Industry representatives respond to glass condo complaints in Toronto
Responding to recent CBC News reports alleging many of Toronto's glass condo towers will fail 15 to 25 years after construction, glass industry representatives say the reports neglect to consider buildings with properly designed and installed glass units, and to address overall construction quality concerns. "Clearly, there is muck-raking going on at the expense of the glass industry," says Rob Botman, general manager of Glassopolis, Toronto.
AGC to shut down production line at Kingsport plant
Officials of AGC Glass Company North America confirmed to Glass Magazine that the company will shut down a production line at its Kingsport, Tenn., facility. The closure, set for first quarter 2012, will affect as many as 100 of the plant's nearly 300 employees.
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Be a team player
It's a new world out there for decorative glass fabricators, as architects look to fabricators as critical sources of design ideas. Here, experts offer tips for glass companies of any size working with designers on decorative glass projects.