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February 12, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Top Glass speaker lineup set
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Architectural Glass and Metal Contractors Association seeking executive director

The Architectural Glass & Metal Contractors Association (AGMCA) is in search of an individual with demonstrated leadership and administrative skills who can work effectively with the Association’s Board of Directors and various Industry related committees. he successful candidate will have a good understanding of the collective bargaining process. >> Read full article

Stress hurting worker productivity

One in four Canadian workers have become ill in the last six months due to workplace related stress. According to new research from Morneau Shepell, one in three Canadian employees say they are now suffering or have suffered from a mental health condition such as depression or an anxiety disorder. Another 27 per cent say they are experiencing significant symptoms of stress. >> Read full article

CRL releases catalog

C.R. Laurence has introduced the CRL93A "Big Red" Architectural Hardware Master Catalog. Spanning residential and commercial project types, interior and exterior applications, and numerous CSI divisions, the full-colour, hardbound, 900-plus page sourcebook offers a comprehensive selection of architectural products and services for the industry. >> Read full article

New AAMA blast mitigation standard published

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has released AAMA 510-14, Voluntary Guide Specification for Blast Hazard Mitigation for Vertical Fenestration Systems, which provides a guide to manufacturers, architects, specifiers, contractors and building owners for specifying these types of systems and services to meet the requirements of blast hazard mitigation. >> Read full article

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Top Glass speaker lineup set

Top Glass, Canada’s commercial glazing conference, has released its education program taking place April 15 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont. Topics will include the new CSA standard for balcony glass, offshore curtain wall quality, a review of energy codes and standards and large-format glass panel fabrication. Continuing education credits are available. Registration is free. Top Glass speakers are presented courtesy of Erdman Automation, Ravenbrick and the Ontario Glass and Metal Association. >> Learn More…

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Walker Glass and PPG Industries team up to launch bird safe AviProtek with Solarban® Glass

Walker Glass is proud to launch bird safe low-e coated acid-etched glass products. This innovation marries the AviProtek pattern range from Walker Glass with the outstanding features of Solarban glass products from PPG Industries. Bird friendly regulations continue to grow in North America with limited glazing options. With the Walker Textures™ AviProtek acid-etched stock or custom patterns on surface one combined with the high performance low-e coatings, Solarban® 60, Solarban® 67 or Solarban® 70xl glasses, from PPG Industries on number two, the result is a powerful solution. >>Learn More

 Event Calendar 

Glass Processing Automation Days

March 18-20, 2015
Location: Hyatt Regency Riverwalk, San Antonio, Texas >> More Info

Top Glass Conference 2015

April 15, 2015
Location: International Centre, Mississauga, Ont. >> More Info

Glass Connections

June 3-4, 2015
Location: Saskatoon, Sask. >> More Info