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2021 has been a successful year for LiSEC: For the second time this year, the company has managed to hit a monthly order intake volume of more than 30 million euros.
New color palette for ecological lacquered glass and new decorative 3D surfaces.
Forel received the “Best in Show” Award for best machinery booth at GlassBuild America 2021.
Meet Glaston in Hall 22, Booth #E17-F20!
36,386 business professionals attended Dubai’s construction mega-event The Big 5, returning as the only live in-person event connecting the global construction industry in 2021.
Author and body language expert Janine Driver will reprise her role as event keynote speaker at the 2021 Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance Hybrid Fall Conference October 18-21.
FIT Show organisers have confirmed that over 75% of space has now been allocated for its new May 10 - 12, 2022 dates.
The glazing industry has lurched from one crisis to another, from the impact of lockdown to the floodgates opening to an under-prepared industry.
FTI is accepting nominations for our biennial Vitruvian Honors & Awards through Monday, October 4, 2021!
Attendees and exhibitors showed up in force last week in Atlanta
NGA Glass Conference: September brought glazing industry technical leaders back together in person on September 15 in Atlanta, GA, in tandem with GlassBuild America.
The sights and sounds from the last day of the 2021 edition of GlassBuild America in Atlanta, GA.
TurkishGlass was highly recognized by visitors with its high production capacity, wide product range, high quality and experience.
Windows, Doors & Facades Event and Gulf Glass come to a successful close with 1,200+ exhibitors participating from all over the world.
The following companies received Best in Show Awards for their exhibit booths at GlassBuild America 2021.
See all the happenings from the floor of GlassBuild America 2021 in Atlanta, GA.

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In the European Union, Member States are allowed to set minimum performance requirements to construction products available on their market.
Unitised Façade System Designed with a Highly Transparent Façade of Low G-value Combined with Blast Requirements
For years and years research, development and discussions have been made on the safety of glass structures.
Building code requirements for wind-borne debris protection have been in existence since the mid- 1990s, and as a result, many glazing systems have been tested and certified to these performance requirements.
For nearly 50 years, glass has been used as structural elements in glass fin applications. These applications include interior and exterior projects, supporting facades, canopies, storefronts, curtain walls and skylights.
Anisotropy is the term used in the façade industry to describe the manifestation of patterns and colourful areas in heat-treated glass under certain light and viewing conditions.
Connecting glass with heat bonds is a way to create all-transparent glass structures. Two methods have been researched in theory and practice, glass welding, through local heating, and glass fusion through global heating.
This paper focuses on the geometric optimization of the free-form gridshell towards planar quad glass units.
UNStudio made a beautiful design for the C&A building with a lots of glass elements to connect with the buildings around.
The Swiss society of engineers and architects (SIA) initiated a structural glass standard committee with the task to develop a Swiss glass design standard.
The present work uses non-linear material laws for FEA and exhibits the behavior of the sealant joint in various load scenarios on several projects.
The present paper presents an ongoing research project considering the failure of glass at high strain-rates. It provides a brief review of existing studies showing a strength increase with loading rates relevant for e.g. blast loads.