Volume 42, Issue 10 - 
October 2007


Sure Enough
For glazing contractors looking to bond their first job, now may be the time to dive in. The experts say surety bonding requirements are loosening and the market is ready to diversify with small- to medium-sized companies.

Project Pride
These buildings may be works of art, but beyond their beauty, we’re showing you the brains and brawn it took for glaziers to complete these challenging projects.

Broken Dreams
More often than not, when mirrors fall, installation comes into question. But why do mirrors fall off the walls so frequently? 

Canada High
Find out what the industry’s fenestration suppliers are offering at the Win-door North America 2007 show in Toronto. 

Also Inside: The Architects' Guide to Glass



USG Features Exclusively Online

  • Go with the Flow 
    These days, who can afford to ignore a solution for streamlining business and production processes? These computer integrated systems offer new solutions for improving your business. 

USG Departments Exclusively Online

  • Codes & Regulations
     Updated standards have been released to help in the manufacture and installation of glass products.
  • Financial 
    Read about some of the latest industry financial news.
  • Global Update 
    Get the latest in glass industry news from around the world.
  • Legislation & Legal 
    Learn how legislation in Washington could impact you, and read about the latest lawsuit to hit the industry. 

ON THE COVER: A custom made piece of equipment helped ease the glass installation on the Woodrow Wilson bridge’s operator tower. For the full story, turn to page 32
Photos courtesy of Midwest Curtainwalls Inc.

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