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October 27, 2015
From Glass Magazine
Tools and Supplies

New products offer improved efficiency, performance and safety, in the factory and in the field.

Walker Glass at GlassBuild America 2015

During GlassBuild America 2015, Walker Glass introduced its Walker Textures Transition, featuring two new ways to create gradient effects on acid-etched glass. 


Industry News
AEC Files Case against China Zhongwang Holdings
Safti First Completes $6 Million Expansion of U.S. Manufacturing Operations
Pulp Studio to Move, Merge Operations
Glaston to Streamline Operations in Asia and South America
Trulite Expands Distribution of TGP's Fire-rated Products
Pleotint Forms Partnership with Manko Window Systems
People News
David Fitchett, Co-Founder of Carolina Glass & Mirror, Passes Away
CRL-U.S. Aluminum Expands Sales Team with Three Key Appointments
CGI Windows & Doors Names Frank Perna as Director of Operations
Product Spotlight
Erdman Automation

The Erdman® Structural/Cap Bead Semi-Automated Sealant Applicator for Commercial Glass is joy stick controlled by your operator offering greater accuracy of the sealant application due to increased visibility provided by the cameras and monitors. This feature works especially well for larger curtain wall and multi-light panels. This machine has the ability to apply either the structural sealant or the cap bead. Consolidated into one streamlined system, the switch between applications requires minimal fuss, reducing waste in time, floor space and resources.

Founder, peer, friend
By Nicole Harris

Thirteen years ago, David Fitchett approached the National Glass Association for help in forming a group of glass professionals. His idea was to build a peer-to-peer network of glass company entrepreneurs along the lines of the World Entrepreneurs Organization.

From the Fabricator: One Decade of Blogging
By Max Perilstein

This week, From the Fabricator turns 10. One decade and 538 posts and ramblings on the first ever glass and aluminum related blog. Since I started this adventure, our industry has changed so much. Please join me please on a run through memory lane.

Great Glazing
Coca-Cola concession area at Microsoft Theater LA Live

Contract glazier: Carlson and Co.
Glass fabricator: GlasPro

The Coca-Cola concession area in the Microsoft Theater LA Live features a backlit installation of richly colored, digital graphic glass panels that convey the imagery and essence of the iconic brand. Creating the iconic green Coca-Cola bottles in a translucent high-resolution graphic and aligning the panels was challenging, but made possible through meticulously fabricated decorative glass. Read more...


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