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June 23, 2015
From Glass Magazine
Using Technology to Empower Your Small Manufacturing Team

Operations leaders at small and mid-sized manufacturing companies have no shortage of stress. Much of the burden of bringing in jobs on-time and on-budget falls on them, which explains the thirst for visibility and hawkish attention to detail regarding everything on the shop floor.

Industry news
Construction Employment Up in 40 States
Flat Glass Market Expected to Reach $124.14 Billion by 2022
AAMA Updates AAMA 714-15 Specification for Liquid-applied Flashing
Online Exhibitor Registration Now Open for glasstec 2016
Business news
Glaston Signs Long-term Financing Agreement
Tower Insulating Glass Added to PPG's Authorized Manufacturing Program
LaCantina's Contemporary Clad Now Available for Order
People news
Industry Veteran Brian Anderson Joins Kawneer Sales Team
Tubelite Names Jim Conte Mid-Atlantic Client Development Manager
Product Spotlight
Stair Treads and Flooring from Dependable Glass

Dependable Glass Works’ stair treads and flooring are ideal for both commercial and residential construction. Our glass stair treads and floors are engineered for safety and durability, adding structural soundness to any look. The glass is constructed of many layers and fabricated with an anti-slip surface. Dependable Glass Works fabrication provides our clients with 100s of design options including color and texture options to match any designer look.

What Does the EPA's Clean Power Plan Mean for the Fenestration Industry?
By Jim Benney

While electric utilities and power plant operators have been up in arms about the EPA's forthcoming Clean Power Plan, very little has been said by members of the building industry. The fenestration community should take note—and quickly.

From the Fabricator: Birds and Glass
By Max Perilstein

I had a feeling the issue of bird protective glazing was going to be a big one this year, and it surely has been. And now with the latest news of bird collisions at Duke University, our industry has to be even more prepared to deal with some of the blowback.

Great Glazing
McKie Recreation Center

Glass manufacturer: Bendheim Wall Systems
Contract glazier: H&H Glass LLC

The 18,000-square-foot McKie Recreation Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, recently received a major renovation to update the outdated and inefficient building. The facility now features plenty of daylighting elements and eye-catching aesthetics made possible by its use of channel glass. Read more...


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