USGNN Original StoryGANA-IGMA Merger No Longer “On the Horizon”
September 2, 2009

During the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Insulating Division Meeting, which took place today as part of the association’s Fall Conference, GANA executive vice president Bill Yanek provided an update on status of the proposed merger with the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA). (CLICK HERE to read related article.)

Yanek explained that both groups had received and compiled the results of a member-wide survey that was issued to poll interest in merging the alliance with GANA’s Insulating Division and found the results to be “inconclusive.”

“A merger is not imminent and not on the near horizon but probably somewhere down the road,” Yanek summarized.

Despite this, Yanek noted that the groups would continue to work closely together in the future. One such example would be the joint meeting of the groups; GANA’s Glass Week and BEC Conference will be held concurrently with IGMA’s Annual Meeting, March 25- 30, 2010, at the Paris in Las Vegas (CLICK HERE for more information).

“We appreciate IGMA partnering with us during these tough travel times,” Yanek commented.

The GANA Fall Conference continues through Thursday. Stay tuned to USGNN.com™ for further updates.

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