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March 19, 2019
From Glass Magazine
2019 AIA Product Preview Submissions

Is your company exhibiting at the 2019 AIA Architecture Expo in Las Vegas? The May issue of Glass Magazine will feature show information for attendees, with product information featured online. To make sure your company is included in this special editorial feature, complete the below submission form by April 19.

Industry Insights from BEC 2019 
Glass Magazine spoke with a range of industry leaders during the 2019 BEC Conference in Las Vegas. Hear what they had to say about top industry challenges, the 2019/2020 forecast, exciting industry technologies and more.


Industry News
Chelsea Building Products to Open Texas Facility
Crystal Pacific Windows & Doors' Workforce Nears 100-Employee Milestone
Event News
GPD to Host Glass Standards Workshop
Thirsty Thursday webinar, Edge Grinding: Safety vs Aesthetics
People News
YKK AP America Hires Lawrence Soto to Expand Western Regional Presence
Tristar Glass Inc. Promotes Three Employees
MHS Legacy Group Appoints Todd Staley President
Ruben Huerta, Founder of Glasswerks LA, Passes Away
Product Spotlight
Quattrolifts Vector 880 Off Road
Quattrolifts have re-designed the Vector 880 to help glaziers move and install glass on rough and unkempt worksites. The large dual front and rear wheels make the machine ideal for on-site jobs with uneven ground. With its 880lbs lifting capacity, the Vector 880 Off Road maintains a narrow foot print and is highly maneuverable with precision adjustment for glazing. Call Chip for a quote on (301) 748-7127.
Building Trust through Sustainability
By David Warden
Earth Day is just around the corner, and I thought this would be a good time to explore the topic of sustainability and transparency within our industry. While sustainability in the glazing industry, and within the broader construction industry, has been a prominent consideration for many years, in 2019 we are still learning a lot about climate change
From the Fabricator: Catching Up
By Max Perilstein

The annual Top 50 Glazier issue is coming soon from Glass Magazine and to make the 27th annual list as best as it can be, please take a few minutes to do the survey. I love this issue—it’s always great to see the who’s who on that list!  

Great Glazing
BNA Nashville International Airport Short Term Parking Garage

Contract glazier: McInerney & Associates Inc.
Glass manufacturer: Vitro Architectural Glass
Glass fabricators: Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, Moon Shadow Glass, ACSM (enclosure)

BNA Nashville International Airport recently opened a $115-million Parking and Transportation Center. The facility offers 2,200 parking spaces, a variety of amenities for travelers and a dedicated Ground Transportation Center for commercial vehicles. The six-level garage features the art installation, "Air/Traffic/Control,” by Ivan Toth Depeña, a light and glass sculpture in the elevator lobby on all six levels of the garage. Each glass pillar has four sides showing flight and wind patterns for the airport. Each of the six floors is a different color, creating a dramatic rainbow effect from the outside of the structure. Read more...


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