Nov 16, 2021

Webinar: Glass Cutting & Washing Video Demonstration + Live Q&A with Industry Expert, Bill Lingnell

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*Note: The webinar recording only includes a brief preview of the Glass Cutting and Washing video.

For questions about the video series, including how to access the full recording, contact

To learn more about the in-person workshop, visit


November 16, 2021 | 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern

This webinar will cover the proper techniques and safety requirements associated with glass cutting and washing.

The video presentation, hosted by Bill Briese, GED's R&D and Engineering Manager, is part of the recently launched IG Fabricator Workshop video series. This video series was developed based on the in-person, hands-on workshop that was launched in 2017 and is hosted by FGIA annually.

Bill Lingnell, FGIA Technical Consultant, will be on hand to address questions live after the video demonstration. Submit your questions now to!


Bill Briese, R&D and Engineering Manager - GED

Bill Briese, Bill has been with GED for the past 24 years. His responsibilities include innovation and new product development for processes, machinery and products relating to the IGU and window industry. Bill currently holds over 30 US patents and has several additional patents pending within the fenestration industry. He has been involved with FGIA and previously IGMA for the past 13 years.

Prior to GED, Bill worked for 10 years as a machine and tooling designer for high-speed packaging equipment in the food & beverage industry. Bill holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from GMI Engineering & Management Institute (now Kettering University) in Flint, Michigan.

Bill Lingnell,
Technical Consultant - FGIA

Bill serves as the technical consultant to the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (formerly Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance). He has been involved in engineering, technical management and construction of major building projects throughout the United States, Canada, and other countries. He has consulted as a technical authority and specialist for general contractors, manufacturers, fabricators, owners, developers, architects, and individuals relating to the many facets of glass and wall systems used on architectural construction projects.

As a consultant, he has also served engineers, testing agencies, insurance companies, building managers, window producers, curtain wall consultants and the legal profession on many projects and assignments requiring specialization in glass and wall system technology. Bill has over 55 years of experience in the technical field of glass and architectural products and is considered one of the world’s foremost experts in the field.