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USGNN Original StoryGlass Fabrication and Glazing Educational Conference Opens Tonight in Cincinnati
April 6, 2009

The Glass Association of North America's Glass Fabrication and Glazing Educational Conference will open this evening with a wine and cheese reception at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza in Cincinnati, Ohio. More then 100 attendees are set to take part in the event that provides an educational venue geared primarily toward those with fewer than five years in the glass industry.

The program is divided into sections that focus on insulating, laminating and tempering fabrication techniques, as well as contract glazing sessions.

A number of topics will be discussed during the insulating, laminating and tempering joint general session that begins tomorrow morning. Program highlights include: float glass technology; automated glass cutting and edging techniques; handling coated glass; and understanding and maintaining a glass washer.

Likewise, some of the sessions that will be covered in tomorrow's contract glazing track include: a day in the Life of a project manager; third-party inspection of glass fabrication and installation; and testing of architectural glass and framing systems. Inc.

The conference runs through Wednesday this week. Stay tuned to™ for daily news and updates from Cincinnati.

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