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  • The Window and Door Manufacturers Association announced that U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) will be a featured speaker during the Washington Briefing breakfast at the Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference, to be held March 31 to April 2, 2014, according to a WDMA release.   Sen. Johnson will discuss his views on the root cause of the troubled American economy, according to...
  • Registration is now open for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 77th Annual Conference, to be held Feb. 16-19, 2014 at the Walt Disney World Swan Resort in Orlando, Fla., according to a Dec. 19 AAMA release. Those interested in attending can sign up by Tuesday, Jan. 21 to take advantage of the discounted early bird rate of $1025.To register, download and complete the paper...
  • Registration is now open for the 2014 Insulating Glass Manufactures Alliance Annual Conference, to be held March 4-7 in San Francisco. This event features informative lunch presentations on several industry technical issues, networking sessions, meetings of several IGMA committees and more, according to an IGMA release. This year’s event combines IGMA’s committee week and education seminar to...
  • Diamon-Fusion International Inc. will serve as a Gold Sponsor for Glass Processing Automation Days 2014, sponsored by FeneTech Inc., according to a Dec. 2 FeneTech release. GPAD2014 will be held in the JW Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in New Orleans from March 20-21, 2014.The event is designed to educate participants on how modern machinery and software technology is advancing in the...
  • At Greenbuild 2013 today in Philadelphia, SAGE Electrochromics Inc. unveiled its new electrochromic glass that is completely solar-powered, self-contained and wirelessly controlled with an iPad, according to a Nov. 20 company release. SageGlass Simplicity is a solar-powered wireless version of SageGlass electrochromic glazing for the commercial market.SageGlass Simplicity offers architects and...
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s Western Region will host a webinar, December 3, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PST that will feature a Q&A on the Green Building Initiative Green Globes Rating System; an overview of AAMA’s FenestrationMasters program; and a Joint Product Category Rules Task Group update from Rich Walker, AAMA president and CEO. The Green...
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    GPAD officials announced the launch of the official event website that includes information about the event, all event sponsors and their product portfolios, as well as allows the online registration of interested attendees, according to a Nov. 14 GPAD release. GPAD 2014 is organized by Ohio based software specialist FeneTech and will take place from March 20-21, 2014 in the New Orleans JW Marriott hotel.

    GPAD focuses on automation. Presenters will explain how the latest machinery technology with well-integrated software can help companies to become more efficient and to achieve maximum benefits with the highest degree of automation. 

    Sponsors include FeneTech and IGE as Platinum sponsors, and Forvet, LandGlass, Turomas-Tecnocat, Diamon-Fusion International, Dip-Tech, Tenon, TSS, Mappi, Adelio Lattuada, Ashton Industrial, SoftSolution, top-DRILL and Forel North America as Gold Sponsors.

    The detailed program event will be soon published on the website.
  • Energy efficiency was the overarching theme of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association Fall Conference, with presentations and discussions focused on what the glass industry can do to improve building energy performance. During the event, held last week in Baltimore, Karma Sawyer of the Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office delivered a keynote address on the next...
  • Forel spa, the Italian producer of industrial automation machinery for insulating glass unit production and other glass processing applications, has registered as a Gold sponsor for GPAD 2014, where it will educate attendees about new automation trends, according to a release.GPAD 2014, organized by software specialist FeneTech, will be held in the JW Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in...
  • Vitrum 2013, the biennial International Trade Show specializing in machinery, equipment and systems for flat and hollow glass, took place last week in Milan, with increased attendance.About 20,000 square meters of exhibit area hosted 349 exhibitors from 28 different countries, primarily Italy, China and Germany. This year, the show placed special focus on the role of glass in energy-saving...
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  • The National Glass Association \ Window & Door Dealers Alliance is pleased to announce the election of Bryan Bush to the office of chairman of the board. Bush, of City Glass Co., Omaha, Neb., has served on the board since 2010. Bush took the office of chairman on Sept. 11, 2014, during GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo in Las Vegas. He will serve a one-year term.“Our...
  • The Dwyer Group Inc., parent company of numerous service-based franchise brands including Glass Doctor, today announced it has been acquired for the second time by The Riverside Company, a private equity fund with locations in North America, Europe and Asia. The deal with the global investment firm renews a collaboration between two growing and successful organizations, according to company...
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