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  • Forecasted employment growth could create skilled labor shortage
    Glaziers are in demand. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, glazier employment is projected to grow 42 percent from 2010 to 2020, a much faster rate than the average for all occupations. Driven by the popularity of glass exterior façades, as well as the energy efficiency improvements of glass and windows, U.S. glazier employment is expected to increase from 41,900 in 2010 to 59,600 in...
  • How do you market your company and its products/services to potential customers?
    Commercial Lisa Hagel, advertising/marketing coordinator, Wood’s Powr-Grip Co.“Wood’s Powr-Grip’s vacuum cups and equipment products are distributed internationally in nearly 50 countries through an extensive network of authorized dealers. Our products are most widely used within the glass industry but we also manufacture products for [many other industries]. In order to reach our target...
  • An exit plan is a customized, written plan that monetizes a business; meets the owner’s business, personal and financial goals; protects his or her wealth; and moves the owner into his or her next stage of life.A succession plan, on the other hand, focuses on the human side of the business. In the simplest terms, it aims to ensure the success of the company when the owner/CEO retires by moving...
  • The basics: Fire-rated glass and glazing was critical to achieving the daylighting design goals for the renovation of Manhattan's 170 East 80th St. Kate Shin, president of WEmi:t LLC, and a group of investors discovered the townhome and decided to transform the space into a luxury lifestyle property. Integral to this process was rethinking the townhouse layout to improve light and ventilation....
  • A glass company’s story of survival—and success—post-recession
    During a meeting of California glazing contractors this June, Dan Hope, president of Santa Barbara Glass Co., joked with other executives about trying to describe the “good ‘ole days” to young employees. The good ‘ole days they were referring to were those pre-Great Recession days, when backlogs were strong, the new construction and remodeling markets were booming, profit margins were reasonable...
  • *From June 11, 2013, to press time, July 2, 2013.
    Jury Indicts Five Individuals for Conspiracy to Smuggle Chinese Aluminum into the U.S.A Federal grand jury returned a threecount indictment against five individuals and three companies for conspiracy to smuggle Chinese aluminum into the United States, and conspiracy to commit money laundering. The defendants are accused of conspiring to purchase aluminum from China, transship the aluminum to...
  • When commercial construction starts plummeted in 2009, the cover of the Glass Magazine forecast issue read: “We’ll use adversity to our advantage.” Four years later, that prediction is coming true, as glass and glazing companies emerge from what many describe as the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. It has been a difficult stretch for all of us. And while we still have a long way...
  • Magnaline, Panoramic Doors
    Panoramic Doors developed Magnaline, a patentpending hardware system engineered to simplify and improve the operation and performance of its folding glass doors.
  • Penthouse Steam Enclosure, Met-tec Shower Enclosures
    This enclosure is from Met-tec’s Monumental custom, solid-brass, framed shower enclosure line, made from solid brass extrusions—plated to match the bathroom shower fixtures—for use with ½-inch clear, tempered glass.
  • MirroView, NSG Pilkington North America
    Pilkington North America introduced MirroView, a product designed to conceal the appearance of television displays and video screens.
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