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IGMA Wraps up Annual Conference

Feb 8th, 2013

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*+-The 2013 Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) Annual Conference comes to a close today in New Orleans’ French Quarter. The final day of the conference consists of a closed session board of directors meeting, which is slated to end with the election of a new alliance president to replace the outgoing president, David Cooper of […]

IGMA Members Recognize Both Safety and Service

Feb 7th, 2013

David Cooper (standing), Guardian Industries, attends his final conference as president. A new president will be elected tomorrow. Margaret Webb, executive director, at right.

*+-veste hollister femme cheap jordan shoes wholesale Day three of the 2013 Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) Annual Conference opened today with member recognition as well as a workplace safety presentation. Chris Barry of Pilkington, Roger Skluzacek of Viracon Inc. and Ray Wakefield of Trulite Industries were acknowledged for their many years of service to […]

Surface-Four Findings Discussed at IGMA Meeting

Feb 6th, 2013

*+-“Use of Fourth-Surface Coatings in a Cold Climate,” presented by Tim Clancy and Lisa Green of Guardian Industries, was one of the main topics of discussion today at the 2013 Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance Annual Conference in New Orleans. The presentation, which was based on a study Guardian conducted, noted that the main goal of […]

Wagner Presents Potential Solution for Global IG Standards

Feb 5th, 2013

*+-Dr. Werner Wagner of Sika Services AG, based in Zurich, Switzerland, presented his findings on “European Gas Loss Testing and Related Benefits” at today’s sessions for the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) Annual Conference in New Orleans. Most notably in his presentation, Wagner posed the question of how to reach an international standard for insulating […]

2013 IGMA Annual Conference Kicks Off in New Orleans

Feb 5th, 2013

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*+-While much of the world’s collective sights were set on New Orleans Sunday for the Super Bowl, insulating glass manufacturers and their suppliers looked toward the Big Easy a day later, as the 2013 Insulating Glass Manufacturers’ Alliance (IGMA’s) annual conference began there today. The five-day event is being held at the Crown Plaza Astor […]

IGMA Conference to Feature Technical Presentations

Jan 4th, 2013

*+-The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) 2013 Annual Conference program will feature a number of technical presentations along with working groups that focus on the newest innovations and emerging insulating glass (IG) technologies. The technical presentations will focus on the latest testing and highest IG unit quality. The conference is scheduled for February 5-8, 2013, […]

Foreign-Born and Young Flat Glass Employees are More Prone to Workplace Injuries

Nov 29th, 2012

*+-Window companies that make their own insulating glass will be interested in a webinar that took place this week which warned an audience of flat glass attendees to avoid becoming too comfortable in the work environment, especially when it comes to young and foreign-born workers. These groups are the most at risk for severe injuries […]

Chris Barry Explains the Origins of Glass Breakage

Sep 13th, 2012

*+-by Casey Neeley, cneeley@glass.com In his seminar “Glass & Glass Breakage” for the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) Educational Seminar, Chris Barry, director of technical services for building products with Pilkington North America posed the question, when glass breaks, does it mean that “the load too great or was the glass too weak?”  According to […]

Discussions on Energy-Efficient Fenestration Highlight IGMA

Sep 13th, 2012

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*+-The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) held an open-panel seminar Wednesday called “Glass Performance for Energy-Efficient Fenestration.” The panel was moderated by Bill Lingnell, technical consultant for IGMA. Chris Barry, director of technical services for Pilkington NA, and Jeff Haberer, mechanical engineer for Cardinal IG, served as lead members in the discussion. The panel was […]

Bill Lingnell Explains Glazing Guidelines and Forensic Investigations

Sep 13th, 2012

*+-Bill Lingnell, technical consultant for the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA), presented the “Glazing Guidelines for Commercial and Residential Insulating Glass Units” (IGUs) at IGMA’s educational seminar in Las Vegas. Later in the day he also presented “Forensic Investigations of IGU Failures.”  According to Lingnell, when handling an IGU, “proper cushion provides the desired support […]