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October 25, 2016
From Glass Magazine
GlassBuild America 2016 in Photos
GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo hit Las Vegas last week, drawing nearly 9,000 visitors to the Las Vegas Convention Center. The trade show occupied four large halls with exhibits from more than 430 of the industry's leading suppliers. For photo and video coverage from the floor, view our show galleries.
In the October 2016 issue of Glass Magazine, the Closer Look article looked into the number of female employees within the construction and glass industries, and offered tips for how best to recruit and retain female employees. Read more about the women who contributed to the article in this special online-only section. 

 Deb Linquist

 Diana San Diego

  Sharon Heagney


Business news
Vitro Aims to Grow PPG Glass Business after Acquisition
Tempco Glass Fabrication Expands Facility
AmesburyTruth Invests in Center of Excellence Facility
AGC Glass Co. North America Unveils New Website
Industry news
Man Suffers Injuries in Crush Accident
ABI Declines in September
Product Spotlight
Video: Guardian UltraClear and CrystalBlue at GlassBuild America 2016
Watch Guardian Industries' Leigh Anne Mays introduce the company's UltraClear low-iron glass and CrystalBlue glass substrate during GlassBuild America 2016 in Las Vegas. 
Innovation, Automation and Investment at GlassBuild America 2016
By Bethany Stough
Three key concepts trended on the show floor during GlassBuild America 2016, held last week, Oct. 19-21, in Las Vegas: innovation, automation and investment. It seems markets are trending positive, companies are getting more jobs, and money is available again for big business investments.
From the Fabricator: GlassBuild 2016 Recap
By Max Perilstein
GlassBuild America 2016 is now in the books, and it truly did not disappoint. The combination of a great economic climate and a well-organized tradeshow made for three incredible days for our industry. 
Great Glazing
Mall of America Expansion

Contract glaziers: AMG Architectural Glass and Glazing, United Skys (skylight framing and installation), W. L. Hall Co.
Glass fabricatorsSageGlass (skylight), Viracon (elevator), Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope (JW Mariott)
Metal systems manufacturers: Kawneer (elevator), SC Railing Co. (railing systems)

In May 2014, Mall of America embarked on a $325 million expansion project, the most significant construction project for the Mall since its opening more than 20 years ago. A new grand atrium and entrance, which includes a smart glass skylight, creates an impressive focal point for the expansion and makes space for larger events. The expansion also features a 342-room JW Marriott hotel, an office tower, more high-end retailers and a welcome center. Read more...

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