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Xinyi Glass disappointed but committed to North American facility

Xinyi Canada Glass says it's disappointed it won't be able to build its manufacturing plant on land between Cambridge and Guelph, but the company remains committed to building its first North American float glass facility.

RCI Canadian Building Envelope Technology Symposium to discuss topics relevant to glass industry

RCI’s Canadian Building Envelope Technology Symposium is a two-day educational program happening Sept. 13 and 14 in Misssauga, Ont., offering cutting-edge information regarding design and repair of modern and/or older building envelopes.

Facade Tectonics Forum presents: Enough Glazing: Balancing benefits with liabilities of facade glazing

Facade Tectonics Forum will present "Enough Glazing: Balancing benefits with liabilities of facade glazing" on July 30 at the JW Marriot Parq in Vancouver.

Unifor members at Oldcastle go on strike

After reaching a dead-end in negotiations to renew their collective agreement and dealing with an intransigent employer, the members of Unifor’s Local 6000 of the Oldcastle unit went on strike on July 6.

Filipino flat glass producer complains about import quality

A local glass manufacturer asked the government to include imported flat glass in the list of products subjected to mandatory quality control to address the deteriorating quality and safety of these products. Pioneer Float Glass Manufacturing Inc. said it was seeking the re-inclusion of flat glass in the list of mandatory standard product list amid the influx of substandard glass products.
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Birds unfriendly - IGMA Summer Conference social event to feature Angry Birds theme

The insulating glass industry is a fantastic industry to give the world outside views without allowing outside weather or temperatures to enter the building envelope. But sometimes, things can go completely wrong that ruins that experience for customers. » Learn More
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IGMA Summer Technical Conference

July 28-August 1, 2018
Location: Vancouver
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August 23, 2018
Location: Lacombe, Alta.
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September 12-14, 2018
Location: Las Vegas
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RCI Canadian Building Envelope Technology Symposium

September 13, 2018
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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