Posts Tagged ‘ IGMA ’

IGMA Conference Closes with an Eye on Education

Aug 3rd, 2017

Education has been a key focus for the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) in recent years, as the association continues to bolster these efforts through new and improved programs. This was part of the discussion this week as the association’s Education Committee met during IGMA’s 2017 Summer Conference. It announced at the conference that it […]

IGMA Conference Registration Opens

Jun 8th, 2017

Registration is now open for the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) Summer Conference, which will take place July 31-August 2 at the Sheraton Montreal Centre in Montreal, Canada. In addition to a full slate committee and task group meetings, the conference will feature a presentation on glass cutting and cleaning from Bill Briese of GED […]

California Company Aims to Take BiPV to Next Level

Oct 20th, 2016

Transparency may be the most important characteristic of a window. So when a technology is being introduced to the glass and glazing industry, it’s important for those developing it to keep in mind that it is still first and foremost a window. A group of engineers based in Santa Barbara, Calif., has taken that to […]

Class is in Session for IGMA Members

Aug 23rd, 2016

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) has focused on education over the past year, and it will continue to push in that direction. Recently, the association’s Education and Safety Committee met during IGMA’s summer conference in Banff, Alberta. At the center of conversation were the various educational programs the group has put together, including the […]

Industry Alliance Releases PCR for Processed Glass

Aug 22nd, 2016

Two industry associations have jointly released a Product Category Rule (PCR) for processed glass, and they are now determining whether to move forward with the development of an industry-wide Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) and the Glass Association of North America (GANA) announced they approved and published the new PCR, […]

IGMA Gets Technical at Summer Meetings

Aug 11th, 2016

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) Technical Services Committee helped close out three days of meetings this week at the IGMA summer conference in Banff, Alberta. Wednesday morning, the Load Resistance for Unsupported IGUs joint task group, which is joined with the Glass Association of North America (GANA), convened. Chairperson Tracy Rogers of Quanex said […]

IGMA Rolls On in Banff

Aug 10th, 2016

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) continued discussion on a variety of industry topics this week at its summer conference in Banff, Alberta. These included certification and emerging technologies. John Kent of the Insulating Glass Certification Council (IGCC) gave an update on the council’s current activities, including its laboratory committee. The board of directors approved […]

IGMA Talks Safety Standards

Aug 9th, 2016

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) is in Banff, Alberta, this week for its summer conference, which kicked off Tuesday with certification committee discussions. John Kent of the Safety Glazing Certification Council (SGCC) opened discussion with an update on developments surrounding safety glazing. “We’ve seen a nice jump in safety glazing participation, with more than […]

IGMA Partners with RPM

Jul 19th, 2016

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) is partnering with RPM Consulting Inc., a Quality Management System (QMS) training and consulting organization that provides specialized consulting in ISO9001:2015, TS16949:2009, ISO13485 and other certifications. “Their mission is to assist IGMA/IGMAC/IGCC members striving to increase their bottom line through improvements in quality and productivity,” a release from IGMA reads. […]

Safety in the Glass Plant: What You Need to Know

May 26th, 2016

The glass industry has taken a serious approach to workplace safety in recent years, but there is still plenty of progress to be made. Mike Burk of Fenestration Fundamentals LLC, who chairs the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance’s glass safety awareness program, recently led an American Architectural Manufacturers Association webinar on the topic. Never Settle Burk […]

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