Latest Articles in Retail Glass

  • New construction, retail segment fill largest market share
    The total nonresidential glazing vision area installed in the United States in 2015 increased 5 percent from 2014, which is a 10 percent increase compared to 2013, according to the Study of the U.S. Market for Windows, Doors and Skylights from the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, as researched by Ducker Worldwide. U.S. new construction and major additions constituted 66 percent...
  • “If you haven’t yet been attacked, it’s only a matter of time until you are.”
    Editor’s Note: This is the third installment of Glass Magazine’s article series addressing mass data loss and cyber threats. Read the first article on phishing scams and the second article on website and email hacking. Like many manufacturing enterprises, the glass fabrication business is becoming more connected than ever before, driven by both external and internal needs. Customers want to be...
  • Exploding glass is a term growing in popularity with consumer affairs reporters. The spontaneous, sometimes random, shattering of tempered glass in doors, showers and other consumer glass products, such as tables, has generated lots of news and complaints to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. It is also the subject of recent lawsuits alleging injuries as a result of breakage....
  • Summary: The ICC Group B Committee Action Hearings took place in April and resulted in a number of proposed changes to the 2018 building codes. Three proposed changes that impact the industry include a daylighting proposal, prescriptive energy proposal, and two proposals that promote the use of skylights in commercial buildings, when combined with automatic lighting controls. The ICC Group B...
  • One of the best ways to finance a business does not involve using a financial institution at all. It involves clever ways of working with clients and suppliers so that they help you finance your glass business. Now, let’s be clear—your clients and suppliers won’t necessarily “finance” your business in the conventional meaning of the word. But the effects are exactly the same and are often much...
  • Technology, automation and precision combine at SageGlass' HVM plant
    An employee handles a completed SageGlass insulating glass unit. Five years ago, a 14-acre soy bean field stretched out directly to the north of the SageGlass R&D and manufacturing facility in Faribault, Minnesota. Today, there stands an impressive 329,000-square-foot high volume manufacturing plant for the company’s SageGlass electrochromic dynamic glass. “The scale of the project was...
  • Glasstec 2016 to highlight innovations that will bring the global glass industry into the next era
    Following the theme “Future – Glass – Performance,” the 2016 glass technology live event will offer exhibits, innovative products and pioneering glass solutions for the coming three to five years. Pictured is the 2014 glass technology live pavilion. Photo by Messe Düsseldorf. Despite years of slower growth in Europe and continued economic uncertainty, glasstec 2016 is looking toward growth and...
  • Editor's Note: This article and the feature of Salem Flat Glass & Mirror mark the sixth and final installment of Glass Magazine’s Exit Planning and Succession series. Search this website for "exit planning", to see all articles from this series. Business owners intuitively understand and manage their everyday risks in a measurable manner, but most owners have never exited a business and are...
  • Salem distributing tackles employee training to develop strong teams, implement long-term succession plan
    Editor's Note: Succession planning is a critical element of exiting a business. For detailed guidance on developing a succession plan, see the fifth article in Glass Magazine’s six-part Exit Planning & Succession Series, “Nine Key Considerations for Successful Succession Planning”. Search this website for "exit planning", to see all articles from this series. Salem Distributing Co.,...
  • Companies from all parts of the glass and glazing industry have implemented innovative, out-of-the-box ideas to improve business from the ground up. Here’s an Idea… showcases these sometimes small behind-the-scenes ideas that can make a big impact on a company’s bottom line. If you have an idea that you would like to share, contact Bethany Stough. At its solar-powered facility in Paulsboro, New...
Page 7 of 111
 << First | < Previous 5 | 6 | 8 | 9 Next > | Last >> 

What's Hot

  • 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...