Volume 44, Issue 10 - October 2009


New Machinery Now?
Think that during a recession you should hold onto your pennies and wait for customers to return? These fabricators say that now is just the time to consider major new investments in your facility.

Machinery Spotlight
If you’re looking for new machinery, look no further. We have the latestofferings for all types of glass processing.

Gold for Italy’s Senior Spokesperson
After 50 years in the glass industry, Dr. Dino Fenzi, president of Fenzi Group, has seen a number of changes in the international glass scene.

A View Unlike Any Other
The Ledge became a sensation even before the Willis Tower opened all-glass viewing observation areas in July. Here you’ll find the background on this one-of-a-kind project.



Special Sections

The Ledge in Chicago
Architect: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
Engineer: Halcrow Yolles
Glass supplier: PPG Industries
Interlayer suppliers: Solutia and DuPont
Glass fabricator: Prelco
Glazing contractor: MTH Industries
Photo courtesy of Skydeck Chicago.

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