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February 29, 2016
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NGA Announces 2016 GlassBuild America Exhibit Hall Hours and Show Floor Expansion


Due to increased demand, NGA has expanded the GlassBuild America trade show floor to include an additional hall. The additional hall will add approximately 50,000 net square feet of exhibit space to accommodate even more exhibiting companies. NGA has also announced the 2016 GlassBuild America exhibit hall hours as follows:

Wednesday (10/19) 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday (10/20) 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday (10/21) 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
NGA and Glass Magazine Launch
NGA and Glass Magazine, the official magazine of NGA, are pleased to announce the launch of, a new interactive website that allows users to search globally for float glass manufacturing companies or individual plant locations, sort float plants by company and location, and access website and contact information for float manufacturers.
Chapter Update: Mid-Atlantic Glass Association Presents 29th Annual Glass Expo

The Mid-Atlantic Glass Association will host Glass Expo 2016, April 20 from 3:00pm - 9:00pm, in Greenbelt, Md. The annual table-top exhibit is the only glass exposition in the Washington, DC area and features products and information from suppliers representing architectural glass and glazing products, curtainwall and storefront systems, equipment and machinery, tools, mirrors, bath enclosures, sealants and adhesives, and more.        Read More...

AGC's Martin Addresses the Industry's Supply/Demand Gap at BEC
Tecnoglass Begins Soft Coat Operations in Colombia
A Successful Exit: Capture business wealth and pass the baton to the next generation
By Kevin Kennedy, Beacon ExitPlanning LLC

In running your glass business there is only one guarantee: you eventually will exit—either voluntarily or involuntarily. The day will come when you will have to say goodbye. Exiting is not an easy process, and the odds are not in your favor. In order to succeed, the business and the owner must both be prepared to successfully transfer the business. Read More...

Frontline Glass

(L-R): Derik Garrison, Julie Grant and Newly Potter (recent additions to Frontline Glass ownership)

Get to know Frontline Glass, located in Helena, Montana, its leadership and biggest challenges for 2016.  

"The biggest challenge we see for the upcoming year," says President/CEO Mark Meek, "will be hiring additional installers to meet the needs of the growing industry who not only have the experience but the integrity and work ethic necessary to get the job done." Read More...


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