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May 16, 2017
From Glass Magazine
Cracking the Code
As glass railing codes evolve, so too must the glazing industry. Manufacturers are tasked with engineering systems that deliver on safety and progressive design while meeting the latest code requirements. Glaziers are responsible for remaining abreast of code changes and applying this knowledge to glass railing installations in order to balance desired aesthetics with performance standards.
Read additional content from the May 2017 issue of Glass Magazine in this special online-only section. Content includes railing code updates, workforce development resources and more.
Industry news
Glaston Closes Sale of North American Pre-processing Business
PPG Attempts to Combine with AkzoNobel
DeMichele Group Purchases New Facility
OcuGlass Now Producing OcuWrite Writable Surface Glass
Gateway Extrusions Launches New Vertical Powder Paint Line
FTI Hosts Building Envelope Seminar in Chicago
People news
CRL-U.S. Aluminum Appoints New Regional Sales Directors
Linetec Honors Mark Hall for 50 Years of Service
Special-Lite Promotes Ken Bowditch to Vice President of Engineering
SDC Adds Ascheman Marketing Group to Sales and Support Center Network
Product Spotlight
Technical Glass Products
Pilkington Profilit™ channel glass systems consist of self-supporting, cast-glass channels in an extruded perimeter frame. The U-shaped channels soar up to 23 feet, can be installed vertically or horizontally, and formed into straight or curved walls. They are available in a variety of textures and colors with varying degrees of translucency, allowing light through while maintaining privacy. Pilkington Profilit can be used in interior or exterior applications, with Lumira® aerogel insulation for greater energy efficiency.
The Professional Services Perspective: Failure
By John Wheaton
The ability to respond properly to failure, and to learn, grow and move forward has much to do with defining who we are as a person or a business. It’s not a place to remain within, but it is important to know how to learn from our failures.
From the Fabricator: Catching up on shows, education and more
By Max Perilstein
After only commenting on two main items in my previous post, this week I have a bunch of quick subjects to talk about. First off, a lot of show and conference news and insights.
Great Glazing
Pacific Sotheby Headquarters, San Diego

General contractor & installer: Davis & Adams
Glass supplier: Nathan Allan Glass Studios

San Diego Office Design created the interior for Pacific Sotheby’s new flagship national headquarters using a color palette that invokes a seaside sunset. Custom made glass wall panels provide a dramatic visual statement for the realty company, which specializes in luxury homes. Read more...

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