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August 29, 2017
From Glass Magazine
2017 Glass Magazine Awards Announced
Glass Magazine is proud to announce the winners of this year's Glass Magazine Awards. The 2017 award winners present bold feats of glass and glazing innovation, fabrication, installation and design. 
The glass and fenestration industries will gather in Atlanta Sept. 12-14 for GlassBuild America 2017: The Glass, Window & Door Expo. In preparation for the show, check out the sights and sounds from GlassBuild America 2016, which hosted 8,726 registrants and 438 exhibitors from 73 countries.

Industry news
Harvey’s Rains and Flooding Continue in Texas; Effects on Local Glass Industry Still Uncertain
Off-line Production Resumes at Vitro Carlisle Following Fire
NACC Certifies U.S. Glass Inc.
After EFCO Acquisition, Apogee Revises FY18 Outlook
ABI Continues Growth in July
Non-Residential Building Starts Drop in July
People news
Vitro Glass Welcomes New Employee Communications Manager
Bilco's Michael Toohey Named General Manager
Event news
VIDEO: Cam Marston to Headline GlassBuild America Opening Session
Product Spotlight
CRL Security Screens Provide Premium Aesthetics and Exceptional Resistance to Forced Entry
CRL Security Screens present an ideal opportunity for glazing contractors, screen companies, and window and door dealers to expand their businesses. They offer protection, ventilation, and unobstructed views in one convenient package. CRL Security Screens provide exceptional resistance to forced entry using certified 316 marine grade stainless steel mesh, a patented screen tensioning system, and a heavy-duty extruded aluminum frame. The screens deliver premium aesthetics, making them an excellent alternative to unsightly steel security bars. CRL Security Screens will be featured in the Dream Showroom at GlassBuild America.

Bringing the Future to the Present
By Pete de Gorter
Is it better to wait until change is forced upon you, or to be an active participant in creating the new normal? In the glass world, market leaders embrace change, especially using ever-changing technology. Where do you want to be? 
From the Fabricator: Challenges Ahead on Supply
By Max Perilstein
It’s been a tough week on the float side. The market is relatively busy right now, save for some soft spots here and there, so the need for glass is pretty high. Unfortunately, some events at the float level have me very concerned about capacity.
Top Metal Companies: Highlight Your Achievements
By Bethany Stough

Now in its sixth year, the Glass Magazine Top Metal Companies list spotlights the largest metal fabrication companies in North America. If your company belongs on the Top Metal Companies list, be sure to complete the survey by Sept. 5.

Great Glazing
Apple Retail Store Rooftop

Glass supplier: Onyx Solar
Skylight manufacturer: Skyco Skylights

The Apple Retail Store Union Square, San Francisco, opened in May 2016. Its design, a collaboration between Foster + Partners and Apple’s design office, takes advantage of the mild northern California climate, maximizing natural light and ventilation throughout the store. Fresh air is expelled out through the roof, and the store is powered entirely by renewable energy, including 130 photovoltaic panels integrated into a walkable rooftop solar system. Read more...



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