For many exhibitors and visitors of GlassBuild America in Las Vegas, this year’s trade show was a return to normalcy. Foot traffic was up, and deals and connections were made throughout the three-day event that packed the sizeable Las Vegas Convention Center.

As ICD High Performance Coatings + Chemistries’ owner and CEO Kris Vockler put it, the show felt like one of the most attended and busiest in years.

As ICD High Performance Coatings + Chemistries’ owner and CEO Kris Vockler put it, the show felt like one of the most attended and busiest in years.

“It had a bit of a glasstec feel where people are stacked up to talk to you,” she says. “It was really good.”

To recap GlassBuild, we have combined our coverage for the week into one article. The coverage is broken into dates to find easily. Enjoy.

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022

WATCH: Back in Vegas: Glass Industry Returns for GlassBuild America

READ: GlassBuild America Ushers in Networking and the Latest Industry Products

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022

WATCH: Trend Talk at Las Vegas

  • From high-performance facades and materials to improving operational efficiencies, exhibitors at GlassBuild America focused on these topics and much more. We talked to some companies to learn more about their newest developments.
  • https://usglassmag.com/2022/10/trend-talk-at-las-vegas/

READ: GlassBuild America: Current Economic Concerns Not Severely Impacting Some Companies

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022

WATCH: GlassBuild Products and Developments

READ: GlassBuild America: Transitions and Firsts Highlight Annual Trade Show

  • For many exhibitors, GlassBuild was the perfect time to show new products. M3 Glass Technologies took the opportunity to showcase its new backpainted glass and printed products. Erika Kelley, a product line manager at M3, says the company aimed to offer more custom decorative interior glasswork. “Right now, M3 is making a transition into decorative backpainted glass,” she says. “One of the things that we are focusing on now is our backpainted glass and printing. We want to be able to do a lot more custom decorative interior glasswork.”
  • https://usglassmag.com/2022/10/glassbuild-america-transitions-and-firsts-highlight-annual-trade-show/

Friday, Oct. 21, 2022

WATCH: Products and Celebrations from GBA ’22

READ: GlassBuild America: Global Reach and New Blood

  • Xinglass America, a manufacturer of glass processing machines and equipment, headquartered in China but with facilities throughout the globe, enjoyed a productive week. Frank Zhu, a director at Xinglass America, says that he was pleased to find that a lot of people were interested in the company’s glass tempering furnaces.
  • https://usglassmag.com/2022/10/glassbuild-america-global-reach-and-new-blood/