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A+W Thanks You for Helping Us Help Others!

Earlier this year, we sent an email to our customers asking them for feedback on all aspects of our products and the service we provide. Respondents were told that for every completed survey, we would make a donation to a worthy organization of their choice. Once the survey was completed, they were asked to pick […]

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Industry 4.0 hot topic at annual Vitrum 2017 in Italy

The Fiera Milano Rho in Italy was recently home to Vitrum 2017, the annual European trade show dedicated to glass processing. According to Vitrum organizers, 245 exhibitors from 21 countries around the globe set up shop at the four-day show, which was visited by about 10,653 registered participants. Most notable was this year’s key theme […]

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Architectural glass walls offering 360-degree views and insulation trending in resort areas

Innovations in glass technology have allowed architects to imagine structures that would have seemed impossible in the past. One of these are glass-encased ski homes with 360-degree views, which are trending in cold-weather resort cities like Wyoming’s Jackson Hole. According to a recent report in the Wall Street Journal, affluent buyers have created a market […]

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CEO Peter Dixen discusses automation in the glass industry in new interview

Machines communicate with one another and smart cars take us home safely. But what is the connection to the modern glass processing industry? In an exclusive interview last month with GLASWELT, A+W CEO Peter Dixen discussed where automation is heading and what glass manufacturers must do to become profitable in the future. Read the full […]

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Flat glass industry expected to more than double over next five years

Good news for the glass industry: The global flat glass market is projected to more than double by 2022. That’s according to a newly-published report by Research and Markets. According to the report, growth between 2016, when the market was worth $92.9 billion, and 2022, when the market is forecasted to be worth $142 billion, […]

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Final Day at GlassBuild America a chance to show versatility of A+W Software

As Thursday winds down at GlassBuild America, A+W Software has been helping visitors realize their goals. Some visitors to A+W’s booth who expressed interest in growing their business also said that they were wary of the significant costs involved in the Internet of Things — Namely, outfitting their manufacturing facilities with robotics and automation. That’s […]

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A+W plays party host on day two of GlassBuild America!

The extended hours of GlassBuild America helped drive visitors to the floor of Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center late Wednesday. According to A+W Software Marketing Manager Dave Valancius, the majority of people were there to grow their business, conduct business with new prospects, or learn what the future of their industry looks like. Because Hurricane […]

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Opening Day at GlassBuild America a success!

Tuesday was a beehive of activity at booth #3327! A+W Software company principals met with visitors from all over the world to present demos, answer questions, and deepen relationships with existing customers. Besides demonstrations, A+W showcased the analytics component of the company’s main products: A+W Business, A+W BusinessPro, and A+W Production. Even though traffic on […]

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Irma not stopping GlassBuild 2017 from opening Tuesday

GlassBuild 2017 opens its doors Tuesday — But not without powering through the rain. Hotels in downtown Atlanta are teeming with evacuees from Florida and elsewhere as Hurricane Irma drove people into Georgia throughout the weekend. Hotels welcomed evacuees, including their dogs and their cats, who mixed with conventioneers to share stories and wait for […]

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This year’s GlassBuild an opportunity for your business to grow profits

With GlassBuild America fast approaching, it is time to think about what you’ll get out of it. Namely, how will attending the annual glass, window, and door exposition grow company profits? According to the National Glass Association, GlassBuild’s co-organizer, there are at least five. One is you can add new product lines. More than 450 […]

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