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
October 28, 2009
The 2009 Solar Power International Conference, hosted by Washington D.C.’s Solar Electric Power Association and Solar Energy Industries Association, opened its doors Oct. 27 in Anaheim, Calif. The show more than doubled the number of exhibiting companies and the net square feet of exhibit space since 2008, according to the conference guide. About 900 companies exhibited in the show on...
September 30, 2009
GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo opened its doors Sept. 30 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. About 6,300 industry members pre-registered for the event, which occupies 270,000 gross square feet of exhibit space.
GlassBuild America to focus on new technologies, opportunities
August 10, 2009
While economic experts continue to debate the country’s current financial health, industry members are looking to the future as they prepare to gather at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta Sept. 30 through Oct. 2 for GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo. New products, technologies, market trends and opportunities will be the focus of the event, as the industry...
June 1, 2009
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association National Summer Conference 2009 kicked off May 31 in Minneapolis. The meeting, hosted by the Schaumburg, Ill.-based association, runs through June 3. About 200 attendees had registered for the meeting as of May 15. Rich Walker, AAMA president and CEO, said during the June 1 opening general session that “despite the challenging...
February 23, 2009
Green was the theme of the 2009 GlassWeek and Building Envelope Contractors Conference, even topping talk of the grim outlook for construction. The meetings, hosted by the Glass Association of North America, Topeka, Kan., were held back-to-back Feb. 12-17 at the Palms Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.