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    The 2014 fensterbau/frontale trade show took place in Nuremberg, Germany, March 26-29. Nearly 800 exhibitors, 40 percent of which were international, gathered to show their products and machinery for windows, doors and facades. Following are snapshots from the show floor. Machinery, equipment and software Windows, doors and skylights Colors and cladding  Machinery, equipment and software... more »
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    Lowe’s Home Centers, one of the nation’s largest home improvement retailers, has agreed to implement a comprehensive, corporate-wide compliance program at its more than 1,700 stores nationwide to ensure that the contractors it hires to perform work minimize lead dust from home renovation activities, as required by the federal Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule. The company...
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    The largest glass, window and door show in the Americas is offering industry suppliers two new, multi-layered promotion programs for exposure before, during and after GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo in Las Vegas, Sept. 10-12, 2014. The sponsorships key off new, interactive WDTalks™―part of the inaugural Express Learning sessions on the show floor. “Express...
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    In an April 17 letter to North American customers, Guardian Industries announced it would increase prices, effective with shipments beginning May 19, 2014. The price increases are as follows: 15 percent on clear glass from 1 millimeter to 2.2 mm in thickness 9 percent on clear glass from 6 mm to 19 mm in thickness 7 percent on clear glass from 2.3 mm to 5 mm in thickness 9 percent on all tinted...
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    Drew Industries announced that its subsidiary, Lippert Components, Inc., has entered into a six-year aluminum extrusion supply agreement with Atrium Windows and Doors. Drew also sold certain of its aluminum extrusion assets to Atrium for $7.5 million. "Extruded aluminum is a key raw material for us, and identifying a strong supplier such as Atrium was critical in our search for a new...

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Nicole Harris

I recently ate lunch at a New York City icon:  Union Square Café.  The food, service and ambiance was almost perfect—a considerable feat when you consider the number of great restaurants in Manhattan and its ... more »

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