Event reports
July 13, 2010 – The Canadian Glass Association (CGA) has announced the speakers and topics for its inaugural Conference & Trade Show taking place on September 30, 2010 at the Delta Burnaby Hotel & Conference Centre. 
NEWS HIGHLIGHT Glass Connections to feature a mix of technical and business topics The Canadian Glass Association (CGA) has announced the speakers and topics for its inaugural Conference & Trade Show taking place on Sept. 30, 2010, at the Delta Burnaby Hotel & Conference Centre.
July 12, 2010 – The International Conference on Building Systems and Technology (ICBEST) 2010, the world’s premier building envelope conference, was organized by the British Columbia Building Envelope Council (BCBEC) in cooperation with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and held in Vancouver, BC from June 27-30, 2010.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT ICBEST provides worldwide forum The International Conference on Building Systems and Technology (ICBEST) 2010 was organized by the British Columbia Building Envelope Council (BCBEC) in co-operation with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and held in Vancouver, B.C., from June 27-30, 2010.
May 18, 2010 – The Canadian Glass Association (CGA) has announced its inaugural Conference & Trade Show. It will take place September 30, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Glass Connections 2010 is a one-day session that will present the latest technologies for the glass and metal industry used to improve the productivity of glazing building envelopes.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT CGA announces Glass Connections 2010 The Canadian Glass Association (CGA) has announced its inaugural Conference & Trade Show. It will take place Sept. 30, 2010, in Vancouver, B.C. Glass Connections 2010 is a one-day session that will present the latest technologies for the glass and metal industry.
Mar. 16, 2010 – The pressure is on from regulators and the public to implement energy-saving technologies in commercial buildings. While window replacement creates a great opportunity for savings, many building and maintenance professionals are apprehensive about the time, expense and inconvenience of doing a complete tear-out and replacement.
Education, demonstrations, new products and an inspirational speech from “Canada’s Ultimate Hockey Dad” were on the slate at Win-door North America 2009.
Launching a trade show doesn’t happen overnight. It starts with a need, followed by an idea that’s backed by a lot of hard work.  That’s how Win-door got its start.
When my dad and I started Applewood Glass and Mirror Inc. in 1979, I used to fabricate and install windows and entrances by day and look after the books and try to drum up business by night,” recounts company president Tony Menecola. This year the company is celebrating 30 years in business and a move to a newly self-renovated 40,000-square-foot facility in Mississauga, Ont.
The window and door industry is constantly changing. Not only do manufacturers and fabricators need to keep their eye on new fenestration components as they are introduced, and new technologies as they come online, they also need to keep informed about new standards and updates to energy codes.
Offshore-made product is an elephant in the room. The subject is still very much taboo in any industry, including the glass industry. The mere mention of the topic is enough to spark heated debates across the continent. In fact, when Glass Canada magazine approached both proponents and opponents of offshore glass, many companies simply did not wish to go on record.
Brian Wiles from ProTemp Glass wins by a head while Grace Genitori, left, and Mima Krutzler, right, from TAGG Industries place and show.”
The decorative business in the last five years has certainly grown leaps and bounds,” says Bill Marchitello, director of marketing and business development for Prelco, who was one of several companies Glass Canada spoke to about trends in the ‘deco’ glass industry.
Glass is playing an ever increasing role in the generation of heat and electricity through sunlight, which means an increasingly lucrative market is now opening up for the glass industry.

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