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June 5, 2018
From Glass Magazine
Glass Magazine Announces Top 50 Glaziers
The National Glass Association and Glass Magazine are pleased to announce the publication of the 2018 Top 50 Glaziers annual report. Now in its 26th year, the Top 50 Glazier feature includes market statistics and profiles of top-earning glaziers serving the United States industry.

Submit Now to 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.
Business News
CRH to Establish New Global Building Products Division
AmesburyTruth Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Vision Industries Ends in Settlement
TEDNovo Building Products Opens Texas Location
Industry News
AAMA and IGMA in Talks to Create Unified Organization
Glass + Metal Symposium Heads to Jacksonville and Orlando
Mexico Will Initiate WTO Dispute Settlement Process for U.S. Tariffs
Dodge Momentum Index Shows Continued Gains in Commercial Sector for April
People News
IGE Glass Technologies Welcomes New Regional Vice President of Sales
Western Window Systems Welcomes New Commercial Sales Director
Faour Glass Technologies Announces New Regional Sales Manager for Southeast Florida
Product Spotlight

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Fired Up: On movies, the glass biz and the end goal
By David Vermeulen

How did you find yourself here, in the glass industry? How long did you think you would stay? It’s interesting to think about where we all started, what our ultimate goal is, and how it has changed with time. So, take a moment. What is your end goal? How has it changed and what are you working towards?

From the Fabricator: How to attract workers and the big 3 debut
By Max Perilstein

This week, I look at a recent article with some nice tips on recruiting and retaining the next generation to our industry. Additionally, I kick off my new interview series, The Big 3, where I interviewed the person responsible for me being in this business, my brother Steve Perilstein.

Great Glazing
Amazon Expanded Headquarters Glass Canopy

Contract glazier: Evergreen House
Glass manufacturer: Vitro Architectural Glass
Glass fabricator: Goldray Glass

Amazon’s expanded headquarters in Seattle features an overhead bridge, restaurants, retail space and a public area with a stream, heated outdoor seating and extensive landscaping. A notable feature of the 400,000-square-foot expansion in the South Lake Union neighborhood is the architectural glass canopy connecting the project’s two new buildings. Inspired by the overlapping shapes of tree leaves and the patterns of light filtering through them, the canopy, “There is Another Sky,” is located four stories above an outdoor plaza.  Read more...





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