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August 25, 2016
FEATURED NEWS: Yanek to leave GANA
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GANA and IGMA release processed glass PCR

GANA and IGMA have announced the approval and release of the Product Category Rule (PCR) for Processed Glass. The PCR is based on revisions made to the Institute of Construction and Environment (Institut Bauen und Umwelt e.V., or IBU) standard Part B PCR structure for Glass Wall and Ceiling Coverings, 2014. >> Read full article

Glass Connections adds tour of Canadian Science and Technology Museum

The Canadian Glass Association has added a free tour of the Canadian Science and Technology Museum to its Glass Connections program, Sept. 13 to 14 in Ottawa. The tour takes place on the first afternoon before the evening welcome reception. Pre-registration is required. >> Read full article

Government of Canada, Ontario announce new infrastructure funding program

The Government of Canada remains committed to making significant investments in infrastructure that will improve our public transit systems, strengthen Canadian communities, and help create jobs and grow the middle class now while building a strong foundation for a sustainable economic future. >> Read full article

LiSec opens new service and training centre

In 2016, the LiSEC service and training teams have moved into a new building, which was officially opened on April 29th. The employees of the departments service and assembly did not only get a new home, LiSEC will from now on hold high-quality courses on state-of-the-art plants for customers and its own staff in this new building. >> Read full article

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Yanek to leave GANA

The Glass Association of North America has announced that Bill Yanek will leave GANA to pursue a new opportunity as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PSRM). >> Learn More…

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Guardian SunGuard® SNX 51/23 Glass Brings Out Best in Adaptive Reuse

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 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