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October 4, 2016
From Glass Magazine
Problem Solved
Interior glass is booming as architects, interior designers and building owners look to maximize views and daylight through a modern, sleek aesthetic. The interior  market—from glass railings to partitions to doors and beyond—represents a growth opportunity for glazing companies. But, it is not without its challenges. 
Industry news
Vitro Completes Acquisition of PPG's Flat Glass Business, Invests in Jumbo MSVD Coater
John Heinaman, Former NGA Chairman, Joins DFI Board of Advisors
AAMA Meeting Speaker Offers Commercial Fenestration Industry Forecast
Guardian Glass Releases Broad Art Museum Project Video
Event news
GIMAV Group to Participate in GlassBuild America Las Vegas for First Time
Facade Tectonics World Congress Heads to Los Angeles Next Week
IGMA Fabricator Workshop Comes to Minnesota
Product Spotlight
Cura Glass Introduces Cura Creator at glasstec 2016

During glasstec 2016, Cura Glass showcased its array of product offerings, including laminated mirror glass. The company debuted the Cura Creator at the show, which features glass samples of the company's offerings, all with Vanceva interlayer. Watch the video for more...


See us @ GlassBuild America, booth 213!
Preparing to Pass the Baton at Two Florida Glass Companies
By Bethany Stough
As generation after generation comes on board, glass industry businesses are tasked with successfully passing the baton and transitioning to a new generation of owners. Two glass business owners out of Florida have been preparing to transition management to the next generation over time. 
From the Fabricator: Q4 Is Here
By Max Perilstein
The last quarter of the year is now upon us. For some the desire is to finish the year strong. For others, it's a chance to make up on some lost ground. The good news for both parties is current confidence in our markets remains high. 
Great Glazing
The Children's Hospital of San Antonio

Contract glazier: Sharp Glass
Glass manufacturer: Glasfabrik Lamberts
Glass and metal systems fabricatorBendheim Architectural Glass

The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio recently completed the first stage of a $135 million renovation/conversion project, including 400,000 square feet of renovated space and 12,000 square feet of new construction. The massive face lift resulted in a ceramic fritted channel glass façade with one-thousand multi-colored glass panels on two sides of the hospital.

The main challenge for the façade was to create extra-tall, lightweight, quick-assembly units in a range of custom colors that can be seen at long distances day and night. Read more...



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