Volume 41, Issue 4 - April 2006


GANA Special Supplement
Learn more about the Glass Association of North America and how you, too, can become involved.

What's in Store?
Good news for purchasers, fabricators expect to see capacity growth this year.

Hot Topics: Industry Challenges Ahead
Find out how glass companies are dealing with two current challenges: rising energy costs and new labeling requirements for fire-rated glass.

Heightened Awareness
Jeff Quinn, CEO of Solutia, talks to USGlass about the company’s efforts involving hurricane legislation, education and product development.

Meeting Point
The Miramonte Resort & Spa in Indian Wells, Calif., hosted IGMA’s 2006 Annual Meeting. Read highlights from the event here.

Full Capacity
More than 400 people traveled to the BEC conference in Vegas, ready to get the latest educational and industry information.



On The Cover:
Viracon employees handle PVB in the clean room of a laminating production line. Turn to page 66 to read about what some fabricators are forecasting for their business future. Photo courtesy of Viracon.

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