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Architect-directed enhancements include new product pages, expanded photo gallery, new product support section.
Eastman Chemical Company announced a capacity expansion at its Dresden, Germany, manufacturing facility to support a new coating and laminating line.
Taiwan and South Korea Join the Constantly Growing Trend
Dickies Arena is Fort Worth’s new crown jewel and go-to destination for sports, concerts and major events, such as the annual Stock & Rodeo Show.
Meticulous detail and new glazing for a landmark building.
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.
From educating architects, to engaging code officials, to influencing legislation, efforts to promote and protect the glass and glazing industry dominated the conversation at the National Glass Association 2020 Annual Conference in La Jolla, California.
DFI is doing an interactive presentation at KBIS 2020 titled “Seeing is Believing: How Protective Coatings Are Changing the Industry”, where we’ll show you how low maintenance coatings work and how they can make you serious money.
The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) announced that Michelle Blackston has joined the organization as senior director of communications and marketing.
Today at its Annual Conference in La Jolla, California, the NGA's President & CEO Nicole Harris announced a name change to its biannual technical conferences.
The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) announced today that Paradigm is the newest member of the association.
The 81st Conference on Glass Problems invites engineers, educators, students, and solutions providers working with aspects of glass manufacturing to submit an abstract for an oral presentation at this premier industry conference.
The National Glass Association published its newly updated Heavy Glass Door Design Guide. The guide replaces the previous 1999 edition.
Company will benefit from raw material offtake agreement for its specialty products.
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!

Articles

It is estimated that 100 million to 1 billion birds a year perish due to collisions with glass.(1-2) In North America, some communities have enacted legislation aimed at protecting birds by calling for the design and installation of birdsafe glazing.
Structural, architectural and installation demands must all be considered in glass structures. The best solutions do not form a compromise between these demands but integrate them into one solution.
Does it feel like your workers just don’t get it? That no matter what you say or do, the mistakes and remakes just keep happening—or get worse?
When designing with glass, there are a wide range of options to choose from to create a truly unique project.
As companies strive to make their workplaces more flexible, interior glass has become a popular choice. Demountable interior glass also offers tax advantages.
Productivity within the fabrication plant can be affected by the choice of drilling and milling machinery- what is the option- Horizontal or Vertical?
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.
With so many different configurations for our glass structures, choosing a design can get a little overwhelming. However, the selection process can be simplified by understanding the different purposes of the structure.
For this post-Irma episode, Paul and Will engaged in an engrossing discussion about how “hurricane windows” performed against the prolonged battering of wind and rain that accompanied Irma on her journey through Florida.
In some cases, the blemished glass can be restored to an acceptable aesthetic condition using a combination of wet and dry polishing methods.
Impact resistant windows are a very important part of the construction industry and homeowners are well advised to consider their use. But, owners must also recognize that impact “resistant” does not mean hurricane “proof.”
Learn about the first step we take in maintaining tempered glass quality standards.

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