View Mobile Version | View Web Version
e-glass weekly
July 16, 2019
From Glass Magazine
GlassBuild America Preview
The current good health of the nonresidential construction market challenges companies to develop strategies to grow in the face of higher demand. High among these tactics for many are technology and automation, which exhibitors and attendees consider as they prepare for this year’s GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, in Atlanta, Sept. 17-19.

A New Type of Glazier
For commercial glass contractors, the last couple of years have provided a multitude of changes and challenges. What can glass contractors do to meet these challenges and provide a better solution for their clients, while at the same time stay competitive? 
Industry News
NGA Releases Glazing Executives Forum Programming
Federal Reserve May Lower Interest Rates
Dodge Momentum Index Increases in June
NGA Sponsors Webinar, Professional Roundtable: Perspectives on Glass and Glazing in Design
People News
Glaston Group Appoints Michael Schmidt as Vice President, Sales and Marketing for North America
Vitro Architectural Glass Appoints Nathan Mckenna as Segment Marketing Manager
Erdman Automation Corp. Welcomes New Sales Manager
Conrad "Connie" Miller of Free State Glass Industries Passes Away
Bernard Savaëte Celebrates 50 Years in the Glass Industry
Product Spotlight
Pilkington Optifloat™ glass products

Pilkington Optifloat™ glass products include a variety of high performance tints. The range includes six different tints that reduce unwanted heat gain while admitting high natural daylight to enhance visual performance and lower artificial lighting needs. The tints can be combined with durable pyrolytic coatings, including Pilkington Solar-E™ Plus, a solar control low-e. Both aesthetically pleasing and performance driven, Pilkington Optifloat™ tints open up numerous design opportunities.

From the Fabricator: Podcast Plus
By Max Perilstein
I enjoy a whole range of podcasts, and our industry has a brand new one from the guys from Edify Studios, Brad Walker and Brad Glauser. This week’s edition is close to my heart as it’s a special edition about Mercedes Benz Stadium, and gives a great inside story to the glass and glazing products on this amazing structure.
Project News
Edify Studios Presents Insider's Look at Mercedes-Benz Stadium
The most recent podcast video from Edify Studios provides an up close, insider's look at the architectural glass and metal systems featured at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home of the NFL's Atlanta Falcons and soccer team Atlanta United FC. 
In the podcast, hear key project partners from Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope and Clover Architectural Products discuss the stadium's extensive innovative glazing elements, including a 16-story glass "Window to the City" that dominates one façade with views of downtown Atlanta's skyline.  

Registrants for GlassBuild America have the opportunity to win an exclusive VIP tour of the stadium. 


Link to Twitter

Link to Instagram

Link to YouTube

Link to Facebook

Glass Magazine logo



Brought to you by the National Glass Association, publisher of Glass Magazine and

For information on how to advertise in e-glass weekly, please contact

We welcome your questions and suggestions about the editorial content of this newsletter.
Contact Editor, Katy Devlin, at

To ensure delivery of e-glass weekly, please add to your email address book.
For more instruction on how to whitelist, please click here.

To subscribe to the print or online issues of Glass Magazine, click here.

To unsubscribe from this email, please click here.