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March 10, 2020
From Glass Magazine
BEC Conference 2020 Draws Largest Crowd in More Than a Decade

Glass and glazing industry leaders gathered in Nashville this March for the 2020 BEC Conference organized by the National Glass Association. The event, held at the new glass-clad JW Marriott, marked the largest BEC in a decade with 680 attendees. 

GlassBuild America Now Accepting Product Submissions
GlassBuild America is now accepting product submissions. In addition to being showcased in Glass Magazine and Window + Door magazine, products will also be featured on for the first time. 

Event News
Coronavirus Adds Uncertainty to Otherwise-strong Construction Forecast
BEC 2020 in Pictures
Industry News
FTI Postpones World Congress Until August 2020
Saint-Gobain Divests from German Fabrication Business
Greg Saroka, Co-founder of Goldray Glass, Passes Away
Dodge Momentum Index Inches Lower in February
Product Spotlight
Quattrolifts Express 440CW

The Quattrolifts Express 440CW is a fully counterweighted machine that is designed to allow one to two people handle up to 440Lbs of glass. Easily transported inside a van and small enough to work in tight and restricted areas, the Express 440CW comes standard with side shift, 360-degree glass rotation, side pivot, forward and rear tilt and much more. Call Chip for a quote on (301) 748-7127.

Women Lead the Way to Success in the Glass Industry
By Linda Harris
In honor of Women in Construction Week and International Women’s Day, Linda Harris, Virginia area manager for Binswanger Glass, took some time to share her insight on teambuilding, leadership and women in the glass industry.
From the Fabricator: BEC Recap
By Max Perilstein
BEC was a massive success. The largest attendance since 2008, and the new location, brought an amazing amount of energy. For years, those of us who were BEC originals could never fathom moving it from Las Vegas. Now, it’s pretty clear that rotating this event around gives it a new and fresh flavor. 
Project News
JW Marriot Nashville Part II: High-End Hotel Features High-performance Glass Courtesy of Viracon
The JW Marriott Nashville, which hosted the 24th annual Building Envelope Contractors Conference, boasts a glass-clad exterior courtesy of the high-performance glass supplied by Viracon. In total, the company provided 5,000 insulating glass units, meeting a schedule of one floor per week until completion.

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