Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • The first International Convention of Glass Industry Associations met in Murano, Venice, June 21-22. The two-day event, organized by Vitrum, and backed by the Italian Trade Agency, welcomed representatives of glass industry associations and journalists from the trade press from around the world. The main purpose of the event was to openly and jointly tackle the most relevant topics of interest to...
  • Early-bird registration rates for the 15th annual GlassBuild America are in effect until June 30. GlassBuild America, the gathering place for the entire glass, metals and window and door industries in the Americas, will be held September 12-14, 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia.Presented by the National Glass Association and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance along with...
  • Vitrum Glass Group hosted Glass Talks 2017 and celebrated their 20-year anniversary at its head office and fabrication facility in Langley, British Columbia. The event had a turnout of nearly 200 architects, glaziers and industry partners. Guests were invited to attend a tour of Vitrum’s fabrication facility. The tour focused on processes for insulating glass, tempering, bent glass, heat soaking...
  • The 15th annual FeneVision User Conference, a three-day educational event held near FeneTech headquarters in Aurora, Ohio, concluded June 7. The event hosted 108 attendees from 55 glass fabrication and window and door companies, once again setting a record number for the conference.“This is the largest conference we’ve ever had,” says Crowl, who also recognized Intigral, ...
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association National Summer Conference will welcome Michael Collins, Building Industry Advisors, as keynote speaker. Collins will present on the Trump administration’s impact on the building products industry, in terms of challenges and opportunities. Registration is open for the conference, which will be held June 18-21, 2017, in Newport, Rhode Island....
  • Registration opened for the 78th Conference on Glass Problems, which will also include the Advances in Fusion and Processing of Glass symposium. The event will be held Nov. 6-9, 2017, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. The conference is organized in collaboration with the American Ceramic Society’s Glass and Optical Materials Division. Click here for the full program....
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association updated its training program, InstallationMasters, after bringing the administration of the program in-house. The InstallationMasters Program is designed to provide training and certification to industry professionals installing windows and exterior glass doors in residential and light commercial construction applications. AAMA will...
  • The North American Contractor Certification program will host its first industry webinar for technical discussion at 2:00 p.m. EST on June 28, 2017. The discussion will present a case example of an installation project, including some of the challenges that arise when trying to deliver a quality product. The presentation will consider the points of view of the glazing contractor, consultant and...
  • The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance opened registration for the IGMA Summer Conference, which will take place July 31 – Aug. 3, 2017, at the Sheraton Montreal Centre in Montreal, Canada. In addition to a full complement of committee and task group meetings, the conference features presentations on glass cutting and cleaning from Bill Briese of GED Integrated Solutions, and a presentation...
  • The National Glass Association and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance opened registration for GlassBuild America: The Glass Window & Door Expo. Returning to Atlanta September 12-14, GlassBuild America 2017 will feature Cam Marston, generational expert and keynote speaker at the GlassBuild Opening Session, a new series of Express Learning educational sessions, the 12th annual Glazing...
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  • The National Glass Association and the Glass Association of North America held the first joint task force meeting in late February to discuss a possible combination of the two industry trade associations. The NGA task force is represented by:Michael Albert, S. Albert GlassAngelo Rivera, Faour Glass Technologies Nicole Harris, NGA President & CEOJerry Jacobs, NGA General Counsel...
  • Task force seeks to work more collaboratively and explore combining the two organizations.The National Glass Association and the Glass Association of North America have together appointed a joint task force to optimize service to members of both organizations, and to coordinate advocacy and technical support, along with education and training initiatives for the glass and glazing industry. This...
  • Apogee Enterprises Inc. acquired the assets of privately held Sotawall Inc., a leading designer and fabricator of high-performance, unitized curtain wall systems for commercial construction projects in North America, for approximately $135 million. It will operate as Sotawall Ltd. within Apogee, which provides distinctive value-added glass solutions for the architectural and picture framing...