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June 28, 2016
From Glass Magazine
Better with Age
Historical renovation projects require that glass and glazing companies perform a delicate balancing act between performance and original design aesthetic. Replacement products must seamlessly match the look of existing windows, while meeting today's building codes. The task becomes even more challenging when impact requirements also play a role.
Industry news
Apogee Enterprises Post Positive Q1 Earnings
Woonsocket Glass Celebrates Opening of Expanded Massachusetts Location
ISO 45001 Committee Moves Forward with Second Draft International Standard
ITA Rescinds DOC's Request for Chinese Extruders
ABI Jumps Up in May
glasstec 2016 Registration Numbers Set to Be Higher than 2014 Show
People news
View Inc. Names Brian Harrison Chief Operating Officer
New Management Team at Binswanger's GlassWorks LLC
Product Spotlight
Oversize Fire-resistant Glazing from Safti First

Safti First has added SuperLite II-XLB to its fire-resistant products. With a clear view area of 7,980 square inches, SuperLite II-XLB is the ideal product for oversize and butt-glazed applications that seek maximum vision and transparency, according to the company. Read more...

Could the Brexit Ripple Effect Hit U.S. Glass Companies?
By Katy Devlin
Last Thursday, more than 17 million Britons voted for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. The longer term economic effects of the British exit, or Brexit, are uncertain. How and if the Brexit will affect U.S. glass companies is also uncertain. 
From the Fabricator: Brexit and Us
By Max Perilstein
Any time I give analysis on the economy, I always leave a healthy "but" in there with regards to the political climate. So when #Brexit happened last week, that surely became an example of something that "could" be an issue.  
Great Glazing
Private Residence, Williamsburg, Virginia

Glass flooring installer: Pompei Inc.
Glass supplier: Nathan Allan Glass Studios

The owners of this private residence in Williamsburg, Virginia had approximately 800 square feet of glass flooring installed, creating the illusion of walking on a sea of glass for their guests. The majority of the glass is smooth to touch, and the glass floor has an invisible safety finish permanently embedded into the glass surface. Read more...



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