Volume 34, Number 5, May 1999

 

iGm/FW and Atlanta

Where decision-makers come to do business . . . and relax too!

Since advance planning can help you make the most of your stay at iGm/FW ’99, we are happy to provide this Official iGm/FW ’99 Planner and Guide to Atlanta. This guide provides important information about iGm/FW ’99 itself such as the conference schedule, list of exhibitors* and floor plan. It also includes helpful information about Atlanta such as lodging and restaurants, city attractions and transportation options.

iGm/FW ’99 this November 3-5 has generated such phenomenal interest that it promises to be the largest in iGm/FW history. More than 240 companies and 1300 booths will showcase the newest and best in the glass and fenestration industries.

A full slate of seminars and workshops is also planned. These seminars are designed to provide valuable information and innovative techniques to improve productivity, increase management effectiveness and refine your sales and marketing efforts.

Combine these tremendous opportunities to do business with the countless attractions of this year’s cosmopolitan host city, Atlanta, Georgia, and the possibilities become endless. Industry News - May 1999

We hope you find this guide helpful as you plan to make the most of iGm/FW ’99 this November 3-5 in Atlanta. We encourage you to call if you have any questions or need more information about iGm/FW ’99.

See you in Atlanta!!

*List of exhibitors as of press time.


Photo courtesy of AC&VB. Photographer: Kevin Rose

Show Managed by Dame Associates
51 Church St.                                                                                                            
Boston, MA 02116
www.igmfw.com
617/482-3596 or 800/843-3263; fax: 617/423-0245

Show Produced by Interglassmetal Corp.
P.O. Box 187
Ossining, NY 10562

Planner and Show Guide Published by KEY Communications Inc.
P.O. Box 569
Garrisonville, VA 22463
540/720-5584; fax: 540/720-5687

 

HOTEL INFO

Hilton & Towers (Headquarters Hotel)
255 Courtland
404/659-2000
Rates:
Main Hotel
    Single/Double $152/$177
Towers
    Single/Double $195/$220
Marriott Marquis
265 Peachtree Center Ave.
404/521-0000
Rates:
    Single $156/Double $169
Days Inn - Downtown
300 Spring St.
404/523-1144
Rates:
    Single $109/Double $119
Inn at the Peachtrees Best Western
330 W Peachtree
404/577-6970
Rates:
    Single/ Double $122
The Spirit of Atlanta
165 Courtland and International
404/659-6500
Rates:
    Single/ Double $106; $20 each additional person
Embassy Suites Hotel - Downtown
267 Marietta St.
404/223-2300
Rates:
    Single/ Double $185
The Georgian Terrace
659 Peachtree St.
404/897-1991
Rates:
    Single $165/Double $175
Omni Hotel at CNN Center (Closest to show)
100 CNNCenter
404/659-0000
Rates:
    Single $179/Double $199
Wyndham Hotel
160 Spring St. and International
404/688-8600
Rates:
    Single $165/Double $175
Holiday Inn - Downtown
101 International
404/524-5555
Rates:
    Single $119/Double $129
Ritz-Carlton Atlanta
181 Peachtree St.
404/659-0400
Rates:
    Single/Double $170
Days Inn - Airport
4601 Best Rd.
404/761-6500
Rates:
    Single/ Double $70
Westin Peachtree Plaza
210 Peachtree St.
404/659-1400
Rates:
    Single $155/Double $175
 

iGm/FW Exhibitors

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Acro Extrusion Corp.     Booth 933
ACTUAL of America Inc.    Booth 2523
ADCO and AlliedSignal Co.        Booth 835
Adhesives Research Inc.                Booth 1601
Alumet Manufacturing Inc. Booth 1435
American Architectural Mfgrs Assoc.    Booth 926
Amesbury Group Inc.     Booth 335
Automated Manufacturing Solutions   Booth 1600
Azon USA Inc.     Booth 1852
Aztech Inc.    Booth 733
La Revista del Vidrio, Fachadas y Ventanas   Booth 2023
L.B. Plastics Inc.    Booth 1316
Lineal Components Inc.   Booth 1035

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BayForm Booth 1335
BC Glass & Glazing Magazine Booth 2023
Besten Inc.  Booth 2651
Billco Manufacturing Inc.   Booth 1517
Bostik Inc.   Booth 2031 
Bystronic Inc.  Booth 1943
MacInnes Tool Company    Booth 2000
Marley Mouldings Inc.   Booth 2517
Maya Positioning Equipment Co. Inc    Booth 1134
Mikron Industries Inc.    Booth 1208
Morton International Inc. Specialty Chemicals Group     Booth 533

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Capital Tape Company    Booth 1602
Carlson Systems Engineering   Booth 2943
Chelsea Building Products    Booth 2233
Chemetall Chemical Products    Booth 2835
Colonial Metal Products Inc.     Booth 3021
Competitive Edge Resources Inc.     Booth 2227
CP Films Inc.   Booth 3061
National Wood Window & Door Association   Booth TBA
New Hudson Corporation    Booth 2634
Norton Performance Plastics     Booth 1516
Novatech Glass Inc.     Booth 1235
Novus Inc/Autostock Scratch Removal    Booth 1514

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Dayton Technologies  Booth 627
Dlubak Corporation    Booth 1108
Palmer Mirror Mastics   Booth 1417
Pecora Corporation    Booth 1433
Perfect Tinning Corporation    Booth 1343
P.H. Tech Corporation     Booth 2417
PMC Software Inc.     Booth 1317
PPG Industries Inc.    Booth 3122
Pres-On Tape & Gasket Corp.   Booth 1532
Prestik Manufacturing Inc.     Booth 2933
Pro-Line Machinery Inc.    Booth 1343

E

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Edgetech, I.G. Inc.   Booth 2743
Elumatec U.S.A. Inc.    Booth 1642
ENERPRO - Engineered Profiles      Booth 1761
Quality Lineals Inc.   Booth 1000

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Fiberlux Inc.   Booth 435
Film Technologies International    Booth 1915
First Systech International Inc.   Booth 1923
The Fletcher-Terry Company   Booth TBA
Formtech Enterprises Inc.   Booth 2734
Frank Lowe Rubber & Gasket Co. Inc.   Booth 2317
Rehau Inc.  Booth 1017
Rite Screen Inc.    Booth 2008
Roto Hardware Systems   Booth 2735
Round Top Window Products     Booth 2223
Royal Group Technologies Ltd     Booth 2217

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Gaer Hardware Ltd.   Booth 2028
GlasPac Total Solutions    Booth 1102
Glasslam N.G.I. Inc.    Booth 2323
Glassline Corporation    Booth 1609
Glass Equipment Development Inc.    Booth TBA
Grafco    Booth 1175
G-U Hardware Inc.     Booth 443
Sampson Automation Company Inc.    Booth 843
Schlegel Systems Inc.     Booth 1423
Screen Manufacturers Association    Booth 1101
Sommer & Maca Industries Inc.   Booth 2009
Soniplastics Inc.    Booth 1117
Southwall Technologies     Booth 1429
Spadix Technologies Inc.    Booth 1931
Spectus Systems    Booth 2123
Sturtz Machinery Inc.   Booth 1023

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H.B. Fuller Company  Booth 3122
H-O Products Corp      Booth 2414
Hygrade Metal Moulding Manufacturing     Booth 1753
Tamglass Limited Oy   Booth 623
Thermoplast Inc.   Booth 2511
Tom Brown Inc.    Booth 1901
Tony & Dannie Hardware Co. Ltd.    Booth 1929
Tools for Bending Inc. I.G.     Booth 1161
TruSeal Technologies Inc.     Booth 2443
Truth Hardware, a FKI Industries Company    Booth 923

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IBP Equipment Inc.    Booth 2115
Ideal Security Inc.     Booth 1002
Industrial Gasket & Shim Co. Inc.     Booth 1001
Intek Plastics Inc.    Booth 1219
Ultra Hardware Products Inc   Booth 1700
Unruh Fabricators Inc.    Booth 1743
Urban Machinery     Booth 1717
USGlass Magazine    Booth 2023

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JW Window Components Inc.   Booth 626 Ventana USA   Booth 2411
Venture Tape Corporation   Booth 2535
Vesuvius McDanel Company     Booth 2635

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Kommerling Canada   Booth 1509 WAKEFIELD    Booth 2133
Wegoma Inc.    Booth 1043
W & F Manufacturing Inc.     Booth 1215
Window Film Magazine     Booth 2023
Windshield & Glass Repair Magazine   Booth 2023
WINMAC     Booth 1650
Witte North America Ltd.    Booth 1217
Wood's Powr-Grip Co. Inc.     Booth 2643

 

Things to Do in Atlanta

Atlanta is full of history, arts and culture. Highlighted are just a few of the many attractions Atlanta has to offer.

 

Atlanta History Center/Buckhead  404/814-4000
130 West Paces Ferry Road, NW
(MARTA: Mon-Sat, Bus 23 leaving Lenox. Sunday- get off at Peachtree & W. Paces Ferry Rd., walk south on W. Paces Ferry Road)
Tour two historic homes and visit exhibits on the Civil War.
Admission: Adults $7, Students/Seniors $5, youths 6-17 $4, children 5 and under FREE (general admission includes museum, all exhibitions and gardens)

CNN Center  404/827-2300
One CNN Center, Suite 275
MARTA -Omni/ Dome/WCC Station)
Tour studios while they are broadcasting. See the largest unsupported escalator in the Southeast - eight stories tall!
Admission: FREE

World of Coca-Cola   404/676-5151
55 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
(MARTA: Five Points Station)
A one-of-a-kind attraction with more than 1,000 artifacts and futuristic soda fountains.
Admission: Adults $6, Seniors (55+) $4, Children 6-12 $3, Children 5 and under FREE.

High Museum of Art    404/577-6940
30 John Wesley Dobbs Ave. NE
(MARTA - adjacent to Peachtree Center Station)
Houses art from European and American to African.
Admission: FREE

Underground Atlanta    404/523-2311
Peachtree at Alabama streets
(MARTA: entrance located opposite Five Points Station)
Six blocks in the heart of Atlanta with over 100 specialty shops and eateries.

Jimmy Carter Library and Museum    404/331-0296
1 Copenhill
(MARTA Bus 16 (Noble) to Cleburne Avenue from Five Points Station)
Films, videos and displays on the office of the Presidency of Jimmy Carter.
Admission: Adults $4, Senior citizens $3, 16 and under FREE

Martin Luther King Jr. Historic District    404/524-1956
449 Auburn Ave, NE
(MARTA Bus 3 from Five Points Station or Edgewood/Candler Park Station)
Visit The King Center - Dr. King’s grave, birth home and Ebenezer Baptist Church where he preached. Self-guided tours.
Admission: FREE

Rhodes Hall   404/881-9980
1516 Peachtree St NW
Romanessqe Revival house that was completed in 1904. Features exquisite stained-glass windows, winding hand-carved mahogany staircase and elaborate woodwork and plasterwork on its main floor.
Admission: $3

Fernbank Museum of History and Fernbank Science Center    404/370-0960
767 Clifton Road, NE
(MARTA Bus 2 from North Avenue or Avondale Station)
A 150 acre environmental/education complex including a planetarium, observatory and the Fernbank Forest.
Museum admission: Adults $6.95, Students/Senior $7.95, Children 12 and under $4.95

Georgia’s Stone Mountain Park    770/498-5700
Highway 78
(MARTA Bus 120 from Avondale station)
A 3,200 acre park with the world’s largest mass of exposed granite, complete with a three-acre carving of the Confederate heroes of the Civil War. Includes swimming, fishing, tennis, golf, skylift and other activities.
Admission: $6 per car.

Atlanta Falcons (Football)
Georgia Dome
For info check out www.atlantafalcons.com or call 404/249-6400 or 800/326-4000

Atlanta Thrashers (Hockey)
Debuts October 1999 in Atlanta arena
Tickets will range from $10 - $70
For info. check out www.atlantathrashers.com or call 404/584-PUCK

Places to Eat

Exhibitors and attendees can make dining arrangements through a courtesy link established on the iGm/FW site: www.igmfw.com or directly at www.savvydiner.com  The link connects individuals to a dining guide for Atlanta restaurants. The search can be done by name, type of cuisine or by type of dining experience (ex: casual, upscale). Information provided includes address, hours and phone number, type of cuisine with a sample menu, any special attire required and credit cards that are accepted. Reservations can be made on-line and Savvydiner will confirm within 24 hours.

Buckhead

**Atlanta Fish Market (Seafood)    404/2626/3165

**Nava (Southwest)   404/240-1984

Fado Irish Pub   404/841-0066

**LaGrotta (Italian)   770/395-9925

**Maggiano’s Little Italy (Italian)   404/816-9650

Ruth’s Chris Steak House   404/365-0660

Midtown

Front Page News (Cajun and Creole)  404/897-3500

Johnny Rockets Underground Atlanta (50’s-style diner)  404/525-7117

Official All-Star Cafe   404/589-8326

**South City Kitchen (American) 404/873-7358

The Varsity (famous for chili dogs and onion rings)   404/881-1706

Virginia Highlands  

**Dish   404/897-3463

**Surin (Thai)   404/892-7789

Downtown

Busy Bee Cafe (Soul Food)   404/525-9212

** Hot Picks courtesy of Southern Aluminum Finishing employees who live and work in Atlanta, GA.

 

Shopping

Five Points and Virginia Highlands

    Full of art galleries, eclectic boutiques and specialty eateries.

Lenox Square Mall

    Buckhead - (located six miles north of downtown) - More than 1,400 retail outlets, 69 art galleries and hundreds of restaurants.

Miami Circle

    Buckhead, is known as a center for antique enthusiasts.

Mall of Georgia

    Norcross, GA - 1.7 million square feet (scheduled to open August 1999) - Lord & Taylor, Nordstrom, Dillard’s.

AmericasMart Atlanta

    Downtown Atlanta - 3.5 million square feet. Four buildings that are open to trade only: Atlanta Gift Mart, Atlanta Merchandise Mart, Atlanta Apparel      Mart and Inforum.

The Atlanta Out Park

   Atlanta’s #1 place to shop, (outlet mall).

 

Transportation

MARTA (rapid transit)  404/848-4711
$1.50 fare

Alamo   770/319-1190
Budget   404/530-3030
Checker Cab Co. 404/351-1111
Dollar  404/766-0244
Holliday Auto Rental   404/768-2120
Thrifty    404/524-2843


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