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  • In an effort to educate security professionals in and around New York City on glass retention and window protection films, Jordan Frankel, vice president of ShatterGARD Inc. and a world-renowned glass protection expert, was asked to speak at a special Times Square Security Association Meeting, according to an Oct. 15 azobuild.com report.The Times Square Security Association Meeting included...
  • Sunlight flooded the State Capitol's House [Cheyenne, Wyo.] and Senate chambers Monday at the unveiling of the completed skylight, according to an Oct. 14 Wyoming Tribune Eagle report.Six months and $1.2 million dollars later, the chambers again have the amount of light they were intended to have.The project was spearheaded by the Select Committee on Legislative Services. 
  •  DuPont, Wilmington, Del., acquired Coastal Training Technologies Corp., a global producer and marketer of cutting-edge training programs, headquartered in Virginia Beach, Va., according to a DuPont release Oct. 14 This transaction is expected to fuel significant growth for DuPont Safety Resources, a safety consulting business within the DuPont Safety & Protection segment. Terms of...
  • Kyocera Corp. announced that it will begin mass producing glass/glass touch panels for liquid crystal displays this month, a move that fully engages the company in both the LCD and touch panel markets. Kyocera's new touch panels feature a unique glass/glass structure which provides superior visibility and durability compared with the film/glass structure of conventional LCD touch panels.
  • Members of the Associated General Contractors of America, Washington, D.C.,  today urged House Democrats to develop an economic recovery plan that includes provisions to boost construction activity during an Economic Forum with leading economists, according to an Oct. 13 AGC release."A significant boost to construction in the form of increased infrastructure investment will create...
  • AllState General Contracting Inc of West Seneca, N.Y. has received a $1,162,700.00 contract to replace the skylight at the Masten Ave National Guard armory in Buffalo. The bid was awarded on Sept.19 and the work is due to be finished by October 2009, according to an Oct. 10 readMedia report.
  • A 10-year-old girl is recovering in hospital after falling almost 12 feet through a skylight in Prudhoe [Northumberland, U.K.], according to an Oct. 10 Hexham Courant report.Police believe the girl was playing on the roof of Prudhoe and Mickley Unionist Club on West Road on Sunday evening when she fell through a skylight on to a concrete floor below.The girl, who has not being identified, was...
  • InterAutoGlass announced the following names for The International Master Fitter Competition 2008 in an Oct. 9 release:Daniel Andersen (Denmark)Raymond Csurda (France)Luca Gottardi (Italy)Toshiyuki Isohata (Japan)Arild Brattetaule (Norway)Stefan Bengtsson (Sweden)Jeff Olive (United States).The competitors from Germany, Hungary, The Netherlands and Romania are not known yet. They will be the...
  • The average price of glass and glass products sold by manufacturers in Poland in the first seven months of this year was 3.2 percent lower than in the same period in 2007, according to an Oct. 8 report from Poland’s Central Statistical Office. In comparison, the average price of industrial goods sold in Poland was 2.7 percent higher year-on-year.Sales by glass and glass products’...
  • The Sustainable Buildings Industry Council, Washington, D.C., calls for entries for its 2008 Beyond Green High-Performance Building Awards, according to an Oct. 9 release. The deadline is by 5 p.m. Oct. 15.Established in 2001, SBIC's awards program initially recognized exceptional contributions of its members. Over the years, the program expanded to include both SBIC members and non-members...
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