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August 18, 2020
From the NGA
4 Points to Consider to Manage Business Metrics During a Pandemic
Tim Finley, principal and founder of T.Fin Building Solutions, challenges business owners to not hide from current economic factors and the overall health of the economy. It is critical that anyone in business measures the bottom line and ensures the company is operating in a profitable manner. Finley offers four takeaways to consider right now. 
Industry News
Construction Starts Lose Ground in July
City of Madison Passes Bird-Safe Glass Ordinance
Business News
Glaston Appoints Anders Dahlblom President and CEO
Horn Glass Industries Expands into Brazil
Pilkington Launches Online Glass Encyclopedia
MI Windows and Doors Utilizing AI-Driven Smart Manufacturing Platform
Product Spotlight
Super Spacer® TriSeal For High-Performance Commercial IG
Super Spacer® TriSeal™ from Quanex is the premium choice for commercial and architectural insulating glass needs, including silicone structural glazing. With its unique triple-seal design incorporating an inner acrylic adhesive seal for immediate unit handling, a polyisobutylene primary seal for enhanced gas retention and low moisture vapor transmission, and an outer silicone seal for proven structural strength and superior durability, TriSeal is trusted the world over for the most demanding commercial glass applications. 
Phone: 800-233-4383 
Long Time Visitor, First Time Exhibitor
By Michael S. Rapp

For the first time this year, we were exhibiting at GlassBuild America. But fast forward a few months, add a global pandemic, and we were back at square one. How do we reach that portion of the industry unaware of our business? How do you communicate to potential customers through the endless jungle of digital media? Participating in this year’s online GlassBuild Connect experience will bridge that gap.

The Liter Side of the Glass Industry
By Pete DeGorter
Things are tense across the globe; we’re caught in the middle of a unique situation without a lot of guidance. It is imperative we move forward, remain positive and optimistic of what the future holds. 
From the Fabricator: Happy Trails
By Max Perilstein
The next release of the Architectural Billings Index will be released this week and this one will be more interesting than normal. As you may remember, last month was a “good” report (relative to the time we are in) and had some momentum.  
Project News
Winco Windows Helps to Transform Car Dealership into Luxury Apartments
Once a bustling car dealership in the 1950s, a five-story building and its parking garage has been transformed into upscale apartments and condos, the Garage apartments in New Orleans. Two fully automated, class-B freight elevators allow residents to self-park next to their residence.

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