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How can automation help glass and fenestration fabricators meet growing demand?
GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo is on schedule for September 13-15 in Atlanta, GA, with the fitting 2021 theme of "Back to Business. Back to GlassBuild.”
With FeneTech, the Stage team found the match they were looking for.
The Forum Pavilion of EXPOCENTRE Fairgrounds has opened its doors to the 22nd edition of the International Exhibition for Glass Products, Manufacturing, Processing and Finishing Technology – Mir Stekla 2021. 
Certass is creating a live forum at the Installer Support Hub on Stand H40 at FiT Show 2021 in September.
FGIA has released a new specification establishing minimum requirements for in-process quality control requirements for applicators of synthetic laminates to substrates used in windows, doors and skylights.
CO2 efficiency and protection against climate consequences with sustainable windows and building elements
NGA is pleased to support the safe enjoyment windows bring to our environment through its many applicable resources, available for download in the NGA Store.
FENEX will unite the global window, door, conservatory and glazing industry in a show stopping world exhibition in Las Vegas!
FGIA has released an updated version of a document pertaining to roller assemblies, with or without height adjustment features, for use in sliding doors and lift and slide doors. 
Each year, the Window Safety Task Force takes the first full week in April to educate on the importance of practicing window safety year-round.
The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance will host the webinar on Tuesday, April 6 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern.
Glasstech Asia introduces the second edition of the online conference. Live on the 27th of April 2021, 3 - 6pm Bangkok GMT+7, the online conference features two segments - separately on Glasstech Asia and Fenestration Asia.
Registration is now open for the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) 2021Virtual Southeast Region Meeting, which will be held April 22.
POLFLAM® BR fire-resistant bent glass, as well as our fire-resistant flat glass, were both used in the glazing for the BONARKA underground car park’s stunning entryway.
With a year to go, FENSTERBAU FRONTALE already has registrations from 480 exhibitors from 33 countries.

Articles

This paper focusses on the special glass part of the façade that covers both the ground floor as well as the first floor with a total height of 8.5 m and width of 6.5 m.
The main goal of all fire-rated glass is to compartmentalize fire to enable safe exit. It is most commonly used around egress areas, property line walls, stairwells, and points of exit.
Elegant glazing - from walls to slabs - clads a residential tower.
Held in Düsseldorf from 15 to 18 June 2021 glasstec will pick up on the latest glass trends related to shapes, formats and structures.
What is phishing and how do you know when you make be the victim of it? AJ Piscitelli, PMP gives a real life example in his most recent blog post. Stay tuned for more real life examples!
This presentation offers a new perspective on limit device design and specifications especially due to construction phase and post-occupancy habits in urban environments.
Vacuum Insulated Glazing (VIG) concept allows for a significant improvement of thermal insulation compared with the incumbent double-pane windows design.
For over two decades and following a century of efficient, functional and often orthogonal architecture, we are experiencing the extensive search for ever more complex building geometries and expressive architectural forms.
The Wilshire Grand’s Façade Design in L.A.’s Seismic Zone 4 Reality
111 Main presented a unique challenge of façade design.
Numerous innovations have been seen in the last decades concerning new façade technologies. These were driven by new materials or new applications of known materials, such as glued-on wall structures (structural glazing) in the 60’s and 70’s.
Windows have always been at the intersection of various technologies and architectural processes that evolved in parallel and often intertwined.

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