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Long Time No See: GENE Back on Long Island

Apr 13th, 2022

It has been three years since Glass Expo Northeast™ took place in March 2019, which opened April 6 at the Long Island Marriott in Uniondale, N.Y. The event brought together industry colleagues anxious to see and learn from each other. The COVID-19 pandemic had forced the event, which is co-sponsored by USGlass magazine and the Long […]

From Architecture to Healthcare, National Day of Glass Speakers Remind Us Why Glass is Amazing

Apr 13th, 2022

Wednesday marks the official kick-off of the International Year of Glass (IYOG) in the U.S. The National Day of Glass, organized by the American Ceramic Society, took place last week at The Madison in Washington, D.C. The program includes a variety of talks and panel discussions from industry leaders representing large and small companies. Other […]

GENE ’22 Day One: It’s Good to be Back

Apr 13th, 2022

It has been three years since Glass Expo Northeast’s last showing, and energized attendees are eager for shared growth. Day one of the event, co-sponsored by USGlass magazine and the Long Island Glass Association, featured an insightful slate of seminars, attendee and exhibitor conversations, and exciting industry products.

GENE ’22: Back and Booming

Apr 13th, 2022

Glass Expo Northeast (GENE) ‘22 is in the books. Co-sponsored by USGlass magazine and the Long Island Glass Association, the event attracted nearly 1,500 attendees. USGlass magazine publisher Debra Levy began the second and final day by moderating a panel prompted by two years of COVID crisis and supply chain obstacles. Take a Seat  Crisis Aftermath – […]

What’s Next for Glass: National Day of Glass Presenters Explore Emerging Developments

Apr 13th, 2022

“Glass is an enabler for modern civilization and scientific discovery.” That’s what John Mauro from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University shared Thursday morning during the National Day of Glass in Washington, D.C. The event is organized by the American Ceramic Society and serves as the country’s kick off […]

Back Together Again: The Glass Expo Northeast Finale

Apr 13th, 2022

GENE’s comeback is complete, and what a return it was. We talked with Howard Cohen, president of the Long Island Glass Association and several other exhibitors to get their take on the event.

Dodge Momentum Index Increases in March

Apr 13th, 2022

The Dodge Momentum Index moved 4% higher in March to 166.9 (2000=100), up from the revised February reading of 160.3. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Construction Network, is a monthly measure of the initial report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year. […]

AGG and USGlass Win Five ASBPE Awards—Sweeps Cover Design Category

Apr 13th, 2022

The American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) presented its Azbee awards on April 8 in Washington, D.C. USGlass and its sister publication the Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal emerged big winners. Editor Ellen Rogers took home the gold in the technical article category for her article, “Less than Zero,” which reports on the industry’s opportunity to drive […]

Demand for Design Service Continues to Grow

Mar 30th, 2022

Demand for design services in February grew slightly since January, according to a new report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for February was 51.3, up from a score of 51.0 in January. Any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings. Firms reported both project inquiries and […]

Back in Nashville

Mar 30th, 2022

After a two-year absence, the Building Envelope Contractors Conference is back in Nashville. In today’s newscast, we’re talking to several companies about how they’ve navigated the past two years, and what they’re excited to see in the future.

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