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September 25, 2018
From Glass Magazine
US Announces Tariffs on $200 Billion of Chinese Imports, Including Glass
Last week, the United States announced tariffs on about $200-billion worth of Chinese imports, including float glass and fabricated glass products. The action came at the direction of President Trump and took effect on Sept. 24, beginning at 10 percent and increasing to 25 percent on Jan. 1, 2019.
glasstec 2018: International Trade Fair for Glass Production, Processing, Products, returns to Düsseldorf, Germany, Oct. 23-26. Check out some of the products exhibitors will have on display. For more information on attending glasstec, read the Guide to glasstec for First-time Attendees, starting on page 32 of the May issue.
Industry News
3 Seriously Injured, Suspect Dead, after Shooting at WTS Paradigm
Kuraray, Vesuvius Provide Updates Following Hurricane Florence
Fuyao May Face OSHA Fine for Accidental Worker Fatality
August ABI Finishes Summer Strong
People News
National Glass Association Appoints Andrew Haring as Vice President of Business Development
Saint-Gobain Appoints Robert Panaro Chief Financial Officer for North America
Charlie Livers Named President of Livers Bronze Co.
Apogee Welcomes Anastasia Flanegin as Energy Engineer
James Madison Charles, Glass Industry Veteran, Passes Away
Product Spotlight
Quattrolifts Express 770 CWA
The new Quattrolifts Express 770 CWA (Counter-weighted Auto) is a versatile machine that allows 1-2 people to glaze up to 770lbs safely and with minimal effort in confined spaces and over rough terrain. Among the many features are a battery operated rear tug and battery powered vacuum systems. Glass can also be swiveled to the side for transport through small doors. Call Chip for a quote on (301) 748-7127.
Is the Glass Industry Ready to Lean In?
By Diana San Diego
Last November, I attended the Women in Design & Construction Conference. Not only were the talks and breakout sessions interesting and relevant, but the camaraderie and energy I experienced from being around dynamic, smart and talented women is something I won’t soon forget. 
From the Fabricator: Going Big Time on National TV
By Max Perilstein
Our industry had a great showing in the TV spotlight recently. Treehouse Masters had an episode featuring a treehouse for Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, which showed off glass and metal in an incredible way. 
Great Glazing
Yanmar America Evo Center

Contract glazier: Eastern Glass
Glass supplier: AGC Glass
Metal systems supplier: YKK AP America Inc.

Yanmar Corp.’s  50,000-square-foot multi-purpose facility in a small suburb of Atlanta is designed to express the Japanese company’s dedication to innovation and sustainability. The building is a multidimensional space that facilitates learning, community and product demonstrations for employees and the surrounding community. The project includes six product training labs, classrooms, offices, meeting rooms, a 250-seat auditorium, dining area, concept lab, and an outdoor product demonstration area. A 35-foot conical-shaped curtain wall is the building’s centerpiece and allows the equipment to be displayed. Read more...





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