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New committees and task groups created during FGIA Virtual Summer Conference

Several groups were formed or reactivated during June’s FGIA Virtual Summer Conference. To learn more about each, or to get involved with a group, click the links below.

Coming back to Canada? - A proposed float glass plant in Manitoba could curb some supply chain issues.

Manufacturing of float glass may be coming back to Canada, and it’s about time.

Safety certified - COR requirements are coming to a bid process near you. Be ready.

Again this year in Canada, adoption of the Certificate of Recognition safety program is growing in the glazing sector, especially in Ontario – not just for its many benefits but because it’s becoming a standard expectation across the construction industry.

Efficient machining

Aluminum extrusion is a manufacturing process used for aluminum forming, which involves the forced flow of a cylindrical billet through a desired cross section’s die.
Glass Talk

Glass Talk episode #25: From the fabricator – Max Perilstein, SoleSource Consults

Bringing the view from (barely) south of the border, industry influencer Max Perilstein joins Glass Talk to shoot the breeze about everything related to architectural glass and beyond. No one love the glass business more or has been commenting on it for longer, so tune in for Max’s takes on the supply crunch, energy efficient glazing, the AGC sale to Cardinal, float glass production, training and labour issues, the return of live events and much more. » Listen now...
Job Board 

R&D Chemical Engineer Co-op

Mitrex, an Integrated solar and construction solution provider, is looking for an engineering student who has strong skills in creating, improving, and testing systems and products. You must have problem-solving skills and be ready to work in a fast-paced environment. As part of our R&D team, you will have the opportunity to be part of the real-life production of building-integrated solar modules. » Learn more...

Maintenance Mechanic - Glass Manufacturing Equipment

Seeking a Maintenance Mechanic - Glass Manufacturing Equipment ($30.00 hr.) for the Day Shift for our location in Concord, Ontario. (Steel Avenue West and Adesso Drive). » Learn more...

FGIA Fall Conference

Date: October 18 - 21, 2021 » Learn More