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May 2, 2017
From Glass Magazine
Collaboration Required
When problems arise on a project, the issue is often not the fault of a single product or the work of a single trade. Rather, problems commonly arise at the transitions—the connection points between products on the envelope, and the stages of the project when responsibility transfers from one team member to another. To overcome these challenges, industry experts point to one seemingly simple solution: collaboration.

Industry news
Apogee to Purchase EFCO from Pella in $195 Million Deal
Giroux Glass Becomes Certified Centria Dealer-Installer
Glaston Reports Slow First Quarter
Technoform Bautec and YKK AP Collaborate to Develop Polyamide Pressure Plate System
Double-Digit Growth Forecast in the Global Low-E Glass Market
People news
Sundar Ananthasivan Joins Wausau as Vice President of Engineering; Gene Pagel Retires
Mike Schauls Joins Linetec as Vice President of Operations
Association news
GANA Now Accepting Presentations and Sponsorship for Fall Conference, Sept. 12-14
CGA Hosts Canadian Glass Connections Conference June 7-8
Facade Tectonics Announces Chicago Forum
Product Spotlight
A+W iQuote Software
From quotations to deliveries, running your glass fabrication business has never been easier! A+W iQuote software makes it fast and simple for your customers and dealers to submit orders through your customized webshop. The easy-to-use, “point and click” quoting and web-based ordering system eliminates re-keying errors and streamlines the ordering process while giving your customers full visibility into the status of the order. Learn more and request a live product demo today at
What Can Glass Do for You?
By Bethany Stough
Glass and glazing exhibitors at AIA Expo 2017 expressed the need to do more than offer a great product to reach architects. Instead, they are working to be industry resources, asking: what can glass do for you?
From the Fabricator: Building the Image
By Max Perilstein
It frustrates me to no end that young people would rather have a dead-end job in a gigantic company than an opportunity to learn and grow in an industry that would truly embrace them. We have to figure out how to change this. Come together and build a campaign to promote ourselves and all the good that we do. 
Great Glazing
Q22 Office Tower

Contract glazier:  Defor
Glass supplier: Press Glass
BIPV solar panel manufacturer: Maybatt

The 91,000-square-meter office skyscraper, Q22 in Warsaw, Poland, was completed in July 2016 after three years of construction. Its striking design by Kuryłowicz & Assoc. combines elements typical of constructivism and neomodernism, and features an innovative glass façade. Over 25,000 square meters of insulating glass units were installed on the project, and innovative photovoltaic systems were used on the roof. Read more...


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