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  • One path to success is trial and error
    I vividly remember the moment when it dawned on me that every single person—from the most successful business owners and CEOs to the janitor sweeping the floors, the attendant at the gas station and everyone in between—is making things up as they go along. For years, I assumed that, with rank and title, came “the manual.”  I remember the moment when it dawned on me that, “life:...
  • Tubelite Inc. supplied storefront, curtain wall and entrance systems for Utah’s Sandy Commerce offices. The Tubelite systems feature low-emissivity glass from Viracon and clear anodize from Linetec. The project architect was Babcock Design; and the glazing contractor, Skyview Glass. Photo by Robert Casey. Today’s fenestration market is creating higher demands on installing contractors....
  • Best practices, common problems and alternative options
    In equipment purchases, attention to warranty terms can fall down the priority list. Often, the existence of the warranty is simply a checklist item: does a warranty exist? However, attention to warranty terms, including their scope and limitations, should not be relegated to a check-box review.  A failure to consider the actual warranty terms can prove costly. Warranties are essential...
  • 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,...
  • Photos (above and at top right) by Red Archie, courtesy of Tubelite Inc.; photo (bottom right) courtesy of Trex Commercial Products The basics: Home to the NHL’s Red Wings and NBA’s Pistons, Little Caesars Arena in Detroit is designed to be one of the most intimate venues in both hockey and basketball. The arena features numerous buildings composing the whole sports and entertainment destination...
  • The basics:  Yanmar Corp.’s  50,000-square-foot multi-purpose facility in a small suburb of Atlanta is designed to express the Japanese company’s dedication to innovation and sustainability. The building is a multidimensional space that facilitates learning, community and product demonstrations for employees and the surrounding community. The project includes six product training labs,...
  • GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo took place Sept. 12-14, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Read news of GlassBuild America 2018 here.View the products here.See a selection of Glass Magazine's social media coverage of GlassBuild America on Twitter and Instagram here.
  • Photos courtesy of Vitro Architectural GlassThe basics: With 31 campuses in 25 cities, Tecnológico de Monterrey is the largest university system in Mexico. Built on the site of the school’s original library, the new student center includes a bookstore, café and retail space on the ground floor and sprawling open terrace on the top floor with spectacular views of Cerro de le Silla (Saddle Hill) in...
  • Photos by Antony R Marik Photography, courtesy of AGNORAThe basics: The CN Tower’s remodeled, accessible observation level in Toronto, Canada, features long, bright white hallways, doors with circular windows, a spiral staircase, stunning views of Lake Ontario through new dynamic windows, a new two-tiered glass floor, and digitally printed interior glass walls. The interior walls consist of over...
  • Photos courtesy of Crystal Window & Door SystemsThe basics: Situated in the Paulus Hook neighborhood of Jersey City, New Jersey, The Lenox apartment complex features 255 rental apartments and ground floor retail space. The inclusion of several roof setbacks, a courtyard, and a mixed façade of brick, metal panels and large expanses of glass windows creates architectural appeal. Adjacent to the...
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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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