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April 9, 2020 Glass/Glazing

7 Curtain Wall Trends to Watch in 2020

With so many changes coming so fast, it can be hard to grasp the sheer scale of what is happening in the glass and glazing industry.
September 24, 2019 Glass/Glazing

GLASSBUILD 2019 RECAP: TRENDS IN THE COMMERCIAL SPACE

Glass Build America is truly a great event to connect and learn for everything and all in the glass and fenestration industries. This edition was once again a great success and here are a few trends on the commercial side that we came across both on the floor and during the education and demos.
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August 14, 2019 Glass/Glazing

SHIFTING TO STRATEGIC PROCUREMENT IN THE GLASS AND GLAZING INDUSTRY

Traditionally, the role of procurement has essentially been to cut down costs. This makes sense in a commoditized market where price is the ultimate differentiating factor. But today’s industry trends have forced manufacturers to provide more advanced glass products.
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July 23, 2019 Procurement

THE CASE FOR SUPPLY CHAIN DIVERSIFICATION

Supplier consolidation is a great way to reduce costs and improve supply chain effectiveness, but it doesn’t come without risks. Disasters around the world often expose the global supply chain to risks and threats.
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June 25, 2019 Glass/Glazing

7 MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN DESIGNING RUBBER EXTRUSIONS

Whether launching a new product line, improving an existing product’s performance or reducing manufacturing costs, manufacturers of curtain walls and architectural glass and glazing go to great lengths to create new or improved extrusion designs.
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May 21, 2019 Glass/Glazing

WHY ENGINEERING AND PROCUREMENT SHOULD WORK TOGETHER

Ask any engineer in the glazing industry their main criteria for selecting suppliers and the answers are likely to be along these lines: “We only work with innovative suppliers. We have to be ahead of industry trends. Product quality matters, and it has to meet the specs.”
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April 16, 2019 Glass/Glazing

Part Customization and Standardization in the Glass and Glazing Industry

In today’s innovative, technologically advanced glazing world, very few single parts can possibly handle all of the relevant applications, particularly when it comes to glazing products. Somewhere down the line, you’ll be forced to compromise. How do you choose between a standard of custom part? What do you need to know to make the best decisions?
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January 15, 2019 Glass/Glazing

7 CURTAIN WALL TRENDS TO WATCH FOR 2019

Stay current in the commercial space for curtain walls and facades. We have done the trend research for you, so you can dive right in and start heading in the right direction.
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June 13, 2018 Customer Service

DONT’ JUST TALK ABOUT IMPROVING. ACT ON IT!

Let’s assume for a moment that you have unlimited resources and could meet all your customers’ requests. Should you? Probably not.
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May 29, 2018 Customer Service

TURN WRONGS INTO RIGHTS

Customer representatives are indeed the front line of your brand’s reputation. Treat unhappy customers badly and they’ll go from simply annoyed to full-on angry. They’ll share their criticisms with colleagues, leave you, or vent their frustration on social media platforms and online review sites. Whatever the reaction, it hurts your business.
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