Volume 50, Issue 9 - September 2015

features

Don't Be Fooled
Do you know how to protect yourself when it comes to surety bonds? Experts share viewpoints on navigating these cases.

Shower Power
The showroom can be a unique selling tool for glass shops, particularly with shower doors and enclosures.
USGlass spoke to a few shop owners to find out how to get the most out of the showroom in selling shower doors.

The Big 4
Insulating glass fabricators talk about the trends and challenges in producing oversized IG units.

Now That’s Impressive
Recent installations take a bold approach to fire-rated glazing.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know …
If you missed Glass Performance Days 2015, here’s a look at some of what the event had to offer, from education to networking and more.

Big Builders
The annual GlassBuild America exposition is back in Atlanta this year, and more than 400 exhibitors are ready to feature their latest developments
in glass and glazing.


Lessons from the Manufacture des Glaces
Saint-Gobain is celebrating 350 years in business, and sharing its look into the future.


columns
Issue @ Hand
GANA Perspectives
Best Practices
Creative Cues
The Business
As part of its 350th anniversary celebration, Saint-Gobain is hosting Future Sensations, a global exhibition combining science, storytelling and art. Tour stops include Shanghai, China, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Philadelphia and Paris.
Turn to page 106 to read more about the company and its history.
Photo credit: Saint-Gobain.

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Legislation & Legal
News Analysis: Storefronts
News Analysis: Commercial Windows
Mergers & Acquisitions
Industry Outlook
Showcase
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Reviews & Previews

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