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PPP Loans Eligible for Payroll Tax Deferral

June 9, 2020

President Trump signed into law H.R. 7010, the “Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020,” on June 5, which modifies certain provisions related to forgiveness of loans under the Paycheck Protection Program and allows loan forgiveness recipients to defer their payroll taxes.

NSG/Pilkington Wins Award for Antiviral Glass Project

June 8, 2020

Pilkington Technology Management Ltd. received a 100 percent award from Innovate UK, part of the U.K. government’s funding for research and innovation for its project to develop an antiviral glass.

YKK AP America Appoints Ramsey Fadel as VP of Manufacturing for Erie AP

June 8, 2020

YKK AP America appointed Ramsey Fadel as vice president of manufacturing of the company’s recently acquired subsidiary, Erie Architectural Products Group. Fadel is now responsible for overseeing Erie AP’s project-driven manufacturing strategy and operations.

CGH Senior Management Team, Czech Asset Management Acquire Consolidated Glass Holdings

June 8, 2020

Consolidated Glass Holdings Inc. and its affiliates announced they have been acquired by new owners, including the CGH Senior Management Team, and a minority investment made by Czech Asset Management, L.P. and its affiliates.

Monash University Student Residence Receives Passivhaus Certification

June 7, 2020

Gillies Hall: the student residence, located on the Peninsula Campus of Monash University in the Melbourne suburb of Frankston, has six storys and a gross floor area of 6,500 square metres, making it currently the biggest Passivhaus-certified building constructed from cross-laminated timber panels in the country, and even in the southern hemisphere, say company officials.

Greenbuild 2020 Goes All-Virtual

June 7, 2020

Organizers of the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo 2020 announced that the event will move to an all-virtual format. The capstone event will take place Nov. 10-12.

Dodge Momentum Index Flat in May

June 7, 2020

The Dodge Momentum Index moved a scant 0.1 percent lower in May to 129.2 (2000=100) from the revised April reading of 129.4.

GIMAV Decides Against Exhibitions in 2020

June 7, 2020

The Association of Italian manufacturers and suppliers of machinery, equipment and special products for glass processing demands, on behalf of the whole Italian glass industry, decided to cancel all the events scheduled in 2020, since exhibitors won’t have the same opportunity to participate as they have in past editions.