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January 22, 2019
From Glass Magazine
The Industry is Hiring a New Type of Glazier

The industry is hiring a new type of glazier, focusing more on candidates’ training potential than their experience. Recognizing that in-house training programs can put a financial burden on glass companies, the National Glass Association has relaunched to assist the industry in its training efforts.

Big Glass: Can You Handle It?
Glass is getting larger, with architects seeking jumbo glass in everything from stadiums to shopping malls to office lobbies and more. How can an installer know if they are ready to take on a big glass project? 


Industry News
Saint-Gobain Inaugurates New Float Plant in India
Fuyao North America to Open New Processing Center
People News
PGT Innovations Appoints New Members of the Leadership Team
Vitrum Glass Group Welcomes Russell Williams as Sales Representative for Southern US
Kathy Krafka Harkema Joins AAMA as Codes and Regulatory Affairs Manager
Wojan Window & Door Corp. Promotes Jeff Collis
Suntuitive Adds New Independent Sales Representative
Product Spotlight

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Are You a Top Glass Fabricator?
By Norah Dick
In the April 2019 issue, Glass Magazine will present the Top Glass Fabricators Special Report. Members of the List will also be included on Glass Magazine's If your company belongs on the map, submit your survey today.
From the Fabricator: Predictions for 2019
By Max Perilstein

Time for my fearless predictions for 2019! Predictions include growth of security glass, more emphasis on lifting, continuation of the robot revolution, industry deals and personnel moves. Read on to see what might be ahead.

Great Glazing
Glass Stair Treads, Private Residence

Contract glazier: Horizon Glass 
Glass supplierNathan Allan Glass
Interlayer: Kuraray SentryGlass

A focal point of a West Vancouver, B.C., private residence, these glass stair treads required a team of architects, engineers and cast glass producers to realize the finished project. The floating glass treads cantilever five feet from the central concrete column with no other support system, creating challenges for installation and fabrication. Lights create a sparkle effect on the treads, and recessed lighting within the center column adds to the dramatic effect. Read more...




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