Latest News and Updates from A+W Software

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

Posted by Mark Guarino on Sep 7, 2018 4:35:53 AM


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

Energy Star Fenestration Program in Flux After Federal Scrutiny

Posted by Mark Guarino on Nov 30, 2017 1:28:27 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: Energy Star, EPA, glass, glass industry

Industry 4.0 hot topic at annual Vitrum 2017 in Italy

Posted by Mark Guarino on Nov 17, 2017 12:15:36 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: AI, A+W, Events, glass, glass industry, Industry 4.0, robotics, smart glass, trade shows, Vitrum

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

Posted by Mark Guarino on Nov 3, 2017 12:26:00 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 12:36:55 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 11:20:29 AM

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 3:55:55 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, glass industry, windows

Automation is on the horizon for windows and glass industry

Posted by Mark Guarino on Sep 29, 2017 1:02:33 PM

A new study shows that 79 percent of top business leaders in the U.S. say that they plan to incorporate robotics in their processes by 2020. About 82 percent of 300 senior executives plan to implement artificial intelligence (AI) by the same date.

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Topics: AI, automation, glass, glass industry, Industry 4.0, robotics

Hurricane aftermath show building codes for glass are doing the job

Posted by Mark Guarino on Sep 22, 2017 2:36:59 PM
Courtesy of PGT Innovations.
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Topics: building code, Events, Florida, glass, glass industry, glazing, Hurricane Irma, hurricanes

A+W plays party host on day two of GlassBuild America!

Posted by Mark Guarino on Sep 13, 2017 8:10:49 PM

The extended hours of GlassBuild America helped drive visitors to the floor of Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center late Wednesday. According to A+W Software Marketing Manager Dave Valancius, the majority of people were there to grow their business, conduct business with new prospects, or learn what the future of their industry looks like.

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Topics: A+W, Events, glass, glass industry, GlassBuild, GlassBuild America, trade shows