Glass Expos, the series of premier regional events catering to the architectural glass and metal industry, is gearing up for a trip to Indianapolis. Glass Expo Midwest™ (GEMS) ’18 will be held November 8-9, 2018 at the JW Marriott Indianapolis hotel.

GEMS ’18 offers two days of affordable and essential information to help keep the architectural glass and metal industry up-to-date. In addition to offering training and networking, GEMS gathers top suppliers and expert speakers in one location. GEMS is pleased to announce that several quality companies are joining the show floor.

Located in booth #209 is, the manufacturer of all-aluminum glass racking systems. The company’s rigs can be used on vehicles as small as a Ford Transit, and can even connect to vehicles as large as semi-trailers.

Also on the show floor is SmartLift US, a mobile glass manipulation company. Its equipment is designed for the installation and moving of all types and sizes of glass. Visit the company in booth #121.

Likewise, Access Door will be in attendance with its latest line of architectural push/pull hardware. The company produces a variety of electronic access control and egress devices. Stop by booth #113 to see what it has to offer.

Erdman Automation designs and builds automated equipment for the door and window, insulating glass and commercial glass industries. Erdman provides a range of equipment, including complete turnkey, high-speed insulating glass lines to individual standalone stations for door and window sealant application and assembly.  It can be found at booth #208.

There is still time to pre-register for GEMS ’18 and secure the best discounts. Also, book your room early for the JW Marriott Indianapolis hotel for additional savings. The event website, has links to both for easy access. Booths and rooms tend to book quickly, so don’t miss your chance and reserve early.

To find out more information on exhibiting at Glass Expo Midwest ’18, please call 540/720-5584 or email

This event is co-sponsored by USGlass magazine,™ and Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal.