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August 11, 2015
From Glass Magazine
Education to Help Your Business Succeed at GlassBuild America

Key to capitalizing on market growth is learning the trends, challenges and opportunities of the evolving construction marketplace. GlassBuild America attendees will have several stand-out educational opportunities to meet these needs.

350 Years of Innovation
Despite being one of the largest glassmakers and building material suppliers in the world, Saint-Gobain works to maintain the agility and flexibility to innovate and evolve to meet changing market demands and requirements.


Company news
Trulite Expands Production Capabilities at Grenada Facility
Lisec Breaks Ground on New Service and Training Center
Everlam Announces Worldwide Expansion in PVB
Glaston Reports Growth in First Half
Tecnoglass Reports Increased Q2 2015 Sales
Industry news
Dodge Momentum Index Rebounds in July
Messe Düsseldorf to Promote glasstec 2016 at GlassBuild America
Express Learning Preview: Salem Flat Glass, VEKA and GGI
People news
Steve Klein Joins AmesburyTruth as U.S. Western Region Solutions Sales Manager for Balance Systems
Product Spotlight
2500 UT Unitwall System from Kawneer

Kawneer Co., an Alcoa business, introduced the unitized 2500 UT Unitwall System, delivering ultra-thermal performance in offices and mid- to high-rise projects, regardless of climate or location. While offering high energy efficiency and pleasing seamless aesthetics, the ultra-thermal system also offers reduced fabrication and assembly times due to the one-piece polyamide thermal break, eliminating the need for pressure plates and fasteners, according to company officials.


A Plan for Collaboration
By John Wheaton

Collaborative design on a project requires organization, planning, and clear and consistent communication among all team members. Here are a few of my experiences in helping to facilitate a framework that can improve the collaboration process.

From the Fabricator: A Must-Attend Event
By Max Perilstein

The 10th annual Glazing Executive Forum will be held on September 16th, and it has the subject matter that truly is crucial to you, both personally and professionally. 

Great Glazing
Dorrance H. Hamilton Garden Terrace

Glazing contractor: APG International
Glass fabricator: SAGE Electrochromics
Glass manufacturer: Cardinal Glass Industries 

Two-thousand square feet of dynamically tintable glass helped to transform the previously sweltering Dorrance H. Hamilton Garden Terrace in Philadelphia’s iconic Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts into an elegant glass-enclosed event space. The open, indoor terrace sits atop the Perelman Theater at the highest elevation under the Kimmel Center’s soaring 150-foot-high barrel-vaulted glass roof. Read more...


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