March 10, 2014
More than 100 attendees gathered in San Francisco last week for the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance 2014 Winter Conference. The meeting included several days of committee and task group meetings, followed by two days of educational seminars.In addition to the group’s extensive technical activities, the meeting agenda included discussion of Life Cycle Assessment for windows and processed...
March 3, 2014
GPAD 2014 organizers released the official seminar program for the event, to be held March 20-21 in New Orleans. The event is dedicated to CEOs, presidents and operation directors of glass processing companies, and features live sessions about complete automation, namely the close integration of software and machinery technology, officials report.This year, Platinum event sponsors, FeneTech...
February 24, 2014
Participant registration for Glass Performance Days China 2014 is now open. The conference will be held April 12 in Shanghai, and feature presentations on glass processing techniques, challenges and solutions in coatings, as well as trends in architectural glass use and glass business.
February 20, 2014
Dow Corning will host a free one-hour webinar on Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. EST, featuring Stanley Yee, a facade design and construction specialist at Dow Corning. During the webinar, Yee will explain how using specific energy-efficient solutions can improve thermal performance and empower architects with greater design freedom, Dow Corning reports. The “Improving Building Enclosure Thermal Performance...
February 17, 2014
A joint-association glass industry task group is months away from completing the Product Category Rules for Life Cycle Assessment, according to officials at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association Annual Conference, running Feb. 16-19 in Orlando. In 2011, AAMA joined forces with the Glass Association of North America, Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance and Window and Door...
February 12, 2014
The Aluminum Extruders Council will host Robert DeFrancesco, attorney at law for Wiley Rein LLP, at the 2014 Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference. DeFrancesco will be making a special presentation, "The Rise of State-Owned Entities and Their Effects on Metal Trade: A Case Study, the U.S. Countervailing Duty Case Against Aluminum Extrusions from China," giving attendees a rare inside look at...
February 7, 2014
During its Annual Conference, the Glass Association of North America introduced the first-ever C. Gregory Carney Member of the Year Award, a legacy award remembering the remarkable contributions of GANA's recently departed associate and glazing industry leader, Greg Carney.Carney began his career in the architectural glass industry in 1981 and was involved in glass design, specification,...
January 28, 2014
The Aluminum Extruders Council will host its 2014 Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference March 18-20, at The Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Fla., according to a Jan. 28 release. The meeting offers a wealth of information to help attendees make better informed decisions to guide companies to greater success. The meeting will include sessions covering topics on Opportunities for Aluminum in...
January 15, 2014
Organizers of GPAD 2014 recently announced a detailed outline of this year’s event, available on the official GPAD website. Organized by Ohio-based software specialist FeneTech Inc.,GPAD 2014 will take place March 20-21, 2014, at the JW Marriott in New Orleans. The two-day event is designed to educate the glass processing industry on how state-of-the-art integrated machinery and customized...
January 10, 2014
The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance 2014 Winter Conference, scheduled March 3-7 at the JW Marriott in San Francisco, will feature informative lunch presentations on several industry technical issues, networking sessions and meetings of several IGMA committees, according to a Jan. 10 IGMA release.The first full day of the event features a meeting of the Emerging Technology and Innovation...