MGS Distributing, a Redglaze Group Company, recently held a grand opening for its new glass and metal fabrication facility in Des Moines, Iowa.

According to the company, attendees engaged in tours of the 110,000-square-foot facility. Additionally, product representatives from more than 15 suppliers were on-hand. BIM technology and AutoCAD training with Autodesk were provided by IMAGINiT Technologies, and attendees were able to watch a glass-breaking demonstration that emulated the WMFL detention glazing standard.

The new facility is equipped with a glass tempering furnace, CNC automated cutting line, automated insulating glass line, automated retrieval and storage system, water jet cutter, laminating line and complete metal and spandrel fabrication equipment.