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Predominantly a “Domestic Show”  
he international glass industry congregated in  
The Italian industry was well represented, with at least 30  
Beijing late last month for the 28 annual China companies from the country showcasing their offerings.  
Glass exhibition. One was Fenzi Group, which received positive feedback  
While the show featured a majority of domestic businesses, from the local market, where it has been in business for more  
the international presence was strong, particularly from Ger- than three decades. “We are able to reach a quintessential  
many and Italy. Even the U.S. was in on the action, with com- customer base that goes from China to Southeast Asia,” said  
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panies such as Quanex Building Products exhibiting.  
Alessandro Fenzi, CEO of Fenzi Group.  
“There were eight full halls loaded with anything from hand  
The German industry had another 30 companies repre-  
tools to fully automated seaming and insulating lines,” said sented in its pavilion. An underlying theme they highlighted  
Quanex vice president of sales Larry Johnson, who was on site was “Industry 4.0.”  
for much of the event. “We found several companies that im-  
As for the Chinese market, China Glass organizers said  
pressedusonthequalityoftheequipmenttheywereshowing.” in a news release that the domestic glass industry “faces  
Johnson said Quanex had visitors to its booth from mul- some turns for the better” thanks to “supply-side structure  
tiple countries, including the U.S. and Canada.  
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Technical Conference  
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We are seeking individuals with:  
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Sales experience of glass or construction related  
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November 8-10, 2017  
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Capability to call on new or existing customers  
Excellent communication skills, can discuss  
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September 12-14, 2017  
GANA Fall Conference  
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Georgia World Congress Center Boston  
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Boston Convention  
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GlassBuild America 2017  
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February 1, 2018  
2018 IGMA Winter Conference  
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Georgia World Congress Center Organized by IGMA  
Atlanta  
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Tucson, Ariz.  
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www.glassbuildamerica.com  
October 3-6, 2017  
Vitrum 2017  
March 4-8, 2018  
BEC Conference 2018  
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Caesar’s Palace  
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Fiera Milano  
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Las Vegas  
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Windows and Assemblies  
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October 4-6, 2017  
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San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk  
Hotel, Henry B. Gonzalez  
Convention Center  
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