GlassBuild 2009 Snapshots

October 7, 2009
Meetings & Events

Equipment 

All photos by Robb D. Cohen Photography
  Bystronic's new automated line for the production of windows using Sashlite's integrated sash technology is designed to meet the needs of high-volume manufacturers.
  GED Integrated Solutions launched the new ColorTru decorative foil bonding system, and showcased how its new machine could apply foils to add color and/or woodgrains to vinyl lineals.
  Fenetech, the long-time supplier of software for window and glass fabrication companies, entered the equipment market at this year's event, featuring a  laser marking system and a new inspection machine for glass.
  Stürtz Machinery featured its Linear Pro autmoated cutting and fabrication center for vinyl profiles, as well as a numberof welders and corner cleaners.
  Lisec featured its vertical applicator designed for Edgetech's Super Spacer.
  Joseph Machine featured a new line of standard cutting and fabrication machines.
  Haeco expanded its line beyond glazing equipment, as it now represents Famatec glass handling robots and other equipment.
 

Italy's Fom was one of several suppliers at this year's show featuring aluminum machining centers.

IG Components

  Truseal was showing triple-glazing options designed to meet future energy efficiency criteria.
  Highlighting its expanded foam spacer product line, Glasslam introduced a new version supplied with sealant pre-applied designed to speed IG unit construction.

Vinyl window products

  Royal introducted NuGrain finishes for its vinyl profiles.  The paint-based application offers woodgrain textures, grains and colors.
  PH Tech featured a new single-hung design with a removable upper panel.
  Mikron launched the new EnergyCore vinyl replacement window line tri-extruded with an air-cell insulating core to offer enhanced thermal performance.
  Veka featured an upgraded double-hung window design developed to allow fabricators to target commercial and multifamily applications.
  In addition to its rigid PVC window systems, Chelsea showcased a variety of extruded cellular products to highlight its ability to meet unique window manufacturer needs.

Hardware

  Vision introduced a new window opening control device developed to meet new ASTM standards.
  Amesbury featured a wide variety of hardware from its broad product line.

Other Products

  Wayne-Dalton featured its new SecureShade impact window system.

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