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A+W will “Connect Your Dots” at GlassBuild America in Las Vegas!

Posted by Mark Guarino on Sep 7, 2018 10:35:53 AM


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Topics: News, Case Studies, A+W, flat glass, glass, glass industry, customers

Global energy efficient glass market expected to make major strides by 2026

Posted by Mark Guarino on Dec 21, 2017 7:10:40 AM

Advancements in insulated glass, and increased regulations regarding carbon emissions, are expected to grow the sales of energy efficient glass into the next decade. According to BIS Research, a market research firm located in Bloomington, Minn. that specializes in emerging technologies, the global energy efficient glass market is expected to reach about $18 billion by 2026, which represents a nearly 20 percent increase from 2016.

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Topics: Energy Star, EPA, smart glass

Automation Trend Continues as New York Window Manufacturer Adds Robots

Posted by Mark Guarino on Dec 15, 2017 2:44:47 PM

Automation in the glass industry is growing. As Industry 4.0 continues to trend upward, glass manufacturers are finding ways to increase productivity, speed production flow, anticipate potential breakdowns, and mitigate problems. That means major investments in optimization, 3-D printing, big data networking and yes, robotic automation.

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Topics: Industry 4.0, robotics, smart glass

A+W Thanks You for Helping Us Help Others!

Posted by Mark Guarino on Dec 1, 2017 10:34:50 PM

Earlier this year, we sent an email to our customers asking them for feedback on all aspects of our products and the service we provide. Respondents were told that for every completed survey, we would make a donation to a worthy organization of their choice. Once the survey was completed, they were asked to pick one of several charities listed.

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Topics: A+W

Energy Star Fenestration Program in Flux After Federal Scrutiny

Posted by Mark Guarino on Nov 30, 2017 8:28:27 PM

This fall the U.S. House passed a government-wide spending bill that funds the Energy Star program at $33 million, which is 53% less than current funding levels. An earlier draft of the budget proposed wiping out the program completely.

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Topics: glass, Energy Star, EPA, glass industry

Industry 4.0 hot topic at annual Vitrum 2017 in Italy

Posted by Mark Guarino on Nov 17, 2017 7:15:36 PM

The Fiera Milano Rho in Italy was recently home to Vitrum 2017, the annual European trade show dedicated to glass processing.

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Topics: A+W, glass, trade shows, Vitrum, AI, Events, glass industry, Industry 4.0, robotics, smart glass

Architectural glass walls offering 360-degree views and insulation trending in resort areas

Posted by Mark Guarino on Nov 3, 2017 6:26:00 PM

Innovations in glass technology have allowed architects to imagine structures that would have seemed impossible in the past.

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Topics: A+W, glass, glass industry, Pella, smart glass

CEO Peter Dixen discusses automation in the glass industry in new interview

Posted by Mark Guarino on Oct 27, 2017 6:36:55 AM

Machines communicate with one another and smart cars take us home safely. But what is the connection to the modern glass processing industry?

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Topics: automation, A+W, glass, glass industry, Industry 4.0, Peter Dixen, robotics

Flat glass industry expected to more than double over next five years

Posted by Mark Guarino on Oct 20, 2017 5:20:29 PM

Good news for the glass industry: The global flat glass market is projected to more than double by 2022.

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Topics: A+W, flat glass, glass, glass industry

U.S. window, door market to spike 25 percent 2021

Posted by Mark Guarino on Oct 6, 2017 9:55:55 PM

The U.S. window and door industry is expected to hit $34 billion in 2021. That’s a 25 percent increase from today where the market is at $27.2 billion.

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Topics: doors, glass, windows, glass industry