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  • Winning shots showcase workers behind the scenes
    In its third year, the Glass Magazine Reader Photo Contest provides a glimpse into the everyday experiences of workers in the glass and glazing community, from the factory floor to the jobsite. Readers submitted nearly 90 entries highlighting the behind-the-scenes achievements and activities that make a final project possible. A panel of judges at the magazine chose six finalists based on...
  • Problems solved with innovative modeling
    The TWA Hotel at JFK Airport features a robust curtain wall for maximum sound control. A comprehensive acoustic modeling and simulation process was used to determine the best-performing and most cost-effective glass and framing systems. Photos by Max Touhey.The advent of building information modeling, or BIM, and related next-generation modeling technologies, has transformed the way buildings are...
  • Don Friese during a 2015 interview with Glass Magazine at C.R. Laurence Co.'s Los Angeles headquarter facility. Photos by Lizz Mulis.Don Friese’s key legacy in the glass industry, say clients and colleagues, is not necessarily the tremendous growth and change he fostered in his six decades at C.R. Laurence Co. It is not the impressive story of how he helped transform the business from a $20,000-...
  • The basics:  The ground floor of the Salesforce Transit Center, San Francisco’s new central public transportation hub, has a light-filled, vibrant and inviting atmosphere thanks to light columns, a structurally expressive skylight and walkable glass floor combination that brings sunshine into the building. The largest of these columns forms the central element of the 118-​foot tall Grand...
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    Links to further reading & information for Glass Magazine September 2018 print issue.
  • An advance look at the product display in Germany
    glasstec 2018: International Trade Fair for Glass Production, Processing, Products, returns to Düsseldorf, Germany, Oct. 23-26. Check out some of the products exhibitors will have on display. For more information on attending glasstec, read the Guide to glasstec for First-time Attendees, starting on page 32 of the May issue. For more information on this year’s show, visit glasstec-online.com....
  • 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...
  • 2018 Glass Magazine Award winners showcase complex designs, improved performance and advanced technologies
    Glass Magazine thanks GGI for sponsoring this year’s Glass Magazine Awards.  This year’s Glass Magazine Award winners are innovators, blazing trails in the industry with complex façades, sophisticated manufacturing and design technologies, and multi-faceted high-performance products. The winning projects and products showcase a future-focused industry increasingly defined by innovation...
  • Project success depends on all teams working toward a shared vision
    GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo returns to Las Vegas Sept. 12-14.When it comes to major architectural construction, it’s important to keep the big picture in mind. Creating a major superstructure takes vision, and it takes countless people and teams working toward that vision to make it a reality. It’s about creating harmony among a variety of products and materials, all...
  • Courtesy of HHH Tempering Resources Inc.
    Review referencesAlways ask for other clients to talk to when considering equipment. Fabricators using the equipment can provide valuable firsthand information. Seek word-of-mouth experiencesCheck with fellow fabricators. The glass industry is extremely connected, and there is a good chance a company owner or manager knows someone who has worked with any given supplier.Research supplier...
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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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