Volume 42, Issue 9 - 
September 2007


Products to See in Atlanta 
Ready for the show in Atlanta? Get a preview of just some of what you’ll find at this year’s event.

Full Speed Ahead 
Business for contract glaziers in the Southeast is booming, and with no slowdown in sight, companies are enjoying ample opportunity to grow and thrive.

People Who Live In Glass Houses … 
There are few better showcases for the popularity of glass in architecture than Philip Johnson’s Glass House, which recently opened to the public. Learn about plans for glass replacement during the house’s upcoming renovation. 

Lighten Up 
The skylight industry responds to architectural demands for transparency, visual appeal and product performance with new developments.

Pier Review 
It wasn’t “surf’s up” but “heads up” for Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance members who prepared for new guidelines and revised drafts during their meeting in Huntington Beach, Calif. 

Gateway to Glass 
Glass industry participants and exhibitors gear up for Glass Expo Midwest™ 2007 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Uneven Current
Midwest construction has slowed in some states, while others have enjoyed a banner year. Glaziers, contractors and industry reports reflect on what’s happening and what’s to come.

Smooth Operators
Automatic door closers and hardware are not supposed to draw attention to themselves, so we’re drawing attention to them in this special product spotlight. 



ON THE COVER: Atlanta’s World of Coca-Cola
Contract glazier: Trainor Glass Co.Glass supplier: AGC Flat Glass North America (formerly AFG)
Photo by Dennis Welch/Trainor Glass Co.

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