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September 10, 2013
From Glass Magazine
Cladding an Icon: The WTC Project
The glass-clad One World Trade Center and Four World Trade Center towers rise elegantly above lower Manhattan, where upon completion they will be among the tallest buildings in the world.
GlassBuild America 2013 Opens its Doors
GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo opens its doors today in Atlanta, where hundreds of exhibitors, including more than 90 from outside of the United States, will display the latest in new products and technology for the glass and metal industry. 

Industry news
AGC Opens New Fabrication Facility in Atlanta
Glaston Revises Strategy, Targets Growth through 2016
Global Specialty Gases Opens First U.S. Facility
Sierra Aluminum Announces Expansion Project
Joint AAMA/WDMA Report Shows Slow Nonresidential Growth in 2012
Glass Manufacturing Among Most Energy-Intensive Industries, EIA Reports
China's Low-E Glass Output Up 33 Percent in 2012
Glass Skywalk Opens in China
People news
Keith Knolmayer Joins Bohle America
Tom Ruff Joins Matodi USA


GlassBuild America 2013 is here! For the next week, we will be posting live from Atlanta, bringing you all the excitement and news from the glass, window and door industry’s premier trade show! For those of you on your way to the show, here’s a quick look at what to expect and where to go once you reach the Georgia World Congress Center.

From the Fabricator: GlassBuild America is here
By Max Perilstein

Our industry needs to show it is back and healthy, and having wonderful and classy exhibitors like those at GlassBuild America does just that. The floor is absolutely loaded this year. In this week's blog, watch a video showing some of the action as exhibitors set up in Atlanta.

Product Spotlight
Icon Series Windows and Doors from Deceuninck

Designed for commercial applications, the Icon Series of windows and doors from Deceuninck North America incorporates the company's Innergy Rigid Thermal Reinforcements, advanced fiberglass-reinforced resin inserts, for greater support and insulation.

Great Glazing
SickKids Research Tower

Contract glazier: Sota Glazing Inc.
Glass fabricator: Cristacurva
Glass manufacturer: Guardian Industries

An undulating façade of curved glass highlights the 21-story, 750,000-square-foot SickKids Research Tower in downtown Toronto. The project was built to combine science, discovery and learning programs with the organization’s clinical operations. Read more...

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