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September 1, 2015
From Glass Magazine
Innovation Starts Here: The Innovative Product Pavilion

On the GlassBuild America tradeshow floor, the Innovative Product Pavilion will host more than 40 exhibitors dedicated to the creation of products and services on the cutting-edge of the architectural glass industry. Participants will showcase advancements in energy efficiency, performance, design, sustainability and technology.

Eight Ways to Finance Your Glass Business
Accessing conventional financing remains difficult, especially for companies in the construction industry. This article presents eight alternatives that can be used to finance a glass business. All of these are easier to get than bank financing and can provide similar benefits. 


Business news
Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope Acquires C.R. Laurence Co.
Quanex to Acquire Woodcraft Industries
Sapa Adds Capacity to Yankton, Elkhart Plants
Bystronic Delivers First Jumbo IG Sealer
Industry news
Flat Glass Market Size Set to Top $124 Billion by 2022
GANA and IGMA Partner for Spring Events
Facade Tectonics Announces Line-up for October Conference
AAMA Releases Document on Comparison of Condensation Ratings Systems for Fenestration
Express Learning Preview: Vetrotech, AAMA, Sika and Kawneer
Product Spotlight
Stair Treads and Flooring from Dependable Glass

Dependable Glass Works’ stair treads and flooring are ideal for both commercial and residential construction. Our glass stair treads and floors are engineered for safety and durability, adding structural soundness to any look. The glass is constructed of many layers and fabricated with an anti-slip surface. Dependable Glass Works fabrication provides our clients with 100s of design options including color and texture options to match any designer look.

Three Keys to Maximizing Employee Performance
By Bill Evans

All employees want to know three things: What do you expect from me? How am I doing? And, what’s in it for me? Communicating clearly about all three factors is key to maximizing employee performance.

From the Fabricator: World-shaking Deal
By Max Perilstein

There’s no question that the deal between Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope and C.R. Laurence Co. rocked the glass and glazing industry to the core. 

Great Glazing
Residential Curved Glass Railing

Contract glazier: Glass Design Concepts, Glass and Door Depot
Glass fabricators: Glass Design Concepts, Faraone Infissi
Metal systems supplier: Faraone Infissi

An ultra-contemporary, high-end private residence in Southern California overlooking the beautiful Anaheim Hills and Yorba Linda Valley now features a heavy glass, two-story curved glass railing system surrounding the curved multi-level stairs at the center of the home. To precisely match the railing’s curvature at every point along the more than 36 steps in two levels separated by a vertically centered landing, the glass fabricator and installer spent over two weeks calculating and measuring for the perfect look. Read more...

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