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  • Above: Viwinco employees showcase the company’s products to students at the company's facility. Viwinco hosted eighth-grade students from the local middle school. Below right: A student records video at the Viwinco facility. Student participants in the "What's so cool about manufacturing?" program create short documentaries about their site visits, which are then submitted online for judging....
  • 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 Norah Dick, ndick@glass.org.Glass can be invisible, in the best...
  • The new Guardian XO Max is a full-body exoskeleton designed for industrial, public safety and military sectors, according to Sarcos Robotics, the manufacturer. Photo courtesy of Sarcos Robotics.Construction may be going bionic. In November 2018, Sarcos Robotics, a global technology firm that designs robotic systems, announced in a company release that the company developed a “full-body, powered...
  • The Mulva Family Fitness and Sports Center at St. Norbert College, De Pere, Wisconsin, with glazing by H.J. Martin and Son. Photo by Gary D. Parker.Marketing and publicity are part of every business, and good photography is usually part of every marketing campaign. It’s no different in the glass industry: good photos of glass and glazing projects are essential to really showcase and celebrate the...
  • SkyBEAM (Building Envelope Asset Mapping), developed for Tremco Roofing & Building Maintenance, in partnership with Industrial SkyWorks, uses unmanned aerial vehicles equipped with high-definition and thermographic cameras to inspect buildings and locate energy leaks, rooftop damage, deteriorating façades, safety issues and other potential problems. With worker safety and structural quality...
  • Education is crucial when it comes to elevating the knowledge of glass industry offerings among architects, specifiers and building code officials. Industry companies such as Safti First have taken a proactive approach to ensure that knowledge is available to those key parties.  The need for additional industry education about fire-rated glass products in particular became apparent to...
  • Three years ago, Intermac America & Canada launched Inside Events for its glass division machinery. In addition to participating in industry trade shows, the Inside Events provide another venue for the company to engage current and potential customers. The showroom events usually last two days and host customers at the company’s glass machinery showrooms in Anaheim, California; Toronto,...
  • 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 Norah Dick, ndick@glass.org.Instagram (Above): Instagram, a photo...
  • Top right: Ziegler, left, in 2006 with General Bill Looney, the commanding general of the Air Education and Training Command headquartered at Randolph Air Force Base in Universal City, Texas. As part of his position as the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Liaison with the AETC, Ziegler accompanied General Looney on one of his Civic Leader Tours, a program that educates civic leaders in AETC’s...
  • The SteelEncounters’ mobile app provides employees with easy access to important company information, from safety tools to benefits to a staff directory. In recent years, leaders of SteelEncounters instituted a number of management strategies to boost engagement among its nearly 380 employees. Part of this ambitious strategy included the development of a mobile app that connects workers,...
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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...
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    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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