Volume 50, Issue 10 - October 2015

features

Flipping the Switch
While switchable privacy glass is beyond its infancy, heightened awareness of the product on a consumer and end-user
level shows the technology may be as ripe as ever.
Got Those Motors Running
With the improving construction market comes a need for more glass, and a need for more glass means fabricators are busy—
leading to a solid market for machinery sales.
Ready to Buy
For the past couple of years, glass machinery has been enjoying good health. But how have buying costs changed for fabricators?
Here’s a look at what some had to say.

Annual Guide to Machinery & Equipment
Consult this handy reference chart to help guide you toward your next machinery purchase.
Double Take
Not only does the new Tower at PNC Plaza feature a double-skin façade, but it also incorporates a number of glazing details
designed to make it “the greenest high rise in the world.”

“Torna in Italia”
The biennial international trade show Vitrum 2015 is back in Italy, and the four-day event is chock-full of presentations and exhibitors
highlighting the latest in machinery and innovations for the glass industry.


columns
GANA Perspectives
Shop Savvy
Tales from the Jobsite
The Business
Let the USGlass Magazine Annual Guide to Equipment and Machinery help guide you through your next machinery purchase. Turn to page 46 to learn more. Also, take a look at our Vitrum preview, starting on page 56 for a look at some of the latest machinery that will be at
the show in Milan.
Photo courtesy of Vitrum.

departments
Company News
Distribution & Production
Contract Glazing
Financial Flash
Codes & Regulations
Safety
News Analysis: Machinery
News Analysis: Thin Glass
Showcase
Newsmakers
Reviews & Previews

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