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November/December 2023

Product Solution | FlexScreen Automated Window Screen Line

FlexScreen worked with Erdman Automation Corp., the premier automation company in the window and door industry, to design and build an almost fully automated manufacturing line for FlexScreen.

Great Glazing | Block 185

Block 185 in Austin, Texas, features several high-performance, Ellison Bronze custom balanced doors specified by the architects in charge, Pelli Clarke & Partners.

Building Efficiency

Metal companies adapt their systems for less labor and greater sustainability.

Glass Handling Safety

Handling glass requires the utmost care and attention to ensure the safety of workers and the quality of the final product.

Museum Honors Native Worldview

Glass companies collaborated on the unique design of the First Americans Museum.

Industry Metrics to Watch

At Glass Magazine and its publisher, the National Glass Association, we regularly track a series of economic and industry trend data to better understand what’s on the horizon for glass companies. We look at macro-economic data points, including unemployment and GDP, right along with construction…

PPE for Glass-specific Hazards and Conditions

Glass workers want protection, comfort and safety for themselves and their products.

Strategies for Glass Curtain Wall Installations

Efficient installation can help glazing subcontractors pin “big ticket” costs and optimize the process.

Tackling Glass and Glazing’s Technical Challenges

As glass and glazing grow increasingly sophisticated, ensuring next-gen professionals maintain technical expertise will be critical.

New Approaches  to Glass Partition Designs

Modern interior glass partitions are meeting the needs of contemporary next-generation office spaces.

Children’s Book Focuses on the Quality of the Trades

“Grit Leads to Greatness” is a children’s book written by duo Jenny Kerr Schroen and Chris Eccleston of Delmarva Veteran Builders.

Building the Future: Students Explore the Diverse World of Construction Trades

The Associated Builders and Contractors—Inland Pacific Chapter (ABC—IPC) Trades Night event, held Oct. 12, 2023, at Ferris High School in Spokane, Washington, brought together more than 40 employers, educators and training partners to offer students and parents a first-hand look at construction…