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April 19, 2016
From Glass Magazine
Glass & Light
The specification of interior decorative glass often prompts the question: How will it be illuminated? This trend requires that glass companies become proficient in lighting design to ensure a decorative installation appears as envisioned. When the desired look is not achieved, it may be the glass suppliers, not the lighting companies, that are blamed, sources say.

Business News
PPG Adds SageGlass to Marketing Alliance Partnership Program
Walker Glass Expands Sales Territory into Western Canada
Forel North America Opens Service and Sales Center in Canada; Adds Personnel in U.S.
Window and Door Division of Royal Building Products Gets New Name, Parent Company
CRL-U.S. Aluminum Hosts Building Enclosure Council for Plant Tour
People News
Tim Yaggi Named New President/CEO of Pella Corp.
Pulp Studio Promotes Karen Rains to National Sales Manager
Industry News
National Glass Association Joins Glazing Industry Code Committee
AEC Launches EPD Development Program
Product Spotlight
The Noonan Collection from GGI

The Noonan Collection, created with GGI’s Alice Digital Printing, is a fully customizable collection of patterns designed by textile designer Jeremy Noonan. The collection of contemporary patterns has endless possibilities, thanks to Alice, the largest and highest resolution printer in the country. The customization of color, scale, opacity, pattern inversion and combination of back painting allows for truly extraordinary designs. Order a sample of our standard white patterns, or customize your own version! Read more...


The Art of Hiring
By Kris Iverson
The decorative glass industry has changed a lot in the last 10 years, and so has the employee market, making finding good employees a real challenge. Just like our business, finding quality employees who will stick around is an art.
From the Fabricator: 15 Years Ago
By Max Perilstein
Fifteen years ago this past week, my father passed away. He was a great and patient man. An inspiration in that he decided to "bet on himself" and start anew, by breaking away and starting his own glass business in the 70s.
Great Glazing
Sun Life Stadium, Miami

Glazing contractor: Harriott Contracting
Glass manufacturer: Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
Glass fabricator: Specialty Glass Products
Metal systems supplier: 
SC Railing Co. 

The 2015 phase one renovation of the Miami Dolphins’ Sun Life Stadium incorporates over 16,000 linear feet of ornamental aluminum and glass railing systems. The renovation reduces seating capacity from 75,000 to 65,000 and redistributes thousands of seats from the upper deck to the lower bowl.The renovations at Sun Life Stadium are designed to improve the overall experience of attendees, including views and sightlines, according to the architect. Read more...



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