Volume 40, Issue 7 - July 2005


Foreign Affairs:
An increasing number of North American glazing jobs are going to foreign companies and it's time to talk about it.

Back to Back:
GANA held its Glass Fabrication and Contract Glazing Educational Conferences consecutively this year, offering plenty of industry information.

Upfront and in Style:
The market for storefronts and entrances is its own entity and its evolution is affected by many factors.  We look at some of those factors - and the trends that they have created.

Putting the Pieces Together:
Take a look at one contract glazier's approach to the business.

The Legislation Process:
SB 442 was recently made a law in Florida, removing the internal pressure provision from the Florida Building Code.  Find out how some companies worked together to see that bill become law.

Recapping the AIA Show:
Architects, hungry to learn more about glass products, stormed the AIA Show in search of the latest and greatest.

Sky Diving:
Companies push the limits when it comes to overhead glazing.



On The Cover: The Simonton StormBreaker Plus vinyl picture window undergoes the air cannon test at the company's Product Development Center in West Virginia.  Photo provided by Simonton.

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