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  • The Glass Association of North America will host the Eastern Canada Roundtable, November 8, at the Hilton Garden Inn Airport hotel in Toronto, Ontario. “This roundtable will be an excellent occasion for members of the industry to bring together their views on the future of the glass industry in the Canadian territory,” explained GANA board member Nathalie Thibault, Prelco Inc., in a release. “It’...
  • Online registration for Vitrum 2013, the international trade show specializing in machinery, equipment and systems for flat glass and finished products, opens this week. The show will take place in Milan, October 23-26. To register, visit www.vitrum-milano.com.
  • The National Glass Association announced that Hartung Glass Industries will sponsor the 8th Annual NGA Glazing Executives Forum, September 10, 2013, in Atlanta.  "Hartung is proud to support the Glazing Executives Forum for many reasons, not least of which is the event’s focus on best practices and continuous improvement,” says Kirk Johnson, director of sales. “Glazing contractors are...
  • Registration is now open for GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, to take place September 10-12 in Atlanta. Early bird pricing is available, in addition to member-only rates for trade show-only registrants. To register and review additional information on show events, click here. 
  • The Glass Association of North America announced that the 2014 Annual Conference will take place February 3-7, 2014, at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista in Florida. The conference will feature working meetings of the GANA Divisions, as well as various committee, subcommittee and task group meetings. It also will feature a general session to provide education and technical information for...
  • Scott Thomsen, president of Guardian Industries Global Flat Glass Group, will give the opening speech at Glass Performance Days Finland, scheduled for June 11-15 in Tampere. Guardian technologists and scientists, including Brent Boyce from the company’s Science & Technology Center and Marcus Frank from Guardian Europe, will also present at the conference.GPD 2013 will focus on glass...
  • The final program for Glass Performance Days Finland 2013, taking place June 11-15 in Tampere, is now available. The theme of this year's event will be "glass performance, design and sustainability."Among the workshops to be held is GPD's Coating Technology and Applications session, which will feature presentations on the latest in coating materials, process and equipment technology. According to...
  • When the glass industry comes to Greenbelt, Md., in mid-April every year for the Glass Expo, the consensus is, "it's always a great show!" This year was no different for the April 17 regional trade show hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Glass Association, a strong chapter organization of the National Glass Association. This year's event attracted more than 75 suppliers from across the country and...
  • glasstec 2014 will take place Oct. 21-24, 2014, in Düsseldorf, Germany. Exhibitor applications will be available online beginning June 2013. The event will once again run concurrently with solarpeq, International Trade Fair for Solar Production Equipment.For further information on visiting or exhibiting at glasstec 2014, contact Messe Düsseldorf North America.
  • 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...
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  • AGC Glass Company North America, a leading manufacturer of glass and glass-related products, announced Dec. 30 the sale of the assets of its U.S. Commercial Fabrication business unit to Trulite Glass Solutions LLC.AGC holds a leading position in primary products, and will continue to focus on the core strength of the business in manufacturing glass and innovating new coating technologies. In...
  • Officials from Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions LLC today announced the company has acquired the U.S. commercial fabrication assets of AGC Glass Company North America Inc. AGC’s residential assets are not part of the acquisition and will be retained by AGC. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed. “This acquisition will allow Trulite to continue to better serve...
  • Officials from Saint-Gobain announced it acquired a controlling interest in Sika for $2.8 billion. Saint-Gobain purchased the controlling share—16.1 percent of Sika’s capital and 52.4 percent of its voting rights— in a confidential auction process from the Burkard-Schenker family, which owns the majority stake in Sika, according to a Dec. 8 Reuters report.“Given the proximity of Sika’s activities...