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  • When the prominent members of the U.S. Colonies had concerns about the taxes being imposed upon them by Great Britain, they gathered together in person to discuss the issue. Although not all the delegates sent to Philadelphia from the various colonies were originally in favor of succession from Great Britain, by early July 1776 the Declaration of Independence was signed. It is interesting to...
  • DOE program helps promote and create energy-efficient windows of the future
    Sawyer is Technology Manager at U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies OfficeTell me about the Emerging Technologies Program at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office. How does it relate to the glass and window industries?The Emerging Technologies (ET) program within the Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office (BTO) funds R&D in academia, at the...
  • Fatalities remain in single digits
    Source: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; The Occupational Safety and Health Administration.In 2012, 4,628 workers were killed on the job in the United States, including six workers from the glass industry, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in April 2014. Of all sectors, construction reported the highest number of fatal injuries, with 806 deaths, followed by transportation and...
  • The architectural community continues to push decorative glass manufacturers to combine form and function in new and innovative ways. Dip-Tech, in conjunction with Goldray Industries’ Cathie Saroka, will show how the glass industry is stepping up to the challenge during the Express Learning session, “Dare to Go Decorative,” on Wednesday, Sept. 10, at GlassBuild America 2014.Sponsored by Dip-Tech...
  • What are Your Expectations for GlassBuild America 2014?
    CommercialMike Wallace, president and CEO, Quality Metalcrafts LLC “The Glassbuild America convention has always been a great venue for Quality Metalcrafts. Our main goal is to be able to effectively promote our entire Americlad product line. The reality is, with our large pallet of products that we promote to the marketplace, it is very easy to demon- strate these products in the show...
  • A robotic flexible spacer application. Automating manufacturing processes for triple-pane IGUs helps to eliminate touch points and keeps the units cleaner throughout the process.The industry is demanding more efficient, quality glass offerings for both commercial and residential applications, putting more strain than ever on industry companies to continually innovate and develop smarter solutions...
  • Source: The American Architectural Manufacturers AssociationThe total nonresidential glazing vision area installed in the United States in 2013 increased 3 percentcompared to 2012, and 7 percent compared to 2011, according to the Study of the U.S. Market for Windows, Doors and Skylights from the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, as researched by Ducker Worldwide, www.ducker.com.U....
  • From June 8, 2014, to press time, July 8, 2014.
    Man Crushed by Glass in Aurora, Colo.A worker at Manko Window Systems in Aurora, Colo., died after being crushed by nearly 4,000 pounds of glass on Saturday morning, June 21. Capt. Diane Lord of the Aurora Fire Department said that the victim was helping unload wooden crates of glass at the business when the 4,000-pound load fell on top of him, killing him at the scene.Cardinal Acquires Catalina...
  • Sedak's new oversized glass technology expands design capabilities
    Oversized glass has taken on new meaning in recent years, as glass companies have pushed the envelope to create larger lite sizes to meet architectural demands. Maximizing on the big glass trend, sedak Gmbh introduced fabrication capabilities for extra-oversized glass, supplying glass lites up to about 50 feet long. Initially, sedak, based in Gersthofen, Germany, was approached by a Fortune 500...
  • An advance look at new products on the show floor in Las Vegas
    GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo is expected to host about 375 exhibitors, including more than 100 from outside the United States, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Sept. 9-11. Note: booth numbers are subject to change. Visit www.glassbuildamerica.com for the most up-to-date information.PPG Industries will showcase its latest product in the Solarban line of architectural...
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