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  • Registration is open for Fall Conference 2018, which will be held Sept. 11-14, 2018 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, in conjunction with GlassBuild America. Fall Conference is an opportunity for the industry to help define industry standards and elevate design and construction communities by creating the expertise that advances the use of architectural glass.   The...
  • The glass and glazing industry showcased its best products and services during the AIA Architecture Expo 2018, held June 21-22 in New York City. View the video below for the latest from C.R. Laurence, SageGlass, AGC Glass and Vistamatic. 
  • According to Guelph Today, Derrick Thomson, chief administrative officer for the City of Guelph, expressed concerns in a letter sent to his counterpart for the township regarding the effects of the proposed 2-million-dollar float plant, to be built by Xinyi Glass Holdings. Among his concerns are the effects to the city’s water supply, which he says could be impacted by the new plant’s...
  • Lisec USA became market distributor for Schraml, a Lisec Company. Lisec America will be responsible for sales, installation and aftermarket service for future and existing Schraml glass processing machines in North America. Up until now, Schraml glass processing machines have been exclusively sold and serviced in the USA by Machines and Wheels. In May, an agreement was reached with Machines and...
  • Trakya Cam Sanayii A.Ş., a Şişecam Group company, bought a further 49.8 percent stake in HNG Float Glass Ltd., its flat glass manufacturer affiliate in India, for $85.4 million. Şişecam Group, which has been in a fifty-fifty partnership since 2013, now owns 99.8 percent of the company shares with this recent buy-out.“India is one of the world’s most promising markets in terms of growth potential...
  • Glaziers complete the AGMT certification test.The Architectural Glass and Metal Technician Certification Program began beta-testing its knowledge-based portion of the certification process (KBT) by testing the first 55 candidates with a written exam. The program is currently in phase 3 of the process, and beta-testing is the final step to ensure that the test is a well-written assessment,...
  • The glass and glazing industry showcased its best products and services during the AIA Architecture Expo 2018, held June 21-22 in New York City. View the video below for the latest from Guardian Glass, dormakaba, Vitro Architectural Glass and more. Stay tuned for more product coverage in the coming weeks. 
  • The National Glass Association actively promoted the architectural glass industry by participating in the American Institue of Architects Architecture Expo last week at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. The association takes part in the annual event to broadcast its many resources for the architectural community. NGA’s participation was elevated this year after...
  • The National Glass Association added three new board members who began their terms at its summer board meeting last week in Vienna, Virginia: Tim Kelley, TriStar Glass, Catoosa, Oklahoma; Cathie Saroka, Goldray Glass, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; and Gus Trupiano, AGC Glass Company North America, Alpharetta, Georgia. The meeting represented the fulfillment of NGA’s new governance structure...
  • Roto Frank AG acquired VBH Mexico S.A. de C.V, a window and door hardware systems distributor based in Puebla, Mexico.According to the company, the acquisition offers the opportunity to utilize a well-established and professional infrastructure to meet the growing demand of the Mexican and Central American markets and create a foundation for future growth in the region.The purchase includes...
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  • The National Glass Association announced official dates for the 2019 BEC Conference. The event will be held March 3-5, 2019 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Details of the event, including speakers, accommodations and how to register, will be announced in the coming months. Check GlassMagazine.com or glass.org, and follow @glassnation and @GlassMag on Twitter for the latest updates. 
  • Registration for this year's GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, is now open. Now in its 16th year, GlassBuild America is the largest annual gathering place for the glass, metals and window and door industries in the Americas. Join us Sept. 12-14, 2018, in Las Vegas.Education and networking highlights for 2018 include a new Opening Reception on the trade show floor, return...
  • CRH’s Americas Products Division acquired privately held Coral Industries Inc., effective April 10, 2018. Coral is a fabricator of framed and semi-frameless glass shower enclosures, custom frameless glass shower doors, and architectural glass and aluminum products, primarily in the southern United States.  “Our acquisition of Coral demonstrates our renewed focus on growth in our glass...