in the Association is available to any foreign or domestic corporation,
individual, or partnership owning or selling equipment; purchasing or
processing glass direct from the factory; manufacturing primary or
fabricated glass and metal products for commercial distribution;
distributing or installing fabricated and/or automotive glass;
manufacturing materials, supplies or equipment used in the production of
fabricated or automotive glass; or ancillary professions involving the
design, specification, use or testing of glass products.
Dues Structure (by Sales Volume)
Affiliates - $500
1st additional division
2nd & 3rd additional division - $250 ea.
4th additional division - $150
Consecutive additional divisions - $100 ea.
The Building Envelope Contractors Division is comprised of
glazing contractors with the technical expertise and
management skills required to fulfill the more complex and
sophisticated glazing products and suppliers to the
contract glazing industry..
The Decorative Division is comprised of
that fabricate decorative glazing products and their
Energy Division is comprised of fabricators of
glazing products used in the energy industry and their suppliers.
The Flat Glass Manufacturing Division is comprised of
manufacturers of flat glass and those companies
maintaining a float glass plant in North America.
The Insulating Division is comprised of
manufacturers of companies that produce insulating glass
units, and suppliers of materials used in insulating glass
The Laminating Division is
comprised of companies that fabricate laminated products
for safety, security and sound reduction, and suppliers of
materials used to make laminated products..
The Mirror Division consists
of companies that silver flat glass and their suppliers.
Some sell predominately through the mass merchants, some
distribute through traditional flat glass channels, and
others are O.E.M. suppliers to other manufacturers.
The Tempering Division is
comprised of companies that produce fully tempered and
heat-strengthened glass products for the consumer,
architectural and automotive markets, and the suppliers of
materials used to make tempered products.
Membership is available to individuals within ancillary professions
involving the design, specification, use or testing of architectural and
automotive glass products. Affiliate members cannot vote, but will
receive membership discounts on educational programs and materials. Affiliate members include:
EDUCATION and NETWORKING:
and refine your management skills through meetings, seminars and a
correspondence course while maintaining the contacts and personal
relationships that are so essential to effective networking with peers,
suppliers and customers.
GANA Fall Conference
Blueprint Reading & Labor Estimating Course
maintains technical excellence with a strong technical staff and the
industry’s leading technical publications. Referenced by government,
architects, specification writers, and the industry, these publications
provide solid technical support.
Glazing Reference Manual
Fabrication, Erection and Glazing Hours Manual
Tempered Glass Engineering Standards Manual
Fully Tempered Heavy Glass Door and Entrance Systems Design Guide
Timely communication is essential in
today’s fast-paced business environment. GANA’s newsletter
Reflections, its website
Glass Information Bulletins, Special Bulletins (issued on an
as-needed basis), monthly Safety Bulletins and periodic Human
Resource Reports all serve to keep members informed.
AND STANDARDS: Have a direct say in
building and energy code issues through GANA’s participation in the
Glazing Industry Code Committee (GICC). Be a part of developing and
revising consensus standards and guidelines that directly affect your
products. GANA’s General Counsel keeps you up to date on the changes in
energy and environmental regulations as well as building code changes and
state or federal legislation or regulations that may affect your business.
staff brings nearly a century of experience to the industry. With
meetings, training, technical assistance, communication, technology, and
general counsel updates, the staff responds to the needs of GANA members
as well as the industry. The result is an ongoing joint effort between the
staff and its members to provide you with the best and widest variety of
professional services available.
For additional information,
contact the GANA office at 785-271-0208 or e-mail