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GlassCon Global VE-Glass Expo VE Focuses on Industry Trends and Innovation

GlassCon Global VE-Glass Expo VE’s sessions provided a look at the industry’s latest innovations and trends while it’s exhibit hall brought attendees and exhibitors together virtually to exchange information in a new way. While most in-person meetings were cancelled this … Continue reading

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GPD Opens with Three Keynotes; Award Presentation

The 16th Glass Performance Days (GPD) is taking place this week in Tampere, Finland, where more than 1,000 participants have gathered for education and networking opportunities. The official opening took place last night and included both entertainment and a number … Continue reading

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GPAD Takes on Automation, Big Glass and More

It’s all about efficiency—or at least that was the overarching takeaway of the Glass Processing Automation Days (GPAD) conference hosted by FeneTech, which was held at the JW Marriott in New Orleans this year. During this three-day conference, members from … Continue reading

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Vitkala Named Glass Builder of the Year 2013

The Board of the Finnish Flat Glass Association, Suomen Tasolasiyhdistys ry, has unanimously voted Jorma Vitkala as Glass Builder of the Year 2013, for his achievements as the initiator and organizer of Glass Performance Days (GPD). Among Vitkala’s achievements, he … Continue reading

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