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August 15, 2017
From Glass Magazine
The GlassBuild America Product Preview
GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo is expected to host about 460 exhibitors, including more than 179 from outside the United States, Sept. 12-14, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The following preview presents a look at the innovative glass, metal and equipment products that will be on display at the show.
The Glass Association of North America’s Tempering Division will meet during its annual Fall Conference, to be held at GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo 2017 on Thursday, Sept. 14, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Industry news
Guardian Glass to Construct Second Float Plant in Poland
HHH Tempering Expands Product Line with IG Fabrication Equipment
Keystone Offers Certification Extension Modifications
Glaston's Second Quarter Sales Up by 32 Percent
Tecnoglass Reports 26.3 Percent Rise in U.S. Revenues
People news
C.R. Laurence's Chris Lombard Passes Away
Cordelia Begay, Long-time LPG Employee, Passes Away
Adler Windows Welcomes Debra Simonelli as COO
Firestone Building Products Names Taylor Cole President
Vitro Glass Promotes Emily Dritz
Product Spotlight
Considering operational growth and expansion?

When it was time for Clarity Glass Wholesalers in Houston, Texas, to take on facility expansion, they partnered with HHH Tempering Resources for their tempering needs. Clarity owner, Chris Sezonov, shares his HHH experience in this video case study.

Watch now to hear about:

  • Efficient relocation of the existing Clarity furnace
  • Purchase and installation of a high-performance North Glass furnace
  • Downtime reduction with U.S.-based technicians
  • Unparalleled ROI

View the case study here. For more information on tempering furnaces, service and glass fabrication equipment, call 360-993-5644 or email


The Professional Services Perspective: The slow transformation of Building Information Modeling
By John Wheaton
BIM software has taken a slow path to integration, but it's transformed the industry. I’m confident that while we are all working in the current software platforms, some developer is creating the next generation of BIM software. The only thing we can be sure of is change. 
From the Fabricator: Glass = Healthy!
By Max Perilstein
The glass industry was back in the spotlight in an indirect manner recently with a report on healthier buildings and what occupants really want from their structures going forward. It provided a is a positive poll for the products we manufacture, fabricate and install.
Great Glazing
Novi High School Fitness Center

Contract glazier: Preferred Glass Inc.
Glass manufacturer: Guardian Glass
Glass fabricator: Thompson I.G. LLC
Glazing systems manufacturer: Tubelite Inc.
Metal finishing supplier: Linetec

Michigan’s Novi High School‘s new $3 million fitness center replaces an outdated weight room that served only a few of the 2,000 students. The new facility provides space for individual students as well as 30 varsity sports teams and 10 physical education classes per semester. Opened at the start of the 2016-17 academic year, the 5,700-square-foot project more than doubles the previous space. Featuring a glass and metal curtain wall, the fitness center offers natural light and views overlooking the north endzone at the school stadium. Read more...

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