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Focused Forward

It’s August. This year is just flying by. We are now just six weeks away from GlassBuild and I am trying to stay focused on that and not on the absolute circus in the U.S. with regards to the virus, mandates, and so on.

By Max Perilstein | August 02, 2021

In Appreciation of the Team

This last year was a great reminder that no company is a one-man show, and no team can operate alone. We all continue to persevere, adapt and problem solve… and then do it all over again.

By David Vermeulen | July 26, 2021

Big and Important Deals

What a week in our world. Two massive partnerships were announced that could really push emerging technology to new levels. Very exciting stuff for our industry for sure. 

By Max Perilstein | July 26, 2021

Making Sustainability and Resilience Part of Your Business

Sustainability and resiliency are two key words we often hear in the industry. But this summer seems to have made these topics more top of mind than ever.

By Steve Schohan | July 19, 2021

Podcast Deep Dives

I noted last week that we’d have a mid-year forecast coming out, and it was an interesting one. We are in a slow stretch (some feel this more than others) and the outlook for the future is positive, but concern on the virus and the lack of vaccinations in the construction trade are a worry as is supply chain and labor shortages.

By Max Perilstein | July 19, 2021

Curves Ahead

For today’s commercial buildings, arched aluminum extrusion profiles bring inspired concepts to reality, and a durable, attractive finish completes the desired aesthetic. But what should you consider when your project calls for curves?

By Tammy Schroeder | July 12, 2021

Mid-Year Check In

It is now mid-year forecast time, and this coming week we’ll have a big release on what some of the main analysts are seeing for the rest of 2021 and into 2022. My approach is still the same, we knew 2021 was a “donut” and for a lot of the industry, but not all, we are in the hole right now. However, the other side is coming quickly.

By Max Perilstein | July 12, 2021

Use Digital Tools to Get the Most out of Tradeshows 

From lead retrieval devices, to Facebook, there’s a wide range of ways that technology can change your tradeshow experience. Here are some industry insights on how to use digital tools to have a successful show. 

July 06, 2021

10 Years!

This week is a milestone week for me as my little company will turn 10 years old on Friday. I simply can’t believe it’s been a decade on my own, but here we are. Obviously, a major thank you to all of you who have trusted me to work with you on your communication strategy, and gratitude also to all of you who have shared, supported, and encouraged me along the way.

By Max Perilstein | July 04, 2021

Two Simple, but Not Easy, Priorities

Two related leadership priorities can help companies to recruit and retain employees, improve engagement and profitability, and keep workers safe: one, promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; and two, address racism and discriminatory practices on the job.