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  • 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 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. 
  • 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...
  • glasstec 2012, set for Oct. 23-26, in Düsseldorf, Germany, will once again feature a number of special events and meetings, including the "glass technology live" show, Technical Symposium, Façades Centre, International Architectural Congress, Engineered Transparency Conference, and Solar meets Glass event.glass technology liveThe glass technology live show, organized by Professor Stefan...
  • Members of the Window and Door Manufacturers Association gathered, June 26, for the start of the WDMA 14th Technical Conference, running through June 28 in Bloomington, Minn. About 110 attendees were preregistered for the event.  The conference began with the  Hallmark Certification Committee Meeting and continued with a general session presentation by Joe Lstiburek of...
  • FeneTech introduced its newest ERP software upgrade, FeneVision Neo, to an audience of 180 users and prospective customers at the 2nd annual Glass Processing Automation Days, June 25. The two-day event is designed to educate senior-level executives of glass processing companies about how advanced software technology can help them gain competitive advantages, especially in a weaker economy.The...
  • YKK AP America will be the lead sponsor of the 7th Annual Glazing Executives Forum, Sept. 13, in Las Vegas. Presented by the NGA Architectural Glazing Committee and held in conjunction with GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window, and Door Expo, the day-long forum will feature informative speakers, peer-to-peer sharing, and fresh updates on challenging topics impacting the glass industry, according...
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  • 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'...
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