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April 3, 2018
From Glass Magazine
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Business News
Guardian Glass North America Publishes Environmental and Health Product Declarations
Cardinal Shower Enclosures Invests in FeneVision LineScanner
Solar Innovations to Celebrate 20th Anniversary
Industry News
GlassBuild America Ranks at Number 107 on Top 250 Trade Show List
NGA to Host 2018 Annual Conference
AAMA Updates Standard for Fiber Reinforced Thermoset Profiles
NFRC Leaders Speak at MiaGreen Expo
People News
Wausau Welcomes Angela Hupf as Vice President of Human Resources
Glass for Europe Elects New Chairman of the Board
Product Spotlight
GGI Now Offers Complete Fire-Resistive Glazing Systems
Pyrobel, PyroFrames™, and PyroDoors™ can be combined into fire-resistive transparent wall assemblies, keeping building interiors filled with natural light while providing occupants with safety and security. The most advanced technology, combined with high-performance and durability, ensure the most complete protection against deadly radiant heat. Available nationwide with factory direct delivery on request. 
Spectrem® Restoration Overlay (SRO) extrusions are custom-designed, patented solutions for restoring leaking skylights, sloped glazing, pressure bar and zipper/lockstrip systems. SRO offers a cost-effective alternative to removal and replacement of glazing system components, providing better long-term performance, and improved aesthetics. Sealant is minimally visible on the interior and exterior for a clean appearance.

Recruiting Women to the Glass Industry: An Emerging Professional's Perspective
By Diana San Diego

My company has been a sponsor for the Women in Design & Construction event, a leadership conference for women—of all roles, fields and career stages—within the construction industry. My experience at these conferences made me reflect more on women in the workplace. 

From the Fabricator: So Much Information and Insight
By Max Perilstein
Every month I review the latest Glass Magazine and I am always excited to learn something new. The March issue is the annual Top Glass Fabricators edition, and it’s loaded from start to finish. The first major takeaway is that it comes with an old school, pull-out map of the 2018 Top Glass Fabricators, which I am sure is now hanging in glass shops and glazing operations throughout North America. 
Great Glazing
University Commons, Millikin University

Contract glazier: IWR North America
Window and metal systems supplier: Centria

Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois, opened a new University Commons facility in August 2017. This front door to the campus combines the library and student center functions into one central location, encouraging collaborative learning among students, faculty and administrators. Home to a career center, radio station, dining area and living room, among other features, the facility also houses many of the University’s research and innovation programs for all students at Millikin. The design blends the existing 1976 Staley Library with a large addition to the south side of the building. Elements of the renovated library were incorporated into the more efficient, forward-thinking design of the Commons. An integrated window and metal panel system bridges the new and old buildings. Read more...



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