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July 17, 2018
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Diagnosing a Bad Business Culture
So often, organizations will adopt a new strategy only to quickly abandon it if goals aren’t met. The truth of the situation is that the strategy wasn’t properly executed because it conflicted with the business culture. When this happens, management becomes so uncomfortable that they soon distrust the strategy and finally decide to terminate its use.
Industry News
Report: Rise in Material Costs Not Yet Affecting Future Projects
Dodge Momentum Index Continues Growth in June
Local Council to Vote on Future of Xinyi Float Plant
AGNORA Leads ASTM Kick-Off Meeting on Anisotropy
People News
Gimav Elects Michele Gusti as New President
Larry Carl Anderson, Former President of Harmon, Passes Away
Event News
Register for the Next Thirsty Thursday Webinar on Glazing Contracts
Security Window Design Workshop and Training
Product Spotlight
Series 900 Terrace Doors with Accessible Low Profile Threshold

CRL-U.S. Aluminum’s popular Series 900 Terrace Door is now available with an optional 1/2” low-profile threshold that meets Fair Housing Act accessibility standards. The low-profile threshold virtually eliminates floor level protrusions to provide unobstructed passage for individuals with a disability. The Series 900 Terrace Door with low-profile threshold is thermally broken and incorporates 1” insulating glass to minimize heat transfer. The door offers premium aesthetics, and is ideal for condominiums, high-rise residential, mixed-use developments, and hotels.


Relevance is Key to Attracting Savvy Buyers
By Pete de Gorter
How does a company become more relevant to a customer? Be where the client is when it matters. Supply pertinent information quickly and generate content. A potential customer will know almost immediately if they’re going further or dismissing you never to be seen again.
From the Fabricator: Positive Index
By Max Perilstein

Last week I wrote about the expectations for a strong second half of the year, and this week saw another metric come through to continue the push. The Dodge Momentum Index was up yet again, and it's now nearing a 10-year high.

Great Glazing
Colorado State University Medical Center Staircase

Contract glazier: ISEC-Colorado
Glass supplier: Glasshape North America
Railing supplier: Trex Commercial Products

Colorado State University recently opened a new $59 million, 4-level, 113,000-square-foot Medical Center in Fort Collins, Colorado, that consolidates the university’s medical facilities into one building. Design goals included an open, light-filled space, fulfilled in part by a custom, 4-level circular glass staircase at the center of the lobby. The staircase was created using 3-D laser scanning technology to map the project’s design and geometry. Read more...




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