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  • Lead times, labor and tariffs strain industry
    Project Spotlight Gamco | Private residence, New York CityInnovation: For this waterfront private residence in New York City, the main challenge for architect Gerald Caliendo was delivering expansive views and modern architectural design while ensuring the project fit in with the surrounding white-sided and stucco residential homes, and low-rise brown brick apartment buildings, says...
  • Prefabricated and high-performance products lead market
    Project Spotlight  CUDA METALS | William Eckhardt Research Center, University of Chicago, ChicagoInnovation: Meshing the various components for the innovative glass and metal entrance to WERC Building in Chicago while maintaining the aesthetic intent was not a simple task, says Andy Russo, vice president of Cuda Metals. Cuda used the assistance of its sister company, Glass + Mirror...
  • Companies invest and expand amid sales gains
    Project SpotlightMILLERCLAPPERTON | United Therapeutics Unisphere, Silver Spring, MarylandInnovation: Metal is used prominently throughout the Unisphere, a net-zero-designed six-story building from EwingCole. To meet sustainability and performance goals, the building features 3,000 photovoltaic panels, a high-performance curtain wall with electrochromic glazing, an automated natural ventilation...
  • 2019 Top Metal Companies ranked by annual sales
    The following ranking represents the only architectural metal ranking in the glass industry. Companies are ranked based on reported sales volume and listed alphabetically within each sales category. In the instances that companies decline to provide information, we use independent sources to determine the most accurate ranking.  If your company belongs on the list, or you would like to...
  • Investing in the Future
    Project SpotlightKAWNEER CO. | ProMedica Health and Wellness Center, Sylvan, OhioInnovation: The design team behind the 230,000-square-foot ProMedica Health and Wellness Center, HKS Architects, tasked Kawneer with supplying a high-performing façade that would also increase natural light and views of the outdoors, thus contributing to occupant comfort, says Karen Zipfel, director of marketing,...
  • Online-only content
    Links to further reading & informationDeciphering Cradle to Cradle, to Grave and to Gate: NGA'S Life Cycle Resource for the Building Enclosure IndustryDownload the life cycle document by searching for “life cycle” at glass.org/store. State of the Industry | from GlassBuild America 2019Insights from attendees and exhibitors on key market challenges.Photos from the show floor.Video...
  • Glassopolis Specialty Glass employees stay connected to their colleagues and the company even on the road, with Glassopolis branded hats. Company employees, whether traveling for work or pleasure, share photos of themselves, and friends and family members, wearing the hats in locations around the world. The new tradition provides an enjoyable way for employees to relax and get to know each other...
  • Glass companies tackle labor, performance and economic challenges
    Additional resources and coverage from GlassBuild America Insights from attendees and exhibitors on key market challenges.Photos from the show floor.Video highlights An inside look at the glass and glazing throughout Mercedes-Benz Stadium.Exhibitor products on displayNews and updates from educational sessionsWindow & Door Dealer Day Focuses on Digital...
  • A skinny triple insulating glass unit, from Quanex Building Products.In today’s industry, sustainability isn’t just about energy efficiency and performance. It’s about delivering solutions that meet those needs, but also stand the test of time. Any commercial construction project is a major investment of resources. And as codes, thermal efficiency demands, and more holistic sustainability...
  • Top considerations for curtain wall prefabrication
    A unitized glass curtain wall system with vertical aluminum fins being installed on a commercial office building in Rockville, Maryland.Pivoting a façade business from one that stick-builds to one that prefabricates offers financial and strategic advantages that could benefit any size company. While moving to a prefabricated or unitized model requires up-front investment, it offers the long-term...
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  • 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...

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