Date: 8 September 2020
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This Week @GlassBuild Connect
Annual Industry Economic Forecast at 1 p.m. ET
(Note: This session requires a separate registration fee. Reach out to your exhibitor suppliers for a promo code.)
ITR Economics’ Connor Lokar returns to GlassBuild with a can’t-miss construction industry forecast. Never has it been more critical for decision makers to have a clear, impartial, and data-driven perspective of how current market factors will impact companies moving forward.
This week’s Performance Wednesday is sponsored by AGC Glass
Keynote Presentation: Global Glass Industry Trends at 1 p.m. ET
(1 AIA LU/HSW)
How has the global glass industry evolved, innovated and changed in recent decades? Hear insights from industry veteran Jorma Vitkala, founder of Glass Performance Days, about the transformative trends in the industry—from glass design, performance, processing and more.
All About Glass: Architects' Top Questions Answered at 4 p.m. ET
(1 AIA LU/HSW)
InstallationMasters: Overview and Insights on Severe Wind & Water at 2:30 p.m. ET
FGIA provides a broad overview of installation methods per consensus-based industry standards that reinforce the importance of proper installation. Plus, a closer look at InstallationMasters for New Construction in severe wind and water. Note: FGIA will offer a special discount on the InstallationMasters program exclusive to GlassBuild Connect participants
MyGlassClass: Intro to the Glass and Glazing Trade Giveaway at 4 p.m. ET
This week’s Performance Wednesday is sponsored by Deceuninck North America
Preparing a Test Plan at 1 p.m. ET
In this presentation from WDMA, Rhonda Schotz of UL will summarize the various building codes and industry standards that apply to fenestration, the required testing need to certify products and assist manufacturers in creating test plans that maximize the ability to certify non-tested products.
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GlassBuild on Trends: Equipment and Automation
Today’s glass machinery is reaching a new level of maturity to further address user needs such as automation, efficiency and labor concerns. The product category has spent the past years in rapid development and, although that development hasn’t slowed, with it is coming a maturation of the market. Equipment manufacturers are hyper-focused on high-performing machinery that seamlessly integrates with the other systems in place, delivers accurate results and is efficient enough to do more with less.