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June 18, 2019
From Glass Magazine
Vote Now for the Industry's Most Innovative Products
For many years, the prestigious Glass Magazine Awards program has recognized leading innovations from across the industry. This year, companies submitted more than 100 nominations in 14 categories. And, for the first time in program history, readers will determine winners in the Product award categories
Top 50 Glaziers 2019 Report
The glazing market remained strong in 2018, with gross sales for Top 50 Glaziers at nearly $4 billion. However, several survey data points indicate a slowdown in growth. While 55 percent of companies reported gains in 2018, the number is down from 67 percent in 2017 and 74 percent in 2016. 

Industry News
GED Acquires Elite Manufacturing Solutions
Joint AAMA and IGMA Meeting Kicks Off in Victoria
NGA Releases New Laminated Glazing Reference Manual
AAMA Releases Updated Standard for Liquid Applied Flashing for Exterior Wall Openings
FeneTech's 17th User Conference Sees Record Attendance
Thirsty Thursday webinar, Bird-Friendly Glazing Design
People News
IGCC Names Dennis Johnson as New President
Matodi Adds Lou Pongia to Glass Machinery and Tooling Sales Team
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"I don't have time to improve my business."
By Nicole Harris
I’ve never heard anyone say that, have you? What I have heard, year after year at GlassBuild America, is why taking a few days away from your business improves your business.
Fired Up: A Little Reminder About How Awesome Glass Is
By David Vermeulen
Yes, the iconic Space Needle is a tourist attraction that’s plastered on half the logos in Seattle. But it’s also a remarkable example of glass’ ability to reinvent buildings.
From the Fabricator: AIA Recap and GEF Must-Dos
By Max Perilstein
The majority of reports I've received from AIA indicate it was not very good for the exhibitor. Our industry desires architects the way I desire pizza—intensely. But when you are spending six figures for minimal return, it may be time to recalculate the approach.


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