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August 27, 2013
From Glass Magazine
Glaziers Wanted
Driven by the popularity of glass exterior façades, as well as the energy efficiency improvements of glass and windows, U.S. glazier employment is expected to grow 42 percent from 2010 to 2020. If these projections are accurate, U.S. contract glaziers will need to drastically increase their ranks in the coming years.

Industry news
Dlubak Auction Set for September 23
Shenyang Yuanda to Open Additional North American Location
Alliance Glazing Technologies Opens Office in Colorado
YKK AP Expands Presence in Texas
AEC Launches New Campaign for Aluminum Extrusion Fair Trade Initiative
People news
CRL Appoints Andrew Haring VP of Marketing
Bob Lawrence Retires from Craftsman Fabricated Glass
Lisec Appoints Filip Miermans as Head of Marketing
Spider Hires Bronson Faher as Las Vegas District Sales Rep
Accura Systems Appoints Bob Johnson CFO
Skyreach L&S Extrusions Announces New Sales Directors


We’re getting closer and closer to GlassBuild America, and on this week's Road to GlassBuild, we find out what one major exhibitor has planned for the show and announce the winners of our ongoing contests. North America’s largest glass, window and door expo is just two weeks away. If you haven’t made your plans to attend, make them today!

Contingency Planning: What If?
By Bill Evans
Contingency planning asks one question: What if? If there is a chance, however remote, that an event could disrupt everyday operations, we must plan for it. 
From the Fabricator: Glass Industry Fantasy Team
By Max Perilstein
Way back in 2007, I did a list that recognized the “stars” of our industry, comparing them to fantasy football stars. I loved the way it turned out, so after six years, it's time for a new list!
Product Spotlight
Energsave G-500 Blast Aluminum Windows

Peerless Architectural Windows and Doors introduced the Energsave G-500 Blast Aluminum Window. The architecturally rated window meets Department of Defense Unified Facilities Criteria 4-010-01 specifications and achieves a U-value of 0.15.

Great Glazing
Capital City Public Charter School

Contract glazier: Ranger Glass
Window supplier: Intus Windows

The Capital City Public Charter School in Washington, D.C., recently underwent a renovation and window replacement that helped the project receive a Gold rating from the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program. Architects for the project opted for super energy-efficient triple-glazed windows. Read more...


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