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Construction progress on the new Press Glass factory at Commonwealth Crossing Business Centre in Henry County, VA.
Markets change, companies grow, and more and more often the solution to be competitive is to increase the number of machines.
The surface of Turomas cutting tables, like that of other manufacturers, has mainly been made of wood.
Tremco illbruck’s state-of-the-art sealant solutions went down a storm at FIT Show 2019.
High quality timber window and door specialist Gowercroft Joinery has sailed through rigorous weather performance testing for its Hardwick range of flush casement windows.
14 Deacon Street in Leicester has been converted into high specification student accommodation with Monk Metal Windows being awarded the £200K contract under competitive tender.
Vetroseal, a leading independent sealed unit supplier, has recently installed a Bystronic glass 2.3 x 3.5 m IG line as part of an investment programme that will support the company’s business plans moving forward.
Leading composite door supplier, DOORCO Ltd has added two new lines to its standard glass offering with the addition of high-performance clear and obscure glass choices in eight styles.
It is less than two weeks until the event, this is the final call for registration!
On 5 June, Glass for Europe was in Riga, to meet national delegates from all EU members (and Norway) who gathered to discuss the EPBD implementation during the CA EPBD – Plenary Meeting.
Glass enclosures, the perfect solution for homes or businesses that allows you to gain extra space while enjoying the views and overcoming the inclement weather. This is an aesthetic and practical solution that is on the rise.
A double skin façade application is a traditional façade that has a second cover on the outside that is normally made of glass.
Steel windows have traditionally been a feature of many old buildings, steel having been the material of choice for decades due to its inherent strength and security.
The VELUX Group, world leading roof window and modular skylights manufacturer is launching Vario by VELUX – the brand’s first made-to-order rooflight solution for flat roofs.
“Your window to a better world". This slogan is the core of a new campaign that profine GmbH has launched in June 2019 for its KÖMMERLING brand.

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The compatibility of two or more materials consists in their capacity to co-exist in juxtaposition for an indeterminate period of time without manifesting signs of detachment (delamination), discoloration or alterations produced by chemical interactions.
The construction typology of the curtain wall arose with Joseph Paxton’s Crystal Palace and accelerated in the 20th century.
The functionality of glass goes far beyond the proven basic properties of this transparent material.
This year the special show will address the four focal themes Interactive Façades/Display Glass, Energy and Performance, Structural Glass and New Technologies.
Presented below are some of the special challenges facing the skilled glass-processing trades: many products are becoming smarter.
Current product trends and innovations in production will be presented by manufacturers at glasstec 2018.
The author proposes a simple surface quality test using a standard window cleaning scraper and common smartphone or shop microscope.
At glasstec 2018 in Düsseldorf exhibitors will present intriguing developments in the display glass segment. This theme is also addressed in a very special way by the expert conference “Function meets Glass” on 22 and 23 October.
Arup are consulting engineers for a series of recent projects involving curved glass: The High Roller observation wheel in Las Vegas and a revolving feature lift for the new Louis Vuitton townhouse in London.
XXL glasses expand the scope for design in architecture: view and admire at glasstec 2018 in Düsseldorf from 23 to 26 October 2018
Glass is enhanced with added functions to form an integral part of the building network. We are still in the early stages of development.
This article will focus on the edge stability of PVB and ionoplast laminates and address the potential causes of blemishes.

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