Edgetech to Discuss Challenges and Opportunities with Bent I.G. at GPD China

Date: 1 May 2009
Source: Edgetech I.G. Inc.
Edgetech’s technical director to present on May 12 at 11 a.m. This year’s Glass Performance Days (GPD) China, to be held May 11-12 in Shanghai, will focus on the role glass plays in energy management.

Edgetech I.G., manufacturer of the Super Spacer® warm edge spacer system and related fenestration products, will take part in the dynamic conference with a presentation titled ‘Challenges of Bent Insulating Glass,’ which will be presented by the company’s technical director, Tracy Rogers, on May 12 at 11 a.m.
Bent glass is formed by applying heat and forming glass over a curved mold, providing a unique design element that architects are using more frequently as a point of differentiation.
“Bent glass is gaining popularity, but there are special considerations that must be taken into account when working with bent IG to ensure optimal energy efficiency, sustainability and manufacturing efficiency,” Rogers said. “During our GPD China session we will cover durability concerns, as well best practices for fabrication.”
Rogers has more than 20 years of industry experience. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Master’s Certificates in Business Management and Advanced Marketing Strategy. Rogers is actively involved in industry trade organizations and currently serves on task groups and committees for AAMA, IGMA and GANA.
GPD is organized bi-annually and is considered the largest international glass conference with several workshops, glass product exhibition and versatile social activities. For more information on GPD and this year’s programs visit www.gpd.fi
Edgetech will also present at GPD Finland June 12-15. Visit www.edgetech360.com for more Edgetech news and upcoming events.
About Edgetech I.G. Inc.

Celebrating more than 20 years of success!
Edgetech I.G. Inc., a Lauren International Company, is a global leader in the fenestration industry producing Super Spacer® – the world’s only TrueWARM®, all-foam edge seal product line that provides maximum condensation resistance, durability and energy performance. Through Edgetech’s value promise We’re there for you at every turn! 360® – the company goes beyond the manufacture of Super Spacer to offer a comprehensive portfolio of value-added products and services for the window, door and glass industries. Edgetech also assures product quality to the highest standards as an ISO 9001:2000 certified company. With manufacturing facilities in the United States and the United Kingdom plus a distribution division in Germany, Edgetech’s proven technology is improving the performance and energy efficiency of insulating glass systems worldwide. In business since 1989, Edgetech is a fully-owned subsidiary of Lauren International, Inc., a global multi-divisional company serving a variety of industries. Visit www.superspacer.com or www.laureninternational.com to learn more about the company’s products, services and global initiatives.
In the US, contact Edgetech at 800-233-4383, fax 740-439-0121; in the UK at + 44 (0) 8700 566844, fax +44 (0) 2476 639727, URL: www.superspacer.co.uk; and in Germany at +49 2131 606844, fax +49 2131 606843.

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