FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Debi Schneider
MYGLASSCLASS.COM SERVES NEEDS OF ARCHITECTURAL GLASS SEGMENT
TUBELITE INC. SIGNS ON AS FIRST SUBSCRIBER TO ON-LINE TRAINING PROGRAM
WASHINGTON, DC (July 28, 2006) – The National Glass Association (NGA) announced today that member company Tubelite Inc. has become the first subscriber to its groundbreaking new on-line training program, MyGlassClass.com. Tubelite, based in Reed City, MI, is a leader in architectural aluminum, specializing in storefront systems, entrances and curtainwall.
“Securing Tubelite as our first subscriber is an extremely significant step for MyGlassClass.com,” said David Walker, NGA Vice President for Association Services. “It highlights the reality that our on-line system is comprehensive enough to serve multiple segments of the glass industry.”
MyGlassClass.com was launched last month and offers dozens of courses specifically designed for both the auto and flat glass industry, ranging from safety instruction to professional development to industry certification. It was developed in partnership with leaders in the glass industry and will be continually updated and enhanced to reflect industry needs, with more than 100 course offerings planned for the first year.
“There is simply nothing else out there as comprehensive and accessible as MyGlassClass.com. It is an impressive product that we believe will be particularly useful in jump-starting the training of new employees,” said Steve DeYoung, Tubelite’s technical director.
For more information on MyGlassClass.com, contact the NGA’s Debi Schneider at 703/442-4890, ext 126.
Founded in 1948, the National Glass Association is the largest trade association representing the entire flat glass industry. Based outside Washington, DC, NGA offers certification, education and training, and serves the industry with the leading trade publications—Glass Magazine®, Window & Door®, and AutoGlass™. NGA currently hosts GlassBuild America®: The Glass, Window & Door Expo and the National Auto Glass Conference & EXPO.