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September 27, 2016
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Industry Innovation and Optimism on Display at glasstec 2016
Industry advancement and innovation took center stage last week during glasstec 2016, the International Trade Fair for Glass Production, Processing and Products in Düsseldorf, Germany. The event hosted 1,235 exhibitors from 52 countries and 40,200 visitors from over 100 countries.

VIDEO: Innovations from glasstec 2016, Part 1
Check out the glass industry innovations from glasstec 2016, the International Trade Fair for Glass Production, Processing and Products in Düsseldorf, Germany.

 
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Industry news
Alpen High Performance Products Releases Full-Frame R10 Window for Commercial Market
 
Guardian Glass Announces Guardian Student Design Challenge 2016 Prize Winners
 
NSG Group Publishes Second Edition of Glass in Architecture
 
Global Fire-resistant Glass Market to Reach $7.36 Billion by 2021
 
ABI Posts Slight Dip in Billings in August
 
 
People News
Wausau Names Eric Salas as an Architectural Sales Rep in Texas
 
 
Event news
Dip-Tech to Present New Technology and New Inks at GlassBuild America 2016
 
Facade Tectonics 2016 World Congress Now an AIA Registered Course
 
Product Spotlight
B'Vario TPS IG Line from Bystronic

Bystronic glass offers the B’Vario TPS, available with the optional eco’sealer sealing robot. B’Vario TPS can be configured according to specifications. According to the company, the use of the thermoplastic spacer further establishes how a single line can handle complete manufacturing without external frame production or order separation into standard and specialized.  Read more...

 
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glasstec 2016 in Photos
By Katy Devlin
From eye-catching, previously unimaginable glass applications, to never-before-seen automated machine solutions, glasstec 2016 exhibitors demonstrated what is now possible in the glass industry. 
From the Fabricator: glasstec 2016 recap
By Max Perilstein
The 2016 glasstec show is now in the books. It was an incredible experience and it did surpass 2014 on many levels. So here's my take on the products, equipment, people and scene from Germany. 
Great Glazing
Michigan Central Station

Contract glazier: Chamberlain Glass & Metal
Glass manufacturer: Cardinal Glass
Window manufacturer: Graham Architectural Products

Michigan Central Station in Detroit completed the first part of a multi-stage renovation project last December. According to Detroit Free Press, its owner has invested $12 million and five years in the project, and estimates that another $100 million is needed to complete the station’s total renovation. The building includes an ornate, five-story tall waiting room, as well as Beaux-Arts office towers. Although the future of the building is uncertain, all 1,050 windows in the historic 18-story station have been replaced as part of an agreement between the owner of the building, Detroit International Bridge Co., and the City of Detroit.

After rail service to the station ended in 1988, the building fell into disrepair, and was regarded as Detroit’s most recognizable example of urban blight. In replacing the windows, project partners balanced the need to stop further damage to the building and extend its life with aesthetic considerations. Read more...

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