Latest Articles in Auto Glass

  • Understanding the basics
    Maintaining cash flow remains one of the most common challenges glass company managers face. Everyone, from manufacturers to glazing subcontractors, distributors to builders, and retailers to suppliers, is subject to the same type of progress payments that characterize nearly every sector of the construction field. Contractors and subcontractors usually receive payments 30, 60 or 90 days into the...
  • An independent perspective
    Motivated by fear, many auto glass shop owners have bought into a lopsided network system that favors insurance companies. Profits have dropped at a record rate under that system. My shop saw gross sales drop as much as 33 percent last year. The fact that National Auto Glass Specifications prices dropped an average 67 percent last February hasn’t helped, either. Add in suppliers hitting you...
  • How to read and put your income statement to good use
    We’re in business to make a profit, and one of the easiest ways to ensure profitability is to familiarize yourself with your income statements. These statements provide the information necessary to determine job costs and to improve your bottom line.   Understanding your income statement There are five major sections to an income statement: gross revenue, cost of goods sold, gross...
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  • This commercial office space in Tulsa, Okla., features a 42-foot-long, custom, continuous art mural that spans 14 glass panels. 
    Great Glazing: Custom interior officeThis commercial office space in Tulsa, Okla., features a 42-foot-long, custom, continuous art mural that spans 14 glass panels suspended from the ceiling. Created by Tulsa artist May Yang, the mural is based on local Oklahoma themes, transitioning from rural landscape to the Tulsa skyline.   Great Glazing: Joliet Junior College Campus...
  • A look at the leading manufacturers and fabricators of metal products, broken down by sales volume, number of locations and product offering. 
    Building on the success of the Top Glass Fabricators rankings introduced last year, Glass Magazine is expanding its coverage to include the Top Metal Companies, featuring the leading manufacturers and fabricators of metal products in the United States and Canada. The Top Metal Companies include those that manufacture, fabricate and sell curtain wall, storefront and entrance, commercial interior...
  • Read about the winners
    In an effort to spotlight the people who make the Glass Magazine Award-winning products and projects possible, this year’s program included people-centric categories, for which the industry submitted their picks for best installer, production supervisor, project manager and sales rep.After narrowing down the nominations to three finalists in each category, the Glass Magazine editors asked the...