Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • The deadline to submit abstracts for presentations at GPD Finland 2013 is this Saturday, October 15. The event will take place June 13-15, 2013, in Tampere, and will focus on glass technology, design and sustainability, according to Glass Performance Days officials.For more information on submitting a paper for consideration, click here. Additional event details are available here.  
  • Glass Performance Days will host the China edition of the event in Beijing, May 22-23, 2013, and organizers have announced a call for papers.GPD China 2013 will address energy management in buildings, particularly as it affects the future of glass technology in developing countries. Speakers interested in submitting papers can do so here. The deadline for submitting an abstract is December 31,...
  • GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo came to a close, Sept. 14, after three days of networking, business deals, new product introductions and education at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Nearly 6,700 attendees walked the show floor and visited more than 330 exhibitors.“We are all very pleased with the industry support; the show far exceeded our expectations,” said Denise Sheehan...
  • Economist Jeff Dietrich advised attendees at the 2012 Glazing Executives Forum to "make your move." Dietrich, senior analyst for the Institute for Trend Research, was the keynote speaker for the 7th annual forum, held Sept. 13 as part of GlassBuild America in Las Vegas. More than 200 glazing industry representatives attended the meeting, sponsored by the National Glass Association.Dietrich...
  • The energy code environment of the last two years witnessed two major trends: significant increases in code stringency and energy efficiency, as well as code adoption and enforcement, said Tom Culp, owner of Birch Point Consulting, during his energy code update at the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance educational seminar, Sept. 11, in Las Vegas."Important things have happened in the...
  • The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance will hold its annual Performance and Innovation in Insulating Glass Educational Seminar, September 11 and 12, in conjunction with GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, September 12-14, in Las Vegas."Our program has had great attendance over the years, but we wanted to make it a no-brainer to attend," says Margaret Webb, IGMA executive...
  • Officials of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association announced registration is now open for the AAMA National Fall Conference, to be held October 14-17 at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Santa Ana Pueblo in Albuquerque, N.M. Attendees who register by September 21 will receive the early bird registration rate. Click here for more information.
  • The National Glass Association announced the addition of a Solar Power Symposium to the GlassBuild America educational agenda. The high-level session will feature expert speakers from the photovoltaics and building construction industries, and will take place Friday, Sept. 14. 
  • The Indian edition of Glass Performance Days will take place March 19-20, 2013, at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre in Mumbai, in conjunction with GlassPex India, the International Exhibition for Glass Production, Processing, Products.Conference organizers are now accepting papers on the topic of “Energy Efficiency, Solar and Glass Technology in Warm Climates." Papers can be...
  • Registration is now open for the U.S. Green Building Council's annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, Nov. 14-16, in San Francisco. Organizers are expecting a record 35,000 attendees, according to a July 17 release.This year, Greenbuild will feature Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough, co-hosts of MSNBC's weekday morning show "Morning Joe," and Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter, as...
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  • PPG Industries today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell substantially all the assets of its Mt. Zion, Ill., glass manufacturing facility to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc. The sale is expected to close in the third quarter 2014, subject to customary closing conditions. Financial terms were not disclosed.The Mt. Zion facility currently manufactures...
  • Officials from Cardinal Glass Industries announced July 3 that its subsidiary Cardinal CT Company acquired the assets of Catalina Tempering Inc. and its subsidiaries. The terms of the agreement are undisclosed.Catalina operates seven regional custom tempering facilities serving the residential window and door market. “Over the last ten years, Catalina has built its business based on quality...
  • AGC Glass Company North America announced it will be consolidating its fabrication capabilities in Jacksonville, Fla., into the company’s more than 200,000 square foot facility in Lithia Springs, Ga. The consolidation of the Jacksonville operations into Lithia Springs should be completed no later than the fourth quarter of 2014.The Lithia Springs plant is AGC’s new state-of-the-art facility and...