Lyle Hill, president of MTH Industries in Chicago, has been involved
in both the architectural and automotive glass industries for
more than 30 years. He brings that experience to the Independent
Glass Association (IGA) Independents' Days National Convention
and Spring Glass Show 2005 in Orlando, Fla., in February for a
seminar on working in both segments of the glass industry.
Hill will speak at 2:30 on Friday, February 25, 2005, in a seminar
titled Auto & Flat Glass, Do They Mix? In this seminar, he
will look at what someone who is involved in one aspect of glass,
and not the other, should consider regarding branching out. The
session will give attendees an overview of what to expect if facing
the decision to cross from one industry segment to the other.
Hill will explain some of the common assumptions that don't necessarily
apply in each business and will give an overview of margins, supply
The IGA's Independents' Days National Convention and Spring Glass
Show 2005 will be held at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Fla.,
February 24-26, 2005.