The Place to Be  
glass  
Consolidated Glass  
Holdings – Booth #1118  
With its no-metal design, the spacer Bird Protection Glass developed by Ar-  
has shock-absorbing properties that nold Glas. This has a patterned, UV-re-  
counteract glazing stresses caused by flective coating that makes it visible to  
wind, while also minimizing thermal birds while remaining virtually trans-  
conductivity and enhancing conden- parent to the human eye. The glass  
sation resistance.  
helps reduce the risks of bird collisions  
The company will feature Invisiwall and expands the definition of environ-  
glass systems, which include all-glass mental glass to include wildlife conser-  
entrances and doors, point-supported vation, according to the company.  
glass walls, and glass canopies, as well  
Additional products will include  
as a variety of specialty products, such bronze, gray, gold and black tinted mir-  
as bent and decorative glass, as well as rors, custom magnetic markerboards,  
fire-rated, bullet- and blast-resistant Pyrobel fire-resistive glass and framing  
glazing products.  
systems,satin-etched products and more.  
Global Security Glazing will show- yy➤ www.generalglass.com  
case its Childgard safety glass, which is  
designed to withstand extensive phys- Phoenicia Booth #2410  
ical attack in forced-entry scenarios,  
Based in the Lower  
and can be used in interior and exte- Galilee, Phoenicia  
rior applications.  
Consolidated Glass Holdings Inc. yy➤ www.cghinc.com  
CGH) and its family of companies  
has been produc-  
ing, developing  
and supply-  
(
(
Glazing, Columbia Commercial Build-  
J.E. Berkowitz [JEB], Global Security GGI – Booth #1605  
ing glass  
A variety of glass products will be on s i n c e  
ing Products, Solar Seal, and Dlubak display in the General Glass Interna- 1934.  
Specialty Glass), will exhibit a wide tional (GGI) booth, including Ornilux  
range of architectural, security glazing  
and specialty glass products.  
The  
com -  
pany of-  
fers laminated  
JEB will feature the JEB 3Seal™  
HM+ warm-edge spacer system for  
insulating glass units. It features triple  
seal technology,including an advanced  
high strength and ultra-high modulus  
silicone secondary sealant, which the  
company says improves Argon gas re-  
tention and delivers a sleek sightline.  
products dedicated  
to the production of  
safety glass in commercial  
buildings and residential applications,  
in addition to its ultra-clear, low-iron  
True Color.  
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Industry  
Heads Back to  
Atlanta with  
its Latest and  
Greatest  
ttendees at Glassbuild America 2017 will trek their way through the Georgia World  
Congress Center September 12-14 to see all that the industry has to offer. Take a  
look at some of the highlights the show will present.  
A
Glass Flooring Systems –  
U-value performance and air and water and coating for the design vision; and  
infiltration testing. choosing the right glass performance  
Glass Flooring Systems provides for occupancy comfort, energy savings  
Booth #2619  
Glass Flooring Systems will feature  
its thermally broken walkable skylights, Florida hurricane impact testing on and LEED qualifications.  
which the company says are the only its SkyFloor FA-TB four-by-four-foot  
Topics will also include exploring  
products of their kind to be certified by product, which it will display, in addi- glass solutions for hot climates and  
the National Fenestration Ratings Coun- tion to stair treads and a fully struc- laminated glass options for build-  
ings in the South; understanding  
yy➤ www.glassflooringsystems.com the glass possibilities that enhance  
cil and recognized by Energy Star.  
tural glass deck system.  
well-being, privacy and interior de-  
sign; and simplifying the glass spec-  
ification process.  
Guardian Glass –  
Booth #1123  
yy➤ www.guardianglass.com  
Vitro Architectural Glass –  
Booth #2727  
Vitro,formerly PPG Glass,will show-  
case two product-specific Environmen-  
tal Product  
Declarations  
(
EPDs), two  
new resi-  
dential glass  
products and  
In addition to its full line of coated its rebranded  
glass for commercial, residential and in- suite of online  
terior applications, including Guardian glass specifica-  
UltraClear low-iron glass,Guardian Glass tion tools.  
will present its Glass Solutions Hub.  
The EPDs,  
At the hub, attendees can get an on- which cover  
the-spot consultation or learn about flat glass and  
glass trends and in-demand solutions processed glass prod-  
The company, which also manufac- during five-minute talks from com- ucts, enable building projects  
tures interior glass floor systems, glass pany experts on topics such as examin- to earn up to two LEED v4 Materi-  
stair treads and components, will dis- ing the capabilities and considerations  
cuss with attendees its capabilities in of jumbo glass; selecting the right glass  
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als and Resources points under the  
Stop By and See USGlass!  
Optimization” category.  
Building Product Disclosure and  
If you’re walking the GlassBuild America show  
floor, be sure and stop by and see USGlass maga-  
zine in booth #705. You can pick up free magazines,  
sign up for our e-newsletters and say hello to our  
team. We look forward to seeing you in Atlanta.  
Vitro also will display Sungate 460  
and Solarban 90 glasses. Sungate 460  
is a clear passive low-E glass that en-  
ables companies to achieve “Equiv-  
alent Energy Performance Values” doors  
The doors feature  
multi-lock hard-  
ware, and low-pro-  
file accessABLE  
sills may be speci-  
f ed to achieve uni-  
versal design goals.  
The doors’ sturdy  
aluminum hinges,  
along with corner  
key and crimped  
construction, pro-  
vide increased du-  
rability for frequent  
use, according to the company.  
yy➤ www.tubeliteinc.com  
for residential insulating glass units C.R. Laurence –  
(
IGUs) in the Energy Star 6.0 certi- Booth #3823  
f cation standard. Solarban 90 glass  
is based on proprietary multi-silver  
coating technology, and is ideal for  
applications requiring a neutral glass  
appearance, reduced infrared trans-  
mittance and high levels of visible  
light transmittance.  
yy➤ www.vitroglazings.com  
Walker Glass - Booth #3429  
Aldora – Booth #2600  
Aldora’s K2 Summit  
C.R. Laurence Co. Inc.-U.S. Alumi- water-resistant  
num’s dry-glazed DRS Series door ADA door fulf lls  
rails with patented Wedge-Lock tech- the need for a  
nology offer an all-glass aesthetic high-design-pres-  
and arrives completely fabricated, sure, impact-re-  
letting installers adjust the pivots sistant door that  
1
up to /  
8
-inch in either direction for meets water re-  
precise glass alignment and quick quirements with  
installation. The door rails come in a an ADA threshold.  
variety of stock sizes and seven stan- It does not re-  
Walker Glass has launched the Force, dard finishes, with custom finishes quire ramps and  
an anti-slip, full surface acid-etched available.  
is delivered as-  
sembled, ready for  
glass without a pattern. Force was cre- yy➤ www.crlaurence.com  
ated after many years of research and  
installation. Available in  
oversized pairs up to an 8- by-  
Ideal for mid-rise residential proj- 10-foot conf guration with transom  
development for a product that can be Tubelite – Booth #1451  
used safely for pedestrian areas.  
Force is added to the two existing ects, condominiums and hotels, to 12 feet, it can come panic-equipped  
patterns, 406 and 407, of the Walker Tubelite Inc. will feature its TerraPorte on single doors.  
Textures Traction product line. Ac- 7600 terrace doors. Sizes extend up to  
K2 Summet water-resistant doors  
cording to the company, all three op- 12 feet tall and easily integrate with the feature hurricane-resistant design  
tions were successfully tested based company’s curtainwall, ribbon win- pressures (+60/-100) in water-rated  
on the ANSI A137.1 2012 Section 9.6 dow or storefront systems, or used as a configuration, an ADA-compliant  
Procedure for Dynamic Coeff cient of standalone door.  
Friction (DCOF) test.  
threshold, and meets NOA/FBC ap-  
1
The 3- /4-inch aluminum-framed provals with water rating of nine  
The Traction products have a full terrace doors achieve AW-70 Architec- pounds.  
surface coverage, which offers privacy tural Performance Class requirements yy➤ www.aldora-architectural.com  
to the users while favoring light f ow.  
yy➤ www.walkerglass.com  
set by the American Architectural  
Manufacturers Association (AAMA).  
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hardware  
Access Hardware Supply –  
Booth #804  
software  
FeneVision –  
Booth #927  
FeneTech will present the latest  
release of its FeneVision ERP soft-  
ware. This fully integrated software  
operates on a graphical user inter-  
face running on a single database,  
Access Hardware Supply, an  
Allegion/Von Duprin distribu-  
allowing employees to see—in real  
time—exactly what is happening  
tor, will showcase the Von Duprin QEL,  
which provides particularly quiet elec-  
trified hardware for such uses as hos-  
pital rooms, libraries, museums and  
theaters. According to the company,  
the QEL reduces the noise level of door  
operation to that of a quiet conversa-  
tion when used in place of standard  
electronic latch retraction.  
on the production floor. FeneVision  
provides all the tools necessary to  
control each phase of production,  
including web- and client-based quotation and order handling,  
pricing and costing, an integrated CAD for glass shapes, a  
comprehensive shower door designer, the creation of bills of  
materials, capacity planning, production scheduling, dynamic  
or batch glass cutting optimization, a CRM tool, and reporting through its  
FeneVision Business Intelligence.  
yy➤ www.accesshardware.com  
yy➤ www.fenetech.com  
Midwest Wholesale  
pinion and steel piston, and staked ing glass formats and dimensions with  
valves. The SC60A is UL-listed, com- a reactive hot-melt sealing material.  
Specifically designed for the residen-  
Hardware – Booth #1314  
Midwest Wholesale Hard- pliant to UL10C and UBC 7-2 (1997),  
ware will showcase the and designed to meet the American tial IG market, the new combination of  
Adams Rite non-handed Disabilities Act and ANSI A117.1.  
Steel Hawk 4300, which yy➤ www.midwestwholesale.com  
it says is a very easy way  
to electrify an aluminum machinery  
entrance door. The design Bystronic – Booth #1037  
allows the reinvented elec-  
Thermo Plastic Spacer TPS and hot-  
melt sealing material offers manufac-  
turers improved handling capability of  
IG units immediately after sealing.  
yy➤ www.bystronic-glass.com  
trified latch to adapt to any  
door swing, right out of  
Billco – Booth #2745  
Billco has been  
the box. It retrofits to 4900,  
re-engineering its  
equipment to better  
accommodate the  
4
500 and 4700 Adams Rite  
deadlatches using  
the same strike, and  
is compatible with  
existing handles,  
paddles and levers.  
The company also offers the Falcon  
SC60A Series closer. Designed for in-  
terior use with aluminum storefronts  
and mix-use complexes, the SC60A  
Series offers ANSI Grade 1 durability  
and a ten-year warranty. It has a com-  
mon hole pattern and a non-handed  
design for versatility and easy retrofit.  
The closer is available in a host of fin-  
ishes, arm types, mounting plates, and  
has many accessories from which to  
needs of the glass  
industry, including its new Z-Se-  
ries washer. The new Z-Series delivers  
what the company calls high-level pro-  
cess control and intelligent maintenance  
features that improve the bottom line.  
Billco’s new Super EV, a cost-effective  
Bystronic glass will debut its insulat- vertical glass washing system, will also  
choose. It features a single-piece cast ing glass production line B’Vario TPS in be on display. Information on the TCB  
aluminum body, is fully adjustable for combination with the hotmelt sealer for  
sizes one to five,has a heat-treated steel continuous, automatic sealing of vary-  
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150, the company’s newest cutting sys-  
components  
tem,will be available as well.This system  
offers low- to mid-volume fabricators the  
flexibility to load,cut and breakout in one  
platform, eliminating the need for costly  
supporting equipment.  
Lauren Manufacturing  
– Booth #2229  
Seals and gaskets with trans-  
fer molded corners are available  
from Lauren Manufacturing as  
yy➤ www.billco-mfg.com  
a solution to on- site cut-and-  
glued/adhered gaskets in critical  
Besana – Booth #1105  
applications. Vulcanized corners  
utilize rubber extrusions and a  
Known for many years as Besana Lo-  
vati, the company will be at the show  
this year with a new name,Besana USA  
Inc., and continues to represent many  
Italian glass machinery manufactur-  
ers, as it has since 1990. This year, the  
company will have information—and  
in some cases, examples of—vertical  
transfer molding process to inject rubber compound at the corner between  
the cut ends of the extrusion, maintaining continuity of the seal between the  
glass and metal framing.  
According to the company, this technique can create simple corners or  
complex frames from a singular extrusion or multiple dissimilar profiles.  
yy➤ www.lauren.com  
and horizontal edgers and CN drills; Glaston– Booth #3637  
CNC machines; vertical and horizon-  
tal washers; tempering furnaces and  
laminating lines; screen printing and  
industry automation; cutting tables,  
washers; IG lines; sand marking sys-  
tems; and storage systems from at least  
pump.A high-capacity blower powers the  
drying air knives at the glass exit.  
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0 different manufacturers, as well as  
consumable supplies from eight differ-  
ent companies.  
yy➤ www.besana-usa.com  
The company will also display a  
Bengbu Chaoyang glass-cutting table  
using the latest Italian software by Op-  
Glaston will showcase its brand-new tima SRL, cutting head from Bohle, and  
products for glass processing. These movement guides from GÜDEL.  
include flat tempering and laminating yy➤ www.jordonglass.com  
technologies that use digitalization,  
Erdman – Booth #1350  
products for scanning anisotropy and Hegla Booth #1037  
a way to improve throughput by moni-  
toring an entire factory.  
Hegla is marketing its Vertical Re-  
Master as one that will reduce material  
Online scanning of anisotropy is cost content for cutting float glass,lam-  
now available for all tempering lines inated glass  
with Glaston iLooK Anisotropy. The and specialty  
system includes a monitor at the un- glass.  
The Erdman High Speed Dura line loading end where an anisotropy scan  
Any usable  
produces insulating glass units (IGUs) is shown and saved automatically in a residual glass  
vertically in a fashion that the company database for load traceability.  
says nearly doubles the speed of tradi- yy➤ www.glaston.net  
tional vertical lines.Vertical production  
created is au-  
t o m a t i c a l l y  
stored in the  
eliminates the need to tip a unit up to Jordon Glass Machinery – dynamic re-  
four times in the production sequence. Booth #1747 sidual sheet  
This helps save time, eliminates injury Jordon Glass Machinery will showcase storage located  
potential, qualifies more operators for its heavy duty horizontal washing ma- within the cutting system’s retrieval  
service and minimizes breakage. chines for laminated glass and tempering system until it can be optimally used  
Total labor for the Dura High Speed lines. Made with an extruded aluminum for subsequent orders.The system then  
line is three to four operators per 1,000 base and stainless steel wash sections, transports the remnant back into the  
units per shift versus eight to ten opera- the “clam” style washer comes equipped cutting line, making it available imme-  
tors for 1,000 units on a traditional line. with three independent wash sections,  
yy➤ www.erdmanautomation.com  
each with their own tank,filter and water  
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diately for processing. Automatic pro-  
cesses are able to achieve continuous  
glass and production flow, even with a  
large variety of glass types, according  
to the company.  
Lisec – #4037  
Lisec’s insulating glass unit will  
debut its new insulating glass line.  
The new Velocity insulating glass  
line will be a focus for Lisec. With the  
standard version, the Velocity spacer  
applicator has a cycle time of 24 sec-  
onds for double insulating glass. The  
Velocity Plus line has a cycle time of  
16 seconds, managing production of  
double insulating glass units up to  
900 by 600 mm with hot-melt sealing.  
Triple glass units are done in 26 seconds. The Velocity Plus has two spacer  
applicators that apply the spacers onto the glass sheet. In paired opera-  
tion, the gas-filling press allows the simultaneous assembly of two insulating  
glass units with different sizes.  
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HHH – Booth #3045  
HHH Tempering Resources (HHH)  
has added an automatic glass drilling  
machine to its product line-up.  
The machine  
offers industrial  
glass drilling.  
Features in-  
clude a built-in  
laser, self-feed-  
ƒƒ®www.lisec.com  
ing drill capa-  
bilities, hydro  
speed feed con- SAE11B is a durable, high-production  
In addition, the M&W Ultra Series Matodi – Booth #3137  
trols, and multi- machine that will miter and flat edge  
ple motor drive in a single pass. It is PLC operated with  
options. The a bearing conveyor.  
company has also expanded product of- ƒƒ®www.machinesandwheels.com  
ferings to include comprehensive insu-  
lating glass fabrication machinery.HHH Mappi – Booth #2437  
signed an exclusive product agreement  
granting U.S. fabricators access to the  
machinery starting August 2017.  
ƒ
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U.S. distributor Matodi will high-  
light a range of new technologies  
including the Goldglass Paintline,  
an integrated painting and drying  
solution. The Paintline consists of  
the MRC 2850 automatic glass spray  
painting machine, and the GD-7000  
drying machine. It can process  
many kinds of paint, including ce-  
Machines & Wheels –  
Booth #3459  
Four core values will be the focus for ramic frit.  
Mappi: innovation, quality, accuracy  
and experience.  
Matodi will also feature the Bat-  
tellino Bevel 400 straight line bevel-  
According to the company, in every ing machine, made for the small- to  
Machines & Wheels Inc. will be furnace, from its Fox Series to the ATS medium-sized shop. The Bevel 400  
demonstrating its M-RX roto-10, and Series, users will have a user-friendly can produce a bevel up to 1¼ inch.  
will introduce its M&W Ultra Series experience (the machine handles all  
SAE11B.  
Another new product is the Glass-  
repetitive activities, allowing the user master 2000 sandblasting machine by  
The M-RX is the company’s new ver- to simply focus on relevant decisions); MHG. The Glassmaster 2000 is a com-  
tical CNC processing center. Fittings an increase in productivity, both in plete system, with standard features  
can be machined without constraint, quality and quantity; and savings in such as blast shot recovery, efficient  
according to the company, and com- time, energy and operating costs, due dust recovery, multiple guns and an  
plex bore and counterbore holes can to precise temperature control during automatic shadowing function.  
be made in a single operation via the heating and cooling, as well as optimal ƒƒ®www.matodi.biz  
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be set without a CAD program.  
0+10 turret. Cutting operations can thermal insulation.  
ƒƒ®www.mappi.it  
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Schiatti Angelo –  
Booth #2551  
hardware  
ASSA ABLOY –  
Booth #3904  
The new ASSA ABLOY PDU800 glass  
panic devices feature an engraved push  
area and boundary grooves, making exit  
doors stand out in a crowd. According  
to the company, the devices offer max-  
imum adjustability and an innovative  
pivot post design for easy installation.  
This top latching panic device has an  
easy-align security latch and comes in  
keyed or non-keyed options.  
The PDU8000 is available with six  
standard exterior pull options, a post  
mount design that works with Rockwood  
architectural pulls, and is offered in a se-  
lection of finishes.  
Polishing will be the focus for  
Schiatti Angelo, with its machines  
distributed in the U.S. by DeGorter.  
The new vertical straight line pol-  
isher, the FPS50, is the top model in  
this series of machines. With its 13  
spindles, this straight polishing ma-  
chine can produce a brilliant polish  
via cerium oxide for the flat edge and  
the arrises, according to the com-  
pany. Advancements have been made  
both in mechanical and software de-  
velopments in order to enhance the  
machine’s performances.  
yy➤ www.assaabloyglass.us  
(BRS). It is designed to increase pro-  
duction and reduce labor costs and  
risks in glass fabrication facilities.  
The BRS is available in an array of  
configurations and can be custom-  
designed to fit most any application.  
Salem will also feature the Den-  
ver Digit 3350 CNC work center.  
This machine offers five digital in-  
terpolated axes designed for hi-tech  
parameters of advanced technology performance, carries seven patents  
settings capable of increasing the ma- and features a 12.8 kW air-cooled  
chine’s versatility and print speed, ac- electro-spindle specifically designed  
for outstanding lifetime efficiency.  
With an up to 28 available position  
ISO40 tooling capacity, the work  
center can perform routing, shaping,  
Salem Flat Glass & Mirror now edging, polishing, drilling, beveling,  
The PLC touchscreen displays all the  
working parameters and can diagnose  
a faulty situation. It also includes In-  
dustry 4.0 solutions for remote control  
and maintenance.  
yy➤ www.schiattiangelosrl.com  
Tecglass – Booth #2851  
Spanish firm Tecglass, part of the cording to the company.  
Fenzi Group, will introduce all of yy➤ www.tecglassdigital.com  
the unique features of the Vitro Jet F  
Type. The jet is designed for real-time, Salem – Booth #2537  
ultra high-speed reproduction of any  
graphic design, even on the most offers the Bovone Robotic System writing, grooving, straight cuts with  
varied sizes. Suited to all kinds of ap-  
plications, from architecture to inte-  
rior design, automotive to industrial  
products, the entire line of F Type  
machines is geared toward printing  
graphic patterns and photographic  
images on large sheets of glass, up to  
saw blades and flat edging with cup  
wheels to process a large variety of  
products.  
Also on display will be the Cefla  
Prima spraying system, the Zaffer-  
ani AVZ Mill 1000 drill, the Fratelli  
Pezza Mistral 180 EV sandblasting  
unit, the Billco Super  
3
,300 by 18,000 mm, while ensuring  
durability over time.  
EV vertical washer and  
the brand new vertical  
CNC work center, the  
Denver Advance.  
The company will also have its Fast  
Frame tool, which is available on all  
models in the range. With optimal X  
and Y movement of the print head,  
the machine is able to speed the pro-  
duction of glass frames by following  
yy➤ www.salemdist.com  
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handling and transportation  
F. Barkow – Booth #3529  
F. Barkow’s Model P214A glazing  
body has a fully-welded, all-aluminum  
construction glazing body with cantile-  
vered metal carrier. It is equipped with  
Stake-Loc self-locking stakes, 12 1-½-  
inch square aluminum tubular outside  
stakes with Barkleats and hardware,  
vertical inside standards with five rows  
of“B”loadholding slats for belting down  
loads. The exterior includes 5-inch us-  
able ledgeboards with a double row of  
stake slots and two rows of “B” load-  
holding slats above the ledgeboard. A  
architectural metal  
SAF - Booth #1707  
Employees at Southern Alu-  
minum Finishing Co. Inc.’s  
(SAF) booth will provide in-  
formation on the company’s  
3-Day-Out Paint Program for all  
in-stock SAF aluminum extru-  
sions or sheet finishing, using  
the company’s fluoropolymer  
coating line. SAF inventories a  
ready stock of extrusions and  
sheet in sizes commonly used  
by commercial glazing con-  
tractors, plus panel extrusions  
from its plants in Atlanta, Red-  
ding, Calif., and Indianapolis.  
yy➤ www.saf.com  
on the clamps can help the forklift Manitex Valla – Booth #601  
operator with loading and unloading  
operations.  
Manitex Valla will be showing its 25  
E Series walk-behind electric-powered  
The machine is equipped with a pick and carry cranes. The Valla 25 E  
system to enable +/- 4.5-degree hori-  
zontal tilting, which aids in lining up a  
pack of glass to be loaded. The clamps,  
forks and frame are all covered to pre-  
vent damage to the glass.  
large upper sign panel on each side at  
Designed for small- to medium-sized  
the top and full lower panels helps shield companies, the ABV is built to provide  
glass from debris, as well as front stops a glass-handling option from the pro-  
on each ledgeboard. The outside base- cessing line to the warehouse and ship-  
plates have stake slots 12 inches apart ping area.  
and neoprene rubber setting blocks on yy➤ www.italcarrelli.eu  
each side every 12 inches.  
yy➤ www.barkow.com  
Groves – Booth #3027  
Italcarrelli – Booth #2447  
Italcarrelli will be at the show this  
year with its ABV handling device.  
Made for forklift trucks, the ABV is  
new, with an Italian patent pending,  
and can be installed on a standard  
forklift,for use transporting glass,both  
packed and unpacked.  
Series is an electric mobile industrial  
crane for the curtainwall,unitized glass  
and contract glazing industry. These  
zero-emission cranes come in two dif-  
The ABV has a frame where the glass  
is positioned, two overhead clamps  
with video camera, and two forks. The  
Groves Inc., a supplier of glass stor- ferent total weights depending on user  
overhead clamps and the movement of age, transportation, and fabrication needs, and de-rated units are available  
the frame are powered by hydraulics, products, will showcase its range of to meet local compliance and regula-  
and using the hydraulics of the forklift, products, during the event. These in- tion laws.  
the two can be adjusted for the thick- clude storage systems, carts and racks, yy➤ www.manitexvalla.com  
ness and size of the glass being trans- as well as cutting tables and A-Frames.  
ported. Additionally, the video camera yy➤www.groves.com  
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MyGlassTruck.com –  
Booth #2005  
Lift, will feature the brand new SL 608  
Highlifter with electric turning head.  
According to the company, the SL  
6
08 Highlifter, with a lift capacity of  
up to 1,340 pounds, is a self-propel-  
ling robot with remote-controlled  
functions of lifting, tilting, extending,  
moving sideways and even rotating. It  
also now has a turning head for even  
greater flexibility.  
ing tools, the machine features a  
self-sharpening effect starting from a  
yy➤ www.greatlakeslifting.com  
4
-mm diameter. The switchable axial  
Wood’s Powr-Grip –  
Booth #527  
run-out makes permanently changing  
between different drilling machines  
unnecessary when drilling masonry.  
yy➤ www.bohle-america.com  
EDTM – Booth #1636  
EDTM will display its line of Amer-  
ican-made instruments and sales  
kits, including  
the latest im-  
provements to  
its Glass-Check  
Elite (#GC3200).  
The newer in-  
strument adds  
The new 2017 Isuzu glass truck with  
a 14-foot Patriot aluminum body will  
be on display in the MyGlassTruck.com  
booth. A re-designed, bolt-on galva-  
nized steel rear step-bumper has been  
added, and the truck features interior  
and exterior glass racks with full-  
length horizontal and vertical padding  
and five-inch outer ledges, optional  
sign panels, a toolbox and e-track.  
the ability to  
Also on display will be the versatile  
glass rack–shelf combo for vans. This  
all-aluminum, three-shelf storage unit  
features a five-degree tilted front with  
identify lami-  
nated glass in  
a window, and  
Wood’s Powr-Grip has announced also measures  
padded slats for transporting glass in that Intelli-Grip Technology will soon be the thickness  
addition to organizing tools and hard- standard on its most popular lifters – the of the laminate  
ware. It’s available in 3-, 4- and 5-foot P1 Channel Lifter. The Intelli-Grip adds interlayer. Also  
lengths for bolt-in installation into computer-aided controls and safety sys- new to the de-  
high- and low-top vans.  
yy➤ www.myglasstruck.com  
tems that the company says help bring sign is a graph-  
workers home safe. The P1-DC3 will be ical display that  
available for sale January 2018.  
yy➤ www.wpg.com  
shows an illustration of the window’s  
profile, helping the user to better un-  
derstand the construction. The graph-  
ical display shows the window drawn  
approximately to scale and assigns  
numbers to each piece of glass in the  
Smart Lift – Booth #645  
Great Lakes Lifting Solutions, U.S.  
distributor for Denmark-based Smart tools and suppliers  
Bohle America –  
Booth #825  
The Aqua Drill Power+, a cordless, window, and to each surface of glass,  
wet-drilling machine for the hardest aiding in identifying the low-E coated  
tiles and impact drilling in masonry, is surface. Another new feature lets the  
available from Bohle America.  
meter store the most recent 28 mea-  
The combination of the FESTOOL surements taken, allowing the user to  
cordless impact drilling machine retrieve the measurements after re-  
and the company’s water feed chuck turning to the shop or office.  
enables safe drilling without risk of  
breaking the material.  
In the range of diamond drill-  
The Glass-Chek Elite has all the abil-  
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ities of the previous Glass-Chek Pro,in- assist in the deglazing of glass from  
cluding the ability to measure window residential vinyl windows. The prod-  
thickness and identify the presence of uct will remove glazing systems such  
low-E coatings. It can identify the type as foam tape, silicone and butyl tape.  
of low-E coating in the window and  
The Jamb Stretcher enables users to  
indicate if it is a hard coat or soft coat spread a vinyl jamb pocket in order to  
product. The meter will also tell the replace the window.  
number of silver layers that make up ƒƒ®www.strybuc.com  
the soft coat low-E coating.  
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sealants  
Dow Corning –  
Booth #2813  
Strybuc – Booth #2112  
production engineers address assem-  
Dow High Performance Build- bly challenges and enhance design  
Strybuc will have several new prod-  
ucts available, including the E.Z.D. ing, which is celebrating more than freedom.  
glazing tool and the Jamb Stretcher. 50 years of proven silicone perfor-  
Designed for both standard and  
The glazing tool was designed to mance, will showcase its 2400 Sili- impact glazing, 2400 Silicone As-  
cone Assembly Sealant. According to sembly Sealant has been successfully  
the company, the sealant provides a used in high-velocity hurricane zone  
combination of fast green strength, designs and can be applied in win-  
high tensile-strength values and op- dow assemblies requiring forced-en-  
timal creep resistance.  
try resistance.  
The product is a one-part, 100-per- ƒƒ®www.dowcorning.com  
cent silicone moisture-reactive hot-  
melt sealant that can help design and  
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The Anti-slip Full Surface  
Acid-etched Glass  
®
By Walker Textures Traction  
Force  
Where No Design  
Has Gone Before...  
walkerglass.com  
Booth #3429  
Twitter: @WalkerTextures  
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Quanex – Booth #1919  
easy clean coatings  
Quanex Building Products will high- and technologies  
light products and solutions for doors Ritec ClearShield –  
and windows, including Q-Glaze seal- Booth #401  
STANDARD DOORS  
CREST  
1
75  
ants, which are available in a range of  
Ritec ClearShield will introduce  
material options; Edgetherm insulating new application equipment, manual,  
glass sealants, including the Edgeth- semi-automatic and fully automatic,  
erm 3000 hot-melt butyl sealant and for increased productivity and lower  
Edgetherm 3400 desiccant matrix for applied costs.  
rigid spacers; and High-Heat Glazing  
Bead, a PVC clad bead with aluminum  
stabilized to prevent shrinking and de-  
formation in high-heat environments.  
THERMAL DOORS  
SUMMIT  
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2
00  
Tremco – Booth #945  
Tremco will showcase its in-plant  
manufacturing and field installation ap-  
plication sealants as well as EnerEDGE  
cellular silicone warm-edge spacer.  
THERMALLY BROKEN  
STOREFRONT  
MERIDIAN  
According to the company, ClearSh-  
ield is applied simply and safely just  
after tempering and offers improved  
efficiency with reduced glass handling  
and cures instantly. The company adds  
that the glass is handled, packed and  
4
50  
On display will be the AAMA-ap- shipped without delay.  
proved TremGlaze silicones, polyure- ƒƒ®www.clearshieldonline.com  
thanes, urethanes, foams, butyls and  
tapes,which are suited for in-plant back Unelko – Booth #808  
HIGH PERFORMANCE  
CURTAIN WALL  
bedding, cap, toe and heel bead appli-  
Unelko will showcase its two tech-  
cations and provide long-term, weath- nological advances for the commer-  
er-resistant performance against the cial glass industry: the Invisible Shield  
harshest extremes. Also featured at this PRO 15 Glass Coating and its new glass  
year’s event is the pre-desiccated,ready- coating machine, the Invisible Shield  
to-apply, cellular silicone warm-edge Microburst 2000.  
PINNACLE  
6
00  
spacer EnerEDGE, which is suitable for  
The Invisible Shield PRO 15 is an  
a wide range of insulating glass con- ultra-hydrophobic, proprietary for-  
structions in fenestration applications.  
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At A Glance  
The GlassBuild America exhibit hall dates and hours are as follows:  
Tuesday, Sept. 12: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  
Wednesday, Sept. 13: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.  
DOWNLOAD OUR CATALOG  
AND REQUEST A QUOTE  
AT APEXFACADES.COM  
Thursday, Sept. 14: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.  
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Phoenicia Flat  
Glass Industries  
Phoenicia Flat Glass Indust  
esenting in GlassBuild America  
is presenting in GlassBuild America  
mula developed after years of  
research to offer glass protec-  
tion and performance.It is de-  
signed to be applied “in-line”  
on architectural glass.  
You are welcome to visit  
our booth # 2410  
Unelko has also developed  
we look forward to meeting you  
September 12th- 14th  
Atlanta, Georgia  
the Invisible Shield Micro-  
burst 2000, a streamlined,  
fully automatic glass coating  
machine capable of treating  
more than a million square  
meters of glass per year in  
a single shift. It offers glass  
manufacturers a space-sav-  
ing, fully automated, in-line coating  
process, robotic glass detection sys-  
tem using UV and IR initiator tech-  
nology, and can apply the coating at  
more than 6,000 square feet per 600  
square meters per gallon. It requires  
no pre-cleaning, brushing or rinsing,  
and no curing time. Throughput is less  
than 60 seconds.  
contact us to schedule a meeting  
sales@phoenicia.co.il  
www.phoenicia-ltd.com  
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EnduroShield – Booth #137  
EnduroShield will feature its pro-  
tective treatments and coating ma-  
chinery.According to the company, the  
technology turns ordinary glass into  
easy-clean, non-stick surfaces, provid-  
ing protection against cement slurry  
during construction, and reducing on-  
going maintenance costs for building  
owners. It can also be used on shower  
glass, interiors, vehicles, architectural  
glass and commercial projects.  
Call us today at 888-876-2297and let  
us build you the best glass racking system,  
body or trailer.  
EnduroShield will display its latest  
fully automated vertical coating ma-  
chine. According to the company, the  
X-Line is a high-speed machine that  
combines uncomplicated design and  
smart technology to deliver a user-  
friendly,efficient,and economical coat-  
ing device for easy implementation.  
SEE US AT GLASSBUILD  
booth number 2829  
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