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Publications

Our publications help NGA members and the industry grow successful businesses and promote the benefits of glazing and glass building products. Browse NGA’s library of technical bulletins, manuals and industry-leading magazines.

Manuals

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When it comes to glass, NGA is your authority and resource on all things technical. We offer in-depth manuals written and developed by industry experts for fabricators, glaziers, and others involved in glass and glazing. Publications include the GANA Glazing Manual, Laminated Glazing Reference Manual, Project Managers Reference Manual, GANA Fully Tempered Heavy Glass Door and Entrance Systems Design Guide, and GANA Sealant Manual. Download today.

Glass Informational Bulletins and Technical Papers

NGA’s more than 65 Glass Informational Bulletins and Glass Technical Papers cover a range of topics from glass and metal fabrication guidelines, to installation best practices, to glass and glazing product applications. Download today.

Employee Safety Guide

A resource to help protect employees and your company, the Employee Safety Guide includes information on forklift and scaffold safety, OSHA regulations, and how to protect yourself and others from bloodborne pathogens. Order today.

All about Glass and Metal: A Guide for Architects & Specifiers

This comprehensive guide combines all the information in Glass Magazine’s “All About Glass and Metals” six-part series into one, easy-to-read report. Designed to help architects and specifiers understand the world of glass and metal, the guide answers frequently asked questions about building structure, glazing specifications, interior glass, protective glazing, building orientation, and complex façades. Download the guide.

An Owner’s Guide to Exit & Succession Planning

Named the Best Business Book of 2019 from the Annual American Business Awards, “An Owner’s Guide to Exit & Succession Planning” features in-depth advice on the exit process and management succession, alongside case studies from the glass industry. Order a copy today.

Bob Maltby's Glass Book

Bob Maltby's Glass Book is a project 50 years in the making. This book is a personal report about the physics of glass that Bob has learned from his co-workers during his career working at glass plants making glass by the sheet, plate, and float methods, and in fabricating plants making automotive and architectural products. Order a copy today.

Glass Magazine

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The glass and glazing authority, Glass Magazine is the official publication of the NGA and serves primary glass manufacturers, glazing contractors, full-service glass companies, fabricators, architects and more. Glass Magazine covers glass industry news, trends, market analysis, product introductions, and best business practices, in addition to industry statistics and supplier resource guides. The magazine is published 11 times a year. Subscribe.

Window + Door

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Covering the entire residential fenestration industry, from source to sale, Window + Door is the official publication of NGA’s premier trade show, GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo. Published eight times a year, the magazine serves manufacturers, distributors and dealers. Window + Door offers readers focused news coverage; insightful articles on market and design trends; regular columns on codes, legal issues, and marketing ideas; full coverage of new products; expert articles on operations and technology; and much, much more. Subscribe.

NGA Member Newsletter

Stay up-to-date on NGA activities and new member benefits with this monthly newsletter featuring association news, resources, and member company spotlights.

e-glass weekly

The flat glass industry’s weekly source of news and information, e-glass weekly features the latest updates from industry companies, construction economic news, blogs from industry leaders, insights on market trends and more. Subscribe.

Window + Door Weekly

An electronic newsletter sent to window and door industry professionals every week, Window + Door Weekly provides manufacturers, distributors and dealers a thorough, convenient source for the latest industry news and insights on market, design, technology and economic trends. Subscribe.

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