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  • 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...
  • The outlook for design billings remained strong in May, according to the American Institute of Architects, as the Architecture Billings Index rose to 53.0, an increase from April’s 50.9. The boost marks the fourth month in a row of growth. This rise was echoed across the board by the new projects inquiry index, which jumped to 62.4 from April’s 60.2, as well as the new design contracts index,...
  • 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...
  • Jeff Henderson, president of the Aluminum Extruders Council, updated members of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, on U.S. trade orders of Chinese aluminum extrusions and their impact on the curtain wall industry, during the AAMA National Summer Conference, June 18-21 in Newport, Rhode Island. After the 2011 AEC victory in a trade case against the People's Republic of...
  • USG Corporation and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce partnered to create the USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index. Doge Data & Analytics gathered data by surveying commercial and institutional contractors. Nearly all contractors surveyed – 96 percent – expect revenues to grow or remain stable this year compared to 2016, with 40 percent expecting an increase, and only 3...
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association released a new white paper created by the AAMA Aluminum Material Council that discusses the use of aluminum in high-performing building enclosures, AMC-2-26, "Aluminum in High-Performing Building Enclosures.""This white paper was needed in order to educate and inform the marketplace about the energy advantages of using aluminum fenestration,"...
  • Pleotint LLC now supplies its high-performance Suntuitive Dynamic Glass interlayer to Pilkington/NSG Europe for use in the Pilkington Suncool Dynamic product line. The new product launched at the start of June and features several options of dynamic glazing to meet the energy efficient needs of the region.“We are excited to have the trust of not only one of the largest glass manufacturers in the...
  • Adelio Lattuada Srl partnered with the German company, Knittel Glass. Knittel Glass engineers automation for the glass sector, and specifically designs specialized automation lines for glass handling.After incorporating robots from Knittel Glass, supplied by Kuka, Adelio Lattuada is offering new, customized integration solutions. According to Adelio Lattuada, the partnership facilitates the...
  • 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, ...
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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...