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November 12, 2019
From Glass Magazine
The Top Metal Companies Annual Report
The Top Metal Companies annual report, now in its eighth year, showcases the leading architectural glass and metal companies. 2018 proved another year of growth, according to reporting companies from the feature's ranked List. Eighty-four percent of responding companies reported higher sales than in 2017, up 5 percent from last year’s report.

Industry News
Dodge Momentum Index Moves Higher in October
SAF West Offers Pickup and Delivery Service for Northern California Customers
MI Windows and Doors Completes Acquisition of Milgard Windows & Doors
People News
Kalwall Welcomes Paul "Wes" Settlemyre
A+W Software Hires Tareque Hamidzada
Kinestral Technologies Appoints New Chief Strategy Officer
Western Window Systems President Resigns to Pursue New Business for Social Change
Soft Tech Welcomes Derek Neuschulz to Support and Training Team
Product Spotlight
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Instagram vs. Reality: Presenting Your Company Online
By Pete de Gorter
“Don’t judge a book by its cover,” sounds great, and I’m not one for presumptions. However, if I am honest, I’m guilty. I judge some things positively, and others negatively, but I have noticed these days my judgement is routinely related to websites. 
From the Fabricator: The MVP Race Begins
By Max Perilstein
And here we go: it is officially now Glass Industry MVP season, so next month I’ll release our winner and runners up, but here is where I give the background on this process and also salute those recognized in the past. 
Project News
Channel Glass Brings Function and Modern Design to San Francisco Office
Located in the revitalized shipping district of San Francisco, a four-story warehouse-turned-office space underwent a massive update. At over 60,000 square feet, the building was in stark contrast amidst the historic personality of San Francisco homes and offices. Lundberg Design & MacCracken Architects were tasked with updating the outdated space with a modern design and increased daylighting. TGP supplied Pilkington Pofilit channel glass to help realize the architects’ vision.


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