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Rachel Vitello

Rachel Vitello

Rachel Vitello is the Assistant Editor & Researcher for Glass Magazine and Window + Door. 

Museum Honors Native Worldview

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

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.

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.

5 Takeaways from Blueprint for Collaboration

The National Glass Association hosted a panel during the week of the AIA A'23 conference in San Francisco focused on sustainable practices in the glass and glazing industry. Panelists included Stanley Yee with Dow, Lisa Rammig with Eckersley O'Callaghan, Sophie Pennetier with Enclos, Chris Fronsoe…

5 Takeaways from Safti First Facilities Tour

A tour of Safti First's facilities located in Merced, California, reveals the company's true variety of products and testing capabilities it has been able to acquire throughout its decades in existence. 

Women in Construction

To celebrate Women in Construction Week and Women's History Month, Glass Magazine sat down with a few women in the industry to discuss their experiences. This is the interview Jessica Hanson, sales manager with Heartland Glass.

Women in Construction

Women in Construction Week is here. To recognize this week, March 5-11, Glass Magazine sat down with a few women in the industry to discuss their experiences. This is the interview Ahlam Qaimari, who has been in the glass industry for three years since she joined Griffin Glass & Metal Werks.

Women in Construction

To celebrate Women in Construction Week and Women's History Month, Glass Magazine sat down with a few women in the industry to discuss their experiences. This is the interview Jessica Hanson, sales manager with Heartland Glass.

Next-Level Performance

The latest technology from the glass industry: thermal products, including improved IGUs, vacuum insulating glass and thin-glass solutions; dynamic glass and building-integrated photovoltaics, which can provide on-site energy generation. Part of the series All About Glass & Metals.

Women in Construction

Women in Construction Week is here. To recognize this week, March 5-11, Glass Magazine sat down with a few women in the industry to discuss their experiences. This is the interview Ahlam Qaimari, who has been in the glass industry for three years since she joined Griffin Glass & Metal Werks.

Tips for Working in Cold Weather

Temperatures are dropping, and staying low, in many parts of the U.S. Make sure installers and other field employees stay safe by following industry guidance on preventing cold-related injury and illness. Industry leaders share tips on best practices for keeping employees warm enough and safe in…

AGC Releases 2023 Construction Hiring and Business Outlook

The Associated General Contractors' Jan. 4 National and State Hiring and Business Forecast for Commercial Construction meeting discussed both opportunities and concerns for the construction industry in the U.S. for 2023. 

Behind the Scenes of Pulp Studio's History Channel Feature

An interview with Pulp Studio COO Kirk Johnson about the company's recent feature on the series "More Power": how the episode came to be, what the hosts thought of the factory and how the episode has helped not only boost employee morale, but hopes to help the industry as a whole. 

Binswanger Glass Celebrates 150 Years

Binswanger Glass is celebrating 150 years in business this year, crediting their company values, atmosphere and hard-working employees on all levels for the past century and a half of success.

Safety on the Jobsite

Top considerations for heat safety, glass handling and transportation.

Companies Rally for Communities, Staff in Aftermath of Hurricane Ian

In the destructive aftermath of Hurricane Ian in Florida, the first thing Florida-based companies did was make sure their employees, clients, and customers were all safe. Now, they are helping their communities rebuild and looking to the future of glass and related products, as well as standards…

4 Tips For Staying Safe in Extreme Heat

With summer in full swing, extreme heat is sweeping across the nation. High temperatures can be harmful, and at times potentially lethal, for those who work in the field, like installers. There are ways that those who work outside can keep themselves safe during these warmer months.