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November 4, 2014
From Glass Magazine
Health + Safety

When it comes to hospitals and health care facilities, architects increasingly expect more from their window systems. They want to increase thermal performance, and control condensation and mold. They want to maximize daylighting and views, and protect occupants from natural disasters or in psychiatric settings. They want to provide ventilation and allow for safe egress.

Industry news
Carlex Finalizes Guardian Automotive Acquisitions
Azon Stops Production of Warm-Light Spacer
Aldora Aluminum Acquires Florida-based Peterson Industries
Glaston Reports Growth in Machine Market in Second Half of 2014
People news
Forel North America Adds Two Service Technicians
Vetrotech Adds Jodan Architectural as Representative in Florida
Carle Abernathy Joins Manko Windows as Director of Business Development
Association news
AAMA Releases Blast Specification for Vertical Fenestration
NFRC Elects Four First-Timers to Board
The Best of, on Display at glasstec 2014
By Bethany Stough

From specialty glass to machinery, and modern design options to thermal performance solutions, the products on display at glasstec 2014 demonstrated some of the “best of” for the glass industry. Check out some of the industry's best in our glasstec photo galleries.

From the Fabricator: Starting to Think about 2015
By Max Perilstein
With glasstec done, we are now in the final stretch of 2014. The next eight weeks will set the tone for 2015 because of the various economic and industry conditions that are in play. The most major, and the one you will certainly hear the most about, is the primary glass supply concern.
Product Spotlight
Tecglass Digital Printer from Arrow Systems

Watch a video featuring Sam Patel, president of Arrow Systems Inc., demonstrating the company's latest digital printers, which can be upgraded from manual entry-level to automated, top-of-the-line products.

Great Glazing
Jaime Escalante Auditorium and Memorial Plaza

Glazing contractor: Aragon Construction
Glass fabricator: GlasPro

James A. Garfield High School in East Los Angeles stands as a symbol of academic achievement and community pride. When the school’s 82-year-old auditorium was destroyed by fire in May 2007, plans to rebuild were to include a tribute to the late Jaime Escalante, the famous Los Angeles high school math teacher whose work with troubled "unteachable" students was the story behind the film "Stand and Deliver."

The Jaime Escalante Auditorium and Memorial Plaza were completed in April 2014 and feature three facades fabricated in graphic glass. Read more...


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