Latest Articles in Fabrication

  • President Obama's $787 billion stimulus package will fund record investments in education, new energy research and new infrastructure, but several stimulus tax provisions will affect construction, said Ken Simonson, chief economist, AGC of America, Arlington, Va.See the downloadable PDF below for more information.
  • Building Information Modeling poised to transform construction industry
    Building Information Modeling software is being adopted rapidly in the architecture and construction management fields and has the potential to transform the entire construction industry, experts say.
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association National Summer Conference 2009 kicked off May 31 in Minneapolis. The meeting, hosted by the Schaumburg, Ill.-based association, runs through June 3. About 200 attendees had registered for the meeting as of May 15. Rich Walker, AAMA president and CEO, said during the June 1 opening general session that “despite the challenging...
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    The basics: The six-story, 515,000 square-foot Gateway Medical Center opened several months ahead of schedule meeting the needs of fast-growing Clarksville, Tenn., and replacing a 54-year-old structure with a modern, larger facility. By September 2008, the $179 million, 270-bed project had been named the "South Central Region's Best Health Care Project of 2008” by South Central...
  • Proposed legislation of the Employee Free Choice Act faces stiff opposition among glass and glazing shop owners
    The news media has been abuzz with the Employee Free Choice Act, aka, the card check bill, the last few months. As of mid-April, the legislation--that would make it easier for unions to organize workers--lacks the 60 votes needed to clear the Senate. Business groups and unions are at odds regarding the bill.In an article in The Washington Post, the president of AFL-CIO, John J. Sweeney, said...
  • C.R. Laurence Co.Los Angeles-based C.R. Laurence Co. announced four promotions. Tina Olivares became manager of the customer services department. from online support manager. She has been with CRL for 17 years, and has more than 21 years of experience in the glass industry. Yolanda Cabadas became manager of CRL’s online support department from assistant to the online support manager. She...
  • Tips for product loading, transport and on-time delivery
    Ensuring that your completed product arrives safely and intact to the customer is just as important as any other previous step in the production process. Packaging, loading, transporting and unloading are all key areas that require special attention.
  •    The basics: The Technical Glass Products headquarters in Snoqualmie, Wash., office and manufacturing facility, features a TGP steel curtain wall system.The players: Architect, Callison, Seattle; developer, Opus Northwest, Minnetonka, Minn.; glazing contractor: Architectural Wall Systems Inc. Seattle; steel curtain wall supplier, Technical Glass Products, Snoqualmie, Wash....
  • Lenbrook Square, a 25-story, glass-enclosed senior living center in Atlanta, offers views of the city’s Buckhead community into every living space, according to a release from Trainor Glass Co., Alsip, Ill.
  • CPFilmsSolutia Inc., St. Louis, named Ray Kollar as president and general manager of its CPFilms subsidiary, also in St. Louis. Most recently, he worked as vice president of commercial services for Solutia’s Technical Specialties business, where his proactive commercial approach generated significant sales volume increases in these premium branded product lines. Prior to...
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