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Glaston’s roots extend back to 1870, when the company Hammarén & Comp was established at the Kyröskoski rapids.
Chicago-based architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) has recently completed a 530-meter glass skyscraper in Tianjin, making it the tallest building in northern China and the seventh tallest in the world.
With energy-saving Guardian SunGuard® SuperNeutral® 40/23, the Florentinum has earned the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Platinum Award, the highest possible green building certification.
‘Rocalux’ is the result of the research and development branch of Tvitec.
Andreas Winter will leave the management board of Glastech Produktions- und Verfahrenstechnik GmbH on January 20, 2020 at this own request and will take on a new professional challenge at the Arnold Group in Germany.
Every NGA Conference is a privileged point of view on glass technology trends, and a great occasion to develop new resources and ideas.
One Manhattan West is the latest Tvitec’s milestone in New York. With 994 feet (303 meters), it was the tallest building that the company glazed in the USA in 2019.
Founded in 1969 and following impressive development, today Glas Gasperlmair GmbH is one of Austria’s leading glass processors.
This week, we would love to share with you the next 3 videos from Research & Development session.
The HEGLA group has seen many developments launched throughout 2019 with a drive to improve customer efficiency being the main focus.
Deadline for abstract submission is 19 January 2020!
In order to better reflect its business dynamics and market drivers, Glaston has made changes to the Group structure.
Prof. Ulrich Sieberath hands over management to Prof. Jörn P. Lass
From January 1 to March 31, 2020, market leaders, SMEs, start-ups and project owners are all invited to submit their pioneering ideas and projects for the most important innovation prizes in the energy industry – The smarter E AWARD, Intersolar AWARD and ees AWARD.
San Diego is a beautiful destination, but from 13 to 15 january it’s “the destination” for everyone in the glass industry: in San Diego there is the NGA 2020 Annual Conference!
FIT Show organisers and Building Our Skills (BOS) have joined together to launch a new campaign designed to get the entire fenestration industry discussing and challenging workplace stereotypes.

Articles

It is well known that laminated safety glass (LSG) is a material that is specifically processed because of its composition.
Three-dimensional formed glass products, manufactured from flat glass, are experiencing rapidly growing demand.
Best Practices in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and the Philippines.
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.

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