Industry waits for economy to turn; code changes to spur green product use, retrofits
October 4, 2010
"Cautiously optimistic" could describe the mood at GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, Sept. 14-16, in Las Vegas. Although it might be another 12 to 18 months before the industry experiences an upturn (See "Economy not headed for double-dip recession,"), positive discussion surrounded the green building and commercial retrofit markets."I think it's going to be a long, cold...
September 28, 2010
Product and event coverage from the show floor in Düsseldorf, Germany, Sept. 28-Oct. 1.
September 23, 2010
Goldray Industries Ltd., Calgary, Alberta, displayed its decorative products with graphic interlayers. M3 Glass Technologies, Irving, Texas, showed its MPrint Digital Decorative glass, at left. Standard Bent Glass, Butler, Pa., showed decorative glass with one-way vision PET (polyethylene terephthalate) film. Bernard Lax, CEO, Pulp Studios in Los Angeles, said back-painted glass...
Tips to working in the growing specialty glass market
September 22, 2010
Decorative and specialty glass is a growing market, with more designers specifying the products, and more suppliers offering a greater variety of decorative glass types. "As people become more familiar with the products and the options, they become less afraid," said Cathie Saroka, marketing director, Goldray Industries Ltd., Calgary, Alberta, on the GlassBuild America trade show floor. "We have...
September 20, 2010
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September 14, 2010
Live coverage from the show floor in Las Vegas, including product introductions, news updates and photo galleries
glasstec 2010 changes structure, name; offers solarpeq as concurrent show
July 6, 2010
This year brings change to Düsseldorf, Germany, in the form of a new name, schedule and structure for glasstec 2010. To be held Sept. 28-Oct. 1 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, the trade fair will take place over four days this year, instead of the usual five, and sport a new title: glasstec 2010, International Trade Fair for Glass Production-Processing-Products. “The new title will convey that...
March 30, 2010
The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance, Ottawa, Ontario, and the Glass Association of North America, Topeka, Kan., held meetings starting last week at the Paris Las Vegas. The IGMA Annual Conference ran March 23-26; GANA’s Glass Week, March 25-30, and GANA’s BEC Conference, March 27-29. Read news and updates from the meetings below.NAM official advises manufacturers prepare for...
November 12, 2009
The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, hosted by the U.S. Green Building Council, Washington, D.C., hit the Phoenix Convention Center last week. The event featured an exhibit floor of more than 1,800 booths and hosted more than 27,000 attendees, according to USGBC officials.
November 2, 2009
Vitrum 2009 took place at Fiera Milano, Milan, Oct. 28-31. Read the following articles for an overview of the international trade show for machinery, equipment and systems for flat and hollow glass; glass; and finished products.Vitrum 2009 sees increase in number of visitorsVitrum: Worst not quite over for European industrial productionVitrum wraps up