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July 19, 2016
From Glass Magazine
Exit Planning and Succession V - Nine Key Considerations For Successful Succession Planning
Succession is a critical component of a successful business exit. The process involves replacing the owner by moving chosen performers to a championship team, and eventually into leadership. This requires time, training and a strategic succession plan.
Business news
Report Ignites Rumors of Sale of PPG Flat Glass Business
Schüco USA Names Mic Patterson Director of Strategic Business Development
Quality Metalcrafts/Americlad Expands Minnesota Facility
Assured Corp. Now Representing Vetrotech in Midwest
W.A. Wilson Celebrates 175 Years in Business
Industry News
IGMA Partners with RPM Consulting to Improve IG Quality
AEC Joins Manufacturers for Trade Enforcement Coalition
Event News
Reserve Your Hotel for GlassBuild America Today
GPD Finland Calling for Abstracts and Workshops
Product Spotlight
Low-iron glass from Guardian

Guardian Industries Corp. introduced UltraClear low-iron float glass, offering architects and designers more options for using high-performance glass in both exterior and interior applications, according to the company. UltraClear provides clarity and a more neutral color compared to standard clear float glass. Without the green tint, UltraClear is clear to the edge and presents views that are true-to-life, according to company officials. Read more...

A Practical Case for Art Glass
By Nancy Gong
Aside from all the creative reasons to utilize art glass in a project, there are practical reasons, too. Utilizing art glass is an easy-to-maintain option to enhance your space. Art glass is a strong, safe and energy-efficient way to personalize a space and create a sense of identity and style.
From the Fabricator: Big Deal Potentially Brewing
By Max Perilstein

A rumor about two major glass companies has hit the main stream news. I am talking about PPG and Vitro—more specifically, about PPG selling its flat glass division to Vitro.

Great Glazing
Sandestin Welcome Center

Contract glazier:  Area Glass
Glass manufacturer/fabricator: AGC Glass Co.
Metal systems supplier: Coral Industries

The Sandestin Welcome Center is a $7.5 million, 40,000 square foot facility serving multiple functions at the Florida resort, including offices, events and guest registration. The first thing guests see when they enter the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, this three-story project features a multi-story lobby with views of Choctawhatchee Bay. Read more...

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