Industry Trends & Garibaldi News

The Need for Oversized Glass Guidelines with Roland Rossman at IGMA 2018 Winter Conference

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance 2018 Winter Conference, set in the picturesque desert of Tucson, Arizona at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort focused on the technical components that are critical to the growth of the insulating glass industry. On the first day of the event, IGMA spoke about certification programs pertaining to the industry and…

Garibaldi Glass Wins Gold Award for British Columbia’s Manufacturer & Supplier

November 15, 2017 – Garibaldi Glass Industries Inc. took home the top prize in the Manufacturer & Supplier category at the (VRCA) Vancouver Regional Construction Association’s 29th Annual Awards of Excellence held at the Vancouver Convention Centre on October 25th.

Garibaldi Glass was selected for the award based on providing design-assist services paired with project management for…

How Glass is Made


The Difference Between Primary and Secondary Glass Manufacturing
This entry will give a short description of both primary (how flat glass is made) and secondary glass manufacturing processes (how flat glass is processed) and a description of what the tin side of float glass is and how it affects certain processes.

Primary glass manufacturing is the mixing and melting of finely ground glass…

Phantom Circles on Glass

Phantom Circles on Glass

From time to time a customer will see the appearance of circular marks on glass under certain climate and/or lighting conditions. Like crop circles, they mysteriously appear and disappear and many people are unsure of where they come from or how they are made.

Under certain lighting conditions (i.e. sun light at a very specific angle) or climatic conditions (rainwater running down the glass or…



Wikipedia states: “Innovation is the development of new customers’ value through solutions that meet new needs, inarticulate needs, or old customer and market needs in new ways. This is accomplished through different or more effective products, processes, services, technologies, or ideas…”

At Garibaldi Glass, innovation is one of our core values and with good reason. Whether…

GlassDay 2020 Video

On what would have been our 10th Annual GlassDay™, we take a moment to appreciate and reflect on your support and partnership. Our lives have changed but together we will learn, grow, and become stronger. Thank you for being a part of the Garibaldi family!

Glass Day 2018 Panel Discussion

GGI Music Video

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