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  • Ken Mariotti (right) passed the gavel to incoming chair, Angelo RiveraThe National Glass Association is pleased to announce its board leadership for the 2018-2019 term.  At its meeting at GlassBuild America in Las Vegas last week, the NGA board of directors welcomed Angelo Rivera, Faour Glass Technologies, Tampa, Florida, as chair for the upcoming term, while Chris Bole, Pikes Peak Glass Inc...
  • Hundreds of visitors from seven countries stopped by Intermac America and Intermac Canada's exhibit at GlassBuild America 2018, Sept. 12-14, in Las Vegas, to see demonstrations of the company’s solutions. Company representatives report that cutting tables and CNC machines were their best sellers and orders were in the seven figures. In conjunction with its recent trade show exhibits, Intermac...
  • Yorglas, subsidiary brand of Turkish glass company Cam Merkezi, exhibited for the first time at GlassBuild America 2018, sharing its innovations, patented products and investments with attendees. During the show, Yorglas showcased its satin glass range, Crystallux line of products and Yorfloor glass flooring offering. The company also shared the latest news of its planned expansion in Turkey...
  • HHH Tempering Resources sold a North Glass tempering furnace to J.C. Moag Corp. on Sept. 13 during GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo.The new furnace will serve the company in its planned 2019 facility expansion. The team has used a 60-inch by 120-inch HHH furnace for over 30 years, but larger glass and the increase in glass pieces used in retail interiors required a furnace...
  • Day two at GlassBuild America in Las Vegas featured the "Best in Show" Awards, presented to six companies in recognition of their overall exhibit presence. A parade to present the awards to the winners included staff, NGA Board members, a local marching band and, of course, Elvis. Winners were chosen after review by an anonymous peer panel including sales, marketing and operations...
  • The glass industry gathered in Las Vegas last week for 2018 GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo. More than 8,600 representatives from all segments of the industry participated in the event, which ran Sept. 12-14 and hosted nearly 400 exhibitors on an expanded 175,000-square-foot show floor.GlassBuild America 2018 included Fall Conference, the Glazing Executives Forum,...
  • On Tuesday, September 11 over 100 members convened for the first Fabricating Committee meeting of the newly combined NGA and GANA. Before addressing the business of the various fabricating sections,Integration Task Force representative Julia Schimmelpenningh, Eastman Chemical Company, provided an update on key progress in association transition activities. Most notably, a draft voting protocol...
  • Roto North America is exhibiting at GlassBuild America 2018 at booth #837 on Sept. 12-14, 2018 in Las Vegas. Among the many products that will be showcased, a highlight will be the Roto Patio Inowa. According to the company, Roto Patio Inowa combines convenient operation, high impermeability and attractive design for sliding doors and windows made of timber, PVC and aluminum. In addition, the...
  • GlassBuild America Day One was a mix of learning, business and fun.Fall Conference - Hitting the Ground RunningOn Tuesday, September 11 over 100 members convened for the first Fabricating Committee meeting of the newly combined NGA and GANA association. Glazing Executives Forum Tackles Supply Chain Issues, Labor Challenges, Smart Growth and MoreMore than 200 glazing professionals gathered at...
  • “We had our best month ever,” is what I heard from many of you this week. As busy as you are right now, you made the smart business decision to attend GlassBuild America 2018. Nowhere else on this continent can you meet up with our industry’s best suppliers, learn about new technology, products and services and connect with friends and new peers to share ideas to help you grow your business...
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  • The National Glass Association named Paul Bush as the volunteer leader of the NGA Advocacy Committee. Bush, director, quality and technical services, Vitro Architectural Glass, also serves as chair on the National Fenestration Rating Council board of directors, and as first vice president of the Glass Materials Council at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association.    “Paul is...
  • The National Glass Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Haring as vice president of business development. Haring will be responsible for identifying and executing new opportunities to further the association’s mission. He will work closely with staff in the areas of the education, publications, events, membership and advocacy to develop strategic initiatives to grow...
  • On Sept. 17, the Office of the United States Trade Representative released a list of approximately $200-billion worth of Chinese imports that will be subject to additional tariffs. The action comes at the direction of President Trump and will take effect on Sept. 24, beginning at 10 percent and increasing to 25 percent on Jan. 1, 2019. The list of more than 5,700 products includes float glass and...