Category Archives: Features from USGlass Magazine

Some Good, Some Bad

When USGlass magazine approached us about creating a way to measure contract glaziers’ confidence in the future, we set about to test and develop research … Continue Reading

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Don’t Bank On It: Struggling Banks Add to the Struggles of Glass Companies

“We had the largest backlog and the largest receivable in the history of the company at the time of the receivership so it’s all hard … Continue Reading

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Cream of the Crop: Top Glazing Contractors in 2011 Share Their Hopes, Concerns

These are among the toughest times in the contract glazing industry, yet industry leaders remain. Here is a snapshot of the industry’s top glazing contractors, … Continue Reading

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Seeing Double: Glazing Contractor Sees Applications of Double-Skin Façades on the Rise

We’ve heard about them, some of us have seen them, a lot fewer of us have actually worked with them, but that may be about … Continue Reading

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Is BIM Still Big?

“This is definitely the biggest thing to happen in my career and I’ve been in this business almost 30 years.” That’s what Steve Jones, senior … Continue Reading

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Dog- Eat- Dog: In Today’s Economy, Everyone’s Looking to Sink Their Teeth Into Your Market Share

Times are tough. Profits are down and glass companies are closing every day; it’s no wonder some people will do anything to make a buck. … Continue Reading

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The Results Are In: Contract Glaziers Speak Out in USGlass Magazine’s Survey

You don’t know until you ask, they say. To know how better to serve our readers in these challenging times—where rumors of recession circulate, and … Continue Reading

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Super Model: BIM Expert Steve Jones Talks about this Emerging Technology (Part Two)

“This is definitely the biggest thing to happen in my career and I’ve been in this business almost 30 years.” That’s what Steve Jones, senior … Continue Reading

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A Model Approach? Is BIM the Next Big Thing? Suppliers Share their Views on Using the Technology (Part One)

Just because building information modeling (BIM) hasn’t yet made its way into the contract glazing realm of construction doesn’t mean other segments of the glazing … Continue Reading

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Some Assembly Required: Interest in Unitized Curtainwall Continues to Rise

Unitized curtainwall isn’t necessarily new to the glazing community, but over the last few years, its use has increased noticeably.  According to Larry Long, president … Continue Reading

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