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January 10, 2017
From Glass Magazine
Beyond the Battle for the Wall
Glass is no longer a commodity product. This has been a key message from global glass manufacturers for much of the last decade, as companies work to add value to the supply chain, to promote the industry’s advanced products, and to ensure a place for more glass on, and in, the building.
Business news
Pulp Studio Merges Businesses
DormaKaba to Acquire Certain Mechanical Security Businesses from Stanley Black & Decker
Triview Expands Capacity with Second Tempering Line
Viracon and RJ Aluminum Launch Joint Marketing Initiative
CRL-U.S. Aluminum Systems Receive Florida Product Approval
Industry news
Koch's Acquisition of Guardian Passes CCI Fair Trade Regulations
Labor, Material Costs Rise in December
People News
Dr. Helen Sanders Joins Technoform
Ben Beeler Joins Administrative Management Systems
Aldora Names Scott Goodman Architectural Sales Rep
Nathan Allan Glass Studios Welcomes New Sales Reps
SDC Adds B & T Sales LLC to Sales and Support Center Network
Product Spotlight
Video: HMI Cardinal at GlassBuild America 2016
During GlassBuild America 2016, Paul Stratford of HMI Cardinal summarizes the company's current and developing products, including brand new releases, like its mull sliding glass door. See HMI Cardinal's custom fabricated glass installed into its commercial door and window systems.
Facing a Frosty Jobsite: How C&H Glass conquers snow and cold
By Katy Devlin
The team of glaziers from C&H Glass knew their storefront installation work would be delayed upon arriving at a Bismarck, North Dakota, jobsite, where snow had blown into the unprotected openings of the building creating drifts of 3 to 4 feet inside the structure, obstructing the crew’s workspace. 
From the Fabricator: Happy New Year!
By Max Perilstein
Before we look forward into 2017, it’s time to look back at 2016 and see how everything shook out with regards to my predictions at the front of the year. I made five predictions and I don’t believe I was far off.
Great Glazing
Convention Center, Segovia

Contract glazier: Talleres Cejuela
Glass manufacturer: Guardian Industries
Glass fabricator: 
Interlayer manufacturer: Vanceva
Metal systems supplier: Schüco

Completed in August 2016, the Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones de Segovia, Spain, is the city’s new convention center, housing an 800-seat auditorium. Once a royal hunting palace during the 17th and 18th centuries, the convention center now features an architectural glass façade combined with the original materials of stone and slate. The new façade incorporates more than 500 colorful and energy-efficient diamond-shaped glass panes. Read more...


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