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June 16, 2020
From the NGA
Protective Glazing to Improve Workplace Safety

During the COVID-19 pandemic, glass businesses have pivoted to provide guards and shields at checkout counters, for groceries, hardware stores and even traditional retailers. Meanwhile, other companies have made moves to provide shields specifically for health care applications. This showcase highlights product updates from companies pivoting to provide glass guards and similar products.

By the Numbers: Top 10 Publications from the NGA Store
Since launching the online NGA Store last September as part of the new, NGA offers members instant access to nearly 120 technical and business publications created by NGA committee volunteers, many at no cost. Here’s a countdown of the most popular resources to date in 2020.


Association Resources
Get Your Codes Questions Answered: June Thirsty Thursday Webinar
Industry News
PPP Loans Eligible for Payroll Tax Deferral
Industry Groups Applaud Decision to Reject OSHA Temporary Standard Around COVID-19
FGIA Offers Hurricane Resources, FAQs as Season Begins
Construction Starts Post Small Gain in May
Business News
Guardian Glass Announces Strategic Partnership with Merck's Liquid Crystal Windows
Vitro Names New Mid-Atlantic Region Commercial Account Manager
SAF Adds a New Account Manager to its Redding, California, Branch
FHC Appoints Armando Rodriguez as Vice President of Manufacturing
Kansas Secretary of State Inspects Voting Shields at Binswanger Glass
Reflecting on the Future of Work
By Steve Schohan
Over the past several months, we have seen the coronavirus pandemic transform the way we collectively work and live. New processes and systems have been set up to provide the framework for remote work. As we all adjust to these changes, it begs the question, what does this new environment mean for the future of work in our industry? 
From the Fabricator: Back at It
By Max Perilstein
More details came through on the July Glass Conference that will be all online. I mentioned the Conference on my last post but the extra particulars on the schedule got me going. The agenda is loaded and the value for three days of education―$150 for members and $200 for non-members―is off the charts.
Project News
Crawford-Tracey Provides Curtain Wall for Transportation Center
The new $57 million Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center at LaVille, located in Jacksonville, Florida, opened for business. Despite the disruption in travel that COVID-19 has caused, the Jacksonville Transit Authority opened the bus terminals with limited operations on May 4. 

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