Glasstec Conference | SAFTI FIRST
October 14, 2016
International glazing community celebrates innovation at the Glasstec show in Dusseldorf
International glazing community celebrates innovation at the Glasstec show in Dusseldorf, 2016 The recently concluded Glasstec tradeshow in Dusseldorf, Germany is an event that I look forward to attending every 2 years. With 9 exhibition halls showcasing over 1,235 exhibitors from 52 countries and with over 40,000 visitors from 100 countries walking the show, it...
October 20, 2015
Made in the USA: America’s Still the Place
Newsletter: Made in US- America’s Still the Place What do Weber grills, Harley-Davidson motorcycles, and SAFTI FIRST’s fire rated glazing and framing systems have in common? These products are proudly made here in the USA, with good-old American hard work and ingenuity. Each company has its roots firmly planted in American soil and family heritage....
December 11, 2014
Fire Rated Glass Adds Sustainability, Resislent Design
Resilient Design when using fire rated glass One of the most exciting new buildings to open its doors this year is the Salt Lake City Public Safety Building in Salt Lake City, Utah. This $125 million, 335,000-sf facility blends sustainability and resiliency under one roof. It is the first U.S. Public Safety Building to achieve...
August 25, 2014
Reinvent Stairways Using Fire Rated Glass
Exit Stairwell Modernization Within the architectural community, a movement called “active design” seeks to convert barren and unappealing stairwells originally conceived as emergency contingencies into well-designed architectural focal points.  The advent of the elevator within multi-story buildings helped to relegate stairs from highly visible locations to confined stairwells tucked away and hidden from view. While...

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