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April 18, 2019

Building code changes will prevent kids from falling out windows, officials say

City of Calgary officials say years of advocating for changes to the National Building Code to make second-storey windows safer for children seem to have finally paid off.

NACC Case Study: Why are certification and installer qualifications important to Canada?

The North American Contractor Certification Program provides architectural glass and metal contractors with certification recognition through a professionally administered, third-party assessment, as a means of creating a baseline for competency and adherence to industry-accepted guidelines.

Biesse Group names new COO for Biesse and Intermac North America

Biesse Group is proud to announce the promotion of Niki Kaltsounis-Kampiziones to Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Biesse and Intermac in North America.

GRECO acquires Petersen Metals

GRECO Aluminum Railings is pleased to announce that it has acquired Petersen Metals, a regional specialty manufacturer and installer of architectural metal products, headquartered in Hudson, FL.
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Schiavon appointed CEO of Forel North America

Effective April 8, 2019, Marco Schiavon has been appointed CEO of Forel North America. As CEO, Schiavon will oversee the operations at the St. Paul, Minnesota and Toronto, Ontario locations. » Learn More

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