Event reports
Sept. 10, 2015 - Commdoor Aluminum has once again demonstrated its support for the industry by signing on as a Silver Sponsor of Top Glass 2016, Canada's trade event for commercial glaziers, glass fabricators and building designers. Based in Woodbridge, Ont., Commdoor has a long history of steady support for sector groups, including the Ontario Glass and Metal Association. Top Glass takes place April 20 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont.
Aug. 31, 2015 - The 2015 IGMA Fall Technical Conference will feature double duty by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Robert Tenent. He will be giving a lunch presentation covering several topics of importance to the IG industry, as well as hosting attendees at a tour of the NREL laboratories in nearby Golden, Colorado. This state of the art facility has a mission focus on Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy and Systems Integration. The conference will be held in beautiful downtown Denver, Colorado, at the luxurious and historic Brown Palace Hotel October 5th through 8th.
GlassBuild America returns to the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga., on Sept. 16 through 18, with a focus on profit-generating resources and expanded opportunities for the window and door industry through the Dealer Days section of the show. GlassBuild is organized by the National Glass Association and the Window and Door Dealers Alliance.
Aug. 6, 2015 - At GlassBuild America 2015, Messe Düsseldorf will promote glasstec 2016, International Trade Fair for Glass Production, Processing and Products, to be held from September 20 – 23, 2016 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany. At GlassBuild America booth 2519, glasstec 2016 exhibitor and visitor information will be available as well as information on hotel and travel arrangements.
July 15, 2015 - Online registration for Vitrum 2015 is now open. This is a simple, quick way of visiting one of the leading exhibitions in the glass industry, which has a particularly rich line-up of new technologies, appointments and special events this year.
July 8, 2015 - Author and researcher Mic Patterson addressed the audience at the 2015 American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Summer Conference, held June 28-July 1, in Seattle. Patterson’s keynote address at the event reviewed the recent evolution in façade technology and applications. He identified current and emerging drivers that are powering this change and discussed the challenges and opportunities now facing the glass industry.
June 22, 2015 - Companies in glass machine manufacturing, the glass industry and the glazing trade can now register for glasstec 2016, the International Trade Fair for Glass Production, Processing and Products, which will be held at the Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre from September 20 to 23  2016.
The National Glass Association (NGA) and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance (WDDA) have announced that registration for GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, returning to the Georgia World Congress Center, September 16-18, 2015, is now open. GlassBuild America is presented by the NGA and the WDDA, along with show partners, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), the Glass Association of North America (GANA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA).
IGMA (the Insulating Glass Manufacturer’s Alliance) is happy to announce a new activity at its upcoming Fall Technical Conference in Denver, Colorado: Ignite Breakfasts. During the Ignite Breakfasts, speakers will have 5 minutes and 20 slides to convey their message to attendees.
Top Glass, Canada’s conference event for the commercial glazing industry, smashed through expectations on April 15 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont., with glaziers, fabricators and architects swarming an expanded show floor and education seminars packed to standing room only.
The pain is finally over. The U.S. glazing industry that has been suffering from recession and the post-traumatic stress disorder that followed, has finally recovered. In fact, “recovered” is a poor choice of word.
May 29, 2015 - A sold-out tournament with 144 golfers and a dinner afterwards for close to 170 showed some strong interest and participation from the Ontario glass community at the Ontario Glass and Metal Association's spring golf. Held May 28 at Piper's Heath in Milton, Ont., OGMA members enjoyed perfect weather, a steak dinner and the chance to catch up with old friends and new.
IGMA (the Insulating Glass Manufacturer’s Alliance) is pleased to announce our Fall Technical Conference, to be held in beautiful downtown Denver, Colorado, at the luxurious and historic Brown Palace Hotel October 5th through 8th.
Here’s your report from Canada’s commercial glazing show that went down April 15 in Mississauga, Ont.
The Ontario Glass and Metal Association recognized two outstanding projects at Top Glass. Check out the presentations here.

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