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September 6, 2016
From Glass Magazine
GlassBuild America 2016: Future Focused
In the last decade, the glass industry has been defined by its innovations, from the factory floor to the final project. These innovations will be on display Oct. 19-21, when GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window and Door Expo returns to the Las Vegas Convention Center. The event is dedicated to educating the industry on the evolving trends and advancements in the industry, and to providing a venue for companies to meet with customers and introduce new products.
A preview of products and services to be featured at GlassBuild America 2016
Industry news
Guardian Issues Response to Venezuelan Government after Seizure of Subsidiary
Window-Fix Partners with OSI
Crystal Windows Announces Crystal Pennsylvania Business Park
AAMA Releases Updated Document for Architectural Class Windows and Doors
Nonresidential Construction Spending Up in July
People News
Basco Names Tom Keehan as Chief Financial Officer
Bendheim Appoints Eric Van de Bovenkamp as New Global Sales Manager
Binswanger Announces Swetman as Branch Manager in Webster, Texas
Event news
NGA\WDDA Announce Express Learning Topics and Schedule for GlassBuild America
glasstec Preview: Function Meets Glass, IT and Architecture, and Historical Glass Engineering
Product Spotlight
FireLite® Fire-Rated Glass Products from Technical Glass Products

Offering superior visual clarity, FireLite® fire-rated glass ceramic enables design professionals to meet fire-safety codes without compromising aesthetics in schools, offices and other commercial buildings. The FireLite family of products features ultraHD® Technology for improved color, clarity and surface quality. The exceptional fire-rated glass passes the required hose stream test, is available with fire ratings up to three hours and is classified and labeled with Underwriters Laboratories. Impact safety options are available.

Is Your Company Ready for Life Cycle Requirements?
By Katy Devlin
Requirements for product life cycle declarations are officially on the books. For glass and glazing manufacturers looking to compete for sustainable building projects, completing LCAs of products will be essential. Is your company ready? 
From the Fabricator: Looking at Labor
By Max Perilstein
Since we are coming off Labor Day weekend I thought it was appropriate to talk about…labor. More specifically, the continuing battle to fill jobs in our industry. What can we do other than talk and complain about it?
Great Glazing
T-Mobile Arena

Contract glazier: Giroux Glass
Glass fabricators: Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, Pulp Studio, Trulite, Skyline Design, PRL
Metal systems suppliersSC Railing Co., Arcadia, C.R. Laurence

The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, a 650,000-square-foot, 20,000-seat venue, will host up to 150 events a year including concerts, sporting events, rodeos, award shows and more. The project’s glazing systems include exterior panels, the interior glass and glazing of five VIP lounge and lobby doors, 44 suite-level custom laminate glass doors, two concourse sliding door systems, event-level glass corridors, and NHL locker and lobby retail storefronts. The 5-floor arena, featuring six lounge areas with balconies on all VIP and public levels, has dramatic views outside to The Plaza, The Park and the Las Vegas Strip, as well as an extensive system of glass and aluminum railing. Read more...

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