Glass TEXpo™ 2018

 Co-sponsored by: Texas Glass Association, USGlass magazine,™ and Architects' Guide to Glass & Metal



Hurricane Harvey: where you can donate to help with disaster relief and recovery

TGA members affected by Harvey need support at this very critical time.  At this time we do not know the full impact but if you know of specific needs please let us know.  Here are some immediate ways you can help.

American Red Cross  You can give here
All Hands: 
You can give here
Greater Houston Community Fund:  You can give here.

Local food banks: The Houston Press has compiled a list of food banks in the affected area, including Houston Food BankGalveston County Food BankCorpus Christi Food BankSoutheast Texas Food Bank, and more. They recommend contacting a food bank directly about their need and what you can do.

Houston Humane Society: The group is helping marshal care and shelter for pets in the area. You can give here.
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Texas is undertaking similar efforts.
You can give here. The San Antonio Humane Society is doing the same. More here.

Blood donations: The Houston Chronicle noted that Carter BloodCare and the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center are accepting donations.



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February 7, 2017
Michele Nosko 
National Glass Association and Glass Association of North America Appoint Joint Task Force
Task force seeks to work more collaboratively and explore combining the two organizations.
The National Glass Association (NGA), Vienna, VA, and the Glass Association of North America (GANA), Topeka, KS, have together appointed a joint task force to optimize service to members of both organizations, and to coordinate advocacy and technical support along with education and training initiatives for the glass and glazing industry.  This includes exploring a combination of the two organizations. The task force is charged with making a joint recommendation to the NGA and GANA boards within 90 days
Founded in 1948, the National Glass Association (NGA),, is the largest trade association serving the architectural glass and metals industry, and represents the interests of glazing contractors, glass retailers and glass fabricators. The NGA provides education and training programs for member companies through its online training site, and keeps them informed through the Glass Magazine's print and electronic publications.  The NGA also produces the industry's largest annual trade show in the Americas, GlassBuild America, and hosts the Glazing Executives Forum bringing together thousands of industry professionals to help them build more profitable businesses. 

The Glass Association of North America (GANA),, provides a forum for exchanging information and ideas to stay relevant in the constantly changing glass and glazing industry. GANA is a progressive, innovative association where pride and enthusiasm for a career in architectural glass and glazing is fostered through educational events, technical resource development and relationship-building opportunities.



Compare Your Company to How the Best Glass and Glazing Subcontractors Operate

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Richard D. Voreis, CEO 

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The mission of the Texas Glass Association is to serve the needs of owners, operators and employees of independent glass companies, engage in enhancing services and products offered to the general public, and to further the advancement of the glass industry in Texas and the United States.