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  • Survey shows members use common strategies
    The 2007 NGA Competitiveness Survey examined the operations practices and performance metrics of contract glaziers, glass manufacturers and dealers/retailers.
  • What effect has the credit crunch had on your company and/or customers?
    CommercialMichael Haber, managing partnerW&W Glass, Nanuet, N.Y.The current credit crisis is having a profound effect on our business on several fronts. One of the first things that we have experienced is the difficulty in getting paid in a timely manner due to the extensive reporting requirements requested from the various lending institutions. We have also seen several projects put on hold...
  • Sin City to host sixth annual show
    GlassBuild America, the Glass, Window & Door Expo will be back at the Las Vegas Convention Center Oct. 6-8.
  • Take a video tour of the Designed Glass showroom with company co-owner Erica Chandler. From shower enclosures to glass furniture, see what the Burnsville, Minn., showroom has to offer.
  • What avocados, rib eye and glass have in common
    The global supply chain is reverberating. Recent news articles point to economic strain in China.
  • Know the right questions to ask applicants for production positions.
  • When promoting bypass sliding shower doors, consider pointing consumers to a recent article in the Los Angeles Times about the toxic effects shower curtains can have on their health.
  • On a stormy day in July, I found myself with video camera in hand at the Designed Glass showroom in Burnsville, Minn. Co-owner Erica Chandler gave me a tour of the showroom that was only briefly halted due to an unpredictable Midwest thunderstorm. The video tour also was intermittently interrupted by several customers, who obviously took priority. Through observing these interactions, I started...
  • Know what to ask
    To conduct a good interview and make a great hire, be prepared with a series of open-ended questions that make the candidate think through his or her answers, share their feelings, prove their knowledge and demonstrate their experience.
  • The peninsula notch and island cutout
    Cutouts made by notching include the corner cutout, outlet cutout, peninsula notch, and the island or center cutout. Procedures for the peninsula notch and island or center cutout follow.
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