December 12, 2017
From Glass Magazine
Recent design trends have introduced more complex systems, larger glasses and heavier units into projects of all sizes—from residential shower enclosures to all-glass skyscrapers. These more complicated products often require additional and more advanced equipment solutions. As a result, glaziers small and large increasingly turn to a growing range of handlers, lifters and manipulators to successfully and safely complete jobs.
 
Read additional content from the December 2017 issue of Glass Magazine in this special online-only section. Content includes resources for employee safety, updates on the OSHA Silica Rule and more. 
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Back in school, nobody liked the “know-it-all”—that over-eager student who always had an answer to any of the teacher’s questions. Guess what? The know-it-all isn’t so effective in the work world, either.
The past week brought some technology plays to the forefront of our industry. Usually I am pretty upbeat about the possible innovation breakthroughs because I love when we push the line. However, this time I’m a little more cautious than normal.
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Glass fabricator: Technical Glass Products

Parc on Powell is a mixed-used development in Emeryville, California. A key project goal was to capture the attention of the public without losing sight of the area’s industrial origins. The city and neighborhood wanted certain elements of the existing structures preserved, including the brick façade of the building on the site’s north side. To engage pedestrians at the street level, the architects designed a new four-sided channel glass tower, balconies with horizontal channel glass strips and channel glass fins that give the second building a unique identity. Read more...