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April 5, 2018
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Alumicor

Managing change: Top Glass positions you for the future

If everything always stayed the same there would be no need to come out to trade shows. Instead, we are inundated with change.


Small changes, big results

Dr. Charles (Chuck) Black of Brookhaven National Laboratory in the United States will present his team’s research using nanomaterials to render glass and some plastics virtually invisible by eliminating nearly all surface reflections.


A chance to shine - the OGMA Awards of Excellence

The Ontario Glass and Metal Association has announced that nominations are now being received for the 2018 Awards for Excellence.


The science of restoration: You may not have to throw out scratched panels

Scratched glass is a major issue, especially on high value, heavy fabricated or hard-to-acquire materials. Jobsite damage from other trades can also be a major issue for the glazier.
 
 
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Euro Vinyl

Walls Come Down for This Door

The main glass feature in modern homes includes large sliding doors. Walls are knocked out and multi-slide doors open up indoor living to outdoor spaces. It's not just about a view of the sky these days. This emerging design element has shifted to something with a greater purpose. >> Learn more
 
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Top Glass show floor SOLD OUT

With 12 days left to go until Canada's architectural glass event, Top Glass organizers are announcing the show floor is sold out with 65 exhibitors in 17,000 square feet. » Learn More
 
 
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Vetrotech

Vetrotech at Top Glass, booth 57

Vetrotech Saint-Gobain North America, manufacturer of fire-rated glass and fire-resistant door, frame, window, and curtain wall systems, will be attending Top Glass Canada 2018. Visit Vetrotech in booth 57. Vetrotech has an abundance of products and knowledge to share with those in attendance. Register here to make an appointment to meet with one of our experts and pick up a Keralite fire-rated glass sample kit at Top Glass. >> Learn more
 
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Knowing NAFS: Jaugelis explains how to navigate the standard at Top Glass

With the title “North American Fenestration Standard,” it is tempting to think that NAFS applies equally to all fenestration products. » Read more...

Silicone secrets: Alternatives to ceramic frit for spandrel

In this AIA-accredited presentation, Chris Fronsoe of ICD High Performance Coatings will discuss the use of silicone opacifiers in spandrel applications, educating attendees about the technological concept, application process and implications for surface performance, durability and esthetics. » Read more...

Glass Canada editor a guest on Tim Byrne Almost Live podcast

In what may be a career-ending move, Glass Canada editor Patrick Flannery sat down with Tim Byrne, president of Stadia Glass and Door and host of Tim Byrne Almost Live, for a Scotch-fuelled podcast about the glass industry, the magazine and Flannery's road to get there. » Read more...
 
Events 
 
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OGMA Spring Seminar

April 12, 2018
Location: Richmond Hill Country Club
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Top Glass

April 17, 2018
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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AIA Conference

June 21-23, 2018
Location: New York, N.Y.
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