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  • Top Influencing Factors to Use an Alternative ProductVisit GlassMagazine.com/November2017 to view the data and explore additional myths about product selection in Dodge’s complete report, “Exploding 9 Myths: How Architects and Contractors Really Select Building Products.” Key Marketing Takeaways: Marketing and sales efforts to get architects’ attention should not stop after a project has started....
  • 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 Bethany Stough, bstough@glass.org.In the past, finding an...
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    Links to further reading & informationGlass+Metal SymposiumEvent Coverage on TwitterSymposium websiteNews to KnowNGA GANA CombinationDodge DataDownload reportGraphs from Dodge - click on each image for larger size   Codes2018 IBC articles by Julie RuthMajor Changes to Design Wind Pressures Coming in 2018 CodesRejection of Updates to Referenced Standards Raises QuestionsCodes Weigh...
  • The basics: The Pythian Apartments building in downtown New Orleans is a $44 million renovation completed in June 2017. The historic nine-story building, originally built in 1908 by S. W. Green as an African-American fraternal club, now houses 69 apartments. Unlike other high-rise condo renovation projects, the Pythian Apartments target middle-income workers to provide affordable housing in a...
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    Click the links below to download resources for onboarding employees. All resources are adaptable to specific company needs. Smartbrief Employee HandbookInterview Evaluation FormIT Onboarding ChecklistNew Hire ChecklistEmployment Reference CheckSample New Employee Announcement E-mail Template
  • Photos by Philip Castleton PhotographyThe basics: BioSteel Centre is a new, world-class training facility for the NBA’s Toronto Raptors. In addition to providing high levels of privacy and security for players and staff, design goals were to maximize views of nearby Lake Ontario while meeting local bird-safety and energy-efficiency mandates established by the city of Toronto. As a result of...
  • In the wake of Irma, glass industry gathers in Atlanta where innovation and investment take center stage
    Best in Show Exhibitor Awards GlassBuild America in Atlanta featured the "Best in Show" Awards, presented to six companies in recognition of their overall exhibit presence. Winners were chosen after review by an anonymous peer panel including sales, marketing and operations professionals from the residential and commercial glass industries. The 2017 winners are:Small booth Glass Expanse Medium...
  • Tracking the trends of the advancing glass fabrication facility
    Industry 4.0 is “the fusion of the words Internet of Things, Smart Factory, transparency, intelligent control circuits and self-learning systems. [It is] a continuous integration over the whole value and process stream between the different stakeholders, from customers, across production, all the way to the actual products and delivery. The most important point is to find out ...the purpose ......
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  • To cultivate quality, long-term employees, invest in getting the onboarding process right
    A group of new Viracon employees being taught how to safely handle and lift glass. Onboarding, or the process of preparing new employees for job success, is vital for employee integration and retention. According to a 2007 study by the Wynhurst Group, when employees go through structured onboarding, they are 58 percent more likely to remain with the organization after three years. An...
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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...
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    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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