Posts Tagged ‘ GPAD ’

GPAD Focuses on Reducing Labor Costs through Automation

Apr 1st, 2019

The labor shortage is impacting all facets of the doors, windows, and glass and glazing industry. This reality, paired with the desire for increased efficiencies and safety, is driving the rise of automation. At the 2019 Glass Processing Automation Days (GPAD) Conference, held last week in San Antonio, companies highlighted ways automation can save time […]

Expert: IoT and Industry 4.0 are Here to Stay

Mar 21st, 2017

Twenty years from now, what will the average consumer look like, and what kind of experience will they expect when making a purchase? According to Joe Maukonen, the keynote speaker at this year’s Glass Processing Automation Days (GPAD) conference, the future consumer is going to want unlimited options, want the product the next day with […]

GPAD Keynote: Glazing’s Role in Energy Consumption and What Can Be Done

Mar 15th, 2016

Buildings account for most of the energy consumption in the United States, and innovations in glass can help curb that trend. Stephen Selkowitz, senior advisor of building technology and urban systems at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, discussed the topic Tuesday during his keynote speech at Glass Processing Automation Days (GPAD). The conference is being held […]