Volume 44, Issue 9 - September 2009


storefront and curtainwall
Columbia Commercial Building Products Now Fabricating Storefront
Columbia Commercial Building Products in Rockwall, Texas, has announced that it is now offering fabricated storefront to glazing contractors. The company has taken the precision of its window fabrication process and applied it to thermal and non-thermal storefront systems.

According to information from the company, factory fabrication can help glaziers to reduce labor costs and ensure quality installations.


SaberPack Introduces SaberPad
SaberPack Inc., a Lino Lakes, Minn.-based provider of interleaving powder to the glass industry, has introduced its newest product, SaberPad.

The company reports that it is fast-tracking production of a new glass pad produced from natural wood fiberboard due to recent changes in the source of supply for glass pads. SaberPad is 0.40 inches thick, with a density of 19 pounds per cubic foot, having dust free, sealed and ironed surfaces on both sides. Full scale production of the material is scheduled to begin this month.

glass furniture
EPCO Envisions a Transparent Table

EPCO USA in City of Industry, Calif., is now offering the Envisioned glass table. The company supplies small assembly hardware to connect the lites that form the table; due to the hardware’s small size, the table maintains excellent transparency, the company reports. The table can be custom-designed according to the customer’s requirements.

Solutia’s Certified Saflex® Weathers the Storm
The Saflex® SilentGlass Technology™ advanced acoustic interlayer from St. Louis-based Solutia is now approved for use in Dade County, Fla. The certification allows the SilentGlass interlayer to be used for both large and small missile impact-resistant glazing for hurricane protection. SilentGlass is the first interlayer designed specifically for high performance sound dampening to also receive the approval of Miami Dade County. 

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