Industry Gears up for interGLASSmetal/FENESTRATION world 2005

The 15th biennial interGLASSmetal/FENESTRATION world (IGM/FW) gets underway in less than two weeks, November 1-3, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. The event promises a stellar seminar and educational program.

Key Communications, publisher of USGlass and Door & Window Manufacturer magazines, has organized the seminar program. Some of the topics that that will be covered include laminated glass 101 from Julie Schimmelpenningh of Solutia Inc. and green building design/LEED from Valerie Block of DuPont. Hakim Elmahdy of the National Research Council of Canada discuss the performance of different types of insulating glass spacers. A spacer panel discussion that will include representatives of Allmetal, Azon and TruSeal Technologies is also on the agenda.

In addition, a point-supported glass panel discussion will take place. Panelists will include Ronald Haber of W & W Glass, Tim Eliassen of Tripyramid and Bill Coddington, chairperson for the Glass Association of North America's point-supported glass task group.

Representatives from the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, the Glass Association of North America and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance will discuss the many different types of glazing reference manuals and resources available to the industry.

To learn more about IGM/FW or to register, visit

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