What are Your Expectations for GlassBuild America 2014?
August 5, 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...
An advance look at new products on the show floor in Las Vegas
August 1, 2014
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...
Advancements across all segments of the glass business, on display at GlassBuild America
July 14, 2014
The glass industry is innovating at a never-before-seen pace. As the construction market has improved in recent years, companies have developed better-performing products, available in seemingly unlimited options. And new machinery and equipment, tools and software have allowed those products to be fabricated, transported and installed more easily and efficiently.These advancements will be on...
Companies investing again as market begins to pick up speed
September 27, 2013
Every year, GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo provides an opportunity to gauge the state of the industry in terms of investment and product development activity, business conditions within the supply chain, and overall economic health. This year was no different, with more than 6,200 attendees and 360 exhibitors taking the show floor, September 10-12, in Atlanta. Reflecting a...
September 10, 2013
GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo opened its doors Sept. 10 in Atlanta, where more than 350 exhibitors and 6,000 registered attendees gathered to see the latest in new products and technology for the glass and metal industry. Organized by the National Glass Association, GlassBuild America is cosponsored by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association,...
August 20, 2013
The glass industry will once again gather in Milan, Italy this October for the 18th biennial Vitrum, an international trade show for glass machinery, equipment and systems. The event, which drew more than 500 exhibitors and 20,000 visitors in 2011, will take place Oct. 23-26 at the Rho Fiera Milano exhibition center. The 2011 trade show saw a 3.3 percent increase in international attendance, and...
GlassBuild America to showcase new products and technologies, as companies ramp up post-recession
July 2, 2013
As the construction industry emerges from the Great Recession, glass industry companies are ramping up investment and innovation to meet the demands of the accelerating and changing market. From new possibilities in decorative glass to even more efficient glazing systems, these new products will be on display at GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, Sept. 10-12, at the Georgia...
June 24, 2013
Glass and glazing suppliers joined more than 700 exhibitors, June 20-22, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver for the AIA 2013 National Convention and Design Exposition, sponsored by the American Institute of Architects. While many exhibitors reported attendance was down from the 2012 event in Washington, D.C., most attributed the lighter traffic to the location rather than current market...
A preview of the products on display in Denver
May 23, 2013
Glass and glazing suppliers will join more than 700 exhibitors, June 20-22, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver for the AIA 2013 National Convention and Design Exposition, sponsored by the American Institute of Architects. The following article offers a preview of the glass and metal products that will be on the expo floor— from fire-rated glass, to dynamic windows, to blast-resistant...
November 29, 2012
"glasstec is a place for companies to bring their latest developments and new products to the world," said Birgit Horn, glasstec project manager for organizer Messe Düsseldorf, on the trade show floor. The world's largest glass trade show, which took place October 23-26 in Düsseldorf, Germany, attracted about 43,000 people and 1,162 exhibitors from around the world.Many exhibitors reported good...