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August 11, 2016
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StatsCan June building permits report

Municipalities issued building permits worth $6.4 billion in June, down 5.5% from the previous month. Lower construction intentions for multi-family dwellings and institutional buildings were mostly responsible for the decline. >> Read full article

GANA launches new website

Check out the GANA homepage for blog updates containing association and industry news. The GlassNation blog will track industry and assocation news, keeping our home page fresh with new information. >> Read full article

AAMA webinar to focus on new California building energy standards

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) will cover the new California building energy standards going into effect as of Jan. 2017, as well as some recently published installation documents, during a two-part webinar at 12 p.m. EDT on Tues., Aug. 23. >> Read full article

Return of the entrepreneur

There was a chocolate cake on a side table at the Glass 8 office at the eastern edge of Winnipeg. It said ‘Congratulations, Glass 8’ in blue icing. It was explained that the cake was a gift from a client. Not bad for a Thursday. >> Read full article

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IGMA Summer Conference provides great views

Delegates at the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance 2016 Summer Conference sometimes had to tear themselves away from the breathtaking views and visits by the local wildlife long enough to concentrate on the excellent technical progam Aug. 8 to 10 at the Banff Centre for Creativity and the Arts in Banff, Alta. >> Learn More…

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Visit SALEM in Booth #1562 at GlassBuild

SALEM Flat Glass & Mirror will showcase an array of machinery and supplies at GlassBuild 2016 including one of our most powerful combinations, Bovone’s ELB 10/45 with the BRS robotic system. The ELB 10/45 is a 10,000 pound, 10 cup type wheel, edger designed to produce flat edges or miters with arrises. This design is elegant and extremely efficient, with the robotic system bringing a new level of production capability to the glass industry by providing automatic loading and unloading of glass, maximizing productivity and safety in your glass facility. Visit us in booth #1562 to see the Bovone equipment in action. www.salemdist.com | 1.844.858.7444. >> Learn More

 
 Event Calendar 
 

Glass Connections

September 13-14, 2016
Location: Ottawa, Ont. >> More Info

GlassBuild

October 19-21, 2016
Location: Las Vegas, Nev. >> More Info

Top Glass

April 20, 2017
Location: Mississauga, Ont. >> More Info