Begins in Boston
The 16th interGLASSmetal/Fenestration world began yesterday at the Boston Convention
and Exhibition Center in Boston. Exhibitors are displaying a variety of products
for the glass and fenestration industries, including equipment and machinery,
sealants, adhesives, software and more.
Yesterday's seminars included "Understanding Green Building Design and
What it Means for Glass and Fenestration Manufacturers and Fabricators" from
Valerie Block of DuPont and "How to Get More Sales Than You Ever Dreamed
Possible" by John Baker of the Sandler Sales Institute.
On the seminar track for today is "Point Counterpoint: The NFRC's Non-Residential
Certification and Rating Program" in which Jim Benney, NFRC executive director
and Max Perilstein of Arch Aluminum & Glass and a non-residential program
opponent, discuss the pros and cons of the controversial topic.
Another seminar today was "Finding the Value in Your Company's Future."
Here, Tom Doyal and James Brown of P&M Corporate Finance talked about how
window and door company owners and managers can understand and assess various
ownership transition alternatives.
On Thursday, Julie Schimmelpenningh of Solutia Inc. will present "Laminated
Glass 101," and will cover the applications for which laminated glass can
be used, as well as the benefits and advantages the product can afford.
The IGM/FW show continues in Boston on Thursday from 10 am to 2 pm.