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April 16, 2019
From Glass Magazine
Can't-Miss Equipment Innovations
Today, and for the foreseeable future, finding people will be the biggest problem facing our industry. The solution is automation—and not just a robot here and there, but total, lights-out automation.
Business News
Greco Aluminum Railings Acquires Petersen Metals
AGC Glass Partner Opens New Mirror Line
Şişecam Group Signs Cooperation Agreement for Turkish Defense Industry
Glass + Mirror Craft to Deliver Architectural Systems Protected By Diamon-Fusion
Industry News
Registration Opens for Fall Conference
AGMT Gains ANSI Accreditation
Mid-Atlantic Glass Expo to Host Record Number of Exhibitors
Dodge Momentum Index Inches Higher in March
GPD 2019 Releases Final Program
People News
Forel North America Appoints Marco Schiavon CEO
David A. Schilling, Industry Leader and Founder of Schilling Graphics, Passes Away
Walker Glass Appoints Matthew Christie Architectural Manager
Salem Flat Glass Welcomes Melia Nichols
Roto Continues to Implement New Structure
Glass Revolution
By Pete de Gorter
It is an exciting time to be a part of the changes happening in the glass industry. The possibilities are limitless and like a chain, our industry is no stronger than the weakest link.
From the Fabricator: Comings, Goings, Forecasts, Brands and More....
By Max Perilstein

Surging gas prices are back, and this pain at the pump is returning just in time for summer driving/busy season. What’s frustrating for me is there’s usually never any rhyme or reason for the price maneuvers, but here you have it. 

Great Glazing
Windsor Park Co-op

Contract glazier: Ecker Windows
Glass manufacturerVitro Architectural Glass
Window supplier: Crystal Window & Door Systems

Windsor Park Co-Op encompasses 20 six-story apartment buildings spread over 46 park-like acres in the Oakland Gardens section of Queens, New York. With 1,830 apartments of various sizes, the window replacement work began in late 2017 and was only recently completed. All replacement work occurred while apartments remained occupied. Part of a major $22-million capital improvement effort undertaken by the Co-Op Association, the new windows needed to accommodate several thousand new window air-conditioning units. A project goal was to have the new air-conditioning units installed in a common fashion to provide a uniform, attractive exterior appearance for all buildings. A total of 14,000 energy-efficient replacement windows were needed for the complex. Read more...


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