September 4, 2007 | Vol 2, Num 36
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News to know
Former Efco CEO responds to buyout
Glass Magazine announces Crystal Achievement Award winners
GlassBuild America to open with record number of exhibitors
More top stories
Product spotlight
Historic preservation glazing
Financials
Glass companies make the ranks of fastest growing companies
Business headlines
e-Poll
Do you think the merging of strong residential players with strong commercial players will become more common in the industry?
Yes
No
Not sure



Last week's poll results: 
Do you think the fall of the subprime mortgage market will affect construction spending in the nonresidential segment?

39.09%: Yes, but it will be minor

36.36%: Yes, and it could be severe

24.55%: No, the market is strong enough to withstand it


 

 


News to know

Glass Magazine announces Crystal Achievement Award winners

Glass Magazine announces the winners of its 2007 Crystal Achievement Awards program. The awards recognize significant achievements in architectural glass technology, manufacturing and marketing. These 25 honorees, selected by 28 industry professionals, proved their skill and innovation by competing within a pool of 95 nominations.  
 
“The words creative, innovative and visionary come to mind when describing the winners of this year’s Crystal Achievement Awards,” says Matt Slovick, editor-in-chief, Glass Magazine. “I’d like to thank everyone who submitted a nomination and the judges, who had an extremely tough task. The people and companies that were involved with the award-winning projects continue to move the industry forward.”

Crystal Achievement winners will be honored at this year’s GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo in Atlanta, Sept. 10-12.  The winners are:

Most Innovative Commercial Window
Alliance Glass and Metal Inc., medium or small company
Traco, large company

Most Innovative Curtain Wall System
Architectural Glazing Technologies, medium or small company
Guardian Industries, large company

Most Innovative Skylights
Giroux Glass Inc., medium or small company
Saint-Gobain Glass, large company

Most Innovative Commercial Doors or Components
Sculptural Glass Doors Inc., medium or small company
Dorma Glas, large company

Most Innovative Door Applications
NanaWall Systems Inc., medium or small company
Kawneer Co., large company

Most Innovative Curtain Wall Applications
JCJ Architecture, medium or small company
Saint-Gobain Glass Exprover NA, large company

Most Innovative Decorative Glass Applications
Joel Berman Glass Studios Ltd., medium or small company
Eckelt Glas, large company

Most Innovative Interior Glass Application
Innovative Structural Glass Inc., medium or small company
Rafael Viñoly Architects PC, large company

Most Innovative Bath Enclosures
Fleurco Shower Doors

Best Plants
Basco Shower Enclosures

Most Innovative Plant Equipment
J.E. Berkowitz L.P. (JEB) and Litesentry Corp., medium or small company
Viracon Inc., large company

Most Innovative Comprehensive Marketing Program
Kawneer Co.

Most Innovative Print Media
Kawneer Co.

Most Innovative Internet Media Applications
NanaWall Systems Inc., medium or small company
Oldcastle Glass, large company

Most innovative technology article written for Glass Magazine
Abhi Ray & Leon Jacob


About Glass Magazine

Serving the architectural glass, glazing and metals industry, Glass Magazine offers readers informative and reliable coverage of market trends through segment surveys, resource guides, educational posters, industry profiles, industry stats and codes; sections such as Newsline, Glazier Bulletin, Hardware, Machinery, and special projects such as 20 Under 40, the 50 Glaziers list, Crystal Achievement Awards, Industry Products and Looking Glass. See us at www.GlassMagazine.net.

Glass Magazine is published by the National Glass Association, the largest trade organization representing the flat glass (architectural and automotive) industry. NGA also publishes Window & Door and AutoGlass Magazine. The NGA hosts GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, www.glassbuild.com, and the National Auto Glass Conference, and offers certification and training programs to the industry. For more information, visit www.glass.org


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