standards Add Up to Bigger Savings

April 14, 2009
- Stimulus Funding May Bring Growth for Hurricane Glazing Applications
- SAF Joins PPG Americas Powder CAP Program
- Udall to Tour Boulder Glass Factory
- Liberty Glass Relocates to Burton
- 3 Stocks That Blew the Market Away
- Many Fans Unhappy with Bad Views at Citi Field
- SCOTLAND - Station to be Shed in New Light
- Science Under the Glass-and-Steel Dome
- Mid-Market Hero: Vetrazzo Marries Recycled Glass With New Information Technology
- Da Vinci Portrait Found in Cathedral Window

April 13, 2009
- Dlubak Launches Green Heat
- Corsicana Glass and Mirror Marks Milestone
- Truseal Technologies Guarantees Insulating Glass Certification Testing
- Glass Panes Fall from Crane in Oak Lawn, Killing Construction Worker
- Highrise Window Technologies Inc. Fined $160,000 after Worker Killed
- John W. Lewis Jr. Joins the NFRC Team
- Richard A. Kettler Appointed President, Chief Operating Officer of the Wagner Companies
- GANA Glazing Manual 50th Anniversary Edition Now Available
- PGC Announces April Webinar
- UNITED KINGDOM - Manufacturing Gloom Deepens as Pilkington Cuts Jobs
- ITALY - Italy Appeals for International Assistance to Restore Destroyed Monuments

April 9, 2009
- GANA's Fabrication and Glazing Educational Conference Offered Attendees Tips and Advice on Working with Different Glass Types
- Vitrum 2009 to Premiere Renewable Energy Showcase
- VEKA Launches Commercial Window Program
- Statesboro Glass Company Marks First Decade
- Red Wing Natives Start Ryan Glass
- Local Bidder Protests Award to Downstate Firm
- Ontario - First Piece of the Puzzle

April 8, 2009
- DOE Releases Final Revised Criteria for ENERGY STAR®
- GANA Laminating Session Offers Tips to Ensure Quality Laminated Glass
- Mid-Atlantic Glass Association's Annual Glass Show Approaches
- Israel Berger Interview Kicks Off GANA Video Podcast Second Season
- AGC Flat Glass Lays off Workers
- Buckeye Glass Co-Owner Hopes to Expand Company in Near Future
- FeneTech to Launch French Website
- Alcoa Loss Deeper than Expected; Sales Top Forecasts
- UNITED KINGDOM - Glass Giant Pilkington's Global Cuts Affect St. Helens Plants

April 7, 2009
- A Day in the Life of a Project Manager, Glass Manufacturing Sessions Open GANA Fabrication and Glazing Educational Conference
- Vitrum Officials Cautiously Optimistic
- Apogee Full-Year Earnings from Continuing Operations Increase Significantly; Enters FY10 with Strong Balance Sheet, Market Uncertainty
- An 'Accordion' of Wood and Glass
- BEIJING - Saved From the Wrecker's Ball
- New Porous Pavement Comes From Recycled Glass
- Imperial Industries, Inc. Announces Resignation of Director

April 6, 2009
- Bathroom Remodels Help Keep Some Glass Companies Busy
- Glass Fabrication and Glazing Educational Conference Opens Tonight in Cincinnati
- glasstec 2010 to be Held in Four Days in Combination with solarpeq 2010
- Bohle America Agrees to Sales Cooperation with ACW
- Guardian Industries Names Longtime Executives as New Leadership
- Nippon Sheet Glass CEO Stresses Need for Clarity
- Empire State Building Undergoing $20M Green Renovation
- Bathrooms That Are Part of the View

April 3, 2009
- USGNN.com™ Monthly Newscast

April 3, 2009
- Guardian Announces New Board of Directors
- Grant to Help Rochester Insulated Glass Expand, Create Jobs
- Forecast Predicts 2009 Construction Starts at $463.1 Billion, Down 15 Percent
- Developer Offers Hope to Rebirth of Downtown LA
- Read Decorative Glass Updates Online

April 2, 2009
- Questions Continue to Swirl around Freedom Tower Glass
- Vitro Successfully Completes Funding of Trade Receivables Securitization
- Big Share of GSA Project Funding to Stay in City
- U S Block Windows® Inc. Acquires Hy-Lite® Products
- TURKEY - Turkish, French Glass Makers Sign Cooperation Agreement
- Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Opens Six-Story, $35M Academic Center

April 1, 2009
- Freedom Tower Follow Up: Senator Schumer and Safety Group Calls for Change
- G-U Hardware to Consolidate U.S. Distribution into its Canadian Division
- Deal to Cut Costs Is Close For Builders and Unions
- Sponsored Link: SoftSolution to be Integration Partner for Fenetech ins Europe
- AAMA Responds to Proposed ENERGY STAR® Criteria
- INDIA - We are Hiring, Says Saint-Gobain Chief
- 2 More Glass Panels Break On Holmberg Bridge

March 31, 2009
- U.S. Suppliers Do the Design Work but Overseas Company Gets the Job for Portion of One World Trade Center
- Union Ironworkers and American 1 Reinforcing Solidify Relationship
- Window Co. Violated Labor Laws: NLRB Chicago
- Vitro Reports 4Q'08 Declines of 18.2% and 41.8% in Sales and EBITDA
- PPG Industries Cut To Neutral By Merrill Lynch
- FINLAND - NSG to Cut 50 Jobs in Finland
- INDIA - Through the Glass Door, Painfully
- Miracle Catch As Toddler Saved From 40-Foot Window Fall
- UNITED KINGDOM - Student Dies After Falling Through Skylight
- China Architectural Engineering CFO Bert Grisel Appointed Vice President of KGE Group Ltd.

March 30, 2009
- Increases in Surety Bond Guarantees Could Help Spur Construction Growth
- Industry: Stimulus Could Hurt Pilkington, Other Glass Makers
- Striving for Market Muscle
- JORDAN - Work Suspended on a $200M Glass Factory in Maan
- MUMBAI - A Police Station with Glass Facade, AC
- Brian Winters Joins Wausau, Serves Eastern Missouri and South/Central Illinois

March 27, 2009
- Glasswerks LA Relocates to New Facility
- Harmon's Minneapolis Glass Services' "Green Team" Endorses BOMA 7-Point Challenge
- U.S. Manufacturers Seek Protection from Climate Bill
- C.R. Laurence Co. Inc. (CRL) Announces Four Promotions
- Glass Partition Saves Clerks from Gun Blast
- A Glass Act: Marriott Hi-Rise Taking Shape
- Decorative Glass by David Ruth Helps Distinguish Fairbanks Airport
- Website Showcases Designers' Amazing "Dream Windows" Brought to Life
- New Website Showcases Vidrotil's Handcrafted Glass Mosaic Tiles

March 26, 2009
- Glass Expo Northeast™ Concludes Today
- Minnesota Bill Would Allow Federal Funds to be Used Toward Energy-Efficient Windows in Certain Applications
- Edgetech I.G. Hosts 'Environment Ohio'
- Obama Applauds Pittsburgh-Area Plant For Reopening, Rehiring
- Speakers Urge Investment in Energy Efficiency
- INDIA - Ready for a 'Green' Future
- Expert Calls Report on Bell Labs' Future 'Suspect'
- Mythbusters 'Big Bang' Shatters Windows

March 25, 2009
- Seminar Program Opens Glass Expo Northeast™ 2009
- GPD Extends Reduced Fee Registration Deadline
- Help Centre Opens for PPG Workers
- Obama Calls on Entrepreneurs for Green Energy Leadership
- Glass Repairman Accused of Breaking Windows
- DUBAI - Emirates Float Begins Production

March 24, 2009
- Mediation vs. Arbitration: Webinar Series Concludes with Discussion of Alternate Dispute Resolution
- U.S. Transportation Department Warns Members of Scam Faxes
- Glass Expo Northeast Opens Tomorrow
- Aluminum Extruding Giant Indalex Files for Bankruptcy
- President Obama Highlights Serious Materials' Successes, Including Green Jobs with New Mission of Producing Energy-Efficient Windows
- Wheaton & Sprague Engineering Full 3D Implementation
- HTL Announces CO-OP Blast Program
- DUBAI - Society of Facade Engineers Sets up Regional Headquarters in Dubai
- Tower Comes up Short on Skyline but is a Boon to River

March 23, 2009
- Concerns Over Glass Used in Tabletops in the News Once Again
- AAMA Honors YKK AP's 15-year Membership
- Spectrum Metal Finishing Joins PPG Certified Applicator Program
- Perry Glass Celebrates 65 Years in EC
- Bizwatch: Highlands Glass & Shower in Eagle
- Foundation Ready to Take Lead Role: Davidson's Large-grant Approach Likely to Continue
- CAYMAN ISLANDS - Safety Glass Proposed for LA
- MUMBAI - Hindustan Glass Mulls More Acquisitions
- UNITED KINGDOM - Shop Past Haunts Florist
- Double Glass Window Keeps Suspected Burglar Outside Home
- Watchdog Windows: Motion Sensitive Glass Could Boost Home Security
- Recipe For The Perfect James Webb Space Telescope Mirror
- Pride of Place: Canton Glass Plant Supplies Kepler Mirror

March 20, 2009
- Improving Efficiencies, Cross Training and Other Efforts Help See Glaziers Through Slow Market Conditions
- C.R. Laurence Co. Inc. (CRL) Announces Acquisition of Ebor Group Holdings, Ltd.
- Economist Predicts Relief for Struggling Construction Industry
- Changing Skyline: Brick City Accepts Glass
- Glass Lobby to Adorn Center's Entrance
- CHINA - 5-Star China Hotel To Be Carbon-Neutral
- Glass Artist Sees Potential in the Use of Decorative Glass in Architectural Jobs
- World Glass Launches New Website
- Photomosaic Glass Wall Serves as Key Design Element in a New BP Office

March 19, 2009
- Glass Manufacturers Have Different Opinions on ENERGY STAR Draft Requirements
- Additional Glass Expo Northeast™ Exhibitor Space Sold Out
- Apogee Hardens Under Pressure
- CHINA - Jiaxing District Recognizes Fenzi China as One of the 20 Excelling Companies in 2008
- UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Firms to Opt for Used Machines in Glass Making to Cut Costs
- More Information on Frank Gehry's Leaking Art Gallery of Ontario

March 18, 2009
- Good News for Another Former Jancor Company: Survivor to Re-Open
- Architecture Billings Index Continues to Point to Difficult Conditions
- Blue or Black is the New Green
- AAMA Announces New Door Course
- CHINA - China Architectural Engineering Updates Outlook in Response to Global Recession
- Lightweight Metallic Glass is Strong as Steel

March 17, 2009
- Mourners Pay Respects to William Davidson
- Serious Re-Opens Former Kensington Windows Plant
- Union Wage Rule Means Fewer Projects Completed With Stimulus Cash
- Vitro Reaches Stay in the Litigation Process with Several Parties
- Alcoa Shares Hit Hard on Dividend Cut
- PGC International's March Webinar Focuses on Glass Block
- UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Building Materials See Almost 50% Decline in Demand
- Glass Tables Pose Deadly Danger For Kids
- PGT Executive is Elected to Board of IHPA
- UNITED KINGDOM - Mace Starts Construction on the Shard of Glass

March 16, 2009
- Industry Remembers Guardian's William Davidson; Reflects on Achievements and Leadership Qualities
- Stimulus 'Flaw' Could Wind up Hurting AGC
- Serious Materials Re-Opens Former Kensington Windows Plant in Pennsylvania, Initiates Creation of Green Jobs for U.S.
- VIETNAM - Construction Glass Unable to Find Buyers
- TURKEY - Turkish Company to Build Factory for Glass Production in 'Bunardzik'
- New Glass City

March 14, 2009
- HOT NEWS ALERT: Guardian Leader Bill Davidson Dies

March 13, 2009
- Webinar Shares Tips for Contract Glaziers: How to Get Paid and Keep It
- Exhibitors to Offer a Variety of Glazing Materials During Glass Expo Northeast™
- Quality Metalcrafts, Alcoa Architectural Products, Form Distribution Program
- Unbreakable in a Cracked Economy
- New School Caught Ditching Glass on Fifth Avenue?
- Decorative Glass Greets Visitors to Mattel's First-Ever Barbie Flagship Store
- Portland-Based Second Glass Creates Shower Doors and More from Recycled Windshields

March 12, 2009
- DOE Releases Energy Star Draft Criteria and Report
- Stimulus Package May Not Fit the Bill for the Skylight Industry
- PPG Announces Restructuring Plan, Will Eliminate 2,500 Jobs
- Alcoa Sees Aluminum Consumption Drop
- Glass Buildings, The Energy Challenge
- Ocean of Glass

March 11, 2009
- New Green Building Standard Could Help Encourage Low-E Glass in Residential Structure
- Sponsored Link: Virginia Beach Entertainment Gem
- Viracon Earns ASA Excellence in Ethics Certificate
- Apogee Enterprises Slides on Downgrade to 'Sell'
- Holzman Moss Architecture Designs Multi-Use Performing Arts Center For Francis Marion University
- MALAWI - PGI up for Grabs

March 10, 2009
- TRACO, YKK AP Feel Effects of Slow Construction in Georgia; YKK AP Stays Focused on Productivity
- PPG Ordered to Clean up Waste Water Near Ford City
- Get IRS Tips at Glass Expo Northeast™
- 'Green' Initiatives Helping Businesses Survive
- Real Estate Woes Seep into Malls, Office Towers
- Structures so Green They Give Back to the Environment

March 9, 2009
- Glass and Metal Products See Drop in Chinese Imports
- Viracon Lays Off More Workers
- Bohle America Hosts Glass Cutting and Bonding Workshop
- Alle-Kiski Valley Projects to Get $2.1M in Funding
- Serious Windows Lifts Efforts
- CHINA - Nine Top China Plays
- Construction Begins on Central Park Tower
- Oregon Companies Behind Green LA Condo Tower

March 6, 2009
- IUPAT General President Shares Views on Current Issues Affecting Contract Glaziers and Other Construction Trades
- Glass Repair Training Courses by GlasWeld University Change Format for 2009
- Georgetown Apple Store Settles on Aesthetic Design
- Finland - Co-operation Negotiations Concerning Glaston's Glass Processing Unit Ended
- United Kingdom - Heatherwick Glass Bridge Shattered by Recession
- Abu Dhabi - Firefighters Battle Massive Blaze at Glass Factory
- Hotel Murano Earns Seventh Design Award

March 5, 2009
- Webinar Focuses on Construction Business Profitability for Subcontractors and Others
- Union Ironworkers Provide Training for Green Energy Job Corps
- Glass Expo Northeast Gains Even More Booth Space
- Stimulus Package Offers Some Hope for Window Film
- Sponsored Link: JEB Achieves 10 Years with ISO
- AGC Flat Glass Layoffs
- Syracuse Glass Company to Implement Full FeneVision ERP Solution
- Truseal Celebrates 10 Years as an ENERGY STAR® Partner
- Sans Soucie Provides Custom Glass For New York’s Bank of America Tower
- Woman Made Many Anonymous Donations

March 4, 2009
- Vitro Reports 17-Percent Drop in Flat Glass Sales for 2008 Fourth Quarter
- Glaston Adjusts its Operations in Finland
- AAMA Urges Congress to Refine Proposed, Energy-Efficiency Performance with ENERGY STAR Requirements
- Proposals for Midtown Tower Include Glass Curtain, Return to Original Form
- A New Brush with History
- Common Language for Carbon in Sight: Leading Rating Tool Providers to Sign MOU
- Novel Energy Efficient Window Cools in Summer, Heats in Winter

March 3, 2009
- Proposed Bill Could Mean More Energy-Efficient Glass and Glazing in West Virginia Schools
- Technoform Retains Fenestration Energy Specialist Raghbir C. "Raj" Goyal as Special Consultant
- PGC International Announces March Webinar
- The Aluminum Association Announces New Building and Construction Committee
- Free ASA/FASA Podcast Helps Subcontractors With Sales in Down Economy
- Councilman Not Happy about Plans to Build Hotel Next to Staten Island Ferry Terminal
- Stevenson/Turner Project Increase Approved
- UNITED KINGDOM - Edgetech UK Hosted Second 'Energy in Focus' Seminar
- UNITED KINGDOM - Battersea's Power Failure
- Open the Window to Energy Savings

March 2, 2009
- Snow Days Mean Slow Days for Northeastern Glass Shops
- Only a Few More Days To Attend Glass Expo Northeast for Free
- INDIA - Norms on Glass Facades in Complexes
- ISRAEL - Israeli Limits Stymie Gaza Rebuilding
- UNITED KINGDOM - Pentagon Protection Plc Board Appointments
- A $250 Million Renovation Makes Kauffman Stadium Look Like New
- Glass-Bottomed Overlook Planned for Kinzua Remains

February 27, 2009
- Will Recovery Plans Give the U.S. Solar Glazing Market a Positive Boost?
- Cardinal Glass to Open Solar Panel Plant in Wisconsin
- Schott Solar Ready to Hire
- MGM Industries Acquires Assets from Echo Windows
- New Owners to Reopen Window Plant, Site of a Sit-In in Chicago
- California Air Resources Board (ARB) Glass Manufacturing Survey on GHG Now Online
- Registration for GICC Energy 101 Webinar Opens
- ABU DHABI - Giant Glass Panels Arrive for the Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi
- A Glass Box Shatters a Record

February 26, 2009
- Saving Grace: Can Machinery Investments Help Companies During a Down Economy?
- Glass Expo Midwest™ Moves to the Spring
- Bankruptcy Court Approves Republic Purchase to Serious Materials
- Lincoln Glass Employee Marks 30 Years
- Berkeley Researches Energy-Efficient Glass
- Del-Sano Contracting Corp. Completes Construction of Hoboken, NJ's GREEN Garden Street Lofts
- Future EU District Home Topped Off
- Viñoly's Glass Chimney Axed from Battersea Design

February 25, 2009
- Guardian's Ebeid Discusses Downturn, Technology with USGNN.com™
- New Space Added for Glass Expo Northeast™
- PPG Ships 20-Millionth Square Foot of SOLARBAN 70XL Glass
- Mission Glass Buys Brisbane Industrial Condo
- Green: Investors Put $20 Million into Faribault Glass Firm
- Huffer Keynote at BEC Conference Now Available on GANA Website
- United Kingdom - Visit one of Britain's Best Factories

February 24, 2009
- Echo Windows Ceases Operations; Gillman, Plant Manager and Others Speak Out
- Medieval Glass Iowa Files for Chapter 11; Says No Interruptions will Take Place
- Second Collegiate Court Confirms Decision of First Instance and Appeal Courts Denying Pilkington's Opposition to the Merger of Vitro Plan into Viméxico
- InterClad Announces New Location
- Sponsored Link: The JEB Fleet Goes Green
- 2009 AAMA 72nd Annual Conference Award Winners Announced
- Stimulus Expected to Boost Memphis-Area Energy Projects
- LONDON - £28bn Shard of Glass to Start its Ascent

February 23, 2009
- USGNN.com™ Monthly Newscast
- GENE Architectural Seminar Track Includes Discussion on Low-E Glazing
- Iowa Window Plant Closing; Red Oak Will Lose 100 Jobs
- Glass Plant Furloughs 25% of its Work Force
- GANA Releases 22nd Glass Informational Bulletin
- Chuck Mowrey joins Carmel Architectural Sales
- Diversified Glass Services Names Reginald Hanosh II President and CEO
- Solarban 70XL Rumor Clarification
- United Kingdom - Curtains for Dodgy Glazing Company
- Durham Station Opens New Transit Hub Today

February 20, 2009
- Culp and Carney Advise Glaziers on NFRC, Other Upcoming Code and Standard Changes
- Glass Expo Northeast Sold Out!
- Ebeid Keynote at BEC Conference Now Available on GANA Website
- PGC International Announces February Webinar
- Paris - Glass Maker Saint-Gobian Sees 2008 Profit Fall
- World's First Glass-Brick Building Proposed for Tribeca
- Alexander Building Construction Co. Completes First LEED Gold-Certified Healthcare Facility in the State of Pennsylvania
- JAPAN - Tokyo Swatch by Shigeru Ban

February 19, 2009
- Timeout with Kenny Walwer, Clover Glass, Richmond, Va.
- Escaped Criminal Flees to Local Glass Plant
- PGT Reports 2008 Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Results
- CHINA - President of the Chinese Company Fuyao Glass Cao Dewang Wants to Emulate to Bill Gates and be the "Chinese Shared in Common Millionaire"
- NEW ZEALAND - Firefighters Battle 'Lava Flow' from Glass Plant

February 18, 2009
- BEC Conference Wraps Up in Las Vegas
- One Insulating Glass Certification Program for North America
- Haddon Windows Purchases Assets of Accu-Weld LLC
- Another Historic Low for Architecture Billings Index
- AUSTRALIA - CSR Shares Plunge to Eight-Year Low on Profit Decline Forecast
- SERBIA - Deadlines Extended for Offers for Truck Maker FAP, ISP Glass Factory

February 17, 2009
- Ebeid Speaks at BEC Conference: Primaries Will Change Hands
- The BEC Conference is Live in Las Vegas
- GANA Energy Committee Chair, Stanley Yee, Talks About Some of the Committee’s Current Efforts
- Glass Expo Northeast Pre-Registration Numbers Hit All-Time High
- Spectrally Selective Glazing: More Daylight, Less Heat Gain
- INDIA - AMC to Conduct a Drive to Ensure Railings on Glass Windows
- SERBIA - Glass Plant Needs EUR 13 Million
- ISRAEL - Peace Centre with a Panic Room

February 16, 2009
- Annual BEC Conference Opens
- Glass Week Wraps Up in Las Vegas
- New Website for the Decorative Glass Market Now Live
- Top Planner Picks Favorite Buildings
- The Glass Guru Announces New Franchise Locations
- Bully for Tully
- ISTANBUL - Turkey's Sisecam to Invest $190 mln in Russian Plant

February 13, 2009
- GANA Energy Committee to Meet at Glass Week
- GANA's Fire-Rated Glazing Council Forwards Position Documents to CTC
- Arty Feles Named Chief Financial Officer of C.R. Laurence Co. Inc.
- UNITED KINGDOM - Glass Firm Lays Off 60 Staff to Cope with Delays
- Netherlands - Westraven Office Complex Receives Dutch Construction Award 2009
- Sunrise Solar Seeks Stimulus Funds for Clean-Energy Projects
- Alton Square Renovations Turn to Skylights

February 12, 2009
- Will the Economic-Recovery Package Save the Construction Industry?
- Exhibitors to Offer a Variety of Glass Products at Glass Expo Northeast™
- Foster Architecture Firm to Lay Off 300
- United Kingdom - Dortech Duo for ULT
- Woman Injured When Glass Panel Falls from Building

February 11, 2009
- District Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Anti-Trust Suit Filed Against Glass Manufacturers
- Area Glass Businesses Talk About the Impact of the Recent Oklahoma Tornado
- Sponsored Link: 1225 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, Washington DC
- Edgetech I.G. and Dow Corning Collaborate to Educate Dubai Architects on Structural Silicone and Silicone Foam Spacer
- Solamatrix, Inc. Signs Patinamatrix as UK Distribution Partner
- Egan Company Appoints New Board Member
- GICC Announces New Energy Webinar for the Industry

February 10, 2009
- Despite Plant Shut Down and Layoffs, AGC Flat Glass North America Says it's Well-Positioned to Meet Market Demands
- Onarga Window Team Frames Chicago High-Rises
- GENE Architectural Seminar Track Includes Discussion on Hurricane Glazing
- FINLAND - Glaston Publishes January 1-December 31, 2008 Financial Statement Bulletin
- INDIA - Nasir Glass Exports Rise on Indian Foothold
- AUSTRALIA - Glass Company Boss Reflects on Good Times and Bad
- PGC International Names New Technical Committee Chair
- Wynn's $2.3 Billion Encore a Winner
- Gorgeous and Green
- Single Pane of Glass Keeps Fire from Consuming Albia Road House
- 6-Year-Old Boy Falls From 3rd Story Window

February 9, 2009
- AGC Flat Glass North America Announces Actions to Respond to Current Market Conditions
- Diversified Glass to Sell Saf-Ti Glass Distributors Business
- C.R. Laurence Co. Inc. (CRL) Announces Acquisition of Australian Glass Tools Pty, Ltd. (AGT)
- Schraml Glastechnik GmbH, Manufacturer of the topDRILL Announces Salem as Their North American Agent
- Kimball Architectural Sales Expands Territory to Serve Wausau Customers Across New England and Upstate N.Y.
- Networking and Educational Programs Lure Industry Players to Annual BEC Conference
- MEXICO - Credit Suisse to Sue Mexico's Vitro Over Default
- JAPAN - Asahi Glass to Place 3,400 on Leave
- JAPAN - Japanese Stocks Fall on Nomura Share Plan, Asahi Glass Forecast
- ITALY - RHI Receives 12 Million Contract in the Glass Sector
- GANA Releases 21st Glass Informational Bulletin
- Georgetown Store Rejected for Fourth Time
- A Forest in the Subway
- Economic Stimulus Package Leaves Solar Industry in the Cold
- What Makes Molten Glass Solid - Controversial Solid State Mystery Cracked

February 6, 2009
- Technical Presentations Take Place During IGMA Meeting
- Vitro Provides Update on Financial Situation
- YKK AP Recognizes Sales Achievements
- Mesko Glass Planning New Facility, Stores
- Law School Uses Sustainable Construction for Center
- Construction Job-Loss Figures Underscore Urgency of Stimulus, AGC Economist Says
- Commercial Builder Taps the Sun

February 5, 2009
- IGMA Working Groups Report to Technical Services Committee
- Vitro Sada Family May Fight for Control After Default
- Glass Services Business Ready to "Fix Your Panes" in Glenview
- INDONESIA - Asahimas to Build $24.5m Glass Plant
- UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - 52% of UAE's Construction Projects Suspended
- The High Line Factor
- Crowning Achievement: New Brickell Landmark - 1450 Brickell - Reaches Summit
- New 2009 Solar Tax Incentive

February 4, 2009
- IGMA Annual Meeting Marked By Mergers
- Sponsored Link: JEB Names PPG Supplier of the Year
- GANA Educational Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications
- First Canadian Glass Doctor® Franchise Opens
- Montgomery Named Vice President of Operations for The Glass Guru
- Big Buildings Are Birds' Biggest Threat
- United Kingdom - Quantix Makes It Crystal Clear for Solaglas
- Venice - Financial Crisis Threatens Murano Glassmakers
- Clear Windows, Unclear Warnings

February 3, 2009
- IGMA Members Hear Status of GANA Merger
- GENE Seminars to Focus on Timely Flat Glass Topics
- Glassrobots Files for Reorganization; Several North American Creditors Listed
- Corporate Name Changes in Bystronic Glass Group
- GlasWeld Launches Robust Glass Repair Distance Learning Program
- Glass Doctor® Announces "Season of Sharing" Award Winners
- GANA's Virtual Tradeshow Goes Live
- Renovation Plan will Result in Major 'Greening' of UN Complex, Says Official
- Ireland - Designs on Business

February 2, 2009
- Consultant Shares Employer Tips for Best Managing Layoffs
- Fitch Comment: Amended Reorganization Plan Filed for PPG's Pittsburgh Corning Corp. Unit
- Business Institute Designates Berkowitz
- Wausau Names Matt Rinkowski as its Michigan Sales Representative
- A Clear Goal, PPG's Glass May Grace Freedom Tower
- Atlantic Yards Arena Security Scare: Special Glass Alone Would Cost $625 Per Sq. Foot
- Qns. Beep Builds $20M Glass Roof Amid $torm
- AAMA Updates Schedule of Events

January 30, 2009
- NSG Group Announces Restructuring Initiatives; North American Float Lines to Undergo “Crushing”
- Vitro to Default on February 2 Payment; Intends to Restructure Debt
- Viracon Announces Organizational Changes
- AAMA Asks Congress to Extend, Expand Tax Credits for Energy-Efficient Home Improvements
- NAHB Applauds ANSI Approval of National Green Building Standard™
- Fulton Transit Center Gets its Glass Top
- DuPont Installs its Largest Solar Panel Array to Generate Energy Needs at Research Facility

January 29, 2009
- New Law Encourages Energy-Efficient Construction in New Jersey
- GENE Show Floor is Almost Full
- Vitro Calls on Bondholders to Prepare for Debt Talks
-TOKYO - Nippon Sheet Glass to Cut 5,800 Workers, Sees Loss
- PPG Chief Executive Officer Bunch Discusses Economic Conditions
- ADSI's American Physical Security Group Receives $850,000 Order for Blast-Resistant Windows at Major U.S. Military Base in South Korea
- Solvay Chemicals, Inc. Promotes Paul Jones to Business Manager, Sulfite and Trona

January 28, 2009
- Beware of Latest Possible Phone Scam
- Tracy Rogers Elected to Chair GANA Insulating Division
- Sponsored Link: Guardian Announces SunGuard® CrystalGray® -- High Performance Coatings Combined with New Float Glass Color
- Solar Energy Startup Companies Raked in Venture Capital Investments in 2008
- Reflecting and Connecting
- Menkes Moves Up at 25 York Street
- Peabody Expansion Construction Update for the Nation's Professional Meeting Planners
- New Post-Consumer Recycled Glass Mosaic Tile Just Like Wallpaper
- Tourists Displayed Behind Glass Earn Free Stay

January 27, 2009
- Construction Webinar Asks: Have We Hit Bottom?
- PPG Industries May Cut 4,500 Jobs, CEO Says
- AGC Flat Glass Idling West Virginia Plant
- Calif. Company: Empire State Zone Issues Delaying Window, Drywall Factories
- Learn the Ins and Outs of Coatings at Glass Expo Northeast™
- Contractors Association Support Employee Free Choice Act
- The Aluminum Association Urges Congress to Support Economic Stimulus Package
- GANA Sealant Manual Goes on Sale
- Valley Medical Center Considers Removing Emergency Room Security Glass
- Glut of Solar Panels Brings Price Down

January 26, 2009
- BEC Speakers Prepare for the February Event
- Glass Company Shuts Office
- East Valley Company Expands Operations
- Laurel Glass Services Business Ready to "Fix Your Panes"
- Sponsored Link: Peter B. Lewis Science Library at Princeton University
- Henry Taylor Elected to Chair GANA's BEC Division
- Industrial Glass Cutting Stalwart Barberet Joins Bohle America
- GERMANY - VDMA Forum Glass Technology Elected its New Chairman
- JAPAN - Japanese Market Ends Lower Amid Earnings Worries
- GERMANY - Life In A Glass House
- ISTANBUL - Student Injured After Glass Falls 5 Stories on Istiklal
- Layoffs Clouding the Solar Industry

January 23, 2009
- Surace Explains Recent Acquisitions' Role in Commercial Glass Market
- Dlubak, Whitney Supply and Twin Pane Sign on to Glass Expo Northeast: Discounted Exhibit Rates End January 30
- AAMA Announces Schedule of Events
- NIGERIA - New Glass Factory In Ughelli Soon
- Zaha Hadid to Design Port Authority...in Belgium
- Classical Glass: Weston Museum Showcases West Virginia Glassmakers
- Vandals Leave A Trail of Broken Glass

January 22, 2009
- USGNN.com™ Launches Monthly Newscast
- Glassex Has Been Rescheduled to Run Alongside Interbuild 2009
- Bekaert Specialty Films Deemed Climate Action Leader
- AUSTRALIA - Sombre Mood for Glass Workers at Shift Change
- UNITED KINGDOM - Jobs Joy for Glass Firm Staff
- CEO of Evolution Solar Comments on Solar's Future

January 21, 2009
- Glass Distributors, Installers Share Inauguration Reflections
- Serious Materials Acquires Kensington Windows
- New Year, New Plans, New York for Metfab Metals
- Guardian Industries Looks to the Future with Super Spacer®
- Southern Stretch Forming Turns 5 in California
- Glass Fabrication 2009 Registration Opens for Project Managers, Fabricators
- PHILLIPINES: DTI: Duties on Glass Imports Lowered 5%
- Architecture Billings Index Remains at Historically Low Levels
- PPG Seeks Contract for Freedom Tower Glass
- Krueck + Sexton Defies Conventions in Washington, D.C.

January 20, 2009
- The World Watches Inauguration Through Bullet-Resistant Glass
- Two More Oldcastle Facilities to Close
- Ottawa Building Permits Accelerate in 2008
- Bieber Offers Survival Tips During Glass Expo Northeast™
- Jon Johnson Elected GANA Secretary
- AAMA Announces New Aluminum Course
- Can You Go Cheaper Than First Solar?
- Opening the Window on New Green Energy-Savings

January 19, 2009
- Illinois Glazing Bill Died
- PPG Posts Record Fourth Quarter, Annual Sales Of $3.2 Billion, $15.8 Billion
- UNITED KINGDOM – Greenberg Directors Pick Up Pieces of Failed Glass Firm
- GPD China 2009 : May 11-12, Shanghai, China
- New Trends in Europe Using Glass in Architectural Design
- Bird Sightings: Avoid Losing Birds to Strikes with Windows

January 16, 2009
- Serious Materials CEO Confirms Plans to Purchase Republic
- Cardinal IG Cutting Jobs at Tomah Plant
- Floyd's Glass Company -Taylor
- UPDATE: "CBS Evening News With Katie Couric" to Feature ADSI's Protective Glass Used at Obama's Election Night Speech
- Glass Expo Northeast™ Attracting New Exhibitors
- Union Ironworkers Make a New Year's Resolution
- PGC International Announces New Monthly Webinars
- DUBAI - Emirates Glass Awards for Architectural Excellence
- UNITED KINGDOM - Glass Firm Enters Administration

January 15, 2009
- Lower Gas Prices … Good News for Glass Shops?
- Crystal Windows Launches Solar Power Subsidiary
- Illinois: Window Company May Be Sold
- AIAS and Kawneer Announce Third Annual National Student Design Competition Winners
- Window World Cares Raises $160,000 for St. Jude Children's Hospital, Commits to Ongoing Support
- Sponsored Link : Bonnell Aluminum Introduces Acid Etch Anodizing
- FRANCE - Saint-Gobain: Successful Launch of a 5 1/2 Year, EUR 1 Billion Bond Offering (Annual Coupon of 8.25%)
- UNITED KINGDOM - Specialist Glass Lays Off Six
- DUBAI - Six-Month Delay for Sunland's Atrium
- Ten Best Green Jobs for the Next Decade

January 14, 2009
- FCA Calls for Economic Stimulus to Support Construction
- Steep Decline Predicted for Nonresidential Construction Activity in 2009
- Builders Testify Before Congress on use of TARP Funds
- PGT Lays Off 150 Workers
- Sika Continues Growth Despite Negative Currency Effects
- AUSTRALIA - CSR Takes a Belated Squint Through the Looking Glass
- National Studies Show Green Building as Key Part of America's Economic Future
- Coaches Fall 4 Stories After Wrestling

January 13, 2009
- Economic Downturn Pounds Commercial Real Estate Market
- UNITED KINGDOM - Molten Glass Leak at Factory
- MALTA - Man Crushed by Box of Glass Panes
- Visitor Center for Blue Ridge Parkway Lands a LEED Gold Rating
- Eastern Illinois University's State-Of-The-Art Doudna Fine Arts Center

January 12, 2009
- BAU Trade Show Opens Today in Germany
- Viracon Reports That Plants Are Running
- SAF Adds Gold Anodizing to it's Atlanta Manufacturing Facility
- Growing Panes
- 10-Q: Apogee Enterprises Inc.
- FINLAND - Glaston's Glass Processing Subsidiary Initiates Employee Co-operation Negotiations
- DUBAI - Al Fajer Properties Announces Orders for Dhs245m Worth of Aluminium and Glass
- Obama Renewables Plan More Ambitious than Appears
- Tennessee Goes for Green-Energy Jobs
- Son's Ingenuity Helps Stained-glass Artist Overcome Recession
- Glass Towers, Ego
- Ontario - Striking Glass Wall Wraps New Complex
- Baby Moose Falls through Wash. Family's Window

January 9, 2009
- Contractors Say Stimulus May Help in Economic Turnaround; AGC Survey Predicts Two-thirds of Nation's Construction Companies to Make Layoffs in '09
- Owatonna Based Viracon Cuts 250 Jobs
- Giroux Glass Acquires Distribution Bldg. for $3M
- Community Donates to Children's Shelter in Deficit
- Developer May Scale Back Plan for Nets' Brooklyn Arena

January 8, 2009
- Oldcastle to Close Louisville, Ky., Plant Tomorrow
- PPG Idles Production Line Ahead of Schedule as Economy Falters
- Entrepreneur Lists Glass Doctor® in "Franchise 500"
- Make Glass Expo Northeast™ '09 Your New Year's Resolution
- Construction of Las Vegas Hotel Delayed, Changed
- Glass Elevator Highlights $34.5 Million House
- Polarized Light Pollution Leads Animals Astray

January 7, 2009
- Kawneer's Parent Company Announces "Decisive Actions" to Address Economic Downturn
- Former Republic Workers File Charges Against Previous Employer
- Bohle America Opens West Coast Office, Recruits for Southeast Region Following Impressive Growth
- GANA Announces New Marketing Committee
- Apple's Modern Look Rejected in Georgetown as Store Hits Snag
- LA Times Features La Jolla's Newly Constructed 'Home of the Future'
- Owners Pin Hopes On Bullet-Proof Glass, Security Cameras

January 6, 2009
- OSHA Extends Comment Period on Crane and Derrick Proposed Rulemaking
- EFCO® Opens New Service Center in Las Vegas Area
- Management Buys Ultra Hardware Products L.L.C. from Shapes/Arch Holdings L.L.C.
- F. Barkow Inc. of Milwaukee to Commemorate 130th Anniversary
- Best of 2008 Awards Highlights Four Projects with Wausau's Windows and Curtainwalls
- U.S. Construction Industry Accounts for Large Share of Mass Layoffs
- UNITED KINGDOM - Specialist Division Set up at Pelaw Glassmaker
- United Kingdom - Glass Company Beating Downturn with New Investments
- Construction Workers, Helicopter Pilot Star in Sky-scraping Drama
- Bartle Hall Grand Ballroom Obtains LEED Certification
- N.C. Architects Share Their Tips for Building or Improving a House to be More Eco-friendly
- Passive-Solar Gem Wins Build Green Award
- Joseph Harary Takes the Helm at Research Frontiers
- All Things Glass

January 5, 2009
- Despite Tough Times, Glass Companies Find Ways to Maintain Market Positions
- More Layoffs On The Way In The Tri
- Job Cuts at PPG
- Ajay Glass & Mirror Puts its Touch of Class on Building Contracts
- GTS Attains the Microsoft Business Solutions Competency for Microsoft Dynamics GP
- PPG Appoints Danowski Vice President, Performance Glazings
- Citadel Construction Goes For LEED Gold
- Downtown Miami Skyscrapers Going Green
- CHINA - New Chinese Solar Plant Could Become World's Largest

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