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Great opportunity for new players

With 25 years behind GPD, Saverio Pasetto, Façade Technical Director at Skanska in the UK, is a strong supporter of the event and sees that it now offers a great opportunity to add new players who can add breadth and depth to the presentations and discussions. Saverio only started coming to GPD in 2013 when

GPD Step Change – Meet Israeli based nanotechnology startup Gauzy

Q: Can you introduce your company, what you do, where you’re from and what phase you’re in now. Gauzy is focused on developing, manufacturing, and marketing liquid crystal materials, and patented controllers, which allow glass to switch from transparent to opaque on demand. LCG (liquid crystal glass) provides a unique added value to any space

Rising on the wings of global professionals

Rising on the wings of global professionals For the 2nd time ever, Glass Performance Days (GPD) will organize a High Rise Workshop on June 27 in Helsinki, Finland, together with the Glass Innovation Institute and Aalto University. This special workshop is open to all architects, designers and other professionals who aspire to be surrounded by

Time for a new generation to share our passion

Time for a new generation to share our passion Keith Boswell, Partner at SOM in San Francisco, started coming to GPD in 1997. Since then, he’s co-chaired the event four different times with Dr. Leon Jacob and has been an ambassador for both GPD as well as a strong advocate and participant for the High

GPD Step Change – Introducing NEXT Energy

Q: Can you introduce your company, what you do, where you’re from and what phase you’re in now. NEXT is a Santa-Barbara, CA company developing transparent energy harvesting window technology that allows architects and building owners to transform windows and glass facades into producers of low-cost, on-site, renewable energy for buildings.  NEXT’s technology is enabled

Over 20 startups to create a step change in the glass business

For the first time in the 25-year history, the Glass Performance Days (GPD) event will feature a first-of-its-kind Step Change program. Involving tech-savvy startup companies from all over the world, the program is a unique initiative to propel the development of the industry and make a step change for the future of glass processing. Victor Jason,

GPD Finland 2017 Final program out featuring 180 presentations

In issuing the Final Program for the 25th Anniversary GPD Conference in June 2017 the organizers have some important points to make. These unique Glass Performance Days again attract the elite of the world´s glass professionals and a whole of 180 presentations have been signed up by top specialists. Another timely and important note is

Latest at Glastory: IoT and glass processing – where are we heading?

Today, almost all new devices – from home appliances to production equipment – are connected. Rapid development in consumer electronics has been increasingly moving towards industrial use. In the glass industry, this development is still in its early stages. Nevertheless, it can already be clearly seen that the Internet of Things (IoT) applications can enable