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May 29, 2015
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NGA AT WORK
NGA Announces 10th Annual Glazing Executives Forum Agenda

The glass and glazing industry’s premier event will celebrate its 10th anniversary this fall at GlassBuild America, where contract glaziers from around the country will gather to discuss the industry trends and challenges impacting their businesses. Read More...

MyGlassClass.com Courses Available Free to NGA Members
Have you taken advantage of NGA’s FREE access to three of our most popular flat glass training courses? The three free courses are: Blueprints (regularly $44.95); First Aid and Workplace Safety (regularly $34.95); and Basic Framing Requirements (regularly $24.95). Read More...
 
NEWS TO KNOW
Evans Glass Co. Wins 2015 BBB Torch Award for Ethical Commerce
Hotel Registration Open for GlassBuild America
Here's An Idea: TOPs In-house Training at Hale Glass
 
 
YOUR PROFITS
Improve Profitability in One Simple Trick
By Marco Terry

The business environment for glass companies is highly competitive. Profit margins are tight, so companies need to find ways to maximize gains. For many, increasing prices is a risk that can backfire by decreasing sales. Therefore, the alternative is to focus on cutting costs. One simple way to cut costs: ask suppliers to give your company a discount for paying invoices early. But be sure to implement this trick carefully; using it incorrectly could actually lead to cash flow problems. Read More...

NGA MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Artistry in Glass
Learn more about this fellow NGA member and how it handles the challenges of the Miami market. "Because we are in a hurricane zone, we are under the toughest building codes. It’s very hard to compete with companies that cut corners and don’t meet code. We have to educate our customers about the importance of the codes, and to make sure they understand what we are offering.”  Read More...
 
 
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