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March 21, 2017
From Glass Magazine
Exit Planning and Succession VII: Succession Through Hardship
Business succession is inevitable, but certainly not always well-planned or expected. For a business to survive beyond its current generation, next generation leaders must be willing and able to step up and step into the shoes of a departing owner. This article tells the stories of three industry company leaders who successfully took over leadership from a previous generation of owners, following death or illness. 
Industry news
Greco Aluminum Railings Joins CSWI Industrial Products Business Segment
AGGA Certifies First Female Glazier
Texas Department of Insurance Lists Safti Firstís GPX Hurricane Fire-Resistive Wall and Door System
Vitrum 2017 Exhibitor Bookings Look Positive
People news
AAMA Ratifies 2017 Board
Faour Glass Technologies Hires New Project Manager
CRL-U.S. Aluminum Adds to Its Sales Force Throughout North America
Universal Window and Door Adds Office, Manufacturing Staff to Keep Pace with Growth
Apex Aluminum Extrusions Names Randy Smith Architectural Sales Representative
Product Spotlight
Video: HHH Tempering Customers on Business Growth

Expert-level fabrication and tempering technical service helps drive business growth! At GlassBuild 2016, glass fabricators shared how technical expertise from the HHH Tempering Resources team changed their businesses. Watch the video, and hear why customers choose to work with the HHH Tempering technical team.
Planning Today for Tomorrow's Codes
By Katy Devlin
What does the industry want to see in future codes? This was the question posed by Tom Culp, owner of Birch Point Consulting, during last week's 2017 GANA Annual Conference, hosted by the Glass Association of North America.
From the Fabricator: Adventures in Modern Project Management
By Max Perilstein
I've been learning more about the day-to-day adventures of the glazing contractor, especially the top project management challenges. While it’s good we know about the issues, what in the world can we do about them? 
Great Glazing
Ballast Point Brewing Co.

Contract glazier: Complete Glass Service
Glass manufacturer: Pilkington
Glass fabricators: Liberty Glass Fabricators, TriView Glass
Metal systems supplier: C.R. Laurence-U.S. Aluminum

In its latest expansion, Ballast Point Brewing Co. opened an 11,427-square-foot tasting room and kitchen in Long Beach, California. The new tasting room has three separate bars on two levels, a 15-barrel brewhouse, and panoramic views of Alamitos Bay. The designers aimed to create a vibrant environment with inspiring views, making glass an essential and prominent component of the overall aesthetic. Read more...


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