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  • Airolite Louver Type K605MD is now Miami-Dade certified for installations in structural steel, steel studs, concrete masonry and wood substrates, according to a Sept. 30 release. Mechanically fastened and then welded to withstand the rigors of the structural tests required under the Miami-Dade Building Code, this sightproof louver can now be specified in round, half-round, quarter-round,...
  • The National Glass Association, McLean, Va., launched its redesigned Web site Sept. 16."We took great pains to improve the site while maintaining the positive elements that made the previous version such an important member resource," says David Walker, president, Association Services, NGA. "In particular, we have enhanced the online experience by making it simpler to navigate and...
  • The Protective Glazing Council International, Topeka, Kan., announced the next in a monthly Webinar series for architects, building owners, specifiers, glazing contractors and others in the architectural community in a Sept. 11 release. The free monthly Webinar series focuses on various industry topics and runs an hour in length.Scheduled for the last Friday of each month, the next...
  • How do you keep your brand fresh?
    CommercialSteve Fronek, vice president, Wausau Window and Wall Systems, Wausau, Wis. Keeping a brand fresh goes beyond issues of style. Branding and [research and development] go hand-in-hand. Active involvement in trends in the industry such as [Building Information Modeling], green, dynamic glazing and blast hazard mitigation will project an image of leadership. Managing a brand involves a...
  • Transition techniqueJoel Berman Glass Studios, Vancouver, B.C., now offers Transition, a new technique in glass casting that allows an area of deeply embossed texture to transmute fluidly to smooth, flat, transparent glass in the same panel. This recently perfected technique represents a radical departure from convention in terms of kiln-casting methods, and an important advancement in glass...
  • C.R. Laurence Co., Los Angeles, has introduced a specialty catalog, the SD10, featuring the latest products in CRL’s line of frameless shower door hardware and supplies. The 160-page, full-color catalog features new series of hinges and innovative products, particularly the company's Vienna and Cologne series of adjustable hinges, the E-Z adjust header system, no-drill fixed panel...
  • In developing its range of products to offer solutions in glass tools and accessories, Bohle America Inc. has reached an agreement with Toyo to offer Toyo’s full range of glass cutters, according to a release. The company will offer the line in North America in addition to its own Silberschnitt and Diamantor products.
  • How display design can boost profits
    The list of options for shower doors is lengthy. Yet, the typical glass shop doesn’t have a formal way of working people into upsells.
  • Know when to hold `em; know when to fold `em
    This article is first in a series that will explore how to run a successful shop, and will touch on various aspects of managing a business including: when/how to expand, downsize, sell your business; decide on location, whether to rent or buy; when to add new products, services and people; when to diversify; and when to change name, logo and marketing materials.
  • From AIA in Boston Sustainable design tools Viracon, Owatonna, Minn., developed a "Green Building Design" area on its Web site offering new tools, including a climate zone map and chart to help architects, designers and specifiers select the right glass for their green building goals. The new Viracon Green Building Design site features a new climate zone map and climate zone chart....
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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...