Volume 51, Issue 8 - August 2016


Investment Opportunities
Is this the year for your next big equipment purchase? Our 2016 machinery survey takes a look at companiesí buying patterns and plans.
Annual Guide to Machinery & Equipment
Use this reference chart to help navigate your next machinery purchase.
The Great Race
Itís no secret that the European glazing industry is far more advanced than that of the U.S. But why? And how can the U.S. catch up?
Doubled Over
A 1960s federal building in Cleveland is the first known high rise to undergo a double-skin retrofit. It came with a litany of considerations and challenges, and turned out to be a huge success..
Show Business
The massive glasstec trade show is returning to Germany in September, and exhibitors are gearing up to show off their latest developments in machinery and more.
Worldwide Views
The industry convened recently in Boston for GlassCon Global, which offered a comprehensive program of sessions, presentations and insightful discussions.

GANA Perspectives
Shop Savvy
Tales from the Jobsite Legal Ease
The Business
USGlass magazineís Annual Guide to Machinery and Equipment begins on page 50. Companies featured on the cover are (clockwise, from left): Salem Flat Glass & Mirror/Fratelli Pezza; C.R. Laurence Co. Inc.; DeGorter/Schiatti; and Erdman Automation.

Dear USG
Mergers & Acquistions
Distribution & Production
Global Update
Contract Glazing
Financial Flash
News Analysis: Backpainted Glass
Trends: Tools
Industry Outlook
Reviews & Previews
Up & Coming
Suppliers Guide

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