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BEC: Not Just Lunch

For me, the best part of the Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference yesterday was lunch. That’s right, lunch–but not for the obvious reasons. No, the food wasn’t the reason why I enjoyed lunch so much, though Chinese was rather an inspired choice. And it wasn’t the break from the seminars, because most of them were excellent. It was what happened at lunch that made it my favorite part. Please bear with me while I explain. The conference, which began Sunday evening and runs through Tuesday afternoon at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, brought together about 600 contractors who work on the building façade. It was one of the Glass Association… Read More »

The Real Crown Jewels

The recent motion by Trainor Glass asking the U.S. Bankruptcy Court if it could sell some of its assets certainly set tongues a ‘waggin. But these assets are chump change compared to the biggest jewel left hiding in Trainor’s crown. And here’s my guess as to where that went. First, some background. As you remember, Trainor Glass, one of the largest contract glaziers in the country, filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy in mid-March. Amid all the many legal filings was in mid-May requesting that Court approve the sale to Harmon Inc. of substantially all Trainor’s machinery, tools, supplies and other tangible property from four locations (Florida, North Carolina, Texas and… Read More »

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