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The Board of Directors of Eastman Chemical Company has elected Charles K. Stevens III as a director. Stevens is retired Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of General Motors Company.
Pleotint, LLC is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Suntuitive® Dynamic Glass Awards. This prestigious honor recognizes superior achievement in the use of the innovative glass and glazing products from Suntuitive technology.
This article explores the role that acid-etched glass can play in dispersing natural light within a given space.
San Francisco Chronicle calls engineering marvel “the people’s choice”.
The keynote speaker at the 2020 Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Annual Conference made a case for servant leadership over traditional management.
The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) recognized the contributions and achievements of its members and congratulated award winners at the inaugural FGIA Annual Conference Awards Banquet held Tuesday night in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
The Window & Door Manufacturers Association released today the 2020 WDMA National Policy Agenda a comprehensive advocacy agenda for 2020.
​Sustainable polymers provider addresses potential shortage of recycled feedstock.
Vitro Architectural Glass announced that its Fresno, California facility won a 2019 Green Award from USGLASS Magazine in the Glass Manufacturing Plant category.
The National Glass Association published six resources for the glazing and glass building products industry.
Hartung Glass Industries (HGI) has announced that the company has successfully acquired 100% of the assets of the Seattle, WA location of Northwestern Industries (NWI) from South Gate, CA-based Glasswerks.
The National Glass Association (NGA) and the American Subcontractors Association (ASA) are pleased to announce they have entered into a mutual agreement for NGA to be an ASA Alliance Partner.
New Design More Accessible and Mobile Friendly
HHH Tempering Resources shares its knowledge and expertise on the glass fabrication industry and equipment. Watch their 2-minute technical videos for tips and information on tempered glass machine and equipment.
The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Nathalie Thibault, who will serve the organization as Technical Manager, Glass Products and Canadian Industry Affairs.
AAMA GDSG-1, Design Guide for Sloped Glazing and Skylights, an FGIA standard, was last updated in 1987, when it was first created.

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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.
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.
Borosilicate glass, in particular, is extremely well-suited for 3D printing processes in a range of applications.

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