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  • Clockwise from top: Fall Conference attendees at the Glass Pavilion, Toledo Museum of Art. NGA Technical and Advocacy Director Urmilla Sowell with industry 'old guard' experts Chris Barry, Stan Joehlin and Bill Lingnell. Members of the Fabricating Committee. Industry technical leaders gathered in Toledo, Ohio, the “Glass City,” last week for the Fall Conference for the National Glass...
  • Pilkington North America, part of the NSG Group, opened the doors of its Rossford, Ohio, float glass facility for attendees of the National Glass Association Fall Conference, held Aug. 13-15 in adjacent Toledo, Ohio. The manufacturing site, located along the Maumee River, has a rich history dating back to 1898 when Edward Ford formed the Edward Ford Plate Glass Company and built the largest plate...
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will host a webinar entitled "ICC 500 – Tornado and Hurricane Storm Shelters" on Sept. 10, open to all interested parties. Leading the webinar is Dave Stammen, principal engineer for the Building Science Group at UL. Participants can register now for this complimentary session, part of AAMA's regular webinar series. This webinar will provide...
  • Ren Bartoe accepts the Harry Miles Award at the Old Guard Reunion, held in conjunction with the NGA FallConference in Toledo, Ohio. Longtime industry leader Ren Bartoe received the Harry Miles Award at this year’s Fall Conference, held in Toledo, Ohio, organized by the National Glass Association. The award presentation took place during the Old Guard Reunion dinner, an annual...
  • Messe Düsseldorf North America will participate in GlassBuild America 2019 to promote its program of international trade fairs for the glass sector. At booth 2511, visitor and exhibitor information for glasstec 2020, International Trade Fair for Glass Production, Processing and Products—Oct, 20-23, 2020, in Düsseldorf, Germany—as well as glasspex India and glasspro India 2019—...
  • A panel of glass industry and façade experts addressed glass and glazing’s critical role in achieving building performance, occupant health and wellness, and design goals during the July 24 webinar, “Professional Roundtable: Perspectives on Glass and Glazing in Design.” The webinar, sponsored by the National Glass Association and hosted by Architectural Record, is part of the new Glass...
  • More than 1,000 industry representatives from around the world gathered in Tampere, Finland, June 25-28 for the 2019 Glass Performance Days. The event included workshops and conference sessions, in addition to a management forum and expo, covering a variety of topics such as smart technology, glass and sustainability, R&D, market trends in the glass industry and more. Check out news and...
  • James O'Callaghan (left) and Jorma Vitkala during the 2019 GPD Opening Ceremony. James O'Callaghan, senior director of Eckersley O’Callaghan, received the Jorma Vitkala Award of Merit during the Opening Ceremony of Glass Processing Days 2019, held June 26-28 in Tampere, Finland. The award was introduced in 2017 to honor and reward individuals or contributors who have made outstanding...
  • Glass Performance Days 2019 kicked off June 26 in Tampere, Finland, with the theme, All Eyes on Smart Glass. The conference and expo runs through Friday, and discussions, presentations and exhibits on display look to the future of the industry and the world, with smart glass, smart factories, smart cities and more. “This year, the focus is very much on the future. Smart cities, smart buildings...
  • At top, NGA's Urmilla Sowell, below, Eastman's Julia Schimmelpenningh. In a June 25 workshop at Glass Performance Days 2019 in Tampere, Finland, National Glass Association Technical and Advocacy Director Urmilla Sowell led a 4-hour workshop to educate attendees on designing glass for the North America market, with a focus on building codes and standards. The session, Designing Glass for...
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  •   Hunter  ThibaultThe memberships of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance voted to proceed with combining into one organization with a new name, Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance. The formal ballots of the AAMA and IGMA memberships were released on July 2, along with the full...
  • Salem Distributing Co., headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, has announced its acquisition of HHH Tempering Resources Inc., a glass industry technical team and fabrication machinery provider. Effective immediately, HHH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Salem.With this move, Salem substantially increases its foothold in the flat glass industry it serves as Salem Flat Glass & Mirror,...
  • Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, part of CRH’s Building Products Division, completed the divestment of Toronto-based Antamex International, OBE's fenestration subcontracting business, to New York City-based private investment company O3 Industries. “We are continuously evaluating our portfolio to align with our vision of being the leading supplier of glazing-focused interior and exterior products and...