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October 2023

Q + A with Glassfab | Inclusivity Shapes the Company Culture

Creating a considerate atmosphere allows employees to bring their true selves to work and focus on performing at a high level for customers.

Great Glazing | Pikes Peak Summit Visitor Center

The project’s high altitude at 14,115 feet above sea level presented unique challenges and design criteria for the Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope team.

Product Solution | SuperClear® 45-HS-LI

SuperClear® 45-HS-LI (hose stream, low-iron) is a new, patented, USA-made, fire-protective glazing that meets all fire, safety and hose stream requirements for 45-minute doors, sidelites, transoms and openings.

GlassBuild 2023

The tradition continues at this year’s GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, held Oct. 31–Nov. 2 in Atlanta. The tradition of 20 years of the longest-running glass industry trade show, where glass, window and door industries meet. And the tradition of 75 years for show organizer…

NGA 75th Anniversary

In the 75 years following the NGA’s founding, the organization became the largest trade association serving the architectural glass and metals industry. The NGA merged with the Glass Association of North America in 2018 and now includes more than 1,800 member companies representing contract…

Advanced Window Technologies: The Latest on Thin Glass

Interest in thin glass and “skinny triples” is picking up and drawing the attention of commercial builders eager to install energy-efficient products.

Staying Focused on Fabrication Essentials

The performance bar for commercial glass and glazing is always high, and it’s vital to minimize inconsistency during fabrication and installation.

Six Simple Lessons to Improve Your Decisions

Executives can improve their decision-making skills by applying simple techniques and becoming aware of common challenges.

Harnessing the Power of AI

Artificial intelligence has the potential to streamline design, bidding, procurement, safety and scheduling.

Recruiting and Retaining Gen Z

As companies nationwide continue to struggle with finding skilled labor, it is more important than ever to recruit and retain young professionals, which now includes Gen Z.

An Underground History of Glass

Katy Devlin takes a kayak tour through a now-flooded former silica sand mine that provided the raw materials for the flat glass plant that sat atop it.

Glass Cast Episode 5

Dave Ferrett, Bagatelos Architectural Glass Systems, discusses recent project challenges.