April 28, 2009 | Vol 4, Num 17
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NBC's Today Show quotes NGA on safety glass
In case you missed it, NBC's Today Show ran a story, April 17, on concerns about the safety of table glass in American homes. Citing a study by Children's Hospital Boston and Consumer Reports, the segment stoked fears about the perils for young children exposed to non-tempered tabletop glass and related furniture. ... read more
Product spotlight

Beveling machine

Guangdong Enkong Machinery Co., China, developed the XM351 glass straight-line beveling machine for grinding and polishing a bevel edge, with a bottom edge of glass with different size and thickness. GMS Machinery, Warren, Mich., distributes the XM351. ... read more

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Suspended film IG at Manheim Township High School   

The renovations and newly constructed buildings at Manheim Township (Pa.) High School are expected to earn a silver designation from the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program. The extensive use of suspended film insulating glass allowed designers to specify a smaller HVAC system, providing considerable upfront savings, according to a prospective case study from Southwall Technologies Inc., Los Gatos, Calif. 

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