View Mobile Version | View Web Version
e-glass weekly
September 11, 2018
From Glass Magazine
Innovations in Glass: 2018 Glass Magazine Award Winners
This year’s Glass Magazine Award winners are innovators, blazing trails in the industry with complex façades, sophisticated manufacturing and design technologies, and multi-faceted high-performance products. The winning projects and products showcase a future-focused industry increasingly defined by innovation.
Express Learning talks at 2018 GlassBuild America are TED Talk-style educational sessions that address topics for every industry segment. Topics this year include the economic forecast, exit planning and succession, and environmental product declarations, among many others. All sessions are conveniently held in the Express Learning Theater, located at booth #913. Read on for the complete schedule and more information.
For news from GlassBuild America, check out #GlassBuild and @GlassMag on Twitter, and @glassmagazineNGA on Instagram.
Event News
NGA's New Installing Committee to Have Inaugural Meeting at Fall Conference
All GlassBuild Attendees Invited to Three Important Presentations
Fenetech and NGA Partner to Host GPAD 2019
GlassBuild America Opens Tomorrow. Here's a Sneak Peek from Exhibitors
Industry News
Apogee Names Kevin Robbin Director of Building Retrofit Strategy Team
Technoform Introduces a Unified, Global Brand Identity
Dodge Momentum Index Drops in August
Product Spotlight
C.R. Laurence Releases Groundbreaking Entice® Panic Device
The Entice Panic Device’s revolutionary design features an independent, ultra-narrow crash bar that easily and securely attaches to the vertical panic component. This unique 2-piece system eliminates critical alignment issues and allows one-person installation. It also allows specification of an interior door handle that matches the exterior door handle. The Entice Panic Device is designed for installation on 1” double-glazed insulating glass units as well as 1/2” and 3/4” monolithic tempered glass.
GlassBuild Eve
By Andrew Haring
This year I get to see GlassBuild America through a different lens, swapping the exhibitor hat for an attendee one. This gives me an entirely fresh new perspective—one that builds on the things I’ve come to anticipate, the things I’ve jonesed to see but couldn’t, and the opportunity to attend all of the education sessions and live demonstrations.
From the Fabricator: GlassBuild America Week
By Max Perilstein
We are finally here. GlassBuild America. On the floor and in the surroundings at the convention center, there is a ton to see and do. It is exciting to see not only the best exhibitors in the world, but you have education all over the place. Plus, many exhibitors are planning in-booth experiences. 
Great Glazing
CN Tower Observation Level

Contract glazier: Redspire Architectural Glass Inc.
Glass manufacturer: Pilkington North America
Glass fabricators: AGNORA (floor, interior walls), Prelco (window wall)
Interlayer suppliers: Kuraray SentryGlas (floor), Pleotint Suntuitive (window wall)

The CN Tower’s remodeled, accessible observation level in Toronto, Canada, features long, bright white hallways, doors with circular windows, a spiral staircase, stunning views of Lake Ontario through new dynamic windows, a new two-tiered glass floor, and digitally printed interior glass walls. The interior walls consist of over 150 unique monolithic panels. Muted in tone, yet bright and crisp, the paneling offers a timeless design that marks the path to the the view without competing with it. New dynamic windows darken in response to sunlight, reducing heat and glare inside the building to make more comfortable viewing in all weather conditions. Read more...





Brought to you by the National Glass Association, publisher of Glass Magazine and

For information on how to advertise in e-glass weekly, please contact

We welcome your questions and suggestions about the editorial content of this newsletter.
Contact Editor, Katy Devlin, at

To ensure delivery of e-glass weekly, please add to your email address book.
For more instruction on how to whitelist, please click here.

To subscribe to the print or online issues of Glass Magazine, click here.

To unsubscribe from this email, please click here.