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GLASS in a New Light WRITTEN BY COLLEEN COLEMAN, PHOTOGRAPHED BY SUPERSOURCEMEDIA.COM

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lass…it is believed to have existed as early as 3500BC in Egypt and Eastern Mesopotamia… more so as jewels and royal objects.

However, by 1200 BC the Egyptians learned to press glass into molds… and we all know that over the many centuries, we can now live in a glass house. Glass can be melted and blown into a vessel or beautiful artwork, shaped, colored with minerals or even made into tiles. The use of glass has become endless. But what if you could turn glass into stone? Metal?…or even a multi-faceted illusion that is simply hiding your pasta or laundry behind closed doors? Well, let me introduce you to Peter Klein, CEO of Precision Upstate in Scotia. Peter had a passion for owning a glass company. As the visionary behind 3D sonograms, Peter wanted to bring the world of high-resolution to printing on glass. Printed glass is not a new technology, but Peter’s use of this expertise is the spark behind the revolutionary ideas that are being produced within the Capital Region today. Precision Upstate will continue to craft custom glass panels but now consumers have the option of one-upping clear glass to anything their hearts desire. Let me explain.

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