View Mobile Version | View Web Version
e-glass weekly

September 15, 2015
From Glass Magazine
The GlassBuild America User's Guide

Are you attending GlassBuild America? This User's Guide outlines how attendees can get the most out of their time at this week's event. Easily access information on the opportunities that will help grow your business.

GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo Opens Tomorrow
GlassBuild America 2015 will open its doors Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 10 a.m. For live updates from the tradeshow floor, download the GlassBuild America App, check, and follow @GlassMag and @GlassBuild on Twitter. See you in Atlanta!

Industry news
PPG Declares Force Majeure in Western U.S. and Canada for Glass Products
Tecnoglass Begins Soft Coat Operations in Colombia
Sapa and PPG Industries Enter into Exclusive Coatings Warranty Agreement
SC Railing Co. Acquires Architectural Railings & Grilles
HHH Tempering Resources Partners with K-Star Diamond Co.
People news
Soft Tech Group Hires Mitch Lewandowski as VP of Sales North America
Roland Crawford Named VP of Operations at Crawford-Tracey Corp.
Tubelite Inc.Names David Fye Client Development Manager Serving Houston
Hans Joachim Konz Named President of glasstec 2016
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.

From the Fabricator: Glass Goes Viral
By Max Perilstein

A story that led with the premise of glass being short in supply first appeared in the Wall Street Journal last week. But after the first posting of the article, many other sites followed with their takes as well, making the news somewhat “viral,” at least as our world is concerned.

Great Glazing
The Broad Museum

Glass fabricator and installer: seele inc. 

With an innovative “veil-and-vault” concept, the $140 million, three-story Broad Museum in downtown Los Angeles features 2,500 glass fiber reinforced concrete panels, 100 specially designed very large glass pieces and a one-of-a-kind steel structure with a total weight of 600 tons. “The veil” is a porous envelope that wraps the whole building, filtering and transmitting daylight to the indoor space. “The vault” is a concrete body which forms the core of the building, dedicated to artworks storage, laboratories, curatorial spaces and offices. Read more...


Brought to you by the National Glass Association, publisher of Glass Magazine and

For information on how to advertise in e-glass weekly, please contact

We welcome your questions and suggestions about the editorial content of this newsletter.
Contact Editor, Katy Devlin, at

To ensure delivery of e-glass weekly, please add to your email address book.
For more instruction on how to whitelist, please click here.

To subscribe to the print or online issues of Glass Magazine, click here.

To unsubscribe from this email, please click here.