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July 26, 2016
From Glass Magazine
A New Chapter
In late 2015, the Mammen family sold their company M3 Glass Technologies to LongWater Opportunities. The sale, however, was not the end of the Mammen's three-generation involvement in M3, but rather the next step for the successful family business.
Industry news
UPDATED: PPG Reaches Agreement with Vitro for Sale of Flat Glass Operations
Aldora Aluminum and Glass Products Acquires Louisville Plate Glass
Filtertech Acquires U.S. Centrifuge Systems
AAMA Releases Updated Document for Solar Reflective Surfaces
Architecture Billings Index Remains Strong
People News
Luis O. Soto Joins Glasswerks LA as Chief Administrative Officer
Päivi Lindqvist Appointed CFO of Glaston Corp.
Graham Architectural Products Announces 3 Additions to Team
Quanex Names Tom Kopacz North Central Territory Sales Manager
Adler Windows Appoints Bernie Walker as Design and Solutions Sales Representative
Product Spotlight
Textured Glass from Nathan Allan

Iceberg Glass by Nathan Allan Glass Studios Inc. invokes a fresh, watery, floating context of glass islands within an invisible boundary, according to company officials. Iceberg nuggets, with chiseled edges, appear to form then melt within a sea of clear glass. Read more...

From the Fabricator: Wild Week in Review
By Max Perilstein
Now that we’ve had a few days to let the PPG-Vitro deal sink in, we can consider what this means for employees, brands and the industry. What happens to the current PPG workforce? I can tell you that in a deal like this people are a crucial part of it. Vitro now inherits some serious talent and they surely will want to take advantage of that.
Great Glazing
Strasbourg Cathedral

Master glassmaker: Pierre Alain Parot
Glass supplier: Saint-Gobain
Glass printer: Dip-Tech

On the occasion of the Strasbourg Cathedral’s 1,000th anniversary, it was fitted with two new large stained glass windows, composed of 40 panes of digitally printed glass. Completed in September 2015, the 7.8 meter high photomontage was designed to blend with the historical stained glass and printed on glass slab. Read more...

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