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Volume 35, Number 8
August 2000


Application Service Providers

Catch the next big wave in computerization for the glass industry.

Purchasing Software

Gain advice on purchasing software, including how to match software to meet the needs of individual businesses.


A shop locator service, buyers guide, chat rooms and more can be found at the
industry’s home address.

Software Guide

Impact-Resistant Standards

A look at recent building codes and new test standards makes it clear that impact-resistant glazing standards are here to stay. Find out the evolution of current hurricane codes and standards and what recent changes have occurred.

The Best Companies to Work For

USGlass presents its first annual list of the industry’s best companies to work for. See
how you compare with the companies where employees love to spend their workdays.

Lassoing in Good People

Jerry Wright, owner of AAA Glass & Mirror in Fort Worth, Texas, offers his views on hiring and keeping good employees.

Diamond in the Rough

A profile of Virgil Taylor of Reliable Glass in Detroit, inductee into this year’s Glass and Metal Hall of Fame™.


Issue at Hand

From the Editor

The Farnady Files

Glaziers Guild

The Business



News Now

Codes & Regulations

Company News

Distribution & Production

Financial Flash

Contract Glazing



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