Volume 43, Issue 4- 
April 2008


A Model Approach? 
Just about everyone in the construction industry is talking about building information modeling. What do glazing industry suppliers think of this new technology? Find out here.

Putting Your Business On Display
A successfully completed project in the portfolio is a testament to a job well done, but a local showroom can be a chance to tout one’s unique and varied offerings and bring in new business.

Enjoying the Ride
For 35 years Coastal Industries has focused on making shower doors. Despite periods of ups and downs, the company has continued to prosper and grow.

One Week, All Glass
There was lots of ground to cover during GANA’s big Glass Week-BEC event. We’ve got a rundown of future committee activities and upcoming informational bulletins, and a synopsis of the speakers that presented.

Having It All, All in One Place
The Americas Glass Showcase, May 2-3 at the Cashman Center in Las Vegas, is sure to offer a variety of exhibitors, seminars and networking opportunities for glass retailers and installers.



USG Features Exclusively Online

  • Showroom Slide Show: 
    Check out “On Display,” this month’s article on creating a successful showroom—and then look at our special online slideshow of the showrooms featured in the article. 
  • A Sneak Peek of Americas Glass Showcase: 
    Get more details about the Americas Glass Showcase through our article on page 50, but find out about the hot products to be on display with our special online guide.

USG Departments Exclusively Online

  • Financial: Read the latest financial news for glass industry companies.

ON THE COVER: The TeliaSonera headquarters in Sweden. Photo by Voitto Niemelä; courtesy of Glaston Corp.

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