Volume 52, Issue 8 - August 2017


Is it Time to Upgrade Your Machinery?
Machinery purchases are among the largest investments a glass shop or fabricator has to make. Here are the most important questions you should ask yourself when deciding whether its time to upgrade your machinery.
Annual Guide to Machinery & Equipment
If youre thinking about purchasing new equipment, take a look at this handy reference guide that provides a detailed look at many options.
If Walls Could Talk
Anisotropy, also known as iridescence in glass, is becoming an increasingly hot topic. As architects demand perfection, the industry is faced with how it can improve the overall appearance of glass.
Taking the Stage in Milan
Machinery and equipment will be showstoppers at the upcoming Vitrum trade show in Italy. Check out a sneak peek of what some companies will display.
Meeting of the Minds
The global glass industry gathered in Finland in late June for the 25th anniversary of Glass Performance Days, which included a strong focus on the future of innovation

On the Cover
This issue features the USGlass magazine Annual Guide to Equipment & Machinery. Turn to page 40 for details and information on some of the industrys new developments in glass fabrication and processing. The cover features a Bovone laminating line, distributed in the U.S. by Salem Flat Glass & Mirror. Photo credit: SALEM Flat Glass & Mirror/Bovone.

Departments & Columns

Issue @ Hand
GANA Perspectives
Shop Savvy
Tales from the Jobsite
Legal Ease
The Business
Mergers & Acquisitions
Company News
Distribution & Production
Contract Glazing
Global Update
Financial Flash
Energy & Environment
Industry Outlook
News Analysis: Insulating Glass
Reviews & Previews
Up & Coming
Suppliers Guide
Advertising Index

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