™ Tracks Top Stories of 2009
December 30, 2009™ has tracked the top stories on which it has reported during 2009, based on the number of user hits. According to website traffic, the top most-read stories have included the following:

  • Industry Reacts to Arch Aluminum Bankruptcy. The announcement of this glass fabrication company's Chapter 11 filing, which broke in the last days of 2009, quickly ranked among the most-followed stories by™ readers. CLICK HERE to read the article.

  • U.S. Suppliers Do the Design Work but Overseas Company Gets the Job for Portion of One World Trade Center. Our coverage of One World Trade Center's supply chain quandary was not only widely read by the industry involved, but quickly garnered interest from local news affiliates covering this monumental project's construction. CLICK HERE to read the article.

  • Lawrence Sends Letter to Customers Addressing Current Rumors. Following the announcement of a sale of assets for Craftsman Fabricated Glass (CLICK HERE for related story), our readers apparently found Craftsman president Bob Lawrence's letter addressing the ensuing rumors to be a welcome change. CLICK HERE to read the article.

  • Coastal Glass Distributors to Cease Operations. The closure of this glass fabrication company truly seemed to drive home the fact that the commercial glass industry would not make it out of the recession without some casualties among its ranks. CLICK HERE to read the article.

  • State Outlines Charges Against Former Republic CEO Gillman. This exclusive™ story on the allegations brought upon Republic Windows & Doors' former president brought to light a number of eye-opening dealings going behind the doors of a company much in the news this year. CLICK HERE to read the article.

  • Two More Oldcastle Facilities to Close. Oldcastle Glass closed several fabrication facilities this year, and each time™ was alerted to the fact by countless customers of the fabrication company, customers who then followed the resulting stories faithfully. CLICK HERE to read the article.

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