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April 23, 2019
From Glass Magazine
User Beware: Software platforms present legal risks
Today’s business environment relies on global platforms that are available to all users on an instantaneous basis.The risk accompanying these platforms lies most directly with the fact that, to work properly, “Software as a Service,” or SaaS, involves the release of business-critical data to a third party: the SaaS provider.

Mid-Atlantic Glass Association Hosts Expanded Expo
The 32nd annual Mid-Atlantic Glass Expo, hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Glass Association, convened on Wednesday, April 17, at Martin’s Crosswinds in Greenbelt, Maryland. The expo hosted 163 exhibitors, including 15 new exhibitors.

Industry News
Şişecam Group's Net Sales Increase by 37 Percent in 2018
Erdman Automation Breaks Ground for New Production Facility
Tubelite Completes Facility Expansion in Walker, Michigan
ABI Falls in March
March Construction Starts Surge 16 Percent
People News
Saint-Gobain's SageGlass Appoints Namrata Vora as Vice President of Sales
Biesse Group Promotes Niki Kaltsounis-Kampiziones to COO
Bob Lang Retires from Billco Manufacturing after 50 Years
IGE Glass Technologies Promotes Jeff Spicer
Tubelite Names Michael Distefano Client Development Manager
Product Spotlight
We Push the Boundaries of Glass
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Three Takeaways from the Mid-Atlantic Glass Expo
By Norah Dick
The Mid-Atlantic Glass Expo, hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Glass Association, hosted 163 exhibitors this year. The regional trade show boasted new products, training opportunities and great networking.
From the Fabricator: Show Review
By Max Perilstein

Busy industry week for those on the East Coast. Both the Top Glass event in suburban Toronto and the Mid Atlantic Glass Expo in Maryland were packed and attracted a great range of glass professionals.

Great Glazing
The Sheffield Group Legacy Headquarters Building

Contract glazier: Sunbelt Glass Inc.
Glass manufacturerAGC Glass North America
Glass fabricator: Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions

Completed in July 2018, the Sheffield Group’s headquarters is a 40,000 square-foot building that now houses all employees of the workers’ compensation provider under the same roof. Large expanses of glass provide light and views of surrounding lakes. Located in Hoover, Alabama, the former facility divided the company’s six departments across two buildings, something the family-owned and operated company wanted to change. With its increased focus on natural light, good health and employee comfort, glass served as a focal point in the design of the new structure. Glass also played an important role in the building’s symbolism. Because the company is owned and operated by three generations of the same family, architects selected three different principle materials to reflect its story. Read more...


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