Processing & productivity
The passion in the room was palpable at times when Geza Banfai, a veteran construction lawyer with McMillan in Toronto, addressed a gathering of the Ontario Glass and Metal Association at Richmond Hill Golf Club to update members on the Ontario government’s review of the Construction Lien Act and the potential for prompt payment legislation in the province.
"It’s an evolution, not a revolution.” That’s how James Janeteas, president of 3D printer provider Cimetrix Solutions, described additive manufacturing — or 3D printing as it is often called — at an event in Toronto late last year.
Sept. 16, 2015 - More efficient production processes and constantly high quality standards: with a new insulating glass line, sedak based in Gersthofen, Germany further expands its leading position in the industry of oversize glass units. Machinery especially fabricated for the corporation, enables sedak now to industrially produce insulating glass units up to 15m. “The manufacturing time has been reduced and insulating glass units are therefore even more economical,” says sedak CEO Bernhard Veh.
Sept. 16, 2015 - AGNORA is providing architects with another tool to realize their dreams and enhance the aesthetics of their architectural glass designs. AGNORA has installed the largest ceramic ink digital glass printer in North and South America.
July 8, 2015 - Dymax Corporation’s European subsidiary, Dymax Europe GmbH, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.  Based in Wiesbaden Germany, the company offers light-curable adhesives, coatings, and gasketing materials for applications in a variety of markets.  In addition to adhesives and coatings, Dymax GmbH offers high-performance oligomers and a variety of dispensing and light-curing equipment to strengthen its position as a comprehensive systems supplier.
April 24, 2015 - A comprehensive online resource from Creative Safety Supply teaches companies the 5S industrial organization system associated with Lean business methods. Through videos, text and diagrams, visitors are linked to extensive information on how to Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize and Sustain their work environments for maximum efficiency.
Feb. 24, 2014 - Hypertherm is announcing its 2014 Webinar Series, a collection of free, educational webinars for fabricators and others who have the need to routinely cut metal and other industrial materials.
When processing glass with machinery (drilling, grinding, polishing), glass particles are removed from the glass surface by an abrasive force.
The use of setting blocks in an insulating glass unit addresses many important issues and adds features that enhance the overall performance of the IGU as well as the entire fenestration system.
Moving glass has greater potential than stationary to injure or kill those handling it.
Jan. 13, 2014 - The gap between the levels of labour productivity in Canada and the United States is due primarily to the larger share of employment in small firms in Canada and their comparatively lower labour productivity vis-a-vis large firms. Labour productivity is defined as gross domestic product (GDP) per hour worked.
Aug. 14, 2013 – In addition to new cutting lines at Hartung Wilsonville and Hartung Salt Lake City, Hartung Canada continues to grow and has welcomed the arrival of some beautiful, new glass fabrication equipment. There was a dedication ceremony for Hartung Canada's brand new Glaston RC200 Tam tempering furnace now servicing western Canada and beyond. The made-in-Finland, 94-inch x 188-inch oven includes the acclaimed Tamglass Vortex convection system renowned for the highest quality, flat tempered product on the market.
In the June 2013 publication of Glass Canada, Margaret Webb gave an overview of a Technical Services bulletin developed by the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Association to assist the industry in providing a proper technical understanding for thermal stress.
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