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May 15, 2018
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Now Accepting Submissions for the GlassBuild America Product Preview
The August issue of Glass Magazine will showcase the products to be displayed during GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, held Sept. 12-14, in Las Vegas. If your company is a GlassBuild America exhibitor, submit product information online by June 15 to be included in the product preview.

Elevated Expectations
Owners and architects of high-end projects have higher expectations with respect to design, engineering and performance, and these expectations present glaziers with challenges and opportunities to stand out. High-end doors and entrances make a statement, and their hardware requires detail-driven focus in design and installation to satisfy customers, according to glaziers and suppliers.
 
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Industry News
Updated: NSG Announces New U.S. Float Plant for Solar Market
 
Saint-Gobain's Takeover of Sika to Proceed after 3-year Legal Standoff
 
Arcadia Inc. Acquires Metal Window Corp.
 
 
People News
AAMA Honors Rich Walker; Appoints Janice Yglesias as New Executive
 
YKK AP Expands Southeast Sales Team with Wesley Grubb
 
Trulite Appoints New Vice President of Sales and Marketing
 
Biesse Group Adds to Human Resources and Recruiting Departments
 
 
Event News
Glass TEXpo 2018 Hosts a Busy Glass Industry
 
Photo Gallery: Trends from the TEXpo floor
 
AAMA Announces Western Region Summit
 
Register for the next Thirsty Thursday webinar: A new monthly series
 
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Product Spotlight

Rapid prototyping speeds glazing restoration
Accurate gasket prototyping from Tremco’s in-house Design Engineering Group utilizing their state-of-the art 3D printer takes time out of the process. Using multi-durometer filament options, Tremco can create a highly-accurate recreation of the size, shape and fit of the specific part including ERP, mullion profiles, glazing systems and more to better see how it all comes together as a complete system.

Express 330T from Quattrolifts
Quattrolifts have just released the Express 330T which allows glaziers to fit and remove glass weighing up to 220lbs above doorways and entrances with greater safety and efficiency. The Express 330T is lightweight and can easily be transported to site by one person, assembles in minutes, unloads glass off a truck or rack and allows for precise installation above an entrance or doorway eliminating unsafe manual handling. Call Chip for a quote on (301) 748-7127.

 
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Don't Miss Out on the 2018 Glass Magazine Awards and Reader Photo Contest
By Katy Devlin

From stand-out projects to game-changing innovations, the Glass Magazine Awards highlight the best of the glass industry. And the popular Reader Photo Contest provides a behind-the-scenes look at the people and processes that make those projects and products possible. Don’t miss out on a chance to be recognized.

From the Fabricator: Opportunities in Renovation and Remodeling?
By Max Perilstein
Twice a year, a very interesting webinar takes place featuring the top analysts from the construction, architecture and contractor world. One area of the commercial building space that could be a hidden champion moving forward: renovation and remodel.
Great Glazing
Sandy Commerce

Contract glazier: Skyview Glass
Glass fabricator: Viracon
Metal systems manufacturer: Tubelite Inc.
Metal systems finisher: Linetec.

Sandy Commerce, owned by The Boyer Co., is a five-story, 120,958-square-foot office building in Sandy, Utah. The project boasts floor-to-ceiling mountain views with a glass and metal façade made from high-performance storefront, curtain wall and entrance systems. In addition to exterior aesthetics, the building’s design goals focused on interior occupant comfort. The heavy use of glass and an open floor plan provide all employees with natural light and views, and low-emitting materials ensure health and comfort. The building’s design earned LEED Silver Certification. Read more...

 

  

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