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October 11, 2016
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Feats of Fabrication: "Imprints on Glass"
The 28th floor reception area of the new headquarters for the Cozen O'Connor law firm at One Liberty Place in Philadelphia features a 65-feet long art glass wall, designed to serve as both an inviting and intriguing introduction to the office, and as a partition for dividing the space. 
 
GlassBuild America 2016: The Products
Get a sneak peek of the products to be displayed during GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, coming to Las Vegas next week, Oct. 19-21. 
 
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Business news
Dwyer Group Acquires Cumberland County Glass, Promotes Steve Butler to President of Portland Glass
 
Quality Metalcrafts Acquires Bonded Technology Corp.
 
Şişecam Group Invests in Two Production Plants in Russia
 
Linetec Expands Shift Coverage, Enhances Production Flow to Increase Capacity
 
Virginia Glass Products Celebrates 60 Years in Business
 
 
Industry news
Glass Delivery Driver Suffers Fatal Injuries in Crush Accident
 
SageGlass Publishes EPD
 
Fire-resistant Glass Market Expected to Reach 13 Percent CAGR by 2022
 
 
Event News
More than 400 Gather in Los Angeles for the Facade Tectonics World Congress
 
 
People News
Wausau Window and Wall Systems Expands Engineering Department
 
DormaKaba Hires Dave Rogers as Business Development Manager
 
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Product Spotlight
Technical Glass Products
Pilkington Profilit™ channel glass systems consist of self-supporting, cast-glass channels in an extruded perimeter frame. The U-shaped channels soar up to 23 feet, can be installed vertically or horizontally, and formed into straight or curved walls. They are available in a variety of textures and colors with varying degrees of translucency, allowing light through while maintaining privacy. Pilkington Profilit can be used in interior or exterior applications, with Lumira® aerogel insulation for greater energy efficiency. Read more...
 
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Bridging Art and Technology
By Nancy Gong
These days the bridging of art and technology for architectural glass applications is present in many forms. What is art without technology? What is technology without art? Collaboration between the process and the art, the glass fabricator and the glass artist, can create truly dynamic glass.
From the Fabricator: Automation and Glazing
By Max Perilstein
When it comes to automation, glass fabricators have truly taken advantage of the innovations. The next steps of automation continue with advanced robotics, and fabrication plants are becoming more reliant on the robotic/automated side of things. But what about the glazier? 
Great Glazing
H&M Flagship Store 5th Ave.

Contract glazier: Mistral Architectural Metal + Glass Inc.
Glass fabricatorAGNORA
Metal supplier: Tripyramid (hardware)

The main storefront of the recently opened, 57,000-square-foot H&M Flagship Store in New York City consists of laminated and insulating glass units with a laminated glass structural fin. Instead of spiders or clips, the project team used a custom toggle system to fasten the oversized face glass back to the glass fin, so there is no visible metal holding the storefront in place. The glass is low-emissivity and low-iron, providing a clear view in and out, without obstruction. Surrounding the storefront are custom-made lightboxes with programmable LEDs. Read more...

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