Latest Articles in Fabrication

  • Value is paramount
    For the purposes of this article, let's assume that the prospective purchaser has already decided that purchase of equipment is the most desirable option compared with purchasing tempered glass from an outside source, partnering with a glass tempering company or leasing the equipment.There are many pitfalls to be avoided when buying a piece of equipment that has to fulfill a product requirement...
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    The Burbank (Calif.) Community Services Building puts high-performance glazing to the test.
  • Work site not an indicator of design firm activity in healthcare and retail construction; plays role in education and office sectors
    Interoperability and effective communication have set a new trend in the construction market: a wider geographic distribution of project design work.Click on the link below to download a free PDF of the full article. 
  • Online-only photo gallery
    Glaziers from Downs Glass, Sarasota, Fla., faced notable challenges performing the installation on the half building, half vessel floating sales office for Lazzara Yachts, Tampa.
  • Online-only photo gallery
    Glass tiles have crossed the Atlantic and made their way to the U.S. market in the form of gorgeous bathroom walls, kitchen backsplashes, countertops, mosaic floors and swimming pools. Made of float, cast, fused and recycled glass, they continue to increase in demand and popularity due to their aesthetic, water-resistant and low-maintenance characteristics.
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    Q&A with the president of Glass Group, Guardian Industries Corp., Auburn Hills, Mich.  Ebeid Read related articles:Ebeid: Prepare for a new glass industryEbeid: Renaissance of a new, green glass ageState of solar glass in GermanyInvesting in solar: Potential and risks for U.S. glass industryHow are you keeping employees' spirits up amidst these tough economic conditions and the...
  • Glass Magazine editors asked Beth Novitsky, senior associate of Brand Design at Gensler, the New York, N.Y., architectural firm that General Glass International hired to brand its new direct-to-glass printing capabilities, how the Brand Design division works. Gensler employs 2,500 architects, designers, planners and consultants in 31 offices around the world.
  • The process of introducing a new product is never linear
    What comes first, the process or the product? For General Glass International, Secaucus, N.J., the impetus to buy one of the first direct-to-glass printing machines in the United States came at GlassBuild America in 2007.
  • The St. Cloud (Minn.) Public Library features a sweeping unitized curtain wall with asymmetrical glass, and ample interior glazing, including glass walls, railings, doors and elevator enclosures. The exterior features 26,000 square feet of glass, and the interior, 10,000 square feet.
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    During a tight eight-month timeline, glaziers from Trainor Glass Co., Alsip, Ill., successfully completed the installation on the 34-story Omni Fort Worth Hotel and Residences in Fort Worth, Texas.
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