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July 15, 2014
From Glass Magazine
G3: Industry Insiders Talk Glass

What are the most exciting innovations that have come out of the glass industry in the last few years? Representatives from three Glass Magazine Award-winning companies weigh in.

Quanex to Present Express Learning Session on Lead Generation at 2014 GlassBuild America
Quanex will present an Express Learning session on lead generation as part of a new, value-add educational series offered to attendees of GlassBuild America. Quanex team member Noel Lavezzi will lead a session to help attendees understand lead generation and nurturing—and what that means for the future of their businesses. 

Industry news
Aldora Announces New Orlando Area Plant
Tristar to Open Houston Fabrication Facility
Dow Corning and JE Berkowitz announce manufacturing agreement
Pleotint Announces Distribution Partnership with Gilkey Window
Pulp Studio Releases Performance Data for New LA Facility
Nonresidential Construction Starts Up 34% in June
Dodge Momentum Index Makes Third Straight Gain in June
People news
View Appoints Mark Mendenhall as Chief Commercial Officer
Project news
SAGE to Supply Tintable Glass for Mall of America Expansion
Eastman Announces World of Color Awards Winners

Road to GlassBuilld
GlassBuild America 2014 is in Las Vegas and getting there could not be any easier or more affordable. On the Road to GlassBuild this week, we’ll show you the amazing prices for flights to the show. Plus you won’t want to miss our video spotlight! It’s focused on a very innovative high performance window product.
From the Fabricator: The Final 3 are Set!
By Max Perilstein

As the soccer World Cup ends, our glass world cup competition still has two more steps to go. This week was the debut of the good ol' USA and they did not disappoint, but I have a feeling they will find the finals much tougher!

Product Spotlight
AIA 2014 Products

A look at the glass and glazing industry products on display in Chicago, including those from LaCantina Doors, IBP Glass Floor Systems, PPG, KLEIN, C.R. Laurence, AGNORA, Rockwood, Walker Glass, Kawneer and more.

Great Glazing
Minnesota Orchestra Hall

Glazing contractor: Empirehouse Inc.
Curtain wall system: EFCO Corp.
Glass rail system: Livers Bronze

Orchestra Hall, home of the Minnesota Orchestra in Minneapolis, originally opened in 1974 and received a major renovation completed in July 2013. The renovation includes a new all-glass curtain wall, the majority of which incorporates 23,400 square feet of conventionally glazed aluminum pressure-wall system. While this system is specifically engineered for the required high-span application, the majority of the glazing rests on an engineered carbon plate that provides the appearance of a suspended cantilevered wall system. Read more...


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