Industry waits for economy to turn; code changes to spur green product use, retrofits
October 4, 2010
"Cautiously optimistic" could describe the mood at GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, Sept. 14-16, in Las Vegas. Although it might be another 12 to 18 months before the industry experiences an upturn (See "Economy not headed for double-dip recession,"), positive discussion surrounded the green building and commercial retrofit markets."I think it's going to be a long, cold...
September 28, 2010
Product and event coverage from the show floor in Düsseldorf, Germany, Sept. 28-Oct. 1.
September 20, 2010
GlassBuild America 2010 gallery 1 GlassBuild America 2010 gallery 2 GlassBuild America 2010 gallery 3
September 14, 2010
Live coverage from the show floor in Las Vegas, including product introductions, news updates and photo galleries
glasstec 2010 changes structure, name; offers solarpeq as concurrent show
July 6, 2010
This year brings change to Düsseldorf, Germany, in the form of a new name, schedule and structure for glasstec 2010. To be held Sept. 28-Oct. 1 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, the trade fair will take place over four days this year, instead of the usual five, and sport a new title: glasstec 2010, International Trade Fair for Glass Production-Processing-Products. “The new title will convey that...
November 2, 2009
Vitrum 2009 took place at Fiera Milano, Milan, Oct. 28-31. Read the following articles for an overview of the international trade show for machinery, equipment and systems for flat and hollow glass; glass; and finished products.Vitrum 2009 sees increase in number of visitorsVitrum: Worst not quite over for European industrial productionVitrum wraps up
September 30, 2009
GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo opened its doors Sept. 30 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. About 6,300 industry members pre-registered for the event, which occupies 270,000 gross square feet of exhibit space.
GlassBuild America to focus on new technologies, opportunities
August 10, 2009
While economic experts continue to debate the country’s current financial health, industry members are looking to the future as they prepare to gather at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta Sept. 30 through Oct. 2 for GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo. New products, technologies, market trends and opportunities will be the focus of the event, as the industry...
June 1, 2009
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association National Summer Conference 2009 kicked off May 31 in Minneapolis. The meeting, hosted by the Schaumburg, Ill.-based association, runs through June 3. About 200 attendees had registered for the meeting as of May 15. Rich Walker, AAMA president and CEO, said during the June 1 opening general session that “despite the challenging...
November 26, 2008
Solar as a trend has so far been mainly in Europe, says Russell J. Ebeid, president, Glass Group, Guardian Industries Corp., Auburn Hills. Mich. “Europeans have always been into use of glass of unique nature; whereas U.S. is more vanilla [in its use of unique glass], not exotic,” he said. “And that’s because the builders in the U.S. don’t pay for exotic.” The U...