Latest News in Retail Glass

  • The Facades Tectonics Institute will present a day-long educational event July 30 in Vancouver. The forum, The Good and the Bad: Evolving Considerations and Practices of Building Façade Glazing, will take place at the JW Marriott Parq Vancouver and will be hosted by the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance, which is holding its Summer Conference July 30-Aug. 2 at the same location. Forum...
  • Join the National Glass Association's Protective Glazing Council and Protection Engineering Consultants for the first joint Security Window Design Workshop and Training, taking place Aug. 14-16, 2018 at the Westin Tysons Corner in Vienna, Virginia.  Registration is required and participant capacity is limited. Schedule highlights: The Workshop will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 14 from 8:00 a....
  • The construction of Xinyi Glass Canada Ltd.’s first float plant in Canada could be halted by a vote of the local mayor and councillors of Guelph-Eramosa, the area where the plant is scheduled to be constructed, according to reporting by Global News. Councillor David Wolk is expected to submit a motion calling for a refusal of Xinyi Glass’s application. The potential refusal comes as a result of...
  • The Dodge Momentum Index for June showed growth for the fifth month in a row, closing in on the highest posting in 10 years. The Momentum Index 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 Index grew 0.8 percent in June to 165.5, up slightly...
  • Gimav, the Italian association of manufacturers of machinery, accessories and special products for glass processing, elected Michele Gusti to be its new president. The nomination was held during the ordinary members' meeting, which also voted to elect Gimav’s new board of directors. "For my two-year term as president a great deal of attention will be paid to enhancing the value of the Association...
  • Be sure to join the next Thirsty Thursday webinar, the National Glass Association's new monthly educational series. The 30-minute sessions are held the third Thursday of each month, offering a break for education covering a wide range of industry trends and issues. Join the next webinar, Glazing Contracts Top 10, presented by Courtney Little, ACE Glass, held July 19, 2018 at 1:00 p.m....
  • 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...
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  • Glass Magazine has announced the winners of the 2018 Glass Magazine Awards. The prestigious glass and metal industry awards program recognizes the best products and glass applications the commercial, retail and fabrication markets have to offer. To determine the winners in the product and project categories, Glass Magazine submitted nominations to a panel of judges representing all segments of...
  • Don Friese, chairman and CEO of C.R. Laurence, will retire at the end of September, after 58 years with the company. His successor, Lloyd Talbert, has been with the company for over 25 years and will maintain his role as president along with assuming CRL’s leadership. “Don’s leadership and contribution over almost six decades has been instrumental in expanding the business from a small...
  • At the Annual Conference in April, the National Glass Association dissolved the legacy Glass Association of North America divisions to form three core committees—Forming, Fabricating, Installing—under its newly combined structure. Now, the NGA is pleased to announce the volunteer leaders for the three committees for the 2018-2020 term: Forming Chair - Mark Cody, AGC Glass Co. Fabricating Chair -...