Date: 20 August 2018
- From NGA's Technical Services and Advocacy Department: Technical Codes Update
Presented by: Urmilla Sowell, Director of Technical Services & Advocacy; Tom Culp and Thom Zaremba, NGA Code Consultants
Hear highlights on the latest industry codes and standards information and how it relates to your business. - 10:30 a.m., Thurs. September 13
- Edge Grinding and the Issues Surrounding Fabrication Prior to Heat-Treatment: A Q&A Session
Moderated by Max Perilstein, Sole Source Consultants; Presented by Bill Lingnell, Lingnell Consulting Services
With guidelines currently limited and the potential failure of products, learn what is happening in this space and why it is of major importance to anyone who fabricates or handles glass. - 11:30 a.m., Thurs. September 13
- Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) and Why You Need Them
Presented by Vik Ahuja, thinkstep
Learn why all businesses in the glass, window and door industry supply chains need to know what's coming down the pike with EPDs, how it can affect your business and what you can do about it. - 12:30 p.m., Thurs. September 13
(These topics will be discussed in greater technical detail at the Fall Conference, taking place September 11-14 in conjunction with GlassBuild America. CLICK HERE to learn more about Fall Conference.)
Preview New Product Launches Taking Place at GlassBuild America
One of the exciting benefits of attending the GlassBuild trade show is the opportunity to explore new product launches featuring innovative solutions. Be sure to visit these exhibitors introducing new products on the GlassBuild trade show floor.
Glazing Executives Forum Supply Chain Panelists Announced
The 13th annual Glazing Executives Forum has announced the speakers for its panel discussion on Navigating the Supply Chain:
- Allen Mathis, VP operational excellence, YKK AP America
- Garret Hensen, VP sales and marketing, Viracon
- Jeff Rende, director of supply chain management, Guardian
The panel will address how increased demand has added pressure to the glass industry supply chain and offer practical solutions to top-of-mind supply management challenges, such as lead times and transportation.
This year's Forum will also feature the much anticipated industry economic forecast, with economist and speaker Connor Lokar of ITR Economics as well as Ask the Expert presentations and coaching sessions. Forum attendees are also invited to join their colleagues at the new GlassBuild Opening Reception on the trade show floor.
CLICK HERE to see the Glazing Executives Forum schedule of events.
REGISTER NOW to take advantage of advanced rates.
Join Glass and Glazing Colleagues at Fall Conference
Fall Conference is your opportunity to help define industry standards and elevate design and construction communities by creating the expertise that advances the use of architectural glass.
The Conference, taking place Sept. 11-14, 2018 in conjunction with GlassBuild America, will feature meetings of the Fabricating Technical, Installing and Forming Technical Committees to address hot topics and trends. Registration also includes entrance to the GlassBuild America trade show and the GlassBuild Opening Reception.
Fall Conference registrants from glass installing companies also receive complimentary access to the Glazing Executives Forum on Wednesday, Sept. 12, following the Fall Conference morning meeting. Installers will receive an email before the event with more details.
Visit the Action Demonstration Area on the GlassBuild Floor
New this year to the GlassBuild is our up-close Action Demos area on the trade show floor. Come see exciting and leading-edge demonstrations presented by our Action Demos sponsors: Intertek, C.R. Laurence Co., U.S. Aluminum, GlassRenu, Bohle, Quattrolifts and Sika. The Action Demonstration area is located in the North Hall, Aisle 100.
CLICK HERE for a detailed schedule and descriptions of the Action Demonstrations.