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September 20, 2011
Top news
Trulite to move corporate headquarters; confirms locations

In an interview with Glass Magazine, Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions officials confirm the 28 locations the company will operate as of October 2011.  


Video: In case you missed it
From footage of exhibitors (literally) dancing in their booths, to videos of live product demonstrations and machinery introductions,’s video gallery offers the chance to see the people and products of GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, held Sept. 12-14, in Atlanta.


Business news
Cypress Co. acquires Tem-Pace assets
Apogee reports increased revenues due to Brazilian glass business, storefront growth and improved pricing
PPG, Pleotint to co-market window with thermochromic technology and low-E glass
Trulite partners with TGP to distribute fire-rated glass
PPG sets up shop in Barrie, Ontario
The Glass Guru adds five franchise locations
Nonresidential construction up in August; construction employment mixed
Remodeling activity reaches record levels; offers opportunity for glass retailers
Project news
Viracon glass on its way to One World Trade Center site
RavenWindow dynamic glass installed at GSA's Denver Federal Center
People news
NGA announces Chris Mammen as new chairman of the board

An open letter to glass shop suppliers
By Bill Evans
During the boom, aluminum and glass suppliers paid token attention to the average glass shop, but they chased the large commercial glazier. Now that the boom is over, glass shops have become more attractive and the suppliers have "come a-callin'" again. The problem is they haven't changed their attitude.
From the fabricator: Putting GlassBuild America 2011 in the books
By Max Perilstein
The 2011 GlassBuild America event is now history, and what a wild and enjoyable time it was. The show continues to cement its place as the networking event of the year, and it was great to see everyone. Some concluding thoughts on this year’s show…
Product Spotlight
Video: Transparent photovoltaic glass

Saf-Glas developed the laminated glass product, which uses nanoparticles to redirect portions of the light spectrum to the edge of the glass, which is lined with monocrystalline solar cells. Watch the video.

Sponsored video
Albat & Wirsam

Watch how Santelli Tempered Glass uses the newest generation of Albat & Wirsam commercial and production software to streamline process flow not only from machine to machine, but also from the front office to production and shipping.

Great Glazing
Decorative glass wall at Rochester Institute of Technology
A 54-foot long curved decorative glass wall highlights the Rochester Institute of Technology's Administrative Services Building/Innovation Center. The piece is 10 feet tall and made of etched and hand-chipped glass.



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