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Volume 37, Issue 4
April 2002


Finishing School
Learn about the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s new specifications for architectural metal finishes.

No Flying Zone
Find out about the government’s efforts to prevent glass shrapnel after the Oklahoma City and September 11 attacks, and learn what factors to keep in mind when evaluating window safety products.

Rolling Forward
Ren Bartoe of Vesuvius McDanel offers a comprehensive look at the Glass Association of North America's efforts on roll wave distortion.

Fire Safety
Jerry Razwick explains the importance of understanding the relationship between glass and sprinkler systems when deciding whether to install fire-rated glass.

Simple and Affordable
Read to see why liquid resins offer small, medium and large glass companies an affordable and efficient way to manufacture laminated glass.

X Marks the Spot
Matthews International offers a variety of information concerning why companies should consider the use of product identification marks.

Taking It to Texas
If you missed this year’s NGA Show, you’ll find here an event recap, complete with information on some of the new products that were displayed and demonstrated.

Happy to be Stuck with You
Check out the newest adhesives and sealants to meet your fenestration needs.


Company News

Global Update

Financial Flash


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Lawrence Logic

Business Basics

The Farnady Files

Legal Ease

Money Matters

The Business


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