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  •       The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance conducted a series of workshops at GlassBuild America this week in Atlanta based on its IGMA IG Fabricator Workshop. The introduction to forensic investigation hands-on sessions provide participants with insulating glass unit samples intentionally fabricated with common, known failures. Participants inspect the IGUs and,... more »
  • Live action demonstrations are returning to GlassBuild America, held Sept. 17-19 in Atlanta. Held on the main exhibit floor, the demonstrations give GlassBuild attendees a close-up look at some of the latest processes and innovations in the glass, window and door industry. Among the demonstrations from a variety of suppliers designed to strengthen industry knowledge of the latest glazing systems... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will host a webinar titled "State of the Construction Defect Industry in 2019: What's the Same and What's New?" on Sept. 17, open to all interested parties. Pete Fowler and Alex Prokop of Pete Fowler Construction Services will lead the complimentary webinar. This webinar will serve as an introduction to construction defects and the... more »
  • Insulating glass units are complex systems. IG failures happen and are a goldmine of information. The key to a fabricator’s long-term success is determining the cause of those failures to improve daily practices, increase production quality, and reduce liability. Based on the popular session from the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance’s IG Fabricator Workshop, Forensic... more »
  • The National Association of Home Builders opened online registration for the 2020 NAHB International Builders' Show. IBS will return to the Las Vegas Convention Center, Jan. 21 - 23, where it will again co-locate with the National Kitchen & Bath Association's Kitchen & Bath Industry Show for the seventh annual Design & Construction Week. The two shows are expected to host more than 2,... more »
  • Messe Düsseldorf North America will participate in GlassBuild America 2019 to promote its program of international trade fairs for the glass sector. At booth 2511, visitor and exhibitor information for glasstec 2020, International Trade Fair for Glass Production, Processing and Products—Oct, 20-23, 2020, in Düsseldorf, Germany—as well as glasspex India and glasspro India 2019—... more »
  • Express Learning is back once again on the trade show floor of GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window and Door Expo. Since launching in 2014, these 20-minute educational sessions have been providing standing-room-only crowds with specific product- and business-related information they can use to build more profitable companies. The 2019 lineup for these popular "TED Talks"-style... more »
  •     Manzella The American Architectural Manufacturers Association's Western Region will host a webinar titled "U.S. Labor Shortage and Retention" on Aug. 6, covering the current labor shortage and how to retain skilled employees. John Manzella, a global business and economic analysis expert, will lead the webinar. "This webinar will help attendees better... more »
  • Registrants for GlassBuild America have the opportunity win an exclusive VIP tour of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home of the NFL's Atlanta Falcons and soccer team Atlanta United FC. The stadium, designed by design, architecture, engineering and urban planning firm HOK, features architectural glass and metal systems. During the tour, experts from key project partners Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope and... more »
  •       A self-confessed "Greenpeace dropout" spoke about why he chose to leave the organization to find alternate routes toward protecting the environment during the 2019 Joint American Architectural Manufacturers Association and Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance Summer Conferences. Dr. Patrick Moore has been a leader in the international environmental field... more »