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December 6, 2011
From Glass Magazine
Introducing the Top Glass Fabricators

Given the dramatic changes and consolidation within the glass fabrication market the last two years, we thought it was time to expand our trademark industry list coverage to include fabricators. In the newly introduced “Top Glass Fabricators”, you will find information about the leading glass fabricators in the U.S. and Canadian markets, broken down by sales volume, number of locations and product offering.


Business news
PPG execs discuss company strategy, outlook for 2012
Cleer Vision Windows acquires Santelli Tempered Glass Elkhart LLC
President Obama announces nearly $4 billion investment in energy upgrades to public and private buildings
Senate passes 'Buy American' solar amendment for DOD
Commercial construction up 12 percent over 2010; employment stalled, AGC says
Project news
Toronto City Council approves glass balcony safety recommendations
People news
Bystronic glass Group names new CEO, CMO
GGI appoints Bill Lombard as ArtGlass anti¬reflective glass product manager

From the Fabricator: Better buildings better for us!
By Max Perilstein
When the president announced his Better Buildings Initiative this past February, it sent a positive jolt through the industry. Last Friday brought news of the next step: the Better Buildings Challenge. This latest effort features powerful companies and a lot of cash that should push things in the right direction.
The CMA program at the two-year mark
Since April 2009, NFRC has issued label certificates to projects in more than a dozen states. Today, the group is seeing a notable level of CMA activity in Utah and Washington, particularly in Seattle, among the cities at the forefront of sustainable building.
Product Spotlight Video
Laminated glass cutting technology
Watch a live demonstration of Lisec’s ESL-RS VB equipment that allows fabricators to cut curved shapes out of laminated glass.
Great Glazing
New York Middle School 114

New York City Middle School 114 features a large multicolored public art glass installation from artist Mary Temple. Temple's vision for the project was to print bands of colors that appear to be interrupted by the shadow of trees, even though there is no window or light source in the lobby that could result in these shadows.



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