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Top Metal Companies

This report includes:

  • The Top Metal Companies in the United States and Canada, organized by sales range category, including general information, locations and fabrication services.
  • The Top Metal and Glass Companies in the United States and Canada, organized by sales range category, including general information, locations and fabrication services.
  • Contact information, including addresses and phone numbers for headquarters, additional locations and company executives.

2013 Top Metal Companies (27-page PDF)
2012 Top Metal Companies (17-page PDF)

 

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Top Glass Fabricators          

This report includes:

  • The Top Glass Fabricators in the United States and Canada, organized by sales range category, including general information, certifications, locations and fabrication services.
  • The Top Glass and Metal Fabricators in the United States and Canada, organized by sales range category, including general information, certifications, locations and fabrication services
  • Market trends among the Top Glass Fabricators, including statistics related to sales volume, product demand, acquisition plans and market challenges.
  • Maps showing Top Glass Fabricator locations, organized by product category.
  • Contact information, including addresses and phone numbers for headquarters, additional locations and company contact.

2013 Top Glass Fabricators Report (32-page PDF)
2012 Top Glass Fabricators Report (32-page PDF)

 

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Poster of Top Glass Fabricators    

This 30-inch by 20-inch poster graphically displays the top glass fabricator locations in the United States. Great for easy reference on your office wall or bulletin board, one side shows a map with the exact city location of fabricators and the total number of fabricators in each state. The other side provides detailed lists of company names by state and type of fabrication: tempered, insulating, decorative and laminated.

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Top 50 Glaziers

This complete report includes all of the information provided in the Top 50 Glaziers feature published annually in Glass Magazine, plus:

  • Exact sales figures for 2008-2012, plus project and personnel information
  • Project breakdown by construction segment 
  •  Chart detailing the growth areas and changes in bid levels for each company
  • Company information, including addresses and phone numbers for headquarters, additional locations and company contacts 

2013 Top 50 Glaziers Special Report (39-page PDF)
2012 Top 50 Glaziers Special Report (39-page PDF)
2011 Top 50 Glaziers Special Report (42-page PDF)
2010 Top 50 Glaziers Special Report (32-page PDF)

 

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All about Glass and Metal: A Guide for Architects & Specifiers

This comprehensive guide combines all of the information in Glass Magazine’s “All About Glass and Metals” four-part series into one, easy-to-read report. Designed to help architects and specifiers navigate the world of glass and metal, the guide answers frequently asked questions in regards to building structure, glazing specifications, interior glass and protective glazing, with specifics that include:

  • Illustrated window and curtain-wall glossary
  • Current standards and specifications  
  • Tips by glazing specification section: performance, products and installation  
  • General tips regarding specification of interior glass and protective glazing  
  • Real-world examples of interior glass and protective glazing applications  
  • Market and product trends

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All About Glass and Metal (38-page PDF)

 

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Glass and Metals 401 (2013)      

In part four of Glass Magazine’s “All About Glass and Metal” series, the guide examines the trends, applications and new product options for security glazing products (ballistic, bomb and burglary resistant). It also looks at fire-rated glazing, which is increasingly being asked to do double-duty in terms of fire and ballistic protection. Specifics include:

 Types of scurity glazing

  • Security glazing and fire-rated glass FAQs
  • The most common specification mistakes in protective glass and glazing applications
  •  Threat-resistant design recommendations
  • Architectural applications
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Glass and Metals 301 (2012) 

Part three of the “All About Glass and Metal” series, the guide provides an introductory look at interior glass and the design possibilities it offers for nonresidential applications. It also addresses common questions and concerns regarding these types of products. Specifics include:

  • Answers to architects’ frequently asked questions
  • Interior glass FAQ by product
  • “Idea Book” illustrating interior glass applications
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Glass and Metals 201 (2011) 

A follow-up to the popular Glass and Metals 101 introduced in 2010, this guide offers information to help architects and specifiers navigate the world of glass and metals. The guide includes:

  • Informational resources
  • Top 10 problems architects may enouonter in glazing specifications
  • General tips for glazing specifications
  • Tips by specification section: performance, products and installation
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Glass and Metals 101 (2010)

Designed to help architects and specifiers navigate the world of glass and metals, this guide addresses glass and glazing performance values, load requirements, codes and standards, and  basic product definitions. The guide includes:

  • Illustrated window and curtain-wall glossary
  • Building schematic identifying various glazing products
  • Answers to architects' frequently asked questions
  • Current standards and specifications
  • Resources for additional information
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Guide to Decorative Glass (2011)

     

From the May 2011 issue of Glass Magazine comes to Guide to Decorative Glass. The guide includes definitions, options, and applications for fifteen different kinds of decorative glass. Each concise section includes a photo of a practical application of each type of glass.

2011 Guide to Decorative Glass (10-page PDF) $19.95Buy Now

 

Showcase Fabrication (2011)  

Learn how to build a glass showcase with 8 mm float glass, one door and two glass shelves without thread fixations or drill holes. Follow step-by-step insructions and accompanying photos as Frank Ruzicka, who conducts customer workshops for Bohle America, demonstrates the necessary preparation and technology. Instructions include positioning and bonding the glass and metal elements, and installing the lock, doorknob and stopper.
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Custom Fabrication Using UV Bonding (2011)  

Learn how to build an all-glass side table using 8-millimeter float glass with flat polished edges using ultraviolet glass-bonding technology. Directions and accompanying photos describe fabricating a UV-bonded glass table with a shelf, using the Bohle UV-Bonding Professional Kit from Bohle America, as an example, and the curing procedure using UV light exposure.
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Guide to Edgers (2010)

Researched and produced by Glass Magazine, this chart features more than 125 edgers from suppliers around the world, including detailed machine specifications and capabilities.
 
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Float Plants of North America (2010)

An update to Glass Magazine’s popular “World of Glass” map, the “Float plants of North America” map examines how the float plant landscape changed in the United States, Mexico and Canada between April 2005 and February 2010.
 
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