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Current Issue: October 2020

Industry Engages Next Generation with Innovation and Design Competitions

587 young inventors participated in the 2020 Connecticut Invention Convention. Winners will participate in the National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo.

2020 Industry Trends | Part 6 | Software & Digital Tools

2020 has challenged glass companies across all segments of the industry, but it hasn’t stopped the pace of innovation and evolution across the industry. This six-part series presents Glass Magazine’s complete Industry Trends report.

The Rise of Mass Timber

The 2021 building code is set to allow mass timber buildings up to 18 stories high. What are the fire, seismic and structural performance considerations?

Divided by a Common Language

These key players—architect, owner, general contractor, glazing subcontractor, consultant, manufacturer and academic—operate in silos, often not seeming to speak the same language when communicating with each other. There is frequently confusion…

Get Ready for Change

 5 key takeaways from industry experts at the July NGA Glass Conference.

Innovation During Crisis | Special Recognition Program

The Glass Magazine Awards program recognizes the best and brightest innovations in glass industry products and projects. This year’s special recognition program highlights how the industry innovated in response to the demands and dangers created…

Code Q&A

During the NGA Glass Conference, held virtually July 28-30, the National Glass Association advocacy and technical team responded to frequently asked questions about glass performance, notable code updates, bird-glass requirements and more. Below…

Rethinking Equipment and Technology

We’re in a new era for manufacturing: three considerations for glass fabricators.

Booting Up

A glass industry guide to adopting new software and digital technologies, for manufacturers and contractors.

The Legal Difference Between Standards, Specifications and Code

The artistic expression and technical precision in glass systems is found in installations regulated by standards, specifications and code requirements. Understanding the differences between these regulations can help identify where artistic and…