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August 23, 2011
From Glass Magazine
Great Glazing Photo Gallery: Where glass and metal fabrication meet

For this Florida residence, Faour Glass Technologies provided three sets of custom stainless steel and glass stairs. The biggest challenge: orchestrating the design and fabrication of the three unique staircases with steel fabricators.  

Florida glaziers embracing licensing requirements, says SEGA executive director
Bruce Kershner discusses industry reaction to the new law and what contract glaziers need to do to make sure they’re in compliance.


Business news
ABI falls at steepest rate in 18 months
CRL gives a glimpse of the new U.S. Aluminum
Chromatics glass plant poised for production
Far East Global buys controlling stake in Gamma USA
Custom Components launches new website
Court dismisses lawsuit against U.S. Green Building Council
Remodeling activity reaches record levels
People news
Admiral Glass president John Neunlist passes away
Project news
Laminated glass to replace tempered balcony panels at troubled Toronto condos
MGM looks to raze CityCenter’s Harmon
Hilboldt Curtainwall awarded Lambert Airport window replacement contract
Glass-roofed Apple Store gets a green light in Santa Monica
Association news
Industry organizations join together to address life cycle assessment
Video: The glass highway
By Jenni Chase
In this frustrating economic environment, sometimes it's easy for me to get bogged down by falling ABI numbers and gloomy construction forecasts. Then I see videos like this, and I'm reminded that the future of the glass industry is bright: very bright.
From the fabricator: News of all makes and models
By Max Perilstein
An absolute rollercoaster of a week news-wise: we had good news, sad news, surprising news, and what could possibly be considered depressing news. And, we had glass still falling from the sky.
Product Spotlight
Back painted and digital ceramic frit products
M3 Glass Technologies will promote its ColorBak back painted glass and DecoTherm digital ceramic frit glass, among other decorative glass products, at GlassBuild America, Sept. 12-14, in Atlanta.
Eye on GlassBuild
James B. “JB” Kulakowski

In advance of GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, Sept. 12-14 in Atlanta, will feature brief interviews with various people connected to the show. This week, James B. “JB” Kulakowski, national sales manager for Arizona Shower Door, provides some insight into his company’s approach to the show and the market.

Great Glazing
The BioInnovation Center
New Orleans' new BioInnovation Center, set to open in September, offers 66,000 square feet of state-of-the-art wet lab, office and conference space to Louisiana's burgeoning life science community. The building features extensive exterior balcony glass railings, and interior glass railings and sidewalls that presented challenges to the installer and general contractor.


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