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March 20, 2018
From Glass Magazine
Building a Booth: Seven tips for trade show success
Trade shows offer a prime opportunity for companies to cultivate leads, interact with customers, build brand awareness, launch new products and gauge industry trends. To capitalize on trade show opportunities and to ensure trade show success, exhibitors should focus on developing a stand-out booth. 
Highlight your High-end Hardware
The May issue of Glass Magazine will feature door and entrance hardware, with a focus on options, trends and considerations for high-end applications. Fill out the submission form to tell us about your high-end door and entrance hardware by March 21.

Industry News
February Dodge Index Points to Slower Growth in Commercial Building
Report Estimates Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing Will Top $230 Billion in 2020
Sisecam Sales Up 32 Percent in 2017
Crystal Window & Door Named One of New York's Largest Minority Firms
People News
Glass Guru Adds New Training Manager at Headquarters
Chameleon Power Introduces New Director of Marketing
Product Spotlight
Vector 1800 from Quattrolifts

The Quattrolifts Vector 1800 is designed to allow a glazier to unload, transport and install large plates of glass. It has a lifting capacity of 1800 Lbs with a dual vacuum system designed for safety. The 4 x 18” front wheels are ideal for uneven surfaces on job sites and the wireless remote control allows for precision movement when glazing. Options for stone and curved glass available. Call Chip for a quote on (301) 748-7127.


Are You a Top 50 Glazier?
By Norah Dick
It's time to submit your company for consideration in Glass Magazine’s annual Top 50 Glaziers program. The June 2018 issue of Glass Magazine will feature the highest-earning contract glaziers of 2017.
From the Fabricator: Next Round Of Codes
By Max Perilstein
Last week, my mega blog on the BEC missed a few nuggets. As always, Dr. Tom Culp provides an update with extreme value and amongst the many nuggets from Tom was discussion on where the energy codes will go next.
Great Glazing
Holly Pointe Commons Rowan University

Contract glazierNewman Glass Works
Glass manufacturer: Vitro Architectural Glass
Window supplier: Wausau Window and Wall Systems
Metal finishing:

The grand opening of Holly Pointe Commons welcomed more than 1,400 students to the new, $145 million residence hall on Rowan University's campus in Glassboro, New Jersey. The residence hall is a gateway to campus. Designed by Erdy McHenry Architecture, the 303,000-square-foot building showcases a modern aesthetic and serpentine-shaped footprint. Standing 75 feet high, Holly Pointe Commons includes a four-story and a seven-story building connected by a study bridge. Its façade is constructed of metal panels and 1,500 window units. Completed in just 14 months, the window package was instrumental in streamlining construction. Read more...





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