Latest Articles in Fabrication

  • Negotiate terms, simplify product lines and look at other ways to manage costs.
  • Long holiday weekends in the dead of winter can be an invitation to freeze-ups of water pipes, process equipment and buildings if you are located in a part of the country where temperatures dip below freezing.Take the time to do preventive maintenance in anticipation of winter weather, and make sure to perform winterizing inspections and temperature monitoring. If you have a building that is...
  • ... to their pockets
    Just a little incredulity was in order when Merrill Lynch’s John Thain asked for a $10 million bonus at the end of 2008. As all of us contribute to that company’s $10 billion bailout—along with the rest of Wall Street and possibly the auto industry—we look out across the next 12 months with precautionary belt-tightening.So, it was gratifying to learn that several glass...
  • What are your expectations for the glass industry in 2009?
    CommercialJordan Richards, president, Glassopolis, Toronto “[In 2009] it’s going to be a more competitive business climate. For glass contractors, it’s a high liability, high risk job. Often they’re at the very end of the supply chain and they’re asked to assume huge risks on these projects. I think there will be more pressure and more competition, and it’...
  • Readers weigh in on the economy and its effect on their business
    If there is one positive thing about a recession, it’s that it makes you look for unprofitable elements of your business and take action.
  • The complexity of information systems in today’s business world–even for relatively small businesses–is mind boggling. Information risks include threats to information technology systems, the intangible property handled by them, and consequences of failure of these systems. There can be direct first-party losses sustained by your company as well as third-party losses related to...
  • United Glass Corp., Oakdale, Pa., recently installed a state-of-the art, full convection oven at its Pdc Glass location in Pittsburgh, according to a company release. The furnace produces heat-treated glass up to 10 inches by 180 inches in size, 1/8 inch to 3/4 inch in thickness, with low levels of roller wave distortion. Lite Sentry equipment, installed on the tempering line, monitors every lite...
  • Hirings, promotions and appointments
    M3 Glass TechnologiesRoger Erwin joined M3 Glass Technologies of Irving, Texas, as outside sales representative and Elaine Tschirgi as decorative glass sales representative.Before joining M3, Erwin was a sales representative at Complete Line Glass Wholesalers, Arlington, Texas. He has 25 years experience in the glass industry including working as sales representative for Gardner Glass Products,...
  • About 32 million workers are potentially exposed to chemical hazards. There are an estimated 575,000 chemical products in the market and hundreds of new chemicals are introduced each year.
  • A majority of the numerous workshops and seminars at this year’s Ecobuild & AEC-ST Fall conference centered around Building Information Modeling. The conference took place at the Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C., Dec. 8-11. The exhibit ran Dec. 10-11. "BIM is a dynamic architectural model as a database," said Ryan Ghere, Onuma Inc., Los Angeles. "And...
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