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  • New York contractors and other industry representatives gathered at the U.S. Capitol yesterday [April 15] to protest the Environmental Protection Agency lead paint laws set to go in effect April 22. “I am determined to everything I can to delay this law," said Congressman Tim Bishop, D-N.Y., at the event, offering some hope by saying, "I think we have a real shot,”...
  • The government is reaching out to more than 4 million small businesses and tax-exempt groups to make sure they know about a new tax credit offered as part of the nation's health care law.The Internal Revenue Service on Monday [April 19] began mailing postcards to get the word out, according to an April 19 AP report.
  • Peter J. Weith, 68, of San Diego, passed away late last week, according to an April 20 release.Weith founded Hegla’s U.S. operations in 1995 and had led the global company’s growth into the U.S. market until his retirement a few months ago. Although semiretired, he was still actively involved in both sales and product development projects and was scheduled to retire on June 30.Weith...
  • According to Tracy Rogers, technical director, Edgetech I.G., Cambridge, Ohio, condensation is the third thermal performance parameter alongside U-factor and solar heat gain coefficient. In his Glass Processing Days China presentation, Rogers will cover health concerns and the effects of condensation on the integrity and long-term performance of fenestration systems, according to an April 19...
  • February’s massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake destroyed nearly $1 million worth of glass being held in the storage facilities of Chile’s major glass companies.  Making matters worse, Chile’s largest glass producing plant, Lirquén, has been temporarily closed due to earthquake damage, prompting a nationwide glass shortage. The shortage is being managed with imports from...
  • Iran’s first vice president officially inaugurated the Middle East’s largest and most advanced float glass factory in Qazvin, northwest Iran.The Mehr News Agency reported that the factory’s construction started six years ago at a cost of $300 million with a capacity to produce 180,000 tons of glass annually.The factory will produce 120,000 square meters of glass daily with a...
  • AGC Flat Glass Philippines Inc., a pioneer in the Philippine flat glass manufacturing sector, is aiming to create a bigger impact in the local market this year with an unprecedented move of labeling its flat glass products with a brand marking visible to its customers and consumers.Virna Liza C. Villareal, head corporate communications, said the labeling would distinguish the AGC products from...
  • Assemblyman Marc Butler welcomed Northern Architectural Systems and 50 jobs to Johnstown, N.Y., April 15, during an event onsite at the recently opened facility, according to an April 15 release. Butler addressed workers, business owners and guests about the crucial need to foster American manufacturing. His comments immediately preceded the company’s first shipment from the Fulton...
  • Construction employment expanded in 26 states and the District of Columbia between February and March 2010, yet only Arkansas and North Dakota have more construction workers than they did a year ago according to a new analysis of federal employment figures released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. The new figures, while offering room for optimism, underscore how far the...
  • Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co., [China] a manufacturer of automotive, decorative and industrial glass under the brand name of FY, Wednesday [April 14] said that its net profit was RMB 417 million [$61 million] in the first quarter of this year, up 302.58 percent year on year, sources reported, according to an April 16 Alibaba.com report.
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