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September 5, 2017
From Glass Magazine
GlassBuild America Product Preview
GlassBuild America is just one week away. Get a sneak peek of the products and services to be showcased during the event. For the most up-to-date information throughout the show, follow @GlassMag on Twitter. 
These popular TED Talk-style educational sessions will address the business and product trends affecting each of the industry’s unique segments. All sessions are conveniently held in the Express Learning Theater, located in the Exhibit Hall / Aisle 1300. Read on for the complete schedule and more information.

Industry news
After Harvey, Texas Glass Industry Begins Road to Recovery
C.R. Laurence Co. Acquires Hansen Architectural Systems Inc.
Jeld-Wen Acquires Australian Shower Enclosure Company Kolder
IGE to Represent Tecglass Digital Printers in U.S. and Canada
AAMA to Host Energy Code Requirements in Canada Webinar
People news
Universal Window and Door Names Dudka VP of Operations
Greco Welcomes New Architectural Representative
Product Spotlight
Pilkington Pyrostop® from Technical Glass Products
Pilkington Pyrostop® fire-rated, impact safety-rated glass from Technical Glass Products (TGP) blocks radiant heat, protecting people and valuables on the non-fire side of the glass during a fire. With fire-ratings up to 2 hours, it’s listed for use in doors, sidelites, transoms, borrowed lites and wall applications. TGP offers a complete system of Pilkington Pyrostop glass in narrow profile Fireframes® fire-rated framing. Give your customers the look they want without compromising safety.

GlassBuild America Express Learning: Your Roadmap for Glass Railings
By Andrew Haring
Glass railings present our industry with a problematic gray area in terms of code compliance and misinterpretations, and we're not taking it lightly. To address these issues, C.R. Laurence will give an Express Learning presentation on glass railings during GlassBuild America. 
Dream Big with FeneTech at GlassBuild America
By Ron Crowl

Here at FeneTech, we’re engineers by trade, but we wouldn’t be the company we are if we weren’t also dreamers. Dream with us and learn more about an Industrial Internet of Things communication standard during two informational sessions at GlassBuild America.

From the Fabricator: Harvey and Irma
By Max Perilstein
My thoughts are still with everyone affected and disrupted by Hurricane Harvey. If you have not donated to any of the Houston campaigns out there, please consider it. The recovery for many is going to take a very long time and they’ll need all the help they can get.
Great Glazing
Golden 1 Center

Contract glazierBagatelos Architectural Glass Systems
Glass manufacturer: Guardian Glass
Glass fabricators: Northwestern Industries Inc., GlasPro (railing systems);
Railing manufacturer: SC Railing Co.
Metal systems suppliers: Kovach Building Enclosures, Schweiss Doors

Golden 1 Center, home of the Sacramento Kings, is a 675,000-square-foot arena that seats 17,500 for basketball games. With LEED Platinum certification, it is the first NBA arena to be completely solar powered. Notable features include five multi-story doors that open to the city, concourses with 360-degree views to the court and city, a floating sky bridge and perforated metal cladding etched with oak leaves. Chosen to evoke the Sierra Nevada mountains, the silvery-white curtain wall is glazed with fritted glass. Glass railings add elegance throughout the arena. Read more...



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