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GPD Focuses in on Architectural Design Trends

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From cold bending to high-performance, presenters at Glass Performance Days are focusing on new developments and trends that provide both aesthetics and performance features. Take a look at our coverage today to learn more. Click HERE to watch the video … Continue reading

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GPD Presentation Reviews One Project with a Higher Calling

When it comes to the latest developments in glazing technologies, Glass Performance Days is considered a must-attend event. Six tracks offer a look at a range of topics, including architectural challenges and solutions for facades. As part of this segment … Continue reading

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GPD Focuses on Performance and Innovation

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In today’s GPD video we’re taking a look at several big discussion topics. These include tornado glazing as well as design elements for creating energy-efficient, high-performance facades. Watch the video to learn more. Click HERE to watch the video on … Continue reading

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GPD Gets Underway in Finland

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From education to networking, Glass Performance Days (GPD) is unique. The event opened today in Tampere, Finland, with a focus on changes and innovations affecting the glass industry. Our video coverage today offers a close look at the discussions and … Continue reading

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Are You Prepared to Fail? GPD Presenter Says Failure is Good

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In Silicon Valley, the culture is to fail. With rapidly evolving technology and innovations, perhaps this is a mindset that the glass industry, too, should consider. “Let’s fail together,” suggested architect Kai-Uwe Bergman, partner with the firm BIG, today during … Continue reading

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Roofing Contractor’s Indictment Shows Importance of Fall Safety

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A roofing company owner charged with lying to federal authorities investigating the death of an employee illustrates why glazing contractors and door and window installers must take falling hazards seriously. James J. McCullagh of James J. McCullagh Roofing in Philadelphia … Continue reading

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Apple Awarded Another Structural Glass Design Patent

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Apple has ensured yet another one of its glass structures will remain one of a kind for at least 14 years. The electronics giant was awarded a patent last week for its glass cylinder store entrance design, which was put … Continue reading

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BNP Granted Deadline Extension as Publisher Continues Settlement Efforts with Oldcastle

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BNP Media, publisher of the magazine Building Envelope and buildingenvelopeonline.com, has been granted additional time to respond to a lawsuit Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE) recently filed against it. In May, OBE filed a complaint against BNP alleging trade name and trademark … Continue reading

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Which Industry-Related Companies Made the Fortune 500 Cut?

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The 61st Fortune 500 list was recently released, with the 500 companies accounting for $12.5 trillion in revenues, $945 billion in profits and 26.8 million employees. Among them are a handful of glass and glazing industry-related companies. 3M, which recorded $31.8 … Continue reading

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Transportation Drives Conversation at NWDA

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North America encompasses a countless number of industries and markets, all with their own unique challenges. But most of them, however, share one particular concern that affects everything from the early stages of production to the end user’s ability to … Continue reading

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