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April 28, 2016
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NGA Offering Access to OSHA-10 and OSHA-30 Online Training
The NGA is now offering convenient access to the OSHA 10-Hour and OSHA 30-Hour online training courses hosted by the UL, a trusted source for OSHA-authorized training.  Upon successful course completion, trainees will receive a printable diploma and their OSHA card provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.

The OSHA courses hosted by UL are available for U.S.-based employees under OSHA’s jurisdiction and provide 24/7 access to course material, printable job aids and access to safety training and support professionals. Participants also have the ability to earn IACET-approved CEUs. NGA members receive a $10 discount on each course.
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Registration for GlassBuild America and the NGA Glazing Executives Forum to Open May 9

 

NGA is pleased to announce that registration for GlassBuild America: The Glass Window & Door Expo and the 11th annual Glazing Executives Forum will open on May 9. 
 
Returning to Las Vegas October 19-21, GlassBuild America 2016 will also feature Express Learning and an expanded tradeshow floor. More than 400 exhibiting companies are expected to showcase their most innovative glass, metals and fenestration products and services. 
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NEWS TO KNOW
PPG Resumes Operations at Fresno Float Plant
YKK Announces Changes in Organization Leadership
 
 
CHAPTER UPDATES
Steady flow and growth at the Mid-Atlantic Glass Expo
By Beth Moorman
Business was brisk at this year’s Mid-Atlantic Glass Expo held April 20 at the Martin’s Crosswinds conference center in Greenbelt, Md. More than 1,300 people from the Washington, D.C., area came to see the latest products and services available from 87 of the leading glass and glazing manufacturers and their representatives.

“This show is the place to be if you’re in the mid-Atlantic market,” said Brad Kingsbury of BK Glass Sales, a wholesale glass distributor.
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GlassDay New England Draws Over 500
The 10th GlassDay New England, presented by the Connecticut & Massachusetts Glass Dealers Associations on Friday, April 8, drew more than 500 attendees and over 30 exhibitors. See photos of the event!    Read More...
TGA Awards Brunch Dedicated to Jerry Wright
The Texas Glass Association (TGA) dedicated their annual awards brunch, held April 9 at the biennial Glass TEXpo '16 in San Antonio, to the memory of Jerry Wright, late president and owner of AAA Glass & Mirror. Jerry served as co-founder and president of TGA and chairman of the National Glass Association from 1991-1992.  Read More...
YOUR PROFITS
Exit Planning and Succession II - Eight Disciplines of a Successful Exit
By Kevin Kennedy, Beacon ExitPlanning LLC

To successfully exit a business, an owner will need to develop a comprehensive, multifaceted exit plan. The exit plan necessitates that owners combine eight business disciplines, from valuation analysis to succession to tax planning. Read More...

NGA MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Modern Glass Company

 

Kathy Millard, president; Kevin Culpepper, vice president

According to Modern Glass Company president Kathy Millard, the company's secret to success is drawing from the experience of the past while still embracing growth and change.  "We always tell our employees, ‘You can learn something new about this industry every day.’" said Millard.

Get to know this fellow NGA member located in northern Idaho! Read More...

  
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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