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  • What’s better than a game of Ping-Pong or cornhole? Ping-Pong on a sophisticated industrial-style, custom-built glass and steel table, and cornhole with innovative all-glass-construction digitally printed cornhole boards. The glass game table and boards take center stage at the Industry Pavilion at GlassBuild America 2019, opening today in Atlanta. The Industry Pavilion will be the hub for...
  • Vitro surveys architects and general contractors about glass fabricators
    Source: Vitro Architectural Glass, General Contractor Research on Glazing Industry, March 2019. Fabricators can better meet project needs when they stick to the schedule and provide certified glass, according to a recent survey of nearly 150 decisionmakers from general contractors and construction management and design firms, published by Vitro Architectural Glass. Vitro officials say they...
  • From top, Bagatelos, Culp, O'Callaghan, Weissman, Sowell. A panel of glass industry and façade experts addressed glass and glazing’s critical role in achieving building performance, occupant health and wellness, and design goals during the July 24 webinar, “Professional Roundtable: Perspectives on Glass and Glazing in Design.” The webinar, sponsored by the National Glass Association...
  • Glass Magazine Award winners demonstrate the inspiring possibilities of glass
    The winners of the 2019 Glass Magazine Awards showcase cutting-edge design and engineering, next-level innovations, collaborative and creative problem-solving, exciting aesthetic possibilities and more. Winners boast everything from a striking wave-form façade in the heart of New York’s downtown to a gravity-defying thin glass exhibit. “This year we had a very inspiring field of nominees,” says...
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    Further reading & information Editor's Notes NGA’s Architectural Record Webinar Tackles the ‘Battle for the Wall,’ High-performance Technologies and MoreGrowing Your Fabrication Facility into Industry 4.0Did NYC’s Mayor Really Announce a Ban on Glass Buildings?Market Data Key findings from Vitro Architectural Glass' survey of project decisionmakers The Glass Advocate NGA New Hire Toolkit...
  • Top drivers in the market
    The Chadstone Shopping Centre in Melbourne, Australia, features a 260-meter glass roof created with 4SG Reactive Thermoplastic Spacer from H.B. Fuller. Photo by Aaron Pocock.Today’s insulating glass market presents a growing number of challenges, from automation demands to requirements for multi-cavity glazing to increased product complexity. To meet these growing challenges, IG manufacturers are...
  • IoT is changing the glass fabrication process
    The term Internet of Things, or IoT, is increasingly bandied about in the glass industry. But what does it actually mean? According to Merriam-Webster, IoT is “the networking capability that allows information to be sent to and received from objects and devices (such as fixtures and kitchen appliances) using the internet.” For glass companies, this means implementing smart, automated and...
  • How estimating software can help curb the skilled labor shortage
    C.R. Laurence Co. developed the Storefronts Online estimating software to enable users to design, quote and order storefronts and entrances. The software is mobile accessible, allowing users to access project information from anywhere.Technological advances are helping glazing contractors weather the shortage of skilled labor by improving business efficiencies. According to the 2019 Construction...
  • Top considerations before entering the worldwide glass market
    Shipping containers at Port Elizabeth, New Jersey. Unique projects demand unique products, which may demand turning to unique suppliers. While a fabricator or glazing contractor may be willing to go to the ends of the earth to find the product that meets the client’s specific needs, the reality is that journey is going to be time-consuming, expensive and plagued with unexpected challenges....
  • More important now than ever
    Have your expectations changed as a consumer over the past year? Five years? 10 years? Chances are they have. The era of internet retail shopping has come with the expectation of fast service and delivery. You might have come across the term “Amazonification,” a term denoting the tech giant’s enormous influence on commerce, and on the industries it’s coming for next. It isn’t likely architects...
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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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