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  • 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...
  • Wheaton Sprague Building Envelope welcomed Michael Kohler as the new corporate office leader for its headquarters in Stow, Ohio. “Mike is a technical leader, an organizational leader, a self-learner, and has balanced skills for effective people leadership combined with deep technical and industry knowledge," says John Wheaton, president of Wheaton Sprague. “Mike's presence will further enable...
  • Northside Glass and Mirror, a family-owned glass business based in Indianapolis, Indiana, opened a newly remodeled showroom and office. “We are constantly receiving compliments on the showroom from our customers, including the contractors, as well as reps from our glass suppliers,” says Trista Yoder, Northside Glass and Mirror. The showroom includes several shower displays, as well as displays...
  • 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...
  • Aldora Aluminum and Glass Products established a new engineered all glass systems division, to be led by Mike Wellborn, engineered all glass systems manager. Wellborn brings with him Jimmy Dean, tech sales and estimating, as well as Mike Wellborn Jr., tech sales and estimating.  Wellborn and his team have 37 years, 25 years and 18 years’ experience respectively in the glass industry...
  • Day Two at GlassBuild America, Thursday, Sept. 13, was busy with Express Learning sessions, the Glass Magazine Awards, Action Demos and awards for Best in Show. The Glass Magazine editorial and design team was busy on the floor and behind their cameras. Here's a slice of what they reported on Instagram and Twitter...For news from GlassBuild America, check out #GlassBuild and @...
  • 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...
  • GlassBuild America opened Wednesday, Sept. 12. The Glass Magazine team was busy on the floor and behind their cameras, with editors, contributors and designers leading discussions, asking questions and documenting floor activity. Here's a small slice of what they reported on Instagram and Twitter...For news from GlassBuild America, check out #GlassBuild and @GlassMag on Twitter, and...
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  • 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...
  • Sept. 19, 1:30 p.m.Four people were shot this morning at WTS Paradigm in Middleton, Wisconsin, according to Middleton Police Chief Charles Foulke, speaking in a statement to the press at about 1:15 p.m. According to Foulke, at 10:25 a.m. the police department was notified of an active shooter at WTS Paradigm, an ERP software company that serves the glass and fenestration industries.“We know that...
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