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  • Since the 1940s, the Glass House in New Canaan, Conn., has served as a place of inspiration and education across creative disciplines. A site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, it will host the 2013 Conversations in Context beginning this May, supported by Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope.During Conversations in Context, visitors will explore the Glass House compound during evening...
  • The 26th Annual Glass Expo, sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Glass Association, will take place April 17, from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Martin's Crosswinds in Greenbelt, Md. The table-top show is the only glass exposition in the Washington, D.C., area that features the latest products and services related to architectural glass and glazing, automotive glass and repair, curtain wall and storefront...
  • The third Glasspex India, the international exhibition for glass production, processing and products, was held at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, March 20-22, 2013. The event has become the glass industry’s leading trade fair for the Indian market, according to show organizer Messe Düsseldorf. “India is one of the world’s fastest-growing markets, and the glass industry is a...
  • Check out more conference coverage from @KDevlinGlassThe major theme of the 2013 BEC Conference can be summed up in the title of its keynote presentation: Battle for the Wall."Our true competitors are solid surface walls," said Scott Thomsen, president of the Global Flat Glass Group, Guardian Industries, during his keynote talk. "There is pressure to lower the window-to-wall ratio worldwide. ......
  • Registration is now open for GPD Finland 2013, to be held June 11-15 in Tampere, Finland. Final program details will be available soon, according to GPD organizers. To register, visit www.gpd.fi. 
  • About 100 glass industry representatives gathered in New Orleans last week for the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance Annual Conference, where life cycle assessment and IG certification inspired much discussion.The meeting kicked off with the organization's Emerging Technologies and Innovation Committee, covering topics from gas permeability to vacuum insulating glazing to life cycle...
  • BAU 2013, a trade fair for architecture, materials and systems, drew more than 235,000 visitors to Munich last week, matching the record figures of 2011, according to a release from the organizer. This year's trade show was more international, more professional and more innovative than prior showings, according to the release. The event began Jan. 14 and ran through Jan. 19. The next BAU show...
  • Glass industry representatives are gathering this week in San Diego for the 2013 Glass Association of North America Annual Conference. The conference kicked off Monday morning with the Decorative Division Technical Committee, covering a range of items including a new Glazing Informational Bulletin on the "Recyclability of Architectural Glass Products," to task group discussions on product color,...
  • The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance will feature a variety of technical presentations at its 2013 Annual Conference, February 5-8, 2013, at the Crowne Plaza Astor in New Orleans. “The presentations this year keep attendees on the leading edge of our industry,” said Margaret Webb, IGMA executive director, in a release. “Especially important is the presentation by Chris Barry of...
  • Members of the glass and window industry gathered in Washington, D.C., Jan. 7, for the Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council Symposium, Fenestration: A World of Change. The event, hosted by the National Institute of Building Sciences, is part of the 2013 Building Innovations Conference & Expo that runs through Jan. 11.Several discussions centered around daylighting and the...
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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...
  • C.R. Laurence Co. announced the September opening of a new 150,000-square-foot CRL-U.S. Aluminum Super Center in Secaucus, N.J., located less than a mile from the company’s previous New York Tri-State area site. The Super Center more than doubles the supplier's footprint in the region, and furthers the company’s North American expansion, targeting the East Coast.The Super Center will include CRL'...