Top 50 Glaziers 2019 Report

Norah Dick
May 24, 2019
COMMERCIAL, RETAIL, FABRICATION

Architectural Wall Systems - Krause Gateway Center - Des Moines, Iowa

Architectural Wall Systems | Krause Gateway Center | Des Moines, Iowa | Photo by Michel Denancé

The following report captures the current market reality of the glazing industry. Glass Magazine’s annual Top 50 Glaziers program, now in its 27th year, looks at the health of the glazing market by surveying top glazing companies about sales, bid levels, profit margins and staffing. Market statistics also provide benchmarks for levels of activity by region, and by building segment. 

For a list of the Top 50 glazing companies serving the United States, ranked by sales volume, see The Companies. Projects from these companies are showcased throughout the feature. In addition to the ranked List, the report again includes our list of Glazier Partners, standout glazing companies nominated by their fabricator partners, found here.

Top 50 Glaziers 2019 Report

1 - Sales: Sales Up, But Signs of Slowing?

2 - Market: Commercial Construction, Northeast Region, Drive Market

3 - The Challenges: Labor, Scheduling, Tariffs Among Top Challenges

4 - The Companies: Family Businesses and Established Companies Dominate 

Norah Dick is assistant editor and researcher for Glass Magazine. Write her at ndick@glass.org.