Latest Articles in Fabrication

  • A real-world court case demonstrates the trouble with generic contract terms
    Boilerplate terms can lead to uncertain commitment that, if left unaddressed, results in gaps where liability can arise, or contractual rights are limited. Addressing these gaps at the time of contracting is essential. A recent court decision from the Court of Appeals for Indiana, A House Mechanics, Inc. v. Michael Massey, shows what happens when generic contract terms collide with a...
  • Vision area on the rise along with use of insulating and low-emissivity glass
    Nonresidential contract awards in millions of square feet of floor areaNonresidential construction has grown steadily since emerging from the depths of the Great Recession in 2011. Contract awards for nonresidential floor area have been increasing annually. The trend continued in 2018 with contracts rising 4 percent in 2018 to a total of 991 million square feet, driven by growth in office, hotel...
  • Education, advocacy and technical content from the NGA
    Deciphering Cradle to Cradle, to Grave and to Gate:A Life Cycle Resource for the Building Enclosure IndustryDownload the life cycle document by searching for “life cycle” at glass.org/store. Working with technical and advocacy industry volunteers, the National Glass Association, developed a document to help industry companies and their customers understand the various methods of calculating...
  • Need-to-know information from the NGA
    NGA Announces Board Leadership for 2019-2020Below right: Upcoming NGA Chair Chris Bole (left) and Angelo Rivera, immediate past chair.The National Glass Association announced its board leadership for the 2019-2020 term.  At its meeting at GlassBuild America in Atlanta in September, the NGA board of directors welcomed Chris Bole, Pikes Peak Glass Inc., as chair for the upcoming term, while...
  • Global glass associations aim to make 2022 the Year of Glass
    Glass in all its forms helps build a healthier, safer and more sustainable world. From glass used in medical equipment to the glass products that allow access to clean water, and from the glass that makes solar power possible all the way to the architectural glass products of our industry that are necessary in the construction of better buildings, glass is being used to improve lives of those...
  • Glass Magazine's annual Reader Photo Contest invited submissions that highlight exceptional interiors—innovative interior glass applications, including decorative installations, glass floors, doors, walls, stairs, partitions and more. Now it's your turn to select the winning images! Please review the gallery of final photos and vote, below, for two winners. The deadline to vote is...
  • Glass Magazine is accepting entries for its 2019 Reader Photo Contest. This year’s contest looks to highlight exceptional interiors—innovative interior glass applications, including decorative installations, glass floors, doors, walls, stairs, partitions and more. Readers are invited to submit photographs related to innovative interior glass projects that highlight the final installation and/or...
  • Inside the technology advancements that make today’s glass factories smarter and more powerful than ever
    Photo courtesy ofA+W Software North America More About Industry 4.0Infographic: The history of industry manufacturing, from Industry 1.0 to todayMachinery and equipment products Ready or not, automation is the future of manufacturing. Companies today have no choice but to embrace Industry 4.0 in its manufacturing practices or run the risk of being left behind, according to leading glass industry...
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    Further reading & informationGlassBuild America 2019PreviewFrom the show floorTwitterFacebookEconomic forecastRecap video and articleStay tuned for the November issue, complete with the State of the Industry, from GlassBuildThe NGA Fall Conference | HeadlinesFall Conference 2019 Kicks Off in ToledoIndustry Leaders Tackle Code, Regulatory and Fabrication Challenges at NGA Fall ConferenceRen...
  • In the summer of 2018, the leadership of Ergo Robotic Solutions, ergorobotic.com, decided to implement computer-aided design and drafting software, or CAD, into its in-house design process. According to Ryan Nudi, director of business operations, the change was motivated by a desire to increase the company’s competitiveness in the current market. “We decided if we wanted to grow, it was one of...
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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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