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January 8, 2019
From Glass Magazine
Higher, Heavier, Farther, Faster

Handling and transportation equipment suppliers offer a range of solutions to help companies tackle bigger and more complex projects, and move glass more safely and efficiently. Glass Magazine presents a product guide of transportation and handling equipment for the jobsite, the plant and everything in-between.

Industry News
Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope Divests from its Antamex Subcontracting Business
Saint-Gobain Group Inaugurates Modernized Float Line in Poland
Bavelloni SpA Acquires Glaston Tools Srl
AIG Acquires Great Lakes Glass Distributors
Watkins Associated Industries Acquires Lexington Manufacturing
People News
SDC Appoints Industry Veteran to Spearhead Glass Door Initiative
PGT Innovations Elects Frances Powell Hawes to Board of Directors
Event News
Register for the next Thirsty Thursday webinar: Glass Embedding
AAMA to Host Webinar on Updates to AAMA Air-Water-Structural Certification Program
Product Spotlight
GGI offers a complete range of fire-protective and fire-resistive glass and framing systems, providing the most in life-safety solutions without compromising design aesthetics. From the clearest glass ceramics available in today’s market—and in the largest size, to vision wall systems tested to meet the maximum level of fire-resistance, you can achieve all that you need with one source. Available nationwide through our dealer network. 
Wearing Tech on the Jobsite
By Norah Dick
Construction may be going bionic. Sarcos Robotics, a global technology firm that designs robotic systems, developed a "full-body, powered industrial exoskeleton robotic system," the Guardian XO Max. The company's innovation has clear implications for all construction and building industries, and specifically for workers on the jobsite.
From the Fabricator: Kicking Off 2019
By Max Perilstein
Well we’ve made it to 2019 and it's time to talk about what I see business wise for the upcoming months. Overall, I am taking a positive outlook. I am hopeful that 2019 features a more even-keeled performance than 2018. 
Great Glazing
Hotel Chaco

Contract glazier: Southwest Glass & Glazing
Glass manufacturerVitro Architectural Glass
Framing system supplier: Winco Windows

Hotel Chaco, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is a 118-room, high-end hotel that incorporates the history of Chaco Canyon into its design details, from Navajo wool to bronze metalwork to offset stone masonry. Features include a rooftop restaurant and lounge, a 6,000 square-foot spa and street level retail. Project goals emphasized using materials that withstand and mitigate the region’s extreme climate. Read more...


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