GPAD 2019 Platinum Sponsors

All Platinum and Gold sponsor companies will present their latest innovations and address automation, describing how this technology can be integrated with modern software.

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FeneTech, Inc. develops and markets the industry’s leading software ERP system FeneVision MAX ERP for glass processing companies, providing implementation, training, and support services. FeneTech has been honored as a Best Emerging Technology Company in northeast Ohio and was a recipient of the 2016 Glass Magazine Award for Most Innovative Software in 2016. FeneTech, founded in 1996, serves an emerging worldwide customer base with offices in Ohio and Luxembourg.


Forel is a world leader in the design and production of machinery for industrial automation of Insulating Glass Unit (IGU) production and other glass fabrication applications such as grinding, polishing, milling & drilling, and laminated glass processing. Most recently Forel has developed and introduced a new automated high-speed flexible spacer IGU processing line to meet the increased productivity, quality, and capacity requirements of the window & door industry in North America. Forel is based in Treviso, Italy and was established in 1976 and will celebrate the company’s 40th anniversary in 2016. Forel also operates a wholly owned subsidiary in St. Paul, MN for Service, Parts, and Sales to the North American market.


Glaston is a leading company in glass processing technologies and delivers machines and services for the production of heat-treated glass.  Glaston provides the glass fabrication industry with the machinery and technology to customers worldwide who want the highest production energy efficiency and best end glass quality. Glaston’s product offering includes high-quality heat-treatment machines and services for architectural, solar, appliance and automotive applications.



The National Glass Association is the largest and most influential trade association serving the architectural glass, and window and door industries. The NGA represents nearly 2,200 member companies, produces the industry’s leading events and publications, and provides cutting-edge education and training programs. The NGA’s annual events—including GlassBuild America and the Glazing Executives Forum—serve as a centralized meeting place for thousands of professionals.