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  • The National Glass Association hosted an exclusive VIP tour of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium for over 100 GlassBuild America attendees and exhibitors on September 18. Adding to the show experience beyond the show floor, the tour unveiled building details, design goals and a special look into the glazing systems throughout the venue, provided by Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, Clover Architectural...
  • The Awards Ceremony for the Window + Door Awards and Glass Magazine Awards recognized 21 winners at the Express Learning Theater, during GlassBuild America 2019. Both awards programs celebrate industry excellence and innovation for products and projects. The editorial staff of the magazines were incredibly impressed with this year’s winners, who represent the cutting edge in...
  • Welcome to Atlanta, and to GlassBuild America 2019! This is the largest and most important event staged for what has consistently proven to be the most important event to the glass and fenestration industries in the Americas. Thank you for joining us, and kudos to you for taking the time to invest in yourself, your company, and this incredible industry. GlassBuild represents everything we do at...
  • Vitrum 2019 released the schedule of the event’s in-depth seminars. Four informative events featuring high-profile speakers will offer trade professionals an opportunity to share and compare and get up-to-date on cutting-edge technology. The sessions will also preview possible future scenarios implementing that technology, the various technical standards of reference and the options for...
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association is updating the procedural guides regulating the Laboratory Accreditation Program for full-service labs, component labs and field test agencies. The LAP is based on the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025, an updated version of which was published in November 2017. The new version of the LAP documents incorporates these changes, and all AAMA...
  • The Dodge Momentum Index dropped 1.3 percent from July to August to 137.8 (2000=100) from the revised August reading of 139.6. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Data & Analytics, is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year. The drop in...
  • The GED Store will open to the public at GlassBuild America 2019. This new online platform, launched by GED Integrated Solutions, is all about simplifying the ordering process for GED Integrated Solutions customers. As the only online source for genuine OEM parts for GED machinery, The GED Store provides significant value, according to officials. “The real value to our customer is...
  • Aquarium of the Pacific, located in Long Beach, California, winner of this year's Best Decorative Glass Application - Exterior. Kuraray America nad Pulp Studios were both honored for their work on the project. Photo by Tom Bonner. Glass Magazine announced the winners of the 2019 Glass Magazine Awards. The prestigious glass and metal industry awards program recognizes the best products and...
  • At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $849.6 billion, new construction starts in July advanced two percent from the previous month, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. This marked the third consecutive monthly increase for total construction starts, following gains of 10 percent in May and nine percent in June. Nonresidential building in July settled back four percent, following a 16...
  • Clockwise from top: Fall Conference attendees at the Glass Pavilion, Toledo Museum of Art. NGA Technical and Advocacy Director Urmilla Sowell with industry 'old guard' experts Chris Barry, Stan Joehlin and Bill Lingnell. Members of the Fabricating Committee. Industry technical leaders gathered in Toledo, Ohio, the “Glass City,” last week for the Fall Conference for the National Glass...
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  •   Hunter  ThibaultThe memberships of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance voted to proceed with combining into one organization with a new name, Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance. The formal ballots of the AAMA and IGMA memberships were released on July 2, along with the full...
  • Salem Distributing Co., headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, has announced its acquisition of HHH Tempering Resources Inc., a glass industry technical team and fabrication machinery provider. Effective immediately, HHH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Salem.With this move, Salem substantially increases its foothold in the flat glass industry it serves as Salem Flat Glass & Mirror,...
  • Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, part of CRH’s Building Products Division, completed the divestment of Toronto-based Antamex International, OBE's fenestration subcontracting business, to New York City-based private investment company O3 Industries. “We are continuously evaluating our portfolio to align with our vision of being the leading supplier of glazing-focused interior and exterior products and...